The Lighthouse Mothers Hostel

Albert Street, Islington

Newcastle

NSW

Australia

Provider: Salvation Army

Year Opened:1897

Year Closed:1924

 

Newcastle Maternity and Rescue Home was opened in Albert Street, Islington (in Newcastle) in July 1897 and was also known as ‘The Lighthouse’. It provided accommodation for homeless girls and women, including unmarried mothers, and married mothers. In May 1924 it moved to Merewether, and became known as Maryville Mothers’ Hospital.

 

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