Library List: Victoria





Abbotsford 1863-1963 Centenary  


Babies Home & ‘Orana’ Peace Memorial Homes for Children VIC2
Ballarat Children’s Home Farm and Primary School VIC4
The Ballarat Orphanage VIC5
Bayswater Boys Home VIC6
Box Hill Boys Home VIC7
Catherine Booth Home for Girls, Sackville Street, East Kew (S/Army) VIC8
Central Mission Melbourne Annual Reports 1930 & 1931 VIC9
Central Mission Melbourne Annual Reports 1932&1933 VIC10
Central Mission Melbourne Annual Reports 1934 & 1936 VIC11
Central Mission Melbourne Annual Reports 1937&1938 VIC12
Central Mission Melbourne Annual Reports 1939 VIC13
The Central Mission Report for 1935 VIC14
Copelen Child & Family Services as the Methodist Babies’ Home 1929-73 VIC15
Ebenezer Mission,1859-1904 near Antwerp Western Victoria VIC16
Elizabeth Fry Retreat – 57th Annual Meeting July 30th, 1942 VIC17
Gordon Boys’ Cottage Homes VIC18
The Gordon Homes VIC19
The 77th Annual Report of the Gordon Homes VIC20
Hartnett House Brunswick Banda Dagher VIC21
The + Maternity Home VIC22
History of Melrose Boys’ Home &Harkaway Primary School VIC23
Homes of Hope for Destitute Children Collingwood and Ocean Grove Vic VIC24
House of Mercy Cheltenham opened 15 June 1892 VIC25
Kildonan  Children’s Home 1937 – 1961 VIC26
“Larino” Balwyn Victoria VIC27
The Menzies Homes for Children Inc. 131st Annual Report VIC28
Methodist Children Homes: The Post First World War Years VIC29
Methodist Church of Australasia Victoria and Tasmania Conference Minutes VIC31
Methodist Homes for Children 1888-1948 VIC32
Methodist Peace Memorial Homes for Children – 1954 VIC33
Methodist Peace Memorial Homes for Children – A/Report 1954 VIC34
Notre Dame later called Our Lady of Sion Orphanage Sale Vic VIC35
Our Lady’s Girls’ Orphanage Newtown Vic opened in 1863 VIC36


Pleasant Creek Special School Stawell No 4549 1937-1987 VIC37
Presbyterian Babies Home East Melbourne First Annual Report 1928-1929 VIC38
Salvation Army Girls’ Home, East Camberwell 1970’s VIC39
Salvation Army Kardinia Children’s Home Belmont Vic 1947 – 1986 VIC40
St. Augustine’s and the Christian Brothers VIC41
St. Augustine’s Orphanage – Admissions & Discharges 1857-1878 Peter Chapman


St. Augustine’s Geelong 1857-1957 VIC43
St. Catherine’s Children’s Home A/Report 1961, 64 & 65 VIC44
St. Cuthbert’s Boys’ Home Colac VIC45
St. George’s Home for Children 1918 to 1933 VIC46
St Johns Home for Boys John Hutchinson VIC47
St. Vincent’s Boys’ Home South Melbourne founded 1854 John Hutchinson


The Geelong Industrial Schools VIC49
The Gordon Homes, A History and Tribute Geelong Family History Group Inc. VIC50
The Gordon Homes, Highett 78th Annual Report 30 June 1967 Walter Gherardin


The Salvation Army Kardinia Children’s Home Belmont Vic 1947-1986 VIC52
The Way it Was – Glastonbury 1928-1995 VIC53
Tufnell Home VIC54
Wesley 1926-1986 VIC55
William Booth Memorial Home for Girls East Camberwell  



Winlaton Youth Training Centre, Nunawading Vic  



A Century of Childcare: The Story of Ballarat Orphanage  





A Report on Aspects of Glastonbury and St. Augustine’s Homes VIC59
Catholic Orphanages in the 1950’s & 1960’s: An Oral History P. Gilbey, B. Hope






Cottage by the Sea Queenscliff Annual report 2005 Neil McIntosh





Miscellaneous Photographs of Orphanages in Victoria  




Orphanage Education David Maundersl VIC63
Paper Clippings on various Orphanages in Victoria David Maunders





Save the Boys: Is It Worthwhile  


Survey of Child Care in Victoria 1962-1964  


The Best of Intentions: Winlaton Youth Training Centre: 1956-1993  




The first 100 years 1851-1951: The Story of the Melbourne Orphanage Kate Gaffney






The First Hundred years 1851-1951 and the Next Decade 1951-1961 Melbourne Orphanage  





The Protective Behaviours Program Vicki Fraser




Victoria Children’s Welfare Department and Department for Reformatory Schools  




Victorian Historical Journal  


Wiseman House 1887 (Sawbridgeworth)  



A Knockabout Priest Tom Prior St Augustines & St Catherines  


A New Beginning – A History of St. Paul’s Home for Boys Newhaven Megan Sutton St Pauls Home for Boys, Newhaven  




A Refuge at Kildare Shurlee Swain Geelong Female Refuge & Bethany Babies Home  


A Tea Merchant’s Vision & Beyond – A History of the Burwood Boys’ Home Ken Masterton Burwood Boys Home VIC77
After the Orphanage Suellen Murray/John Murphy/Elizabeth Branigan/Jenny Malone Bethany Babies Home, St Augustine’s, St Catherine’s, St Vincent De Paul Boys & Girls Orphanages South Melbourne, Good Shepherd Convent, Tally Ho, Salvation Army Children’s Home North Carlton, St Josephs Babies Home Broadmeadows, St Josephs Foundling Hospital Geelong, St Josephs Home for Boys Surrey Hills, St Josephs Home Abbotsford, St Mary’s Home Abbotsford, St Mary’s Hostel Geelong, St Vincents Hostel South Melbourne. VIC78
All God’s Children Renate Howe & Shurlee Swain Methodist Homes for Children and Orana Peace Memorial Homes VIC79
Along the Way Maureen Flanagan St Josephs Broadmeadows & St Catherine’s Geelong VIC80
An Orphans Escape Frank Golding Ballarat Orphan Asylum VIC81
Andrew Olle: A Tribute 1947-1995 Annette Olle & Paul Lyneham  


Annie’s Coming Out Rosemary Crossley & Anne McDonald St Nicholas Hospital VIC83
At A Cost Roy McFayden St Ignatius, St Anthony’s Kew, St Josephs Surrey Hills VIC84
Ballarat Children’s Home Farm & Primary School Ballarat Children’s Orphanage VIC85

Behind and Beyond the Brick Walls


Bob Golding


Ballarat Orphanage

Berry Street Foundling Home Cookery Book Berry St Foundling Home VIC87
Bethany serving the community – A Social History 1977-2007 Susan Kruss Bethany Babies Home VIC88
Better off in a Home Bill Smith Kildonan Burwood, Kilmany Park House Sale VIC89
Billylids and ‘Home Kids’ Joanne Monk & Gina O’Donoghue St Agnes’ Girls Home, St Nicholas’ Boys Home, The Andrew Kerr Memorial Home, St Luke’s Toddlers Home, St Gabriel’s Babies Home, St Paul’s Training School, Kedesh VIC90
Bonds of Care (Elizabeth Fry retreat) Betty malone Elizabeth Fry Retreat, South Yarra VIC91
Broadway and Beyond (Sacred Heart Oakleigh) Pearl Wilson Good Shepherd Convent Oakleigh VIC93
Bye Bye Charlie Corinne manning Kew Cottages VIC94
Charlie The Ratbag Orphan Charlie Walker St Josephs Babies Home Broadmeadows, St Anthony’s Home Kew, St Josephs Boys Home Surrey Hills, St Augustines Orphanage Geelong VIC95
Children’s Court of Victoria & The Victorian Children’s Court Clinic VIC96
Children Who Need Help Leonard Tierney Pg 123 lists 38 Orphanages/Homes consulted in writing the book VIC97
Dancing through the Shadows Peter Huggett St Johns Home for boys Canterbury, St James Oakleigh, Methodist Babies Home South Yarra VIC98
Delinquent Angel Dianne Georgeff The Haven, Kilmany Park, Menzies Boys Home, Turana, St Johns Canterbury, Tally Ho VIC99
Doorways John Holton St Lukes Toddlers Home VIC100
Friends and Brothers John Handfield VIC101

Glimpses of the Past


Iliya Bircanin & Alex Short


Mont Park, Larundel, Plenty

Going Forward in Faith Catherine Waterhouse Elizabeth Fry Retreat, Toddlers Home Brunswick (Hartnett House) VIC103
Growing Up in Richmond Morag Loh Antonian I Home VIC104
Happy Children In your Home Ministering Children’s League Cottage by the Sea VIC105
Harkaway Primary School –Origins to 1975 Jennifer Boyer Harkaway Primary School VIC106
Holding onto Hope Jill Barnard & Karen Twigg St Vincent de Paul Orphanage Sth Melbourne, St Augustine’s Orphanage, Newtown, St Vincent De Paul Girls Orphanage, St Melbourne, Our Lady’s Orphanage Newtown, St Josephs Home for Destitute Children Sth Melbourne, St Josephs Foundling Hospital Broadmeadows, St Josephs Receiving Home Carlton, St Anthony’s Home for Little Children Kew, St Catherine’s Highton. VIC107
In Moral Danger Barbara Biggs Good Shepherd Convent (VIC & QLD)  


In the Shadow of  a Legend Patrick Wheatley-Kenyon St Josephs Convent Surrey Hills & St Augustine’s Geelong  



It All Turns out for the Better Douglas Coverdale Tally Ho Boys Home  


I’ve Been Bloody Lucky’ The story of Orphan Jimmy Butt Felicity Dargan Royal Park Depot  



Kew Cottages: The World of Dolly Stainer Cliff Judge and Fran van Brummelen Kew Cottages  


Kildonan Marjorie Robinson Kildonan Presbyterian Children’s Home  


Letting in the Light Alec Einar Pratt VIC114
Life Lines Robyn Hollander and Margaret Jacobs (eds) St Vincent De Paul Orphanage & St Catherines Geelong  



Littlie & Fattie Robert Pearson Gordon boys Home VIC116
Looking Back Looking Forward Beryl Penwill Berry Street Foundling Home  



Medical Lectures on Mothercraft


D.M. Embleton & A.B. McCutcheon


Methodist Babies Home




Methodist Church Vic and Tas Conference Minutes 1973 Methodist Church of Australasia  



One Hundred Brothers Joseph A Marlow OAM Ballarat Orphanage  


One thousand White Onions Shirley Davies Menzies Home for Boys, Frankston  


Orphanage Boy Ryszard Szablicki St Josephs Foundling, St Nicholas Orphanage Essendon, St Anthony’s Kew, St Josephs Surrey Hills, St Vincent De Paul Boys Orphanage South Melbourne VIC122
Outside The Law Ed. Linda Cameron Contains a Chapter by Vikki Petraitis concerning Rod Braybon’s time in Bayswater Boys Home. VIC123
Oz Child Rev. John Taylor Melbourne Orphan Asylum VIC124
Path to Progress 1854-1978 St. Vincent De Paul St Vincent de Paul’s Orphanage for Boys’ and Girls’, St Vincent de Paul’s Girls’ Orphanage, St Vincent de Paul’s Boys’ Orphanage, St Vincent de Paul’s Children’s Home and St Vincent de Paul’s Blackrock VIC125
Pitch your Tents on Distant Shores Catherine Kovesi Convents of the Good Shepherd, St Aidan’s Orphanage, St James Oakleigh, St Josephs Orphanage Abbotsford. VIC126
Poverty Abounding Charity Aplenty R.A. Cage Royal park Depot, Benevolent Asylum VIC127
Scarred for life Paul Marshall Baltara VIC128
Selina’s Legacy Della Hilton Parkville Home, Kildonan Home, Kilmany Park Boys Farm Home, Tally Ho Boys Home, Swinburne House Blackrock VIC129
Set Free Jan Jones Good Shepherd Abbotsford VIC130
Shadows of Childhood Ray Wilich The author is the superintendent of Allambie VIC131


Shelter for the Children – A history of St. Vincent De Paul Child and Family Service 1854-1997






Karen Twigg




St Vincent De Paul’s Girls and Boys Orphanage


Sins of the Mothers Donna Davis with Amy Willesee St Josephs Foundling Home Broadmeadows, St Aidan’s Bendigo, Nazareth House Ballarat, Oakleigh Chadstone, Winlaton VIC133


Smoky Dawson A Life Herbert Henry Dawson St Vincent De Paul Orphanage, South Melbourne VIC134
Society of St Vincent De Paul Elizabeth Mary Bond Emerald Hill Orphanage, St Joseph’s Receiving Centre, St Joseph’s Home for Destitute Children VIC135
St. Augustine’s and the Christian Brothers Peter Chapman St Augustine’s Boys Orphanage, Highton VIC136
The Challenge of the City (History of Wesley Central Mission) Renate Howe & Shurlee Swain Tally Ho Boy’s Home VIC138
The collected works (so far) of Sue Henthorn Sue Henthorn Sue was in Ballarat Orphanage VIC139
The Early Years William Michael Collins St Joseph’s Home Surrey Hills VIC140
The Envelope Maurice Wills VIC141
The Geelong Industrial Schools Geelong Family The Geelong Industrial School  


The Gordon Homes Walter Gherardin The Gordon Homes VIC143
The Grey People D.W. Menzies Tally Ho, Langi Kal Kal VIC144
The Insiders Ivan Durrant Melbourne orphanage VIC145
The Invisible Children Bob Golding Ballarat Orphanage VIC146
The Man they couldn’t Break William John O’Meally VIC147
The Road Home Barbara Biggs Good Shepherd Convent (VIC & QLD) VIC148
The Sutherland Story Nancy Groll Sutherland Home, Parkville VIC149
The Troubled Ones Ray Willich Allambie, Baltara, Winlaton VIC150
The Unbroken Spirit Margaret Shileds Glastonbury Orphanage VIC151
The Wheel of Time Sister M. Ignatius St Catherines Girls Orphanage, St Vincent De Paul Children’s Home & St Vincent De Paul Girls Orphanage VIC152
Unseen, Unheard, Unknown Sarah Hamilton-Byrne Allambie VIC153
Victorian Historical Journal Article about Geelong Industrial Schools VIC154
Victorias Children Melbourne Orphanage VIC155
What a Life Jeff Patterson Morning Star Boys Home, Tally Ho Boys Home VIC156
Youth in fellowship and Service Presbyterian fellowship of Australia in Victoria VIC157
Out of Darkness – Into the Light  

H L Smith

Dussa and The Maiden’s Prayer  

Walter Jacobsen

Salvation Vikki Petraitis VIC160
Pietro’s Daughter Trish Francese-Hunt VIC161
Morningstar Reformatory  




Ballarat Children’s Home 107th Annual Report 1972  


Albion Street Maternity and Toddlers Home Brunswick VIC164
Brighton Beach Primay School No.2048 Centenary 1878-1978 VIC165
Ballarat and Its Benevolent Asylum A Nineteenth-Century Model of Christian Duty, Civic Progress and Social Reform  


Helen W Kinloch

Hiagiohgiogh VIC167
Stories From A Twentieth Century Life  


Nancy McDonald

Salvation Army Box Hill Boy’s Home and Lyndon Lodge, Auburn VIC169
Tally Ho Some Personal Stories fromTally Ho Boys VIC170
The Abbotsford Mysteries Patricia Sykes VIC171
The Victorian Historical Magazine Royal Historical Society of Victoria VIC172
Hospitals and Charities Commission Annual Report 1956 Victorian Government VIC173
Is It Safe to Adopt A Baby – A social study E Oswald Barnett M.Com VIC174
Advancing this good work –  A history of Glastonbury Child and Family Services Donella Jaggas, B.A (Hons) MA VIC175
Echoes from St Augustine’s Orphanage – Geelong VIC176
For the Love of Children – My Life and Medical Career David Buxton Pitt VIC177
Twenty Years as a Police Surgeon Dr J.H. Birrell OAM, ISO, MB, BS, FAMA, LLD VIC178
Ombudsman Victoria Annual Report 2010 Part II VIC179
Copelen Street Family Services Established 1929 VIC180
Pictures and Paper Clippings – Ballarat Orphanage VIC181
Suffer the Little Children Orana Family Home VIC182
Victorian Government Response to the Forgotten Australians Report Recommendations Victorian Government September 2009 VIC183
Nuggets or Nothing Information on Clifden Children’s Home VIC184
Let Them Be Admitted J. W Jacobs About the Freemasons Home VIC185
Kilmany Park Boys Home 1923-1977 VIC186
Brief history of the Melbourne Orphan Asylum Melbourne Orphan Asylum VIC187
A victim’s guide to support services and the criminal justice system VIC188
Doug’s Story – The struggle for a fair go Katie Cincotta Douglas was sent to Ballarat Orphanage, Turana, Stawell Special School (also known as Pleasant Creek Special School), Sandhurst Boys Home – Bendigo, Sunbury Training Centre,


St Augustine’s and the Christian Brothers Peter Chapman   VIC190
Neglected or Criminal? Joan Brogden Sunbury Industrial School VIC191
Neglected or Criminal? Vol 2 Joan Brogden Sunbury Industrial School VIC192
This is a book of poems that I wrote Keith Broadbent VIC193
Northcote Farm School Northcote VIC194
Clarendon Children’s Home Historical Articles Clarendon Children’s Home VIC195
Southern Soup, Soap, Salvation Lt Colonel John C Kirkham   VIC196
Arresting women Colleen woolley   VIC197
Victorian Ombudsman – Investigation into the storage and management of ward records by the Department of Human Services March 2012 VIC198
The reply Maurice Wills Melbourne Orphanage VIC199
The prison on the bay  – Victorian Training Ship John Murray John Murray Ship VIC200
Ryrie Street Orphanage – Referred to as the Geelong Industrial School Geelong Industrial School VIC201
St Augustines Boys Home Geelong Paul Richardsand Chris Van Alphen St Augustines VIC202
Geelong and Western District Protestant Orphanage Maintenance Records St Augsutines, Geelong Industrial School VIC203
Report of Juvenile Delinquency Advisory Committee to Hon. A. G. Rylah M.L.A VIC204
Elizabeth Fry Retreat – includes some pictures and Bonds of Care by Betty Malone Elizabeth Fry Retreat VIC205
Sisters of Our Lady of Sion Centenary – 1890-1900 Our Lady of Sion VIC206
Brief history on Geelong Orphanages



2.               Kardinia Children’s Home

3.               St Catherine’s Orphanage

4.               Glastonbury Children’s Home

St Augustine’s

The old Melbourne Gaol 1841 VIC208
History of St Catherine’s Children’s Home St Catherine VIC209
Getting the acts together: An analysis of attempts to reform child protective legislation in Victoria – 1978-83   VIC210


Whistleblowers Protection Act – 2001 – Investigation into allegations of detrimental action involving Victorian Police Victorian Ombudsman   VIC211
SafeStreets Documents – Investigation into Victoria Police’s handling of a Freedom of Information request Victorian Ombudsman VIC212
Investigation into prisoner access to health care Victorian Ombudsman VIC213
Annual Report 2011 Part 1 Victorian Ombudsman VIC214
Children’s Welfare Department and Department for Reformatory Schools – Report of the Secretary for the year 1953 VIC215
Victorian Ombudsman Annual Report 2012 Part 1 VIC216
Victorian Ombudsman Annual Report 2012 Part 2 VIC217
Youth Calls – The Gordon Boys Home Vol. 2, No. 6, April/May 1962 The Gordon Boys Institute, Highett VIC218
A secure safeguard of the children’s morals Jill Barnard VIC219
 The Re-Discovery of the Ballarat Orphanage’s Arthur Kenny Avenue Commemorative Booklet Ballarat Orphanage VIC220
Report on the future of social welfare in Victoria  – 1978 VIC221
Historical articles sourced from the Geelong Heritage Centre Articles from Bethany Babies Home, Geelong Protestant Orphanage (Glastonbury Children’s Home), Kardinia Children’s Home, St Augustines Orphanage and St Catherine’s Orphanage VIC222
A guide to charity and to the philanthropic work of VIC VIC223
Ned and the others Dagmar Balcarek and Gary Dean VIC224
Anglican Mission to Streets and Lanes Outline History Anglican Mission to Streets and Lanes VIC225
Burwood Boys’ Home Commemorative Newsletter and History Burwood Boys Home VIC226
Methodist Homes for Children Information Methodist Home for Children, Cheltenham VIC227
A brief history of the Bexley site Salvation Army Boys Home Bexley North VIC228
A bucket full of berries – Reflections Salvation Army Box Hill Boys Home ( VIC229
Neglected children and reformatory schools report – 1897 C onvent of the Good Shepherd (akleigh) , Excelsior Boys Home , Royal Park Depot and The Try Society VIC230
Geelong Community Chest donating funds Bethany Babies Home, St Catherines Girls Home, St Augustines Boys Home and Glastonbury Orphanage VIC231
83rd Annual Report of the Menzies Homes for Boys 1947-1948 Menzies Boys Home VIC232
Eightieth Annual Report 1944-1945 and Memorial Tribute to James Menzies Menzies Boys Home VIC233
69th Annual Report – 1933-1934 Minton Boys Home VIC234
75th Annual Report – 1939-1940 Minton Boys Home VIC235
76th Annual Report of the Minton Boys Home – 1940-1941


Minton Boys Home VIC236
The First Two Years of the Geelong Orphan Asylum and the social conditions relating to its establishment Geelong Orphan Asylum VIC237
Northcote: Our Heritage NOT TO BE BORROWED Northcote Children’s Home VIC238
Staunch – Ward of the State Ginger Briggs VIC239
Unnatural Habits Kerry Greenwood VIC240
Royal Victorian Institute for the Blind – annual report 1953-1954 VIC241
Charity Wefare The charity organisation society in Colonial Melbourne Richard Kennedy VIC242
All GOD’S Children Renate Howe & Shurlee Swain Orana VIC243
SHELTER – An Oral History of Marjorie Oke Rooming House for Women Rhonda Wilson VIC244
Asylum to Action – A history of services & Policy development for families in times of vulnerability Donella Jaggs VIC245
Sins of the Mothers – A Memoir of Abandonment, Love & Redemption. Donna Davis VIC246
Carry on VIC 1965 Welfare Centre VIC247
Carry on VIC 1967 Welfare Centre VIC248


Carry on VIC 1969 Welfare Centre VIC249
Carry on VIC 1966 Welfare Centre VIC250


Tough 101 Australian Gangsters John Silvester – Andrew Rule VIC251
Behind Closed Doors Katherine X-Sue Smethurst VIC252
Father Bob the Larrikin Priest By Sue Williams VIC253
Defying the Gatekeeper Margaret Spivey VIC254
St. Catherine’s Children’s Home Highton, Geelong Eric L Myers VIC255
For Whom the Trail is Steep (Tally Ho) Tally HO VIC256
Angel of the Prisons – The Story of Elizabeth Fry Cecil Northcott VIC257
Menzies Homes for Children – 99th Annual Report, 30th June 1964 Menzies Homes for Children VIC258


109th Annual Report of the Menzies Home for Children, 1974 Menzies Homes for Children VIC259
Industrial Schools – Reports and Correspondence Relative to Industrial Schoosl 1886 VIC260
Kildonan – Closer, bolder, stronger Kildonan VIC261
Hell on the Way to Heaven Chrissie Foster with Paul Kennedy Catholic Church VIC262
Mental Hygiene VIC 1900’s Travancore 1925-1955 Travancore VIC263
VIC State Ward Cards VIC Government VIC264
Winlaton – VIC Gov. Gazettes 1964 Winlaton VIC265
Report of the Board of Inquiry into Allegations against Members of the Victoria Police Force 1978 Police VIC266
Whose Care and Protection? Community Services VIC VIC267
A Mercy Way of Life Colac 1888-1988 Mary Francis Larkins RSM VIC268
Melbourne Orphanange Annual Reports 1949 – 1950 VIC269
Cardinal Louise Milligan The Rise and Fall of George Pell VIC270
Burwood Boys Kay Edwards Burwood Boys VIC271
Beyond the Orphanange Years Ryszard Szablicki VIC272
Sunday Best Robbi Neal A Memoir VIC273
The Victorian Benevolent Home and Hospital, Royal Park Calender 1939 VIC 274
Stronger Together: A History of the Founding Agencies of Barwon Child, Youth, and Family 1855-2018 VIC 275
A Window of Time Shirley Steans Beaumont Catherine Booth Salvation Army Girls Home (East Kew Girls Home); Ballarat Orphanage VIC 276