Photograph - Colour - Ballarat Female Refuge - Alexandra Babies' Home
From the Collection of Ballarat Heritage Services PO Box 2209 Bakery Hill Post Office Victoria
- Postcard size coloured photographs
- ellis, sarah ellis, ballarat female refuge, ballarat, welfare, town and city mission, women, alexandra babies home, baby, orphanage
- The Alexandra Babies' Home was adjacent to the Ballarat Female Refuge in Scott's Parade, Ballarat East. The babies from the unmarried mothers at the Refuge remained at the Babies' Home until around the age of three years, when they were usually transferred to the Ballarat Orphanage in Stawell Street, Ballarat East. The Babies' Home was suddenly closed in 1973 under the Hamer Government.
- Dorothy Wickham (Maker)
- 18 Sep 2018 at 12:51PM