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The All Saints Children's Home was established in 1906 to provide a home for children who were orphaned, destitute or otherwise unable to be cared for within their families. The home in Ada Street was the first and operated until 1931 when a new home in Pascal Street was built. Later homes operated in Ngaio Street, then Park Road. Miss Foley, Matron, (back, 2nd from right) with children. Identified are, from left: Alice Thomson (4th, very back); Ruby Thomson (6th, very back); Alma Thomson (7th). Photograph also includes Charles Thomson. The Thomson family were from Eltham.

Identification

Object type
Image
Digitisation ID
2012P_ALLSAINTSCHILDRENSHOMES5_006554
Title
Children of the All Saints Children's Home, Ada Street
Relation
CA: All Saints Children's Home, Series 5
Held In
Community Archives

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Creation

Created By
Place
Palmerston North
Date
circa 1917

Object rights

Credit Line
Palmerston North Libraries and Community Services

Taxonomy

Community Tags
all saints children's home,
children,
group photograph,
orphans,

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