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All Saints Children's Home, Ada Street

All Saints Children's Home, Ada Street

The All Saints Children's Home was established in 1906 to provide a home for children who were orphaned, destitute or dotherwise 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.

 
Children of the All Saints Children's Home, Ada Street

Children of the All Saints Children's Home, Ada Street

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.