Topics: Sites: Institutions

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1824 - West - view

Blacktown Native Institute

1824 - West - view

Orphan School

1824 - North West - view

Native Institution

1824 - West - view

Orphan School, Parramatta

1825 - South West - view

Native Institution

1825 - West - view

Native School

1827 - West - view

Parramattta Native Institution

1828 - West - view

Plumpton Public School, also known as Rooty Hill

1832 - West - view

Parramatta Orphan School

1832 - West - view

Randwick Home for destitute Children

1839 - South West - view

Parramatta Native Institution

1839 - North West - view

Orphan School in Paramatta

1842 - South West - view

Wooll’s school

1843 - West - view

Native Institute at Blacktown

1843 - North Coastal - view

Birth of James Ashby, son of Charlotte Ashby. Marriage of Charlotte to James Ashby. They receive a land grant at Dora Creek, (Wyee). After Charlotte’s husband dies her children are taken away and put into the Benevolent Society Institution and her land is confiscated. Charlotte is incarcerated in a psychiatric institution. The family recall that once the police found out they were Aboriginal, they moved them on, saying “She’s only a blackfella anyway”.

1847 - North Coastal - view

Threlkeld had a mission station near Lake Macquarie. He stated that the Aborigines had strayed from God’s path and as a result were doomed.

1852 - South Coastal - view

Randwick Asylum for Destitute children

1854 - West - view

Parramatta gaol

1858 - North West - view

Ebenezer school

1861 - West - view

Maitland Gaol