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List of missions and institutions in Western Australia

The abbreviations used in the table are explained in the IATSIS site in Church names, missions and abbreviations.

Name of institution          Church        Period

Albany                          RC          1845-48

Albany Boys Home           RC          unknown

Amy Bethel House            UAM      1956-75

Annesfield                        unknown(Private)             1852-71?

Badjalang                              UAM      1930-50?

Balgo Hills (Billiluna, Lake Gregory)            RC(P)     1931-80

Beagle Bay (West Kimberley)        RC(T/P) 1891-1976

Bennett House (previously East Perth Girl's Home)                              

Boulder Working Youths Hostel   AAEMB  unknown

Broome Convent              RC          1908-?

Carrolup Native Settlement (Katanning)    GOVT     1915-22

Cundeelee                        AAEMB  1950-?

Derby (Leper Station)       RC          1937-1987

Derby (Leper Station)       UAM      1930-75

Derby (Gibb River, Mowanjum, Pandanus)               RC          1940s-today

Disaster Bay                       RC          1895?-1903

Drysdale River (see Kalumburu)                   

Dulhi Gunyah Mission Home (Victoria Park)            UAM      1909-17

East Perth Girl's Home (later Bennett House)          GOVT     1931-?

Ellensbrook (Busselton)       GOVT     1899-1917

Esperance Mission Home              AAEMB  unknown

Fairhaven (Esperance)           CC          unknown

Fitzroy Crossing                      UAM           1952-87

Forrest River (Kimberley)               CE / ABM             1913-71

Fremantle (see Swan River)                          

Gascoyne                             CE          1885-?

Gnowangerup                         UAM      1926-73

Guildford                                 RC          1846-48

Halls Creek                              UAM      1957-67

Halls Creek (Parochial Mission area)          RC          1961-today

Holy Child Orphanage

(Broome -previously St John of God Home for Native Girls)              RC          1912-70

Jigalong (East Pilbara)                 APC        1945-69

Kalgoorlie Girls Home                   SAL         1909-30

Kalumburu (East Kimberley - previously Drysdale River)      RC(B)     1907-82

Karalundi                                    ADV       1954-?

Katanning                                  BAP        1952-?

Katukutu Home                           BAP        unknown

Kellerberrin                                    BAP        1939-50?

Kunmunya (Kimberley - previously Port George IV)               PRES      1913-53

Kununurra                                      RC          1964-today

Kurrawang                                   BR          1952-?

Kyewong Home                              BAP        unknown

La Grange (West Kimberley)          RC (PSM /P)         1924-85?

Lombadina (One Arm Point, Cygnet Point)              RC (PSM)              1911-85?

MacDonald House (Perth)             CE          unknown

Maria Goretti Home                         RC          1960s

Marribank (see Katanning)                           

Methodist Children's Home           MTH      unknown

Mogumber                                     MTH      1951-?

Moola Bulla (East Kimberley)        GOVT     1911-54

Moore River Native Settlement (Mogumber)          GOVT     1918-51

Mount Magnet                             UAM      unknown

Mount Margaret (Goldfields)        UAM      1921-75

Mowanjum                                   PRES      1956-81

New Norcia (Victoria Plains)         RC (B)    1846-70

Norseman                                     CC          1942-?

Ocean View Home                          RC          unknown

Pallotine Boys Hostel (Albany)      RC (P)    1968-78

Perth Native Institution                     MTH      1840s

Port George IV (later called Kunmunyah)  PRES      1910-16

Range View Students Home          PRES      unknown

Rockhole (Balgo)                                RC          1934-?

Roelands Native Mission Farm                INTER / CC          1938-today

Rossmoyne Training Centre          RC          1955-today

St John of God Home for Native Girls

(Broome - later called Holy Child Orphanage)                        

St Joseph's Home (near Derby)     RC          1961-today

Sister Kate's Home (Queens Park, Perth)   ANG       1933-50?

Smithies Mission (Perth)                WMS     1842-55

Sunday Island (Kimberley)              UAM / ABM        1898-1964

Swan Native and Half-Caste Home/Mission            ANG       1870-1921

Swan River                                      CE          1852-?

Tardun (Pallotine Mission School)               RC (P)    1948-today

Vasse Mission School                         CE          unknown

Wandering (St Xavier Native Mission)        RC          1944-76

Waneroo (Perth)                                MTH      1831-54

Warburton Ranges                             UAM      1933-77

Warminda Girls Home                       MTH      unknown

Wiluna                                             ADV                   unknown

Wonguntha Mission Training Farm (Esperance)     INTER    1954-?

Wotjalum                                       PRES      1953-56

Wyndham                                    unknown             1959-today

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