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THE MIRACLE OF FAIRBRIDGE

A detailed account of the difficulties and determination that resulted in the
Fairbridge Farm School scheme. From 1912 to 1982 thousands of British
children were given a new life and education. Today the Fairbridge village
continues to give young people the opportunity of personal advancement.

The miracle continues ...

   by Halls, Joan, (ISBN 0 85905 264 8)

Index prepared by Janine Hinton, May 2002.


( Reproduced with the permission of Hesperian Press )



 






General Index
Places and Locations
People Mentioned in the Book
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GENERAL INDEX


   
[ page numbers in yellow are illustrations ] Page No.
   
Address, The 93
At the Waterfall 42
Boys Dormitory 33
Bread Baking 16
Chapel of the Holy Innocents 57
Club House Honour Roll 96
Dining Hall 46
Fairbridge House 98
'Fairbridge Kid' by John Lane 79
Founder's Day 92
HMAS Sydney 89
Hospital 46
Learning Life Saving 42
Livingstone Cottage 22
Middlemore Cottage 22
Murray District Show 79
New Office 46
New Staff Dining Hall 46
One of seven classrooms 28
'Otranto' party of girls (1933) 5
Oxford Committee viii, ix
Physical Education 28
Playtime 28
Saturday Night Pictures 16
Toc H Society 59
Trainee Girls 98
Winter Activities 80
Worshipful Company of Glaziers and Painters 56

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LOCATIONS


[ page numbers in yellow are illustrations ] Page No.
   
Aden 10
Australia House 4, 6
Barnardos Girls Village Homes 1, 2, 19, 20, 29, 31, 35, 116
Bay of Biscay 7
Bridgetown 81
Broadhurst Pool 40, 41, 43
Bunbury High School 44
Capital Theatre 82
Cockatoo Flats 36
Cocos Islands 11
Colombo 10, 83
Dwellingup 74
Embassy Tea House` 83
Fairbridge Farm School  2, 12, 13
Fairbridge Farm School Cottage Gardens 15
Fairbridge Farm School Club House 85, 91
Fairbridge Farm School Guest House 97
Fairbridge Farm School Old Office 15
Fairbridge Farm School Village Store 15
Fairbridge House 97
Guildford Grammar School 137, 140
Halls Head 66, 67
Healesville 118
Home Society England xi
Livingstone Cottage 22
Mandurah 59, 62-63, 65-68, 88
Middlemore Cottage 22
Middlemore Homes England 20
Murray River Pinjarra 40
Naples Italy 8
Oswesty Orthopaedic Hospital UK 120
Oxo Pool 42
Peninsula Hotel 62, 68
Perth Trams 83
Port Said 8
Red Sea 9
Rock of Gibralter 7
Rotary 82, 83
Royal Perth Hospital 119, 120
Seaforth Homes Gosnells 35, 139
Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital 120
South Dandalup River 13, 40
St Paulís Cathedral, Bunbury 55
Stanley School of Dressmaking 44
Suez Canal 9
Tilbury docks London 5
Vesuvius 8
Whinwell Homes, Stirling Scotland 127
YAL Hall 82

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THE   PEOPLE


[ page numbers in yellow are illustrations ] Page No.
   
Acol, John 86, 87, 110, 118, 119, 120, 121, 141, 142
Alexander, R 95
Allen, Mrs 140
Ashworth, Maurice 57, 141, 142
Atwell, Betty 116, 117
Bailey, Joan 131
Baker, J 95
Baker, Hubert, Sir 14
Ball, Mr 141
Bargh, Sister 52
Barklem, Elsie 39
Barnado, Dr. X
Barnes, Peggy 39
Barrett, Con 132, 138
Barrett, Mr 41, 79, 107
Barry, Belinda 90
Bates, Daisy X, 32
Beattie, Janie 39
Beavan, Margaret 39
Bell, V 95
Bell, Alice 39
Bennett, Miss 129
Binnee, Pauline 112
Bishop of Bunbury 55
Blackman, Miss 17, 21, 109
Blair, Mr 26
Bradman, Donald, Sir 127, 128
Brain, Mr (the Gardener) 130
Branson, Mr 68
Bray 95
Bridges, Betty 39
Bridges, Miss 26
Briggs, Daphne 111
Briggs, Freddie 111, 137
Broadhurst, Mr 40
Brown, Charlie 113, 114
Brown, George 27
Brown, Miss 23
Brustmeyer, G 95
Buck, David 110, 142
Burchell, R 95
Castle, A 95
Challen, Mr (Rector) 56
Chipperfield, R 95
Chipperfield, Bob 104
Clift, Miss 55
Cole, Miss 131
Cole-Hamilton, Miss 25, 37, 39, 44, 58, 70, 82, 104, 131, 134-136
Collins, Sydney 129, 131
Collins, Ted 129, 130
Coomer, Mrs 125, 126
Cooper 138
Couch, Marjorie 89
Cross, Mr and Mrs 105
Cummins, Mr (Dentist) 53
Curtis, Mr 132
Dale, H 95
Darrington, Dick 50
Darton, R 95
Davis, G 95
Davis, Rev. (of Bussleton) 47
Dennehy, Marg, Miss X, XI, 113
Desormes, John 90
Donnelly, Mary 39
Donovan, Mrs 44
'Dopey Dobson' 114
Downing, Len 136, 137
Downs, Christine 143
Duke of Gloucester 76
Duke of York 76
Dunstan, Mrs 123, 124, 125
Edwards, Squeaker 79
Elliott, George 108, 109
Elliott, Lois 108, 109
English, Marion 39
Evening, Mrs 109
Fairbridge, Kingsley VIII, X, XI, XII, XIII, 14, 32, 33, 55, 59,
76, 92, 93, 111, 113, 114, 115
Fairbridge, Ruby IX, X, XIII, XV
Fields, Gracie 82
Finlay, Donald, Rev. 59
Fisher, Mary 143
Fleming, J 95
Fletcher, R 95
Fornol, Elsie 39
Foulkes, J 95
Fox, Dr. 118, 119
Franklin, Joy 120
Franklin, Mr & Mrs 120
Fraser, Miss 63, 94, 108
Furness, Olive 39
Fyfe, Mr 109
Fyfe, Mrs 40, 109
Garrett R 95
Garrett, Basil 89
Gibbs, Miss 26
Giles, Mr 115
Goldsworthy, John 141
Goodman, Mrs (Goodie) 110
Goodwin, R 95
Goulder, Mr 36, 72, 74, 137
Gowrie, Lord (Gov.Gen) 76
Grace 64
Grant, Mr 110, 129, 130
Grant, Mrs 129, 130
Green, Mrs 51
Grenadier Guards 77, 78, 122
Groom, Mrs 110
Gulli Gulli Man 9
Hallett, Isobelle 39
Hart, Miss 99
Harvey, Norman 50
Hatch, Mr 26, 78, 139
Healey, Mr 21, 25, 27, 29, 64, 107, 108, 132
Healey, Mrs 78, 79, 108
Heath, Colonel 23, 31, 48, 55, 65, 77, 107, 113, 114,
116, 117, 123, 126, 130, 131, 138
Henderson, Matron 104
Henderson, Meg 39
Henry, Beatrice 39
Hinchcliffe, Charlotte 39
Hinchcliffe, Mary 39
Hines, Mrs 87, 110, 142
Hinton, Florrie VII
Hodge, Peter, Father 57, 142
Holland, Madge 127
Horne, Mr 132
Horton, Mary (nee Cameron) 132
Hunnisett, Peter 32
Hunt, Violet 110
Hurst, P 95
Hutchins, Nancy 39
Hutchinson, P 95
Huxham, C, Mr 99
Huxham, Mr 30
Huxham, V, Mr 99
Huxham, Mrs 97, 107, 123
Ibottson, Mr 74, 140, 142
Irwin, John 93
Joyner, Mr & Mrs 109
Kearley, Mrs, Hon. Lady 44
Kenny, Catherine 39
King George VI (Coronation) 82
Kingsley, Barbara XI, 33
Kinhswell, R 95
Kittell, Miss 111
Knapp, Mr (Optician) 53
Knocker, V 95
Laming, F 95
Lander, Millicent (nee Wackrill)  39, 55, 88, 112, 124, 125, 126
Lane, John (was Ramsbottom, Jack)  29, 79, 90, 106, 107
Lanford, Isobelle (nee Hallett) 134
Langford, T (M.M) 95
Leadbitter, E 95
Le Souf, Dr. 124
Linch, Florrie 39
Loader, Joan 39
Lowe, F 95
Maclin, Alan 105, 121, 122
Maclin, Stewart 29, 90, 107, 121, 122
MacNaughton, Miss 1
Mann, P 95, 130
Mann, Jack 123, 130
Mansfield, Mr & Mrs 109
Margaret, Sister 55
Mart, Audry, 39
Masefield, John 49
Maud, Jack 65, 111
McClarty Family X
McClarty, Mr 132
McCloud, Reg 119
McCormick, Mr & Mrs 109
McDowell, Jim 115, 116
McFagan, Eileen (nee Nottle) 39, 135
McKay, Charlie 120
Melville, Miss 1
Merrit, Dr. (of Pinjarra) 52
Middleton, Gladys 39
Miller, E 95
Miller, F 95
Missingham, Miss 39, 78, 100, 109
Mitchell, James, Sir (Lt. Governor) 83
Morris, Newman, Dr. 119
Nancarrow, Mr 60, 69
Nellie (the horse) 137
Oíconnor, I 95
Oliver, S 95
Oliver, Gloria 39
Osborne, J 95
Osborne, J.T. 95
Osborne, S 95
Parry, Frank 38
Parton, George 137, 138
Patch (the dog) 64
Paterson Family X
Pearman, Alice 112
Peters, J 95
Phenna, Len 36
Pike, Mr ('Sailor') 104
Prince of Wales 76
Pringle, Miss 109
Proctor, Mr (Rector) 56
Purser, Tim 90
Ramsbottom, Jack (now Lane, John) 29, 106, 107
Randall, C 95
Rayburne, Jeanette 8, 39, 133
Rayburne, Margaret 39
Reed, John 88
Rees, G 95
Rhodes, Cecil 113
Richardson, Frank 138
Richardson, Vera 39
Roles, Joan 1, 3, 7, 8, 112
Roles, Kath 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 112
Roles, Patrick 1
Rowland, Kathleen 39
Rowley, Dave 124
Rowley, Mary (nee Sletcher) 38, 112, 123
Sands, John 105
Sayers, G 95
Scadden, H 95
Scot, Pricilla 39
Scratton, Arthur 47
Seadon, Nora (nee Woofingdon) 125, 126
Searle, Audrey 41, 132
Searle, Janet 67
Shugar, Mr 47, 49, 78, 121, 130
Shugar, Mrs 47, 49
Silk, Miss 26, 29
Sims, Hilda 39
Sletcher, Mary 39
Smeaton, A 95
Smith, E.J 95
Smith, G.J 95
Smith, Fryer, Mr XI
Smyth, Dr. 44
Sommerville, W 95
Spears, Mr 26
Stancer 95
Stanley, Mrs 44
Stevenson, Mrs 127
Taylor, Mrs 109
Terry, Mr 68
Thompson, Joan (nee McGillivray) 127, 128
Thompson, Rita, Mrs 60, 109, 143
Thompson, Tom 127, 129
Thorn, Florrie 86
Todd, Margret 39
Tooze, R 95
Turner, Audrey 39
Turner, Jenny 39
Von Nida, Miss 32
Wacknill, Edith 112
Wacknill, Millie 112
Wacknill, Phylis 112
Wackrill, Bert 126
Wall, Thomas (of Britain) 14, 54
Ward, J 95
Waterland, Miss 104
Watson, Mr (Canon) & Mrs 56, 105
Webb, A 95
Wellard, Miss 109, 129, 130
Went, Mr (Canon) 57, 142
Wheeler, E 95
Whitehead, Joan 39
Wilkins, D 95
Wilson, Pam 103
Wise, Cyril 122, 123
Withers, Edward 32
Woods, Miss 110
Wylie, Helen 39
Young, Betty 39
Young, John 31, 105, 106, 122
Young, Mary 39
Young, Miss 26
Young, Mr 54
Young, A, Mrs 54
Yuill, Mr 72
Ziggy (the bull) 73

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