Royleston Home for Boys, Glebe, Sydney

FROM the outside, Royleston Home for Boys in Glebe looked like a majestic Victorian manor, with magnificent arched windows and a sweeping veranda. Yet behind the facade the secrets of hundreds of young boys were hidden for almost 60 years. With as many as a dozen different names – including Royleston Home for Wayward Boys – the home was established to provide accommodation for boys who were wards of the state waiting to be placed in foster care.  Read the full story here.

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