Caroline Chisholm

By Lilly Hall

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Birth of Caroline Jones (Caroline Chisholm)

1808

Caroline was born in Northampton England

Girls school set up in Mardas, India

1832

In 1832 Caroline set up a school for girls in India while her husband was there.

Caroline Chisholm arrives in Austrlia

1838

Caroline Arrives in the new colony with her 3 sons and her husband Archibald

Caroline Opens her home for Immigrants

1841

Caroline opens her first home for immigrants in 1841

Immigrants set sail for England

1850

Sets up safe houses

1854

Caroline set up safe houses for travellers to the goldfields

Sets up a scholl for girls in Sydney

1862

Sets up a school for girls in Newtown Sydney

Leaves for England due to bad health

1866

Caroline leaves her work in Australia due to ill health

Caroline takes her last breaths

1877

Caroline dies in England after a long 69 years of helping the community