Benevolent Asylum

Asylum constructed by the Benevolent Society in 1821 to provide shelter and care to the poor, aged and infirm. Adjacent to the Old Sydney Burial Ground (Devonshire Street Cemetery), it was demolished to make way for the current Central Railway Station in 1901.

Milestone
Constructed
1821
Died
1825
Demolished
1901
Name
Alternate
Benevolent Society Asylum
Position
1820 - 1833
1820 - 1833
1870 - 1894
Property
Occupied by
1821 - 1901
Type