Index of homes

 

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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P R S T U V W Y

 

 

A

 

Action for Children Homes

 

The Actors' Orphanage 

 

Alexandra Road, Farnborough (NCH)

 

Andover Children's Home, London

 

Ansell School, Birmingham NEW

 

Aston Union Cottage Homes

 

Asylum for Fatherless Children

 

Athelstan House, Birmingham NEW

 

Atkinson Home, Manchester

 

 

B

 

Bankfield Children's Home, Ainsworth

 

Banstead Cottage Homes

 

Barnardos Homes

 

Barnardos Village Homes, Barkingside

 

Barnardos: Gordon Ward, Stepney

 

Barnardos: The Babies' Castle, Hawkshead

 

Barnardos: Home for Incurable Children, Agra Mansions, Tunbridge Wells

 

Barnardos: Homes for Little Boys, Gorey, Jersey

 

Batesholme Children’s Convalescent Homes, Herne Bay NEW

 

Beech House, Manchester NEW

 

Beechholme, Banstead

 

Bell Cottage, Epsom

 

Bermerside Open Air School, Halifax

 

Bewick House, Gloucester

 

Birch's Orphanage, Manchester

 

Birds Nest & Grange House Convalescent Home for Children, Herne Bay NEW

 

Birley House Open Air School

 

Blackburn Orphanage

 

Bluecoat Schools

 

Blue Coat School, Birmingham

 

Blunham Cottage, Bedford

 

Bournbrook, Birmingham 

 

Bow Road Boys' Home

 

Boys’ and Girls’ Welfare Society, Manchester

 

Boys’ Convalescence Home, Ramsgate NEW

 

Bradford Cinderella Holiday Home

 

Braemar Childrens Home, Bexhill on Sea NEW

 

Braybrook House, Wednesfield

 

Brent Knoll Open Air School

 

Brentwood Orphanage

 

Bridgend Cottage Homes

 

Bridgwater Union Cottage Home

 

Broome House, Manchester

 

Bromfield Children’s Home, Surrey

 

Broomhayes Manor Nursery

 

Bryncoch Cottage Homes, Neath

 

Buckshaw House, Howell

 

Burnley Open Air School

 

Burton Latimer Cottage Homes

 

 

C

 

Cambridge House, Rochdale

 

Cannington Cottage Home

 

Carmel House, Leicester

 

Carnegie Infant Welfare Institute NEW

 

Chadwick's Orphanage, Bolton

 

Chelmsford Union Cottage Homes

 

Cheriton Cottage Homes, Kent 

 

Chetham's Hospital, Manchester

 

Children's Convalescent Home for Surrey, Bognor Regis NEW

 

Children's Society Homes

 

Chiswick Home for Motherless Children 

 

Church Missionary Society, Limpsfield

 

Church Village Cottage Homes

 

Clacton on Sea Orphanage

 

Clent Remand Home

 

Clevedon House Children’s Convalescent Home NEW

 

Collington Manor Home, Bexhill on Sea NEW

 

Cosham Cottage Homes, Portsmouth

 

Cockett Cottage Homes, Swansea

 

Colne Cottage, Cromer 

 

Convalescent Home for Children, Shooters Hill NEW

 

Convalescent Home of the Infant Orphan Asylum, Margate NEW

 

Cornbrook Orphanage, Manchester

 

Corvesgate, Swanage 

 

Countesthorpe Cottage Homes, Leics

 

Crondall Cottage Home

 

Cropwood Open Air School

 

Crossley Orphanage, Halifax

 

Crowley’s Orphanage for Girls, Birmingham NEW

 

Culcheth Cottage Homes

 

 

D

 

Desford Industrial School, Market Bosworth

 

Dewsbury Cottage Homes 

 

Doncaster Open Air School

 

Duncroft Approved School, Staines

 

 

E

 

Easedale, Leeds

 

East London Industrial School for Boys

 

Eastry Cottage Homes, Kent

 

Eden's Orphanage, Bolton

 

Edgworth Children's Home, Bolton

 

Ellerslie, Skegness

 

Erdington Cottage Homes, Birmingham

 

 

F

 

Fairfield, Birmingham 

 

Fairthorn Convalescent Home

 

Farningham Homes for Little Boys, Kent

 

Father Berry's Homes, Liverpool

 

Fazakerley Cottage Homes, Liverpool

 

Field House, Clent

 

Florence Booth House, Dundee

 

Forest Hill Open Air School

 

The Foundling Hospital

 

Fulwood Cottage Homes, Sheffield

 

Fylde Union Cottage Homes / Kirkham Children's Home

 

 

G

 

Gem Street Industrial School, Birmingham

 

Glenside, Cardiff

 

Goldie Leigh Cottage Homes, Woolwich

 

Good Templar and Temperance Orphanage

 

Gracie Fields Children's Home

 

The Grange Convalescent Home, Harold Wood

 

Grove House, Harrogate

 

The Grove, Bromsgrove

 

 

H

 

Hackney Cottage Homes, Ongar

 

Haldene House, Bexhill on Sea

 

Harold Wood children's homes

 

Harris Orphanage, Preston

 

Haseley Hall Open Air School

 

Hazelbury Road Open Air School

 

Hereford Working Boys' Home

 

Hertfordshire Convalescent Home

 

Hessle Cottage Homes, Hull

 

Heswall Orphanage

 

Highcliffe Castle Convalescent Home, Dorset

 

Highgate Close, Birmingham

 

Hollins Cottage Homes, Farnworth, Lancs 

 

Holmeleigh at Horncastle

 

Holt Children’s Home. Leicester

 

Holy Cross Open Air School, Broadstairs

 

Holy Cross Convalescent Home, Broadstairs NEW

 

Hornchurch Cottage Homes, Essex

 

Hornchurch Children’s Home

 

Hornsea Convalescent Home for Children NEW

 

Horwood's School, Barnstaple

 

Hospital for Sick Children’s convalescent home, Highgate NEW

 

The Hostel, Birmingham

 

Hunters Hill Open Air School

 

 

I

 

Industrial Schools

 

Ipswich scattered homes

 

Ivo Cottage, Spalding

 

 

J

 

John Grooms, Clacton on Sea

 

John Pound Ragged School

 

Josiah Mason's Orphanage, Birmingham

 

Julian Hodge Children's Home, Cowbridge

 

 

K

 

Keighley Cottage Homes

 

Kingston Open Air School 

 

Kinton, Woking

 

Knowl View, Rochdale

 

Kyre Park Hospital, Tenbury Wells 

 

 

L

 

Lamorbey Cottage (Children's) Homes, Sidcup

 

Langley Hall

 

Lane House Community Home for Children, Walton on the Naze 

 

Lanthorne Home for Children, Broadstairs NEW

 

Lavant Cottage Home 

 

Leamington Spa

 

The Leas, Holmfirth

 

Leeds Central Children's Home

 

Leicester Children's Holiday Home

 

Lewisham Industrial School for Boys

Limpsfield Grange

 

Linen Street, Warwick

 

Lingfield Approach, Leeds

 

Little Folks Home, Little Common, Bexhill on Sea NEW

 

Liverpool Catholic Children's Protection Society

 

London Orphan Asylum

 

Lordswood Nursery, Birmingham NEW

 

Luton Home for sick and convalescent children

 

Lynton Children's Convalescent Home

 

 

M

 

Maes-y-Coed Children's Home, Pontypridd 

 

Malsbury House Children's Home NEW

 

Manchester & Salford Boys' and Girls' Refuges

 

Manchester Police Orphanage

 

Manston Cottage Homes, Ramsgate

 

Marshfield Children's Home

 

Marsh Hill Open Air School

 

Marston Green Cottage Homes, Birmingham

 

Maryvale Roman Catholic Orphanage, Birmingham NEW

 

Mason's Orphanage, Birmingham

 

Meanwood Children's Convalescent Home

 

Meriden Cottage Home, Coventry

 

Metropolitan Convalescent Home, Broadstairs

 

Middlemore Emigration Homes

 

Middlemore House, Birmingham

 

Midland Truant School for Boys, Lichfield

 

Milton Grange, Birmingham

 

Mounton House, South Wales

 

Mrs Hampson's Memorial Home, London NEW

 

Muller Convalescent Homes, Broadstairs

 

Muller Orphanage, Bristol

 

Myton Hamlet Children, Warwick

 

 

N

 

Naldera, Broadstairs

 

National Waifs Association 

 

The Naval Orphanage, Gillingham

 

Nazareth House Hammersmith

Other Nazareth Houses

 

Nelson Cottage, Dorking

 

The Nest, London

 

New Orphan Asylum, Town Moor

 

Newland Cottage Homes, Hull 

 

Newport Open Air Schools

 

Newton Street Remand Home, Birmingham NEW

 

North Surrey District Schools Convalescent Home, Broadstairs NEW

 

Northern Police Orphanage

 

Norton Training School for Boys, Birmingham NEW

 

Norwood Asylum

 

 

O

 

Oak Bank House, Gloucester

 

Oak Bank Open Air School, Sevenoaks 

 

Oakfield, Witney

 

Ongar Cottage Homes, Essex

 

Open Air Schools

 

Ormerod Convalescent Home

 

 

P

 

Padgate Cottage Homes, Warrington

 

Palmers Green Boys’ Home

 

Parklands Children's Home, Gloucestershire

 

Penkhull Cottage Homes, Stoke on Trent

 

Pentlands, Mitcham

 

Pilgrim’s Way, Maidstone

 

Pinehurst, Camberley

 

Ponteland Cottage Homes, Northumbria

 

Pontypridd Cottage Homes, Glamorgan

 

Princess Alice Orphanage

 

Princess Mary’s Village Homes for Little Girls

 

 

Q

 

Quarry Mount, Ormskirk

 

 

R

 

Railway (Webb) Orphanage, Crewe 

 

The Railway Orphanage, Derby

 

The Railway Orphanage, Woking

 

RAOB Aldridge Orphanage

 

Red House Nursery, Birmingham NEW

 

Reedham Orphanage

 

Reform Schools

 

Regents Park Open Air School

 

Rhyl Homes

 

Ride Children's Home, London NEW

 

Riversdale Hostel, Birmingham NEW

 

Rochdale Cottage Homes, Wardle

 

Rose Hill Open Air School, Worcester

 

The Royal Albert Orphanage, Worcester

 

Royal Liverpool Seamen's Orphanage

 

The Royal Merchant Seamen's Orphanage

 

The Royal Orphanage, Wolverhampton

 

Royston Home for Little Girls

 

Rusland Hall, Cumbria

 

 

S

 

Salford Cottage Homes

 

Salvation Army

 

Service Girls' homes

 

Shawbury Approved School

 

Shelleys, Burgess Hill

 

Shenley Fields Cottage Homes, Birmingham

 

Shoeburyness Sunshine Homes NEW

 

Shotley Bridge Cottage Homes, Gateshead

 

Shustoke Industrial School

 

Silverdale

 

Sir Philip Neri's Orphanage

 

Sir William Stevenson Emigration Home

 

Skilts Open Air School

 

South Metropolitan School District Convalescent Home, Herne Bay  NEW

 

The Spinning Walk, Shere

 

Springwell House Open Air School

 

St Andrews, Eastoke

 

St Andrew's Reformatory, Milburne

 

St Anne’s Convalescent Home, Herne Bay 

 

St Anne’s, Ormskirk

 

St Bridget's, Manchester

 

St Brigid’s Hostel for Working Girls, Birmingham NEW

 

St Charles School, Brentwood

 

St Christopher's Orphanage

 

St David’s Home, Broadstairs NEW

 

St Dominic’s Open Air School

 

St Edward’s Orphanage, Liverpool

 

St George’s House, Harrogate

 

St John’s, Birmingham NEW

 

St Joseph's Orphanage for Boys, Manchester

 

St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Home, Birmingham NEW

 

St Joseph's Convent, Southall

 

St Mary’s Home for Women and Girls, Birmingham NEW

 

St Mary's Orphanage for Girls

 

St Mary's Convalescent Home

 

St Patrick's Open Air School, Hayling Island

 

St Patrick's Orphanage for Girls, Manchester

 

St Peter’s Orphan and Convalescent Home, Broadstairs NEW

 

St Philips Roman Catholic Orphanage, Birmingham NEW

 

St Philip's Home for Street Trading Boys, Liverpool

 

St Vincent's industrial schools

 

St Vincent's orphanages and homes

 

St Vincent's Orphanage, Hampstead

 

St Vincent’s Home for Working Boys, Birmingham NEW

 

St. Vincent's Home, Liverpool

 

Stockwell Orphanage

 

Stonepound House, Hassocks

 

Strawberry Field

 

Sturge House, London

 

Styal Cottage Homes, Wilmslow 

 

Summerdale House, Shotley Bridge

 

Summer Hill Receiving Home, Birmingham NEW

 

Sycamore House, Birmingham 

 

 

T

 

Temperance Orphanage

 

Tilsley House, Weston Super Mare

 

Torpenhow Open Air School

 

Trafalgar House, Manchester

 

 

U

 

Uffculme Open Air School, Birmingham

 

Uplands, Birmingham NEW

 

 

V

 

Vauxhall House

 

Victoria Hospital Convalescent Home, Broadstairs NEW

 

Victoria Hospital Convalescent Home, Margate NEW

 

Virgo Fidelis Orphanage

 

 

W

 

Waifs and Strays Homes

 

Wallingford Cottage Homes, Berks / Oxfordshire

 

Wavertree Cottage Homes, Liverpool

 

Webb Orphanage, Crewe

 

Webbery Manor Convalescent Home

 

Weston Super Mare Convalescent Home

 

West of England and South Wales Industrial School for Catholic Boys

 

Wharf Street Receiving Home, Warwick

 

Whitewell Boys' Home, Frome

 

Winifred House Invalid Children's Convalescent Home, Barnet NEW

 

Wolverhampton Union Cottage Homes, Wednesfield

 

Woodfields, Wigan

 

Woodrough, Guildford

 

Worcester Cottage Homes

 

Working Boys' Homes

 

Wrexham Cottage Homes

 

 

Y

 

Yarrow Convalescent Home, Broadstairs NEW

 

Yiewsley Cottage home

 

 

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Index of homes: external sites

 

 

All these are Birmingham homes:

 

Acorn Grove

Adams Hill

Admington Road

Allenscroft Road

Alvechurch Road

Appledore, Serpentine Road

 

Beaufort Road service girls’ home

Beechenhurst

Bicknell Croft

The Briars, Weeford Road

Bridgeburn Road

Brooklands, Selly Wick Road

 

Caerynwch Residential Nursery

Canal Boat Hostel

Chaddesley Residential Nursery

Chattock Close

112 Church Lane

150 Church Lane

City Road

Clopton Road

Copeley Hill Hostel

Copeley House, Frankfort Street

 

Duchess Road

 

East View House

 

Field House, Clent

Fircroft Remand Home

Flint Green Residential Nursery

Forhill House

 

Garth Residential Nursery

Glenthorne, Kingbury Road

 

Hawthorne House Residential Nursery

Highgate Close

Hillmount Close

Hospital Street

Howard House, Villa Walk

Hyperion Road

 

Ipstones Avenue

Ipswich Walk

Irwin Avenue

 

Kings Residential Nursery

 

Lea Hall Road

The Limes, Bristol Road

Longmeadow Crescent

Ludford Road

 

Manningford Road

Martineau House

Meadway Residential Nursery

Merrishaw Road

Middleton Hall Road

Middleway View

Milton Grange

Moseley Road Service Girls’ Home

 

Nicholls Street

Norton Approved School

 

Oakhill House, Meadow Road

Oaklands Receiving Home

Oaklands Residential Nursery

 

Packington Avenue

Perry Villa, Church Road

Pype Hayes Hall Children’s Home

 

Rednal Road

Reynoldstown Road

Roundlea Road

 

St Athan Croft

Selly Wick Road

Shelfield Road

Sheridan Walk

Stevens Avenue

18 Sunderton Road

196 Sunderton Road

Sutton Road

 

Tennal

Tile Cross Road

Triumph Walk

Tunnel Lane

 

Valencia Croft

 

Wassell Grove Residential Nursery

Wychbury Residential Nursery

 

Yatesbury Avenue