Children's Homes and Institutions in Dumfriesshire, Scotland
AB=Northern Ireland Area Board; IS=Industrial School; LA=Ladies' Association; PL=Poor Law Home;
Rfy=Reformatory School; SA=Salvation Army; MH=Magdalen Home; MB=Mothers/Babies;
CS=Certified School; AS=Approved School; CHE=Community Home; LD=List D;
PHm=Probation Home; PHs=Probation Hostel; BI=Borstal; DC=Detention Centre;
DB=Barnardo's; WS=Waifs & Strays / Children's Society; NCH=National Children's Home; CC=County Council;
BC=Borough Council; LC=London Borough Council.
Links marked * are to pages on www.workhouses.org.uk.
- Dumfriesshire Council Springbells, Hospital Road, Annan (CC)
- Stapleton Towers, Annan (DB)
- Dumfriesshire Council Gifford House, 27 Ernespie Road, Castle Douglas (CC)
- Orchardton House School, Castle Douglas
- Dumfries Council Wendy House, Barrie Avenue / Cresswell Gardens, Dumfries (BC)
- Dumfries and Maxwelltown Industrial School, Burns Street, Dumfries (IS/Rfy)
- Ladyacre Residential Unit, Craigs Road, Dumfries (CC)
- Home for Girls, Glebe Street, Dumfries
- Dumfries Boys' Home, Lochvale, Georgetown Road, Dumfries
- Hospital for Aged Poor and Orphans, St Michael's Street, Dumfries
- Springkell, Eaglesfield (DB)
- Arbigland Evacuation Home, Kirkbean (DB)
- Castle Milk, Lockerbie (DB)
- Dumfriesshire Council Merkland, Buccleuch Place, Moffat (CC)
- Comlongon Castle, Ruthwell (DB)
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