Ancestry UK

Certified Schools — Gloucestershire-Kent

Note that over the years, many establishments changed location and/or name, sometimes more than once. Multiple dates for the same establishment may indicate a change of management or premises.


Name and LocationCert. GrantedCert. Ended
Industrial Home for Destitute Girls, 11 Dowry Parade, Hotwell Road (later 303 Hotwell Road), Bristol 1-Mar-189417-Jun-1907
Bristol Orthopaedic Hospital and Home for Crippled Children, 12 Grove Road, Redland, Bristol 9-Jan-1895 
Bristol Children's Home, 3 Aberdeen Terrace, Clifton, Bristol22-May-189710-Jul-1901
Bristol Children's Home, 35 Richmond Terrace, Clifton, Bristol11-Jun-190125-May-1908
Bristol Diocesan Home for Girls, Bath Road, Longwell Green, Bristol20-Mar-1904 
St Mary's Orphanage, Convent of Mercy, Grange (now Brecon) Road, Westbury on Trym, Bristol 4-Aug-1897 
RC Orphanage for the Education and Training for Service pf Orphan and Destitute Girls, Dighton Street, Bristol22-Mar-186713-Apr-1896
Bristol and District Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, Park Row, Bristol25-Nov-1864 
Bristol and District Institution for the Deaf and Dumb, Tyndall's Park, Bristol25-Nov-186431-Aug-1907
Bristol Candian Home for Little Girls, Parkfield House, Leigh Road, South Clifton, Bristol27-Dec-1888; 12-Jan-189526-Feb-1896
St Elizabeth's Home, Redcatch Lane, Knowle, Bristol30-May-1906 
St Agnes' Home for Girls, Redcatch Lane, Upper Knowle, Bristol 5-May-1897 
St Monica's Home for Girls, Battledown Grange, Battledown Approach, Cheltenham 3-Apr-1908 
Countess of Ducie's Orphanage for the Domestic Training of Girls, Tortworth, Falfield13-Jul-188720-Nov-1906
GFS Lodge, 2 Nettleton Road, Gloucester31-May-1892 
Charlton House Home for Girls, 48 Barton Street, Gloucester30-May-1906 
GFS Lodge, 52 Weston Road, Gloucester1914 
Gloucester Training Home, Charlton House, Gloucester 8-Apr-1890 
Home of Hope, Great Western Road, Gloucester16-Sep-1907 
Holland Home of Industry, Kemerton29-Nov-1890; 26-Jan-189411-Mar-1910
Convalescent and Training Home, Belmont House, Stamage's Lane, Painswick30-Dec-1893; 8-Feb-19051913
Stonehouse Home for Roman Catholic Children, Nymphsfield, Stonehouse1930s 
Franciscan Convent for Roman Catholic Girls, Woodchester24-Mar-191114-Aug-1912


Name and LocationCert. GrantedCert. Ended
Stokesmead, Somervell Close, Clayhall Road, Alverstoke10-May-1897 
All Saints' Home, Hawley, Blackwater31-May-1904 
Fareham Home for Girls /St Edith's Home, Wallington Shore Road, Fareham26-Jul-1912 
St Joseph's Orphanage, Abbey House, Narrow Lane, Romsey27-Mar-1894 
Hampshire Female Orphan Asylum, 1-3 Park (now King's Park) Road, Bellevue, Southampton 9-Jun-1880 
Training Ship 'Mercury', River Hamble, Southampton12-Jun-1894 
St Andrew's Home for Girls, 'Gainsborough', 35 St Simon's Road, Southsea14-Sep-1910 
Nazareth House, Lawrence Road, Southsea29-Jun-1888 
Hants and Isle of Wight School and Home for the Blind, St Mary's Hall,St Edward's Road, Southsea19-Feb-1879; 16-Jun-1888 
Haslemere Cottage Home, 8 West End Terrace, Winchester28-Jun-189515-Nov-1899
Diocesan Training Home for Friendless Girls, Connaught House, Winchester30-Jul-1887 
Abbotsworthy Orphanage for Girls, Kingsworthy, Winchester 2-Jun-18971919


Name and LocationCert. GrantedCert. Ended
Eardisley Boys' Home, Eardisley 5-May-189316-Apr-1908
Industrial School and Orphanage for Girls, 133 St Owen Street, Hereford 5-Oct-188116-Jan-1885
St Vincent's Orphanage, Berrington Street, Hereford15-Dec-1879; 7-Nov-1881 
St Mary's Home for Girls, Clencher's Mill Lane, Eastnor, Ledbury15-Sep-1899 
Friends' Orphan Homes, Ryelands Road, Leominster 5-Jun-1879 
Atlay Orphanage and Industrial School, Ivy House, 218 Ledbury Road, Tupsley16-Jan-188520-Feb-1902


Name and LocationCert. GrantedCert. Ended
National Children's Home, Highfield, Ambrose Lane, Harpenden16-Jul-1913 
St Margaret's Home for Girls, St James's Road, Harpenden10-Apr-190622-Nov-1906
School for the Industrial Training of Poor Girls, Stapleford, Hertford23-May-186310-May-1895
Home for Girls, Stapleford, Hertford12-Feb-1900 
Home for Training Girls of Feeble Intellect, Scott House, 1 The Triangle, Hitchin26-Sep-1892 
St Elizabeth's Special School for Roman Catholic Epileptic Children, Perry Green, Much Hadham1932 
Margaret Okell Home, St Mildred's, Station Road, New Barnet17-Jul-1909 
Girls' Friendly Society Industrial Training Home, Warren House, Victoria Street, St Albans26-Jan-1903 
St Edward's School for Roman Catholic Girls, Totteridge Lane, Totteridge16-Aug-1887 

Isle of Wight

Name and LocationCert. GrantedCert. Ended
St Boniface Cottage for Girls, Ventnor25-May-188728-Dec-1887


Name and LocationCert. GrantedCert. Ended
St Hilda's Home for Girls, 13 Crescent Road, Beckenham20-Mar-1906 
Trewint Industrial Home, Wansunt Road, Coldblow, Bexley17-Feb-1908
Archbishop Tait's School for Orphan Girls (St Peter's), Lanthorne Road, Broadstairs14-Sep-1900 
Queen Bertha's Home, 71 Wincheap Street, Canterbury25-Jul-1906 
Wincheap Training Home for Young Servants, 71 Wincheap Street, Canterbury 2-Sep-189626-Jul-1906
St Michael's Home for Boys, School Road, The Common, Chislehurst19-Feb-1901 
Dover Orphan Home for Girls, 98 Folkestone Road, Dover22-Jun-1893 
St Mary's School/Orphanage, 128 High Street, Eltham18-Apr-188720-Oct-1903
Home for Roman Catholic Children Suffering from Diseases of the Scalp, 128 High Street, Eltham20-Oct-1903 
Home for Roman Catholic Children Suffering from Diseases of the Scalp, Eltham Park House, Glenure Road, Eltham11-Aug-190220-Oct-1903
Mottingham House Home for Roman Catholic Boys, Mottingham Lane, Eltham 7-Nov-1903 
Home for Little Boys, Horton Kirby, Farningham19-May-1898 
Roman Catholic Branch Orphanage, London Street, Folkestone 7-Feb-1913 
St Mary's School for Roman Catholic Boys, Parrock Road, Gravesend1926 
School for Girls (linked to Home for Young Women, Maidstone), Bishopstone, Herne Bay 9-Aug-188322-May-1889
The Orphanage Training Home, Herne Villa, High Street, Herne Bay14-May-1913 
Maidstone Training Home, 19-20 Romney Place, Maidstone 5-Dec-189120-Nov-1908
Mid-Kent Training Home, 257 Boxley Road, Maidstone 8-Sep-1890 
Home for Young Women, 45 Marsham Street, Maidstone 9-Aug-188322-May-1889
Maidstone Training Home, Kilworth, 11 Buckland Road, Maidstone20-Nov-1908 
Convalescent Home for Roman Catholic Children, 3 Lausanne Terrace, Margate 9-Feb-1880 8-Dec-1880
Convalescent Home for Roman Catholic Children, Lawn House, Grosvenor Place, Margate 9-Dec-1880 
Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb / Royal School for Deaf and Dumb Children, Victoria Road, Margate25-Mar-1885 3-Dec-1909
St Joseph's Orphanage / Home for Boys, Sevenoaks Road, Orpington 6-Sep-1893
St Anne's Orphanage / Home for Girls / School, Sevenoaks Road, Orpington28-Oct-1903
Industrial Training School for Girls, 2 Gladstone Villas, Vale Road, Ramsgate25-Mar-188630-Oct-1888
East Kent Industrial School, Dover House, Grange Road, Ramsgate30-Oct-188821-Nov-1901
Convalescent Training Home for Girls, Lambert House, 13 Albion Place, Ramsgate27-Jul-1896 3-Jan-1900
Convalescent Training Home for Girls, Lambert House, Margate Road, Northwood, Ramsgate 3-Jan-19001919
Tunbridge Wells Home for Girls, 27 Beulah Road, Tunbridge Wells 3-Jul-189518-Feb-1902