Ancestry UK

Training Homes







  • Home for Training Young Girls as Servants, Douglas House, Alderley Edge
  • Home for Training Young Girls as Servants, Hill Fields, Alderley Edge
  • Chester Training Home, Boughton House, 16-18 Christleton Road, Chester
  • The Cottage for Training Girls for Domestic Service, Moston, Chester
  • Girl's Training Home, 70 Chapel Road, Sale
  • Girls Preventive and Training Home Laundry, Hammond House, Broadstone Hall Road, Reddish, Stockport
  • Styal Training Home for Girls, Lode Hill, Styal
  • National Sea Training Homes, Withens Lane, Liscard, Wallasey
  • Training Home for Girls, Brynfield, Hawthorn Grove, Wilmslow


  • St Guron's Home and Training School for Orphan or Friendless Girls, Bodmin
  • Orphan Home for Girls, Trebyan (or Trebyon), Lanhydrock
  • St James' Home for the Training and Industrial Education of Orphan and Deserted Girls, Kilkhampton, Stratton
  • Home of Faith, Kilkhampton, Stratton
  • Rosewin Training Home, Mitchell Hill, Truro
  • St Clement's Orphanage for Training and Educating Workhouse Girls, St Clement's, Truro
  • St Michael's Home, Truro



  • Training School and Free Register, 50 Bridge Street, Derby
  • Derby and Derbyshire Home for Penitent Females (St Margaret's Home), 6 Bass Street, Derby
  • Mary Wilkinson memorial Home-making School, Stenson Lane, Littleover, Derby



  • Free Church Rescue and Training Home, 189 Richmond Park Road, Bournemouth
  • Free Church Maternity and Training Home, 3 and 11 St Alban's Avenue, Lower Charminster Road, Bournemouth
  • Free Church Rescue and Training Home, 3 St Alban's Avenue, Lower Charminster Road, Bournemouth
  • Preventive Home and Free Registry Office, 4 Alson Terrace, Trigonwell Road, Bournemouth
  • Ladies' Association Training Home for Girls, St Gabriel's, 40 East Street, Weymouth

County Durham

  • Girls' Training Home, Springfield House, Snow's Green Road, Shotley Bridge, Consett
  • Training Home for Girls, Elton Parade, Darlington
  • Clara Harrison Home, 27 Hartington Road, Stockton-on-Tees
  • Upper Grade Training Institute, Stanley House, Hartington Road, Stockton-on-Tees
  • Upper Grade Training Institute, Wellington House, Norton Road, Stockton-on-Tees



  • RC Orphanage for the Education and Training for Service pf Orphan and Destitute Girls, Dighton Street, Bristol
  • Hill End House, Hallen Road, Henbury, Bristol
  • Preventive Home, 5 Greville Terrace, Cheltenham
  • Cheltenham Training Institution, Winchcomb House, Winchcomb Street, Cheltenham
  • Countess of Ducie's Orphanage for the Domestic Training of Girls, Tortworth, Falfield
  • GFS Lodge, 2 Nettleton Road, Gloucester
  • Charlton House Home for Girls, 48 Barton Street, Gloucester
  • GFS Lodge, 52 Weston Road, Gloucester
  • Gloucester Training Home, Charlton House, Gloucester
  • Home of Hope, Great Western Road, Gloucester
  • Picton House Training Home, London Road, Gloucester
  • Preventive Home for Girls, Newark House, Hempsted, Gloucester
  • Holland Home of Industry, Kemerton
  • Convalescent and Training Home, Belmont House, Stamage's Lane, Painswick
  • Convalescent and Training Home, Gloucester Street, Painswick
  • Convalescent and Training Home, 'Whitehall', Stamage's Lane, Painswick
  • St George's Training School, Oldbury House, Stonehouse



  • St Bernadette's Training Centre, Convent of Our Lady of Charity, Bartestree, Hereford





  • St Mary's Home, 1 Ashleigh Road, Leicester


London (E/EC Postal Areas)

  • Training Home for Young Feeble-minded Girls and Children / Clapton Girls' Home, 15 Clapton Square, Clapton E5
  • Bridge of Hope Mission Training Home, Ashburton House, Globe Road, Mile End E1
  • Bridge of Hope Traning Home, 38 Betts Street, St George in the East E1
  • St Mary's Industrial Home for Girls, 31 Stepney Green, Stepney E1

London (N/NW Postal Areas)

London (SE/SW Postal Areas)

  • Kidbrook Training Home for Girls, 77-79 Old Dover Road, Blackheath SE3
  • Regent House Training Home for Friendless Girls, 74 Acre Lane, Brixton SW9
  • Pimlico Ladies' Association Training Home, 76 Acre Lane, Brixton SW9
  • St Anne's Home for Roman Catholic Female Pauper Children, St Wilfrid's Convent, Cale Street, Chelsea SW3
  • St Anne's Home for Roman Catholic Female Pauper Children, Stewart's Grove, Bond Street, Chelsea SW3
  • Home for Training of Destitute Girls for Domestic Service, 29 Fitzwilliam Road, Grafton Square, Clapham SW4
  • St Faith's Home for Deaf and Dumb Girls, 35 Cedars Road, Clapham SW4
  • Orphanage and Training Home (Mr Fegan's), 112/114 High Street, Deptford SE8
  • Jubilee Training Home, 7 Parson's Green, Fulham SW6
  • St Stephen's Home, Loampit Hill, Lewisham SE13
  • St Barnabas' Orphanage, 6-8 (later 24-26) Bloomfield Place, Pimlico SW1
  • The Beacon, 309 Upper Richmond Road, Putney SW15
  • South Kensington Training Home for Friendless Girls, 10 Coleherne Road, South Kensington SW10
  • Orphanage and Training Home (Mr Fegan's), 95 Southwark Street, Southwark SE1
  • Stockwell Girl's Training Home, 57 Stockwell Road, Stockwell SW9
  • St Michael's Convent, North Side, Streatham Common SW16
  • St Michael's Convent, Parkhill, Streatham Common SW16
  • Society of Hope Home, 68 Lawrie Park Rod, Sydenham SE26
  • Rescue Society's Girls' Training Home, Victoria House, Central Hill, Upper Norwood SE19
  • Southwark Diocesan Association Wandsworth Home, 39 Spencer Park, Wandsworth Common SW18
  • St Mary's Industrial Home for Girls, Martell Road, West Dulwich SE21
  • The Orphanage, 7 Elm Grove, Wimbledon SW19

London (W/WC Postal Areas)



  • Allhallow's Industrial Training School /St Michael's Home, Ditchingham, Bungay
  • Laundry Training School, Post Office Street, Fakenham
  • Ladies' Association / H.E. Buxton Training Home, Breydon House, 56 North Quay, Great Yarmouth
  • Training Home for Girls, 14 West Parade, Earlham Road, Norwich
  • Orphanage for Training Domestic Servants, Stoke Holy Cross, Norwich






  • GFS Lodge and Training Home, 54 Lower Brooke Street, Oswestry
  • Training Home and Free Registry, Dogpole, Shrewsbury
  • Shrewsbury Training Home, Kingston Lodge,St Alkmund's Place, Shrewsbury









East Riding of Yorkshire

North Riding of Yorkshire

  • Middlesbrough Training Home, 8-10 Durham Street, Middlesbrough

West Riding of Yorkshire



  • Penrhos Industrial School for Girls, Holyhead
  • Tan Altran Training Home, Holyhead




  • Glamorgan Council Girls' Training Centre, 15-16 Park Crescent, Barry
  • Free Registry Office and Training Home, 8 Charles Street, Cardiff
  • Cwmdonkin Shelter, 10A (later renumbered 67) Heathfield, Swansea



Angus (Forfarshire)

  • St Mary's Mothercraft Training Centre, 10 Westfield Place, Dundee


East Lothian


  • Training Home, 231 Nithsdale Road, Glasgow
  • Girls' Training Home, 45 St Andrew's Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow
  • St Mary's Hostel, 71 Wilton Street, Glasgow



Northern Ireland

Co. Antrim

  • Glen Alva Training Home, 19 Cliftonville Road, Belfast
  • Belfast Provident and Servants' Training Home, 76 Pakenham Place, Belfast

Co. Londonderry

  • Ulster Training Home, Culmore

Republic of Ireland

Co. Dublin

  • St Mary's Industrial Training School, 10-11 Manor Street, Dublin
  • Girls' Training Home, 64 Lower Baggot Street, Dublin

Co. Kerry

  • Church of Ireland Training Home Industrial School for Girls, Church Street?, Tralee

Co. Tipperary

  • St Bernard's Industrial School / Holy Angels College, Presentation Convent, Dundrum