Cloan, Auchterarder, Perthshire, Scotland

Opened in November 1941, Cloan, a baronial mansion at Auchterarder in Perthshire, was one of the dozen or so wartime evacuation centres that Barnardo's established in large country houses in Scotland. Cloan was used to house children aged between two and five.

Cloan, Auchterarder, c.1905.

The home was closed in March 1948. The property, which dates from around 1800, is now a listed building.

Records

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Bibliography

  • Barnardo, Syrie Louise, and Marchant, James Memoirs of the Late Dr Barnardo (Hodder & Stoughton, 1907)
  • Batt, J.H. Dr. Barnardo: The Foster-Father of "Nobody's Children" (S.W. Partridge, 1904)
  • Bready, J. Wesley Doctor Barnardo (Allen & Unwin, 1930)
  • Rose, June For the Sake of the Children: Inside Dr. Barnardo's: 120 years of caring for children (Hodder & Stoughton, 1987)
  • Wagner, Gillian Barnardo (Weidenfeld & Nicholson, 1979)