Children's Homes and Institutions in Argyllshire, Scotland

Abbreviations: 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.

  • Mossbank Boy's Camp, Ardgoil (AS)
  • Argyllshire Council Tollard House, Toward, By Dunoon (CC)
  • Argyllshire Council Catherine Mary Home, Argyll Road, Dunoon (CC)
  • Glasgow Council Girls' Training Home, Clyde Cottage, King Street, Dunoon (BC)
  • McKeith House, Argyll Road, Dunoon (CC)
  • Glasgow Council Dunclutha Home, 113 Marine Parade, Kirn (BC)
  • Argyllshire Council An Cala, 21 High Bank Park, Lochgilphead (CC)
  • Argyllshire Council Home, 33 High Bank Park, Lochgilphead (CC)
  • Glasgow Council Blairvadach and Eda Yarrow, Main Road, Rhu (BC)
  • Children's Welfare Home, Lagarie House, Torwoodhill Road, Rhu
  • Florentine House Home for Girls, Tighnabruaich