Mother and Baby Homes — Gloucestershire-Kent

The establishments listed below provided at least some accommodation for unmarried mothers and their babies. They include maternity homes, before-and-after-confinement care homes, hostels for pregnant working girls or working mothers, and Magdalen Homes.

Where available, the 'Places' column shows the accommodation provided for mothers and babies (exact figures could change over time).
Note that over the years, many institutions changed location and/or name, sometimes more than once. The accommodation provided, age of those admitted etc. at a home could also vary.

Gloucestershire

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
Mount Hope, 10 Ashley Hill, Bristolby 1949Maternity Home.26m/12b 
Elm House Shelter, 10 Whatley Road, Bristolby 1964Hostel for Working Pregnant Girls.18 
Mother and Baby Home, 11 Snowdon Road, Fishponds, Bristolby 1949Before and After Care Home.20m/12b 
St John's Diocesan Home, 27-29 Ashley Road, Bristolby 1949Before and After Care Home.16m/8b 
St Raphael's, Hallen Road, Henbury, Bristolby 1964Before and After Care Home.26m/26b 
St Catherine's, 2 Berkeley Villas / 21 Pitville Lawn, Cheltenhamby 1950Before and After Care Home.12m/6b 

Hampshire

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
Hope Lodge, 41 Belmont Road, Southamptonby 1939Temporary refuge for unmarried mothers and infants and for any girls in difficulty.8m/4b 
16 St David's Road, Southseaby 1964Hostel for Working Pregnant Girls.10 
The Haven, Vigo Lane, Yateleyby 1949Maternity Home.18m/18b 

Isle of Wight

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
The Hostel, Staplers Road, Newport1921Women and girls needing help; temporarily; post-maternity and probation cases received; payment when possible.314-24
Mount House, Staplers Road, Newportby 1964Before and After Care Home.6m/4b 

Kent

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
The Lodge, Faversham Road, Kennington, Ashfordby 1964Before and After Care Home.11m/4b 
Rochester Diocesan Home, Ravensbourne House, 9 Blyth Road, Bromleyby 1949Before and After Care Home.14m/6bover 14
Oakhurst, 33 Lesney Park Road, Erithby 1949Before and After Care Home.25m/9b 
Folkestone Refuge, 221 Dover Road, Folkestoneby 1900Fallen women and maternity cases, before and after confinement.1014-25
St Lawrence Home, 78 Rock Avenue, Gillinghamby 1956Before and After Care Home.13m/3bover 14
Kendall House, 46 Pelham Road, Gravesendby 1949Pregnant girls under 17 in need of care and protection.16m/3bunder 17