Magdalen Homes — Scotland

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.

Aberdeenshire

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
Seabank Rescue Home, 684 King Street, Aberdeen1871   
Home for the Rescue of Fallen Females, Holburn Street, Aberdeen1862   
Aberdeen Town and County Vigilance Association, The Shelter, 52½ Chapel Street, Aberdeen1944Rescue and preventive cases; temporarily.7no limit

Angus (Forfarshire)

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
Dundee and District Female Rescue Home, 18 Cobden Street, Lochee, Dundeeby 1897Fallen girls, or those in danger; remain 18 months.40under 20
Dundee and District Female Rescue Home, 18 Union Place, Lochee Road, Dundee1876Fallen girls, or those in danger; remain 18 months.40under 20
The Home, 202 Ferry Road, Dundeeby 1930Fallen, and inebriate women; free; remain two years.2715-25
The Home, 35 Paton's Lane, Dundee1848Friendless, fallen, and inebriates; free; remain two years.3018-35
St Ronan's Shelter, Dalkeith Road, Dundee1925Preventive and rescue cases; free.10over 14
Salvation Army Home, Florence Booth House, Clement Park, HarefieldRoad, Lochee, Dundee1918Unmarried mothers with their infants.40m/28 babiesno limit
Salvation Army Home / Metropole, Ward Road, Dundee1900Girls and women in distress.53no limit

Lanarkshire

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
Atholl House Hostel, 11 Burnbank Gardens, Glasgow1925All classes of women and girls needing help. no limit
Church of Scotland Receiving Home, 12 Canning Place, Glasgow1913Fallen women; free.16no limit
Church of Scotland Receiving Home, 13 Canning Place, Glasgow1913Women from lodging-houses; free.16no limit
Magdalene Institution, 17 Stirling Road, Glasgow1860   
St Mary's Rescue Home, 177 Hill Street, Garnet Hill, Glasgow1900Fallen women, mostly from the lowest parts of the city; free.1014-25
Home for Deserted Mothers, 2 Queen's Terrace, Glasgowby 1930   
Salvation Army Metropole, 207 High Street, Glasgowby 1930Homeless women.135no limit
Salvation Army Receiving Home, 207 High Street, Glasgow1896Girls and women in distress.153no limit
Salvation Army Receiving Home and Metropole, 207 High Street, Glasgowby 1920Girls and women in distress; and homeless women.153no limit
St Gerard's Home, 218 Renfrew Street, Glasgow1928Unmarried expectant mothers; (first child only).30no limit
Church of Scotland Maternity Home, 22 Herbert Street, Glasgow1915Expectant mothers; 6s.8under 30
Magdalene Asylum, 286 Parliamentary Road, Glasgow, Glasgow1860   
Church of Scotland Maternity Home, 39 Lansdowne Crescent, Glasgow1915Expectant mothers; 7s.12under 30
Salvation Army Home, 5 St Vincent Place, Glasgow1889Girls and women in distress.  
Salvation Army Home, Ardenshaw, 45 St Andrew's Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow1889Girls and women in distress.36no limit
Church of Scotland Home, Auldhousefield, Pollokshaws, Glasgow1908Mothers and infants; 5s.36no limit
Church of Scotland Children's Home / Mother and Baby Home, Florentine House, 53 Hillhead Street, Glasgow Orphan and other needy girls.227-12
Salvation Army Home, Homeland, 25 St Andrew's Drive, Pollokshields, Glasgow1920Unmarried mothers with their babies.22no limit
Magadalene Institution / Industrial Home, Lochburn, Maryhill, Glasgow19 October 1867Fallen women; free from the city and neighbourhood.  
Dalbeth Magdalene Institution, London Road, Dalbeth, Glasgow1851Young girls and women.22615-30
Magdalene Institution, Parson Street, Glasgow1860   
Glasgow Magadalene Institution, Probationary Home, 266-268 Cathedral Street, Glasgow1859Fallen women; free from the city and neighbourhood.50under 30

Midlothian

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
St Andrew's Home, Duddingstoneby 1890Fallen women; free.29 
Home for Mothers and Babies, 17 Claremont Park, Edinburgh1924Unmarried expectant mothers (first child only); must be willing to remain three or four months after confinement; 10s; or by arrangement.12m/9 babiesunder 25
Edinburgh Rescue Shelter, 18 (later 18-19) Graham Street, Edinburgh1895Fallen girls; temporarily; free.20no limit
Edinburgh Rescue Shelter, 18 Dean Terrace, Edinburgh1920Fallen girls; temporarily; free.12no limit
Falconer Rescue Home, 18 St John's Hill, Edinburgh1860Fallen women.30no limit
Springwell House Rescue Home, 27 Ardmillan Terrace, Edinburgh1877Fallen girls; free. Admitted temporarily and drafted to Homes.12under 30
Springwell House Rescue Home, 7 Henderson Terrace, Dalry Road, Edinburgh1877Fallen girls; free. Admitted temporarily and drafted to Homes.12under 30
Edinburgh Industrial Home, Alnwick Hill, Liberton, Edinburgh1856Fallen women; free.36no limit
Edinburgh Laundry Home, Alnwick Hill, Liberton, Edinburgh1856Female offenders; free; remain eighteen months.4016-24
Salvation Army Home, Bonnington Bank House, Ferry Road, Edinburgh1920Unmarried mothers with their babies.22 
Church of Scotland Home, Denhamgreen House, Edinburgh1918Mothers and infants; 5s.40no limit
St Andrew's Home of Mercy, Easter Duddington, Joppa, Edinburgh1858Fallen girls; free, specially laundry-maids; remain two years.4014-20
Magdalene Institution, Gorgie Road, Edinburgh1797Fallen women anxious to reform; free; remain two years.126 
Salvation Army Metropole, The Vennel, Grassmarket, Edinburgh1894Homeless women.105no limit
Heriot Maitland Home, Wellington Street, Portobello, Edinburghby 1900Fallen women; free.25no limit
Church of Scotland Home, Dalry House, Hawthorn Gardens, Loanhead1923Girls for training.50under 25

Perthshire

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
Perth Hostel, 11 Melville Street, Perth1913Girls in need.1014-25
House of the Good Shepherd, 59 Balhousie Street, Perth1900Fallen girls (first fall); temporarily.614-20
Perth Hostel, Melville House, 129 Scott Street, Perthby 1930Girls in need; Probation Act cases received.1014-25

Renfrewshire

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
House of Refuge / Shelter for Females, Ingleston Street, Upper Ingleston, Greenockc.1841Fallen women; also inebriates under Act.40 
Church of Scotland Rescue Home, Lady Lane, Paisley1880Fallen women; free.36no limit
Paisley Female Refuge, Victoria Laundry, Lady Lane, Paisley1861Fallen women; free.20no limit