Magdalen Homes — Middlesex-Oxfordshire

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.

Middlesex

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
Barnes Convalescent Home, 15 Beverley Gardens, Barnes Common1893First fall cases ineligible for other Convalescent Homes, 6s.; mother and baby, 7s. 6d.5 
Ealing Shelter, 35 Windsor Road, Ealingby 1930Fallen and preventive cases; temporarily; Deanery cases, free.10under 30
Ealing Shelter, 96 Haven Lane, Ealing1900Fallen and preventive cases; temporarily free.6under 30
Enfield Ruri-decenal Association for Care of Friendless Girls Refuge, 100 Hertford Road, Edmonton1903Fallen women and girls. Local cases free; others 5s. Preventive cases taken.5under 30
Rescue Society Home, Almond House, Upper Fore Street, Edmontonby 1890   
The Shelter, 38 Albert Road, Hounslowby 1920Fallen women; free for Deanery cases; 5s. per week for others.2under 30
Isleworth Shelter, 131 Hortham Road, Isleworthby 1912Fallen women; 5s.; local cases free.2under 30
Maddison Memorial Hostel, Maddison Lodge, Osterley, Isleworth1926Mothers and babies; remain until babies two years old.18under 30
St Faith's Children's Home, 11 Gloucester Road, Teddington1910Children who have been criminally assaulted or from immoral surroundings; 6s. when possible.155-10
St Catherine's, 139 Church Road, Upper Teddingtonby 1912Rescue and preventive cases, 5s.; temporarily.4no limit
St Anne's Laundry Home, Trout Road, Yiewsley1901Girls morally weak and unfit for service; 4s.; remain two years.22over 16

Norfolk

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
House of Mercy, Ditchingham, Bungay1854Fallen girls and those from evil surroundings, with full knowledge of evil, though not actually fallen.3015-25
The Refuge, Hope Cottage, Great Yarmouth1884Fallen girls of Yarmouth; free, if destitute.416-20
Shelter for Fallen Girls, St Nicholas' Mission House, Great Yarmouth1884Fallen girls of Yarmouth; temporarily; free, if destitute.416-20
Norwich Female Mission Home, 1 St Stephen Square, Norwich1877 615-25
Norwich Mission Shelter, 191 Dereham Road, Norwich1901Fallen women; temporarily; and maternity cases.5no limit
St Augustine's Lodge, 30 Surrey Street, Norwich1872Fallen women; temporarily; Norwich or destitute cases free; others, a guinea entrance fee.13under 25
Norwich Refuge, 53 Botolph Street, Norwichby 1900Fallen women; temporarily: Norwich or destitute cases, free; others a guinea entrance fee.13under 25
Norwich Diocesan Maternity Home, 53-55 Surrey Street, Norwich1921First pre-maternity cases; 7s. and maternity benefit. Remain six months after child's birth.12under 25
Norwich Mission Shelter, 61 Carnarvon Road, Norwichby 1920Girls and young women out of situations; temporarily.5no limit
Rescue Hospital, Carnarvon Road, Norwich1871Lock cases only, prepared for admission to Homes. Destitute cases free.  
Greyfriars Refuge, King's Street, Norwich1886   
Norwich Diocesan Shelter, St Augustine's Lodge, 21 Lady's Lane, Norwichby 1935Any girl needing help; payment according to circumstances.9no limit
Norwich Refuge, St Augustine's Lodge, 62 Pitt Street, Norwichby 1897Fallen women; temporarily: Norwich or destitute cases, free; others a guinea entrance fee.13under 25
Norfolk and Norwich Magdalen or Female Home, York Villa, 83 Chapel Field Road, Norwich1827Fallen women and preventive cases; free from the county; remain one year.1315-25

Northamptonshire

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
St Saviour's Home, 21/21A/23A Manor Road, Kingsthorpe, Northampton1921Maternity cases; from the Diocese 8s.; others 12s.15m/15nunder 25
Northampton Refuge, 29 Newland Terrace, Northamptonby 1920Fallen and friendless girls and women; local cases free.11no limit
Northampton Refuge, 3 St Katherine's Terrace, Northamptonby 1912Fallen and friendless girls and women; local cases free.4no limit
Northampton Refuge / St Faith's Home, 9/10 St George's Avenue, Northamptonby 1930Girls needing help; from 5s.10under 25
Church Army Refuge, 10 Crawthorne Road, Peterborough1904Friendless and fallen from locality; temporarily1no limit

Northumberland

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
Newcastle Diocesan House of Mercy, 305 Salter's Road, Gosforth1889Domestic training and gardening.3615-30
Newcastle Diocesan House of Mercy, Salter's Road, Gosforth1889Fallen women from diocese free; others on payment; remain two years.3014-20
Wilberforce Diocesan House of Refuge, 124 Westmoreland Road, Newcastle upon Tyne1903Fallen women; temporarily; free.8no limit
Wilberforce Diocesan House of Refuge, 41-43 Jesmond Road, Newcastle upon Tyneby 1920Fallen women; temporarily; free.13no limit
Temporary Home and Free Registry Office, 6 Ravensworth Terrace, Newcastle upon Tyne1883   
Convent of the Good Shepherd, Benton Grange, Benton Park Road, South Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne1888Penitents and young girls in dangerous surroundings.180 
Newcastle Diocesan Refuge, Clifton House, 54 Clifton Road, Newcastle upon Tyneby 1935Preventive and rescue cases; temporarily; diocesan cases free.14under 35
Wansbeck Home, Diana Street, Newcastle upon Tyne1831For northern counties. Free when necessary. Must be willing to remain two years.40no limit
Newcastle Diocesan Maternity Home, Elswick Lodge, Park Road, Newcastle upon Tyne1920Unmarried expectant mothers; stay six months; non-diocesan cases, 10s. Hostel for working pregnant girls.12m/12bunder 25
Salvation Army Home, Marlborough House, 65 Osborne Road, Newcastle upon Tyne1889Girls and women in distress.34no limit
Rescue Home, Wansbeck House, Elswick Road, Newcastle upon Tyneby 1890Fallen women from northern counties; free; remain two years.22under 28

Nottinghamshire

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
Mansfield Deanery Shelter, 12 Gladstone Street, Mansfield1913Fallen girls of servant class; temporarily; payment when possible.3over 14
St Catherine's House, 15 Wilson Street, Newarkby 1930Fallen and preventive cases; temporarily; 10s.; free from Deanery.6no limit
Newark Shelter, 55 Victoria Street, Newark1913Fallen and preventive cases; temporarily; 9s.; free from Deanery.5no limit
Nottingham Shelter, 16 Gorsey Road, Nottinghamby 1949Women and girls needing help; free.  
Nottingham House of Refuge, 28 Chaucer Street, Nottingham1837Fallen women; free. Remain two years.3016-30
Nottingham Shelter, 32 Cranmer Street, Nottinghamby 1935Women and girls needing help; free.2no limit
Nottingham Shelter, 49A Leen Side, Nottingham1924Women and girls needing help; free.2no limit
Nottingham Preventive Home, Hope Lodge, 35 Heskey Street, Nottingham1885 1013-18
Nottingham Temporary Rescue and Preventive Home / Training and Moral Welfare Centre, Southwell House, 16 Newstead Grove, Nottinghamby 1912Fallen girls, preventive, Probation Act and prison cases from Nottingham, free; others, 5s.; temporarily.1313-25
Nottingham Temporary Rescue Home, Southwell House, North Street, Nottinghamby 1890Fallen girls, preventive, Probation Act and prison cases from Nottingham, free; others, 5s.; temporarily.  
Nottingham Temporary Rescue Home, Southwell House, St John's Street, Nottinghamby 1895Fallen girls from Nottingham, free; others 3s.; temporarily.  
Nottingham Temporary Rescue and Preventive Home, The Cottage, Newstead Grove, Nottingham1919Mothers and babies; first fall.3under 25
Retford Shelter, 33 Victoria Road, Retford1919Friendless and fallen; temporarily; deanery cases free. no limit
St Mary's Home, 13 Queen Street, Worksop1916Friendless and fallen girls and women.7no limit
Worksop Shelter, 27 George Street, Worksop1925Rescue and preventive cases; temporarily. no limit

Oxfordshire

Name and LocationFounded/ OpenedClasses Received, Weekly fees, etc.PlacesAdmission Age
Oxford House of Refuge, Floyd's Row, St Aldates, Oxford1875Fallen women; free; temporarily.12no limit
Oxford Ladies' Association, Hope Cottage, 57 Aston Street, Oxford1899Mothers with their babies; first cases; 5s. diocesan cases; 7s. 6d. others.3under 25
Oxford Female Penitentiary, Manor House, Holywell Street, Oxford1852Fallen women; a year if possible; remain not less than two years.58no limit
Oxford Ladies' Association, St Frideswide's Home, 59 St John's Road, Oxford1902Mothers with their babies; first cases; 5s. diocesan cases; 7s. 6d. others.8under 25
Oxford Female Penitentiary, St Mary's House, Lawn Upton, Sandford Road, Littlemore, Oxford1929Fallen women. Remain not less than two years.5817-35