Ancestry UK

Children's Homes and Institutions in Co. Kilkenny, Republic of Ireland

Abbreviations: AB=Northern Ireland Area Board; AS=Approved School; BC=Borough Council; BI=Borstal;
   CC=County Council; CHE=Community Home; CS=Certified School; DB=Barnardo's;
   DC=Detention Centre; IS=Industrial School; LA=Ladies' Association; LC=London Borough Council;
   LD=List D; MB=Mothers/Babies; MH=Magdalen Home; NCH=National Children's Home;
   PHm=Probation Home; PHs=Probation Hostel; PL=Poor Law Home; Rfy=Reformatory School;
   SA=Salvation Army; WS=Waifs & Strays / Children's Society.

Links marked * are to pages on

  • St Patrick's Industrial School for Young Boys, Hoban's Bridge, Kilkenny (IS)
  • School of the Holy Spirit, Seville Lodge, Callan Road, Kilkenny
  • St Joseph's Industrial School for Girls, Waterford Road, Kilkenny (IS)
  • County Home, Chapel Lane, Thomastown (MB/CC)