Ancestry UK

Probation Homes/Hostels

A separate page gives background information on Probation Homes/Hostels.

Probation Hostels are marked and Probation Homes *.




County Durham

  • County Penitentiary /St Mary's Home, 7 Kepier Terrace, Gilesgate, Durham*
  • Greenside, Foggy Furze, West Hartlepool


  • Probation Home for Boys, Windyridge Farm, Thorrington*


  • Ashley House, 14 Somerset Street, Kingsdown, Bristol
  • Salvation Army Home, Grosvenor House, 89 Ashley Road, Bristol*
  • Probation Home for Girls, Charlton Court, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham*


  • Portsmouth Free Church Council Home, St Paul's House, 66 King Street, Portsea*
  • Portsmouth Hostel for Boys, 84 Kingston Crescent, Portsmouth
  • Home of St Mary the Virgin, 16 St David's Road, Southsea*




  • John Wesley House, Humberstone Road Methodist Church, Clyde Street, Leicester


  • Home of Help, Hope House, 44 Heneage Road, Grimsby*
  • Linwood Hostel, Wragby Road, Market Rasen

London (E/EC Postal Areas)

  • Speedwell Club, 4 The Terrace, Old Ford Road, Bethnal Green E2*
  • West Ham Youths' Hostel, Bedford Lodge, 136 Earlham Grove, Forest Gate E7
  • Home of the Good Shepherd, Hermon Hill, Wanstead E11*
  • Working Lads' Institute and Home, 279 Whitechapel Road, Whitechapel E1

London (N/NW Postal Areas)

  • St Clare's Hostel, 39 Lancaster Grove, Hampstead NW3
  • Elizabeth Fry Home, 18 Highbury Terrace, Highbury N5*
  • Legion of Mary Home, 2 North Grove, Hampstead Lane, Highgate N6*
  • Wheatley House, 29 Pemberton Gardens, Holloway N19
  • Chatfield House, 1025 High Road, Whetstone N20
  • Our Lady's House, 247 Willesden Lane, Willesden NW10
  • Stanley House Probation Home for Boys, 32 Stonebridge Park, Willesden NW10*

London (SE/SW Postal Areas)

London (W/WC Postal Areas)



  • Northampton Refuge /St Faith's Home, 9/10 St George's Avenue, Northampton*


  • Oznam House, Dunholme Road, Bentick Road, Newcastle upon Tyne


  • Probation Home for Girls, Southwell House, 16 Newstead Grove, Nottingham*


  • Bath Vigilance and Rescue Association, 12 Walcot Parade, Bath
  • CETS Boys' Home / Bath Lads' Home, 7 Norfolk Crescent, Bath*


  • Springhill Hostel, Jesson Road, Walsall


  • Kelly Holdsworth House, 47 Queen's Road, Kingston upon Thames*


  • Diplock House, 37 Vernon Terrace, Brighton
  • St Monica's Home, 15 Grafton Road, Worthing*



  • Worcester Diocesan House of Shelter, Field House, Wyld's Lane, Worcester

West Riding of Yorkshire

  • St Anne's Hostel, 5 Belle Vue, Bradford*
  • West Riding of Yorkshire Council St Faith's Home, 18 Moorland Road, Leeds*
  • St John's Hostel, 259-263 Hyde Park Road, Leeds
  • Leeds Hostel, 63 Clarendon Road, Leeds
  • Leeds Free Church Home, Bethany House, Claypit Lane, Leeds*
  • Leeds Free Church Home, Bethany House, Kirkstall Lane, Leeds*
  • Leeds CETS Boys' Home, Cardigan House, 84 Cardigan Road, Leeds
  • Sheffield Council Osborn House, 138 Burngreave Road, Sheffield
  • Salvation Army Home, Newstead, 29 Kenwood Park Road, Sheffield*



  • Central Boys' Club and Hostel, 55-57 Penarth Road, Cardiff
  • House O' The Trees, Pen-y-Craig, Tonypandy*

Republic of Ireland

Co. Dublin

  • Our Lady's Home, Henrietta Street, Dublin


South Australia

  • Girls' Probationary Home, Fullarton, Adelaide*
  • Woodville Probationary School for Girls, Woodville, Adelaide*