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List of current investigations

1. Roman Catholic orders

Daughters of Charity of St Vincent de Paul

  • Smyllum Park, Lanark
  • Bellvue House, Rutherglen
  • St Joseph’s Hospital, Rosewell
  • St Vincent’s School for the Deaf/Blind, Tollcross, Glasgow
  • Roseangle Orphanage (St Vincent’s), Dundee

Congregation of Christian Brothers

  • St Ninian’s Falkland, Fife

De La Salle Brothers

  • St Joseph’s, Tranent
  • St Ninians, Gartmore, Stirlingshire
  • Kenmure St Mary’s Boys’ School, Bishopbriggs
  • St Mungo’s, Mauchline, Ayrshire
  • St John’s Boys’ School, Shettleston

Congregation of the Sisters of Nazareth

  • Nazareth House, Aberdeen
  • Nazareth House, Cardonald
  • Nazareth House, Lasswade
  • Nazareth House, Kilmarnock

Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd

  • The Good Shepherd Centre, Bishopton
  • St Euphrasia’s
  • Establishments in Colinton, Edinburgh

Congregation of the Poor Servants of the Mother of God

  • St Mary’s, Balnakiel House, Galashiels

Marist Brothers

  • St Joseph’s, Dumfries
  • St Columba’s, Largs


  • Carlekemp School, North Berwick
  • Fort Augustus Abbey School

2. Scottish Catholic Hierachy

Bishops Conference of Scotland

Relationship between the Roman Catholic Church in Scotland and the above religious Orders and the role played by the Roman Catholic Church in connection with the residential care of children

3. Church of Scotland


  • Ballikinrain School
  • Geilsland Residential School
  • The Lord and Lady Polwarth Home for Children in Edinburgh

4. Non-religious/voluntary organisations


  • Quarriers Village


  • Glasclune, North Berwick
  • Balcary, Hawick
  • Tyneholme, Pencaitland, East Lothian
  • Craigerne, Peebles
  • Blackford Road/South Oswald Road, Edinburgh
  • Stapleton Towers, Annan, Dumfries
  • Winton Drive, Glasgow

The Aberlour Child Care Trust

  • Aberlour Orphanage, Aberlour
  • Aberlour Children’s Home (30 Quarry Hill, Keith)
  • The Sycamore Cluster, Fife

WHC Trust for Children

  • Widowers’ Children’s Home, Edinburgh

Dean & Cauvin Trust

  • Dean House Children’s Home, Edinburgh

Dr Guthrie’s Schools Association

  • Dr Guthrie’s List D School, Edinburgh

Red House Home Trust

  • Red House Home, Musselburgh

Rossie Young People’s Trust

  • Rossie [Farm] [List D] School, Montrose

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  • Balgowan List D School, Dundee

Loaningdale School Company

  • Loaningdale List D School

5. Boarding schools

  • Fettes College
  • Gordonstoun
  • Keil School, Dumbarton
  • Loretto School
  • Merchiston Castle School
  • Morrison’s Academy (at the time it was a boarding school)

6. Local authority establishments

The City of Edinburgh Council

  • Clerwood Children’s Home
  • St Katherine’s Secure Unit
  • Howdenhall Centre
  • Glenallan Children’s Home

Perth and Kinross Council

  • Colonsay House, Perth
  • Nimmo Place Children’s Home, Perth

Fife Council

  • St Margaret’s Children’s Home, Elie
  • Linwood Hall Children’s Home, Leven

Glasgow City Council

  • Kerelaw Secure Unit
  • Larchgrove Remand Home
  • Downcraig, Castlemilk
  • Eversley Children’s Home, Pollokshields

Aberdeen City

  • Brimmond Assessment Centre


  • Coblehaugh Children’s Home, Inverurie

Dumfries & Galloway

  • Merkland Children’s Home, Moffat

North Ayrshire

  • Barrholm List D School, Largs

North Lanarkshire

  • Bellshill Children’s Home


  • Gryffe Children’s Home, Bridge of Weir

West Dunbartonshire

  • Hill Park Children’s Home, Hardgate

7. Healthcare establishments

NHS Dumfries and Galloway

  • Ladyfield West Children’s Hospital, Dumfries

8. Child migrants

The Inquiry is working closely with organisations supporting former child migrants to identify and contact people in countries like Canada, Australia, New Zealand and elsewhere who may have suffered abuse in Scotland or after being sent abroad as part of past care arrangements.