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List of current investigations

The institutions highlighted in bold were announced as being added to the Inquiry's investigations in September 2018


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

Salesians of Don Bosco

  • The St John Bosco School, Aberdour

2. Scottish Catholic Hierarchy

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. The Archdiocese of Glasgow

  • St Andrew’s School, Shandon, Dunbartonshire

4. Church of Scotland


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

5. Non-religious/voluntary organisations


  • Quarriers Village
  • Overbridge
  • Southannan
  • Seafield


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

The Aberlour Child Care Trust

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

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

Provider unknown

  • Balgowan List D School, Dundee

Loaningdale School Company

  • Loaningdale List D School

        Sailor’s Society

  • Lagarie House Children’s Home, Rhu

        Salvation Army

  • Redheugh Adolescent Unit, Kilbirnie  

        Balnacraig School

  • Balnacraig School, Perth

         Royal Blind

  • Royal Blind School

         Oakbank School Trust

  • Oakbank, Aberdeen

         Harmeny Education Trust Ltd.

  • Harmeny School, Edinburgh

         The Donaldson Trust

  • Donaldson’s School for Deaf Children


  • Algrade, Humbie

6. Boarding schools

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

7. 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
  • Ovenstone Residential School, Pittenweem, Fife

Glasgow City Council

  • Kerelaw Secure Unit
  • Larchgrove Remand Home
  • Downcraig, Castlemilk
  • Eversley Children’s Home, Pollokshields
  • Park Lodge, Calderwood Road, Glasgow
  • Cardross Park Assessment Centre

Aberdeen City

  • Brimmond Assessment Centre


  • Coblehaugh Children’s Home, Inverurie

      Argyll & Bute

  • Dunclutha Children’s Home, Dunoon

      Dumfries & Galloway

  • Merkland Children’s Home, Moffat


  • Balrossie School

Renfrewshire Council

  • 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

8. Healthcare establishments

NHS Dumfries and Galloway

  • Ladyfield West Children’s Hospital, Dumfries

        NHS Forth Valley

  • Royal Scottish National Hospital, Larbert

       NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and East Dunbartonshire Council

  • Lennox Castle Hospital, Lennoxtown, Glasgow


9. 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.