Reply To: Hexham Children’s Home

Mark Benjamin
Moderator list two children’s homes in Hexham, both formerly workhouse homes but by the 1930s taken over by the County Council. One was at Portland Lodge, on the road west from the town centre, the other at Fellside to the south. Mount Royal, on the Allendale Road between Hexham and Lowgate, was a Barnardo’s home but didn’t open until after 1938