According to Connecting Kin Karril Cottage was a boy's Home. However, according to Boyle, Karril Cottage also took girls, receiving 14 girls from Thornbury Lodge in 1973. Accounts from a care leaver state that by the 1980s Karril Cottage was a boy's Home.
In 2006 a former private music teacher who taught boys from Karril Cottage was convicted of sexually abusing students, including at least one from Karril Cottage.
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04 June 2020
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