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Orphanage is a term that was usually applied to institutions offering dormitory style accommodation for children. Often the children who lived in orphanages were not orphans in the traditional sense but rather children who could not live with their families for a variety of reasons.
Farr House (1935 - 1982)
The Orphan Home (1860 - 1935)
Sacred Heart Orphanage (1940 - 1979)
St John's Boys Town (1941 - 1954)
St Joseph's Orphanage Largs Bay (1907? - 1960s)
St Vincent de Paul Orphanage (1866 - 1975)