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> From Rottenrow To Home For Unwed Mothers, Salvation Army Home in Great Western Road
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post 1st Aug 2009, 06:54pm
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I'm new to this site but I am hoping someone can help me with some research concerning the Salvation run home for unwed mothers. It was situated in Great Western Road and was still in use until the '60's I believe. (I think most of the mothers gave birth in Rottenrow).

Anyone willing to give me any information or share their experiences of the home? Any info recieved would be kept in the strictest confidence. What I would like is to have a picture of what the regime was like and of the treatment of the young women who used the facility.

Hope someone out there can help!
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post 18th Sep 2009, 01:34pm
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Hello Bel, I was born at the Rottenrow Hosp. on July 1959 My Mum lived at the home for unmarried mothers back then and she worked at Oakbank Hosp as a Nurse Trainee.
I think my Mum lived in a place called The Good Shepherd but it seems I hit a brick wall no matter who I write to for information. wub.gif

From Glasgow now in USA - East Coast
Sure miss ma Fish'N'Chips oot the chippy
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post 19th Sep 2010, 09:58pm
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hi i was born in the rotten row in 1965 and i believe my mum was in there it would be great if i could see pictures of it ive been haunted for ten years with a recurring dream and i know when i see it i will be free to speak out
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post 20th Sep 2010, 01:40pm
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hi i was born in the rotten row in 1965 and my mum was in an unmarried mums hoe im desperate to find out if there is a register with names of women who were in the home in great western.
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