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Challenger Lodge

15 Boswall Road, Trinity, Edinburgh

6-year-old Gillian mastering Arithmetic by the Cusenaire System

At Challenger Lodge  -  By children of the 'British Polio Society'

Challenger Lodge  -  6-year-old Gillian mastering arithmetic by the Cusenaire System  -  Photograph published in 'The Scotsman', February 8, 1959

  Scotsman Publications Ltd.   Click here for web site details.     Licensed by Scran,             Photo 99985926,  Scran 000-000-065-138


Challenger Lodge

Children's Home

Challenger Lodge, at 15 Boswall Road, Trinity, Edinburgh was bought by the Edinburgh Cripple and Invalid Children's Aid Society in 1929 to replace the society's children's homes at Nellfield and Viewforth in Edinburgh.

It remained a children's home in the care of the society until shortly before the premises opened as St Columba's Hospice in 1977.


The photograph is of Gilian mastering arithmetic by the Cusenaire System was published in The Scotsman newspaper on February 8, 1959

To see more photos of Challenger Lodge and read recollections of some of the children who lived there, please click on the links below.


Challenger Lodge Recollections

Challenger Lodge Photos

School Class Photos