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Samaritans - City of London plaque St Stephen Walbrook Church

Plaque: Samaritans - City of London plaque

Erection date: 17/4/2015


In St. Stephen Walbrook on 2 November 1953 the Samaritans were founded by Dr. Chad Varah, Rector 1953 - 2003.
City of London

Site: St Stephen Walbrook Church (2 memorials)

EC4, Walbrook

Our entry for St Stephen Walbrook Church below, gives the address of their excellent website with lots of information and pictures. London Historians blog has some photos of the inside, including the original telephone used by the Samaritans.

2015: our colleague, Alan Patient, sent us two photos showing the church with the original blue wooden-framed plaque replaced with a red one, and a new standard City of London plaque. 

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Samaritans - City of London plaque

Information Subjects commemorated


St Stephen Walbrook Church

Contains an 1987 alter by Henry Moore.

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Formed by Chad Varah at St Stephen Walbrook Church to befriend the suicidal a...

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Chad Varah

Young vicar who created The Samaritans.

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Samaritans - City of London plaque

Information Also at this site


St Stephen Walbrook Church

2011 - our colleague Alan reports that this board has been replaced with a mu...

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