Group    From 1937 

Air Raid Precautions (ARP)

Categories: Social Welfare

In WW2 each local council was responsible for setting up the local ARP to protect civilians from air raids. ARP Wardens were important members, enforcing the blackout, sounding the alarms, etc.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Air Raid Precautions (ARP)

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Abbey Road Depot - WW2 ARP members lost

Bill Wallis is described on the plaque as 'ARP Stretcher Bearer'. Which we ta...

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Hoxton Market Christian Mission

Hoxton Market Christian Mission

Founded by John and Lewis Burtt. Described by Charles Booth as a "soup kitchen and refuge for the poor". Janet Seale wrote to us in 2013: "I used to attend Sunday School at Hoxton Market Christian ...

Group, Social Welfare

1 memorial
John Townsend

John Townsend

Nonconformist minister.  Born Whitechapel.   Minister at Kingston, Bermondsey and then the Orange Street Chapel.  1807 co-founder of the Asylum for the Deaf and Dumb in Old Kent Road, which he part...

Person, Philanthropy, Religion, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Notting Hill Housing Trust

Notting Hill Housing Trust

A social enterprise and charity providing affordable housing for Londoners. It was founded by Bruce Kenrick who had moved to Notting Hill in 1963 (which was then a far cry from the desirable area i...

Group, Property, Social Welfare

2 memorials
Havelock Ellis

Havelock Ellis

Pioneer in the scientific study of sex. Physician, eugenicist, writer, progressive intellectual and social reformer who studied human sexuality. Born 1 St John's Grove (now Rectory Grove), Croydon...

Person, Medicine, Social Welfare, Australia

1 memorial
Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association

Originally established by John Wilder to support psychiatric patients on discharge from hospital at a time when the Mental Health Act meant that psychiatric hospitals were being closed and replaced...

Group, Medicine, Social Welfare

1 memorial