Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury
Person Male Born 28/4/1801 Died 1/10/1885
Born at 24 Grosvenor Square. Promoted many reform causes, connected with factories, children, mental illness, housing. Also supported the restoration of the Holy Land to the Jews. President of the Stratford Martyrs memorial committee. 1884 founded and became President of The Ragged School Union. c.1914 this became 'The Shaftesbury Society and Ragged School Union' and in 1944 The Shaftesbury Society. Lord Shaftesbury died Folkestone.