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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.

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Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

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Shaftesbury Memorial Fountain - Eros

The 1893 statue commonly known as 'Eros' was apparently erected as his brothe...

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Anthony Ashley Cooper, 7th Earl of Shaftesbury

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Stratford Martyrs

The event on 27 June 1556 was a big draw: "These 11 men and 2 women were brou...

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