Group    From 1941 

Association of Jewish Refugees

The AJR provides an extensive range of social and welfare services, and grants financial assistance to Jewish victims of Nazi persecution living in Great Britain.

The AJR’s plaque scheme honours prominent Jewish émigrés from Nazism who made a significant contribution to their adopted homeland.

This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Association of Jewish Refugees

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Cosmo Restaurant

November 2014 the plaque was reported as "torn down" but, with promises of a ...

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Kindertransport - Meisler

Such a sad and touching subject, these children can't fail but bring to mind ...

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Otto Schiff

Otto Schiff, CBE, 1875 - 1952, founder and director of the Jewish Refugees Co...

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Professor Sir Ernst Chain

The plaque was unveiled on or shortly before 10 April 2019. It was not yet on...

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Rabbi Leo Baeck

Rabbi Dr Leo Baeck, 1873 - 1956, theologian, teacher and philosopher, lived h...

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Other Subjects

Tonbridge Club

Tonbridge Club

From Tony Jauncey: "Tonbridge club in Judd Street was founded after WW2 by a local vicar for the boys of King's Cross and surrounding area, to get them off the street and channel their energy into ...

Group, Children, Community / Clubs, Sport / Games

1 memorial
St Vincent's Boys' Home

St Vincent's Boys' Home

St Vincent’s Home for Destitute Boys was established in 1859 at what is now Shepherd’s Bush Road, Hammersmith. It was managed by some members of the St Vincent de Paul Society. Accepted Roman Catho...

Group, Children, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Robert Baden-Powell

Robert Baden-Powell

Army officer and founder of the boy scouts and girl guides. Born as Robert Stephenson Smyth Powell at 6 Stanhope Street, Paddington. His mother changed the family name to Baden-Powell after her hus...

Person, Armed Forces, Children, Community / Clubs, Seriously Famous, Afghanistan, India, Kenya, South Africa

4 memorials
Frances Mary Yeates

Frances Mary Yeates

Baptised in Horton 17 December 1833 daughter of William Wlllson Yeates. See there for information about her family. Buried in St Michaels churchyard Horton,2 January 1835.

Person, Children, Friend / family

1 memorial
Foundling Hospital

Foundling Hospital

England's first home for abandoned children. Established in 1739 by Captain Thomas Coram. From the Museum's Friends Update: "On the afternoon of Wednesday 25 March {1741}, the coat of arms designe...

Building, Children, Social Welfare

6 memorials