Abbeyfield Society

Abbeyfield Society

A charity which provides sheltered housing  and care homes for elderly people, now known just as Abbeyfield. Founded by Richard Carr-Gomm, it owns and manages around 200 houses and 20 care homes (2...

Group, Philanthropy, Social Welfare

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Milly Apthorp Trust

Milly Apthorp Trust

Founded by Milly Apthorp and her son John, as a grant-giving benevolent fund. It donates to a variety of causes within the Barnet area of London.

Group, Philanthropy

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Art in the Park

Art in the Park

Art in the Park is a charity devoted to enriching Londoners' lives and environment through visual arts. They run art and performance based education and training workshops, and are involved in comm...

Group, Art, Gardens / Agriculture, Philanthropy

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Lord Ashcroft, Michael Anthony

Lord Ashcroft, Michael Anthony

Entrepreneur, philanthropist, Conservative politician, occasional tax-payer.

Person, History, Philanthropy

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Robert Aske

Robert Aske

Son of a draper. Worked as a haberdasher; 1643 became a Freeman of the Haberdashers Company; 1666 elected an Alderman of the City of London. He became Master of the Haberdashers' Company. But the r...

Person, Philanthropy, Race Issues

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William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount

William Waldorf Astor, 1st Viscount

Born New York City into an extremely wealthy family.  Lived in Rome in his mid-thirties where he developed a life-long taste for the arts.  On his father’s death in 1890 he built the luxury Waldorf...

Person, Journalism / Publishing, Philanthropy, Property, Italy, USA

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Bernhard Baron

Bernhard Baron

Tobacco manufacturer and philanthropist. Born in what is now Belarus. His father took him to the United States when young; and there, after working at a tobacco factory, he began making the newly p...

Person, Industry, Philanthropy

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Henry Benjamin Hanbury Beaufoy

Henry Benjamin Hanbury Beaufoy

Vinegar factory owner, philanthropist and politician. MP for Hackney. Born Switzerland. The family's brewery (first gin and then vinegar) was at Cuper's Gardens, Lambeth - demolished when Waterloo ...

Person, Food & Drink, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Switzerland

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