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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

1 memorial

Anti-Slavery Society

Anti-Slavery Society

First founded in Britain in 1823 as the 'Society for the Mitigation and Gradual Abolition of Slavery Throughout the British Dominions'. When slavery was abolished in British dominions the Society w...

Group, Race Issues, Social Welfare

1 memorial

Air Raid Precautions (ARP)

Air Raid Precautions (ARP)

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.

Group, Social Welfare, War Memorial WW2

1 memorial

Aske's Hospital

Aske's Hospital

About the building, from Shoreditch College: "The first building on {this site} was Aske's Hospital or the Haberdashers' Alms Houses, erected 1690-93 to designs of Robert Hooke ... for the Worshipf...

Group, Social Welfare, Education

2 memorials

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