Dr Barnardo

Dr Barnardo

Missionary and social worker with the British poor, especially children. Born Thomas John Barnardo in Dublin with a Prussian father. "Brought to Christ" in 1862. Arrived at 30 Coburn Street in 1866...

Person, Children, Jack the Ripper suspects, Social Welfare, Ireland

5 memorials
Dame Henrietta Barnett, D.B.E.

Dame Henrietta Barnett, D.B.E.

Founder of Henrietta Barnett School for Girls and Hampstead Garden Suburb. The picture shows Henrietta with her husband Samuel Barnett. Born Henrietta Octavia Rowland. With her vicar husband she c...

Person, Social Welfare

5 memorials
Canon Samuel Barnett

Canon Samuel Barnett

Social reformer. While curate of St Mary's in Bryanston Square, met Henrietta Barnett and married her in his own church. The site given as the picture source is a forum where the infamous Jack the...

Person, Jack the Ripper suspects, Religion, Social Welfare

2 memorials
Joan Bartlett, O.B.E

Joan Bartlett, O.B.E

Vice President of the National Federation of Housing Associations. Born London. Leading Catholic involved in housing needs.

Person, Property, Religion, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Bedford Institute / Quaker Social Action

Bedford Institute / Quaker Social Action

Established in the East End as the Bedford Institute Association to act on Education, Religious Effort, Moral Training, and Relief of the sick and destitute. Named for the Quaker silk merchant and ...

Group, Education, Religion, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Befrienders International

Befrienders International

Created at St Stephen Walbrook Church.

Group, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Bermondsey Settlement

Bermondsey Settlement

The Settlement Movement began in England and the U.S.A in the 1880s and peaked around the 1920s. Its aim was to get the rich and poor in society to live more closely together in an interdependent c...

Building, Community / Clubs, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association / Gateway

Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association / Gateway

From British History on-line: "The Bethnal Green and East London Housing Association was formed in 1926 by an Industrial Housing Fellowship Group. It was supported by the Poplar Ruridecanal {sic} C...

Group, Property, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Philip Blairman

Philip Blairman

Son of Harris Blairman who arrived from Poland in the late 1870s and in 1884 established the antique business, H. Blairman & Sons Ltd. Following active service in the Royal Flying Corp, Philip ...

Person, Social Welfare

2 memorials
Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK

This charity was founded at the start of WW1 by Arthur Pearson, the newspaper magnate who became blind in later life, as The Blinded Soldiers' and Sailors' Care Committee. February 1915 it opened t...

Building, Education, Social Welfare

2 memorials
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