Group    From 1881 

Children's Society

Categories: Children, Social Welfare

Founded by Edward Rudolf as the Church of England Central Society for Providing Homes for Waifs and Strays.  In 1946 the name was changed to the Church of England Children's Society. The first home was in Dulwich but the society's aim is to get the children out of institutions and adopted or into foster care.

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Children's Society

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Children's Society - Edward Rudolf

In thankful memory of Edward de Montjoie Rudolf, 1852 - 1933.

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Sir Nicholas Winton

Sir Nicholas Winton

Sir Nicholas George Winton MBE was a British banker and humanitarian who established an organisation to rescue children at risk from Nazi Germany. Born to German-Jewish parents who had emigrated to...

Person, Children, Peace

1 memorial
Charity School - Hatton Garden

Charity School - Hatton Garden

Possibly designed by Wren.  Built by Lord Hatton following the loss of St Andrews church Holborn in the Great Fire.  In 1721 converted to house St Andrew's Parochial School.  It was given two entra...

Building, Children, Education

3 memorials
Hamleys of London

Hamleys of London

Established by William Hamley as 'Noah's Ark' at 231 High Holborn. Branch at 200 Regent Street opened in 1881. The original shop was destroyed by fire in 1901 and moved down the road to 86-87 High ...

Group, Children, Commerce

1 memorial
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
East London Toy Factory

East London Toy Factory

Opened by Sylvia Pankhurst as an answer to the dozens of tiny failing workshops where women were paid a pittance. Toys were no longer being imported from Germany, so the factory employed 59 women t...

Building, Children, Commerce, Gender Issues

1 memorial