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Jesus Hospital Charity

Categories: Philanthropy

Established by James Ravenscroft and his wife Mary to look after six lady residents, 'Sisters', living in Ravenscroft Cottages in Wood Street, Barnet. Over time more almshouses were added, and the income from the Ravenscrofts' property in Bethnal Green provided the funding. The trustees of the charity are known as 'Visitors'.

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Jesus Hospital Charity

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Tudor Hall - stone

We can't find evidence but it seems likely that when owned by the Jesus Hospi...

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Guinness Trust / Guinness Partnership

Guinness Trust / Guinness Partnership

From the Picture source: "In 1890 Sir Edward Guinness set up The Guinness Trust, donating £200,000 to the Trust in London, with an additional £50,000 for the Dublin Fund, which later became the Ive...

Group, Philanthropy, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Toc H

Toc H

International Christian movement. Named after Talbot House, using the army's signaling code for "T". Founded by Tubby Clayton.

Group, Philanthropy, Religion

1 memorial
David Greig

David Greig

A chain of grocery shops across north London. Faded London have more details and some photos of a splendid shop in Atlantic Road SW9.

Person, Commerce, Philanthropy

3 memorials
John Marshall

John Marshall

Native of Stamford in Lincolnshire.  A white-baker who lived in a mansion house in Axe Yard, Southwark (now Newcomen Street), where his father, also a white-baker had lived before him. Widowered an...

Person, Philanthropy

1 memorial
Caroline Chisholm

Caroline Chisholm

Philanthropist, "The Emigrants' Friend". Born Caroline Jones near Northampton. She followed her husband to India where she became involved in the welfare of the British women there. She carried on ...

Person, Philanthropy, Social Welfare, Australia, India

1 memorial