Person    | Male  Born 9/7/1713  Died 22/12/1767

John Newbery

Publisher who was the first to be successful with books for children. Born Berkshire. Died at home in St Paul's Churchyard.

In the absense of a picture of Newbery himself we are showing one of his publications.

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John Newbery

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John Newbery

The John Newbery Memorial Plaque John Newbery, 1713 - 1767, benevolent bookse...

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Mary Redfern

Mary Redfern

Drowned in the 1898 HMS Albion disaster, aged 13. Buried in grave 5 at the memorial in East London Cemetery.

Person, Children, Tragedy

1 memorial
Wyndham-Ashley Mission

Wyndham-Ashley Mission

At 112 Regency Street, SW1, between Douglas Street and Rampayne Street. In 1921 the secretary was R. C. Hart-Dyke. (From Street Directory). Amalgamated with the One Tun Mission in 1930. From Westm...

Group, Children, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Foundling Hospital

Foundling Hospital

England's first home for abandoned children. Established in 1739 by Captain Thomas Coram. From the Museum's Friends Update: "On the afternoon of Wednesday 25 March {1741}, the coat of arms designe...

Building, Children, Social Welfare

6 memorials
Anna Kendall

Anna Kendall

Headteacher of Christ Church Primary School, 1992 - 2009. The image comes from a 2010 interview.

Person, Children, Education

2 memorials
Michael Bond

Michael Bond

Writer. Born Newbury. His first book 'A Bear Called Paddington' was published in 1958. There have been 23 Paddington books. Also wrote for adults.

Person, Children, Literature

2 memorials