Group    From 1876 

Mothers' Union

International Christian charity that seeks to support families worldwide. Founded by Mary Sumner near Winchester, in the parish where her husband was rector. With the support of the Bishop of Winchester it rapidly spread throughout the UK and the British Empire. Formalised as a national organisation in 1896. Queen Victoria became its patron in 1897, her Diamond Jubilee year.

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Mothers' Union

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Mothers' Union - left

To the glory of God and in grateful remembrance of Mary Elizabeth Sumner who ...

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Mothers' Union - right

Inaugurated 1915 Emily Wilberforce – Central President This building was er...

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Other Subjects

Anglo-Texan Society

Anglo-Texan Society

Founded in London by author Graham Greene, its founding president.  The Handbook of Texas gives a good history of the Society.  Our thanks to Lori Grossman for providing information.

Group, Commerce, Community / Clubs, USA

1 memorial
Jim Veal

Jim Veal

Chairman of the Tenants & Residents Association which campaigned for the redevelopment of the Caledonian Market Estate and the creation (from 2005) of new homes for the local community.

Person, Community / Clubs, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Finchley Society

Finchley Society

Formed to protect, preserve and improve buildings, transport, roads and open spaces in Finchley and Friern Barnet and their environs, and to explore the history and the special features of the area...

Group, Community / Clubs

7 memorials
Equity

Equity

UK Trade Union representing professional performers and other creative workers.

Group, Cinema, Community / Clubs, Music / songs, Theatre, TV & Radio

1 memorial
L.U.D.R.A.

L.U.D.R.A.

This almost certainly is the Leyton Urban District Ratepayers Association, who erected other plaques in the area. It had two candidates elected to the Urban District Council in 1904, and It underto...

Group, Community / Clubs

1 memorial