Group    From 1884 

National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

Categories: Children, Social Welfare

A charity campaigning and working in child protection in the United Kingdom and the Channel Islands. Founded as the London Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children by Earl Shaftesbury, Benjamin Waugh Sarah Smith, Baroness Burdett-Coutts, and others. In 1889 it was renamed the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children and was granted its Royal Charter in 1895, when Queen Victoria became its first Royal Patron.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

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Benjamin Waugh - N11

Rev. Benjamin Waugh, founder of the N.S.P.C.C., served as founder minister of...

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Benjamin Waugh - N14

The plaque is very similar in style to these erected by the City of London, (...

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Benjamin Waugh - SE10

Benjamin Waugh, 1839 - 1908, founder of the National Society for the Preventi...

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Other Subjects

George Claydon

George Claydon

Drowned in the 1898 HMS Albion disaster, aged 14. Buried in grave 2 at the memorial in East London Cemetery.

Person, Children, Tragedy

1 memorial
The Children's Fold

The Children's Fold

A Barnardo's home, also referred to as Sheppard's House. It was established around 1887 at 182 Grove Road, E3. Its address is sometimes given as 180 Grove Road, so may have expanded into the neighb...

Group, Children, Philanthropy, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Coborn Girls School

Coborn Girls School

From the picture source website: "Prisca Coborn, the widow of a brewer, founded a School for both boys and girls in 1701, as a result of the terms of her will published in the year of her death. Th...

Group, Children, Education

2 memorials
Loyal Temperance Legion

Loyal Temperance Legion

The children's branch of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union, and still active in 2008 - we found the pledge with a link to join: "The Pledge: That I may give my best service to home and country...

Group, Children, Food & Drink, Religion

1 memorial