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

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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

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
James  Fegan

James Fegan

Philanthropist. Born James William Condell Fegan in Southampton. He moved to London in 1865 and eventually joined a firm of colonial brokers. He soon became aware of the plight of many young boys l...

Person, Children, Philanthropy, Social Welfare

1 memorial
Mary Styles

Mary Styles

One of the 11 "children of England" present on 7th July 1933 when The Princess Royal laid a foundation stone for a nurses home for the Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital.

Person, Children

1 memorial
Islington Boat Club

Islington Boat Club

The club has provided safe boating for thousands of youngsters on City Road Basin.

Group, Children, Sport / Games

1 memorial
Edward Smith

Edward Smith

Edward Smith is the 3rd on the right of the seven boys sitting in the photograph of the scout troop. His birth was registered in the 1st quarter of 1901 in the Lambeth registration district. As a...

Person, Children, Community / Clubs, Tragedy

2 memorials