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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Mr Fegan's Homes

Mr Fegan's Homes

James Fegan set up his first children's home in Deptford, South London in 1870. Others were opened in Greenwich, Southwark, Goudhurst and one in Westminster, known as the Red Lamp, which maybe was ...

Group, Children, Philanthropy, Canada

1 memorial
E. H. Shepard

E. H. Shepard

Painter and illustrator, most famously of Winnie the Pooh.   Ernest Howard was born 55 Springfield Road, St John's Wood.  His art school nickname, Kipper, stayed with him for life.  Served in WW1 e...

Person, Art, Children

1 memorial
Miss N. G. Price

Miss N. G. Price

Represented the Sunday School of the Highbury Quadrant Congregational Church in 1957.

Person, Children, Religion

1 memorial
Winnie the Pooh

Winnie the Pooh

Children's storybook character. The creation of A.A. Milne, inspired by the teddy bear, made in Acton, belonging to his son Christopher Robin. The toy was named 'Winnie' after a Canadian black bear...

Fiction, Children, Fictional, Literature

1 memorial