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

Richard Norman Everitt

Richard Norman Everitt

The picture source website tells the story leading up to Richard becoming an innocent victim of gang warfare.

Person, Children, Tragedy

1 memorial
Laburnum Street School

Laburnum Street School

A primary school, demolished to make way for the Bridge Academy. Our photo shows a 2014 reunion taking place in the school hall. We believe the building appears (in the distance) in a photo on Spit...

Building, Children, Education

3 memorials
Kitty Hopkins

Kitty Hopkins

Drowned in the 1898 HMS Albion disaster, aged 10. Buried in grave 3 at the memorial in East London Cemetery.

Person, Children, Tragedy

1 memorial
East London Toy Factory

East London Toy Factory

Opened by Sylvia Pankhurst as an answer to the dozens of tiny failing workshops where women were paid a pittance. Toys were no longer being imported from Germany, so the factory employed 59 women t...

Building, Children, Commerce, Gender Issues

1 memorial
Eton Mission and Eton Manor Clubs

Eton Mission and Eton Manor Clubs

The private boys school Eton College launched a scheme to provide social and religious support to people living in Hackney Wick and to familiarise privileged schoolboys with social conditions in de...

Place, Children, Community / Clubs, Religion, Sport / Games

4 memorials