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.

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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

Joan Whitham

Joan Whitham

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
Christ Church School, SW3

Christ Church School, SW3

Christ Church itself was built in 1839 and quickly established its Sunday School, initially only for boys and in rented premises in Flood Street. Then Lord Cadogan donated the land directly opposit...

Building, Children, Education, Property

4 memorials
Harvey Hinds

Harvey Hinds

Harvey William Hinds, politician, clergyman and youth campaigner. Labour Southwark Councillor. Champion of Burgess Park and education, leisure and recreation. Elected to the Greater London Council ...

Person, Children, Gardens / Agriculture, Politics & Administration, Religion

1 memorial
Children's Society

Children's Society

Founded by Edward Rudolf as the Church of England Central Society for Providing Homes for Waifs and Strays.  In 1946 the name was changed to the Church of England Children's Society.  The first hom...

Group, Children, Social Welfare

1 memorial
James Henry Skipsey

James Henry Skipsey

James Henry Skipsey is the 1st on the right of the seven boys sitting in the photograph of the scout troop. He was born on 15 February 1900 in Walworth, the eldest of the thirteen children of Jame...

Person, Children, Community / Clubs, Tragedy

2 memorials