Fiction    From 1914  To 1940

Sunbeam

Children's comic published by James Henderson and Sons. It featured 'Dr Rhino's Jolly Jungle Boys' and 'Willie And Winnie And Wuffles The Pup'. Originally called 'Sparks' it went through various changes of name before becoming Sunbeam in 1920. It was eventually merged with 'Tiny Tots'.

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:
Sunbeam

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Sunbeam Weekly and the Pilgrim's Pocket

The statue (next to a lamppost), comprises a (ghost of a) pilgrim father, loo...

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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
Pat McDonald

Pat McDonald

Lived and worked in North Kensington, 1960s - her death.  She was the driving force behind the campaigns for better housing, more play-space and new nurseries.  At It's your Colville we were shock...

Person, Children, Community / Clubs, Tragedy

1 memorial
Oxford and St George’s Club / St George’s Settlement

Oxford and St George’s Club / St George’s Settlement

From University of Southampton: "Based in a disused hostel on 125 Cannon Street Road, the Oxford and St George’s Club began in 1914 with a membership of 25 boys. The Club got its name from Basil’s ...

Group, Children, Community / Clubs, Education

2 memorials
June Wilkinson

June Wilkinson

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
Punch & Judy

Punch & Judy

Punch's Puppet Show was first performed in England and witnessed by Samuel Pepys 1662, in Covent Garden.  And still popular in 2015.

Group, Children, Theatre

2 memorials