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Wells & Campden Charity

Categories: Philanthropy

Original name was the Wells Charity, named after Chalybeate Well.

This section lists the memorials where the subject on this page is commemorated:
Wells & Campden Charity

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Alliance Assurance Company

This plaque records the fact that the buildings on the estate of the Wells &a...

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Sir Sydney H. Waterlow

Sir Sydney H. Waterlow

Philanthropist. Born in Crown Street, now Sun Street, EC2. Brought up in Mile End. Followed his father and brothers into the stationery and printing business. 1963 founded, and chaired, the philan...

Person, Lord Mayor, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration

5 memorials
Henry Thornton

Henry Thornton

Anti-slavery campaigner. Born Clapham. Successful banker. Good friends with his (indirect) cousin, William Wilberforce, prior to their marriages they shared a house bought by Thornton, Battersea Ri...

Person, Commerce, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Race Issues, Religion

1 memorial
Sir John Cass

Sir John Cass

Tory politician, slave trader and philanthropist. Date of birth unknown so we use his date of baptism, which took place at St Botolph, Aldgate. 1705 became a director of the Royal African Company w...

Person, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Race Issues

2 memorials
Grand Order of Water Rats

Grand Order of Water Rats

Show business charity with headquarters at The Water Rats Public House in the Gray's Inn Road.

Group, Music / songs, Philanthropy, Theatre, TV & Radio

7 memorials
Frederick Nicholas Charrington

Frederick Nicholas Charrington

Renounced a brewing fortune to help the East End poor.  Born Bow Road, the heir to Charrington’s Brewery in Stepney.  He entered the business but, aged 19, experienced a religious conversion and be...

Person, Food & Drink, Jack the Ripper suspects, Philanthropy, Politics & Administration, Social Welfare

2 memorials