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John Clavell Mansel-Playdell MP (1817 - 1902)

Cambridge University Alumni, 1261-1900 Name: John Clavell. Mansel [post Mansel-Pleydell] College: ST JOHN'S Entered: Michs. 1835 Died: 1902 Adm. pens. at ST JOHN'S, Feb. 13, 1835. [Eld...

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Alexander Balfour, of Liverpool MP (1824 - 1886)

Alexander Balfour was a Scottish merchant and founder of the Liverpool shipping company Balfour Williamson. Balfour ran the Liverpool side of the business, while his partners worked in Chile. Balfour...

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Dr. George C Cossar MP (1880 - 1942)

Dr. George C Cossar was the originator of schemes for improving the position of slum lads of Glasgow. He was one of the outstanding figures in philanthropic work in Glasgow. who devoted much of his tim...

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Vere Henry Louis Foster MP (1819 - 1900)

Vere Foster ~Founder Irish Female Emigration Fund.~ Vere Henry Louis Foster was one of the greatest Irishmen ever. He was born in Copenhagen on April 25, 1819, while his father, a member of the I...

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Henry Willett MP (1823 - 1903)

Henry Willett born Catt (1823-1903) was a founding father of Brighton Museum. He was a wealthy collector of paintings, porcelain, rocks and fossils, especially those of the Brighton area. He wanted his...

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John Pounds MP (1766 - 1839)

John Pounds (1766-1839) John Pounds was a shoemaker and teacher born in Portsmouth. He is the man most responsible for the creation of the concept of Ragged schools . After Pounds' died, Thomas Gut...

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Rev. Thomas Guthrie MP (1803 - 1873)

Biographical Summary GUTHRIE, THOMAS . 12/07/1803-24/02/1873. Ref: 657. Male. Titles and British Honours: Very Rev. Place of Birth: Brechin, Angus. Place of Death: St Leonard's-on-Sea, Susex....

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Mrs. Ellinor Close (deceased)

Mrs. Ellinor Close Mrs. Ellinor Close had an idea, called the "scattered farm system" which she proposed to the Canadian Government. Mrs. Close wanted to bring young children between two and three ye...

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Edmund Amos Struthers MP (1855 - 1935)

Edmund Amos Struthers (1855-1935) Surveyor, community activist. Born near St. Johns, Quebec on 22 January 1855, he moved as a child to Wisconsin where he was educated at Fort Atkinson. In 1872 he a...

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William Booth MP (1829 - 1912)

William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878–1912). The Christian movement with a quas...

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Kingsley Ogilvie Fairbridge MP (1885 - 1924)

Kinglsey Ogilvie Fairbridge (5 May 1885 – 19 July 1924) was the founder of a child emigration scheme to British colonies and the Fairbridge Schools. His life work was the founding of the "Societ...

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Ellen Franks MP (1813 - 1905)

Mrs Ellen Smyly nee Franks Founder Smyly's Homes Mrs Smyly (nee Ellen Franks) was born on 14th November 1815. Appalled by the numerous starving children on the streets of Dublin in the early 1850s,...

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Reverend Benjamin Waugh MP (1839 - 1908)

Reverend Benjamin Waugh The Reverend Benjamin Waugh (20 February 1839–11 March 1908) was a Victorian social reformer and campaigner who founded the UK charity, the National Society for the Pre...

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Ellen Agnes Wallace MP (1841 - 1900)

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Rev. Robert Wallace MP (1855 - 1932)

The Marchmont Home in Belleville Ontario was run by ELLEN BILBROUGH-WALLACE and the REV. ROBERT WALLACE. The house was located at 193 West Moira Street. BELLEVILLE,Ontario. in 1881 Robert Walla...

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Edward de Mountjoie Rudolf MP (1852 - 1933)

Edward de Mountjoie Rudolf Founder of the Waifs and Strays Society, now called The Children's Society Hidden lives revealed - A Biography of Edward Rudolf (1852 - 1933) Child Welfare: Historica...

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James William Condell Fegan MP (1852 - 1925)

James William Condell Fegan (1852 – 1925) was an English Nonconformist evangelist, founder of a succession of orphanages for boys. Marriages Sep 1889 Fegan James William Plymouth 5b 5...

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Rev. Dr. Thomas Bowman Stephenson MP (1839 - 1912)

Rev Thomas Bowman Stephenson Major Reference The Life of the Reverend Thomas Bowman Stephenson Birth: Dec. 22, 1839 Death: Jul. 16, 1912 Charity Founder who began his career as a Method...

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Maria Susan Rye MP (1829 - 1903)

Maria Susan Rye , (31 March 1829 – 12 November 1903), was an English social reformer and a promoter of emigration, especially of young women living in Liverpool workhouses. She was the daughter ...

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Monsignor James Nugent MP (1822 - 1905)

Father James Nugent was born in Hunter Street, Liverpool on 3 March 1822. He was the eldest of nine children born to John and Mary Nugent. At that time educational facilities for Catholics were few, so...

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William Quarrier MP (1829 - 1903)

William Quarrier was born in a tenement in Cross Shore Street, Greenock, on 16 September 1829. The entrance to the close was transferred to Quarriers Village and now forms part of the war memorial. ...

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Sir John Throgmorton Middlemore MP (1844 - 1924)

Births Jun 1844 Middlemore John Throgmorton Kings Norton 18 399 Marriages Sep 1878 MIDDLEMORE John Throgmorton Upton 6c 407 BAGNALL Marian Upton 6c 407 Marriages De...

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Annie Parlane MacPherson MP (1833 - 1904)

The Golden Bridge : Young Immigrants to Canada, 1833-1939 By Marjorie Kohli

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Louisa Caroline Stirling Birt MP (c.1837 - 1906)

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Dr Thomas Barnardo MP (1845 - 1905)

Thomas John Barnardo (4 July 1845 – 19 September 1905) was a philanthropist and founder and director of homes for poor children, born in Dublin. From the foundation of the first Barnardo's home ...

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Reverend Armine Styleman Herring MP (1831 - 1896)

Reverend Armine Styleman Herring b. 1831, d. 5 June 1896 Reverend Armine Styleman Herring was born in 1831 at Thorpe St. Andrew, Norfolk, England. He was baptised on 19 May 1831 at Horsford, Norfol...

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