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Barnardo, Thomas John

Born: 1845 AD
Died: 1905 AD, at 60 years of age.

Nationality: Irish
Categories: Philanthropist


1845 - Thomas John Barnardo was born 4th of July in Dublin Ireland.


1866 - His medical work in the east end of London during the epidemic of cholera.


1870 - The first of the "Dr Barnardo's Homes" was opened at 18 Stepney Causeway, London.


1876 - on the 9th July The Girls Village Home was officially opened with twelve cottages by the then Lord Cairns.


     - In the same year a modern steam laundry was opened.


1899 - The various institutions and organizations were legally incorporated under the title of "The National Association for the reclamation of Destitute Waif Children".


1905 - Barnardo died of angina pectoris in London on 19 September.





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