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Barnardo, Thomas John

Born: 1845 AD
Died: 1905 AD
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.