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.