Dr Thomas John Barnardo
(1845-1905)

Died aged 60

Thomas John Barnardo (4 July 1845 – 19 September 1905) was an Irish philanthropist and founder and director of homes for poor children. From the foundation of the first Barnardo's home in 1867 to the date of Barnardo's death, nearly 60,000 children had been rescued, and trained for a better life.

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Commemorated on 4 plaques

Doctor Barnardo 1845-1905 began his work for children in a building on this site in 1866

58 Solent House, Ben Jonson Road, Tower Hamlets, E1, London, United Kingdom where they began work for children

30 Coborn Street. Here Doctor Barnardo first lodged on coming to London in 1866.

30 Coborn Street, London, United Kingdom where they lived

Site of St. Leonards Lodge residence of Doctor Barnardo 1896 until his death on 19th Sept 1905

Ravensview Court, Portsmouth Road, Kingston, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1896-1905)

THOMAS BARNARDO 1845-1905 Founder of Dr Barnardo’s Homes for children lived here 1875-1879

32 Bow Road, London, United Kingdom where they lived (1875-1879)