Young Men's Christian Association
(1844-present)

group and association

Aged 177

Commemorated on 1 plaque

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Here in 1844 George Williams with eleven other young men employed in the City of London who shared his zeal and vision founded the Young Men's Christian Association in a drapery house on this site in which he worked and lived. From its beginning in this place inspired of God the Association grew to encompass the world.

Juxon House, St Paul’s Churchyard, EC4, London, United Kingdom where it was founded (1844)