Barnardo


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Barnardo

(bəˈnɑːdəʊ; bɑː-)
n
(Biography) Dr Thomas John. 1845–1905, British philanthropist, who founded homes for destitute children
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In 1887, Thomas Barnardo sent 320 boys, many from the slums of the East End of London, to live with rural villagers across the south and east of England to experience the fresh air of the countryside.
2016 marks 150 years since Thomas Barnardo founded the charity, which helps children grow up out of poverty.
BACKGROUND: Born in Dublin in 1845, Barnardo left school at 16 and was briefly apprenticed to a wine merchant.
Thomas John Barnardo helped thousands of destitute children precisely because he was a power-hungry, aggressive, self-righteous dynamo, utterly determined to have his own way.
Doctor" Thomas Barnardo (the degree was self-conferred) was the most prominent, aggressive and influential figure in this child migration movement.
Barnardo's this year marks the centenary of the death of its founder, Dr Thomas Barnardo, with the plea that Britain does not write off a new generation of children.
SIR - As the centenary of the death of Dr Thomas Barnardo draws to a close I would like to express my sincere thanks to the community for the marvellous support they have given to Barnardo's Cymru.
Thomas Barnardo, the founder of Barnardo's, one of the UK's leading children's charities.
Ms Jenkins, fresh from her performance at Live 8 in Berlin, sang at a thanksgiving service at Llandaff Cathedral yesterday to commemorate the charity's founder Dr Thomas Barnardo who died 100 years ago this year.