Janet Johnson Brown Plaque Photo

Janet Johnson brown plaque - Janet Johnson (1858-1955) Pioneer Welfare Worker Lived at 39 Redcross Way. She became the first woman Guardian of the Poor in Southwark in 1888, devoting her life to the condition of poor workhouse internees. She became manager of the Central London School for Orphans and Destitute Children at Hanwell, initiating humanitarian reforms with new ideas on education, clothing and diet.

Janet Johnson Brown Plaque Map


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Blue Plaque № 6766 - This is the birthplace of the Bentley motor car. Number one was produced here in the year 1919
Thomas A Becket Bronze Plaque - Thomas Becket Chancellor, Archbishop and Martyr Son of Gilbert Becket, Mercer was born here c1120.
Robert Dudley And Alienation Office Stone Plaque - In 1577 The Alienation Office was built here by Robert Dudley Earl of Leicester Master of the Office. His building was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666. It was rebuilt by the Crown in 1668. In 1835 the Office was abolished by the Act 5 and 6 Will. IV. Cap. 82. In 1842 the building was bought from the Crown by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple. The brick front as been renewed but otherwise this is the building of 1668.