Thomas Barnardo – Died on 19 September 1905

Posted on September 18th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

Thomas John Barnardo, the Dublin-born philanthropist who founded the Dr Barnardo’s Homes for poor children, died in London on 19 September 1905 – he was 60 years old.

Here are two newspaper tributes to Thomas Barnardo, that were published just days after he passed away.

historical newspaper report on Thomas Barnardo

Dundee Courier – Thursday 21 September 1905

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historical newspaper report on Thomas Barnardo

Taunton Courier, and Western Advertiser – Wednesday 27 September 1905

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