Waifs and Strays

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Rescuing the ‘Waifs and Strays’ of the City: The Western Emigration Program of the Children's Aid Society

NICHOLL, Edward (1862 - 1939), RNR, RNVR; Chief Examining Officer of the Bristol Channel during the War; shipowner and Director several companies; DL Co. of London; JP Middlesex; founder of the Edward Nicholl Home for Waifs and Strays in Cardiff, 1921

GRIMES, Mary Katharine (1861 - 1921), Hon. Secretary of Church Emigration Society since 1901; Member Emigration Committee Church of England Waifs and Strays Society since 1904; Associate Royal Colonial Institute, 1910, and Member of RCI Standing Committee on Emigration

STILL, George Frederic (1868 - 1941), Fellow and Member of Council of King’s College, London; Physician Extraordinary to the King since 1937; Consulting Physician for Diseases of Children, King’s College Hospital; Consulting Physician to Hospital for Sick Children, Great Ormond Street, WC, to Infants’ Hospital, Vincent Square, to Dr Barnardo’s Homes and Society for Waifs and Strays; Emeritus Professor of Diseases of Children, King’s College, London

CORNER, Edred Moss (1873 - 1950), Consulting Surgeon to St Thomas’s Hospital; late Surgeon to Children’s Hospital, Great Ormond Street; to King George Hospital and 5th Territorial Base Hospital; late Consulting Surgeon, Queen Mary Convalescent Auxiliary Hospitals, Wood Green Hospital, the Purley Hospital, to the Waifs and Strays Home, Byfleet, to Epsom College, and to various Red Cross Hospitals; Major, RAMC (T); Member of Board of Advanced Medical Studies, University of London; Vice-President of Harveian Society, of Medical Society; Visitor for King Edward’s Hospital Fund; President of the Medical and Physical Society of St Thomas’ Hospital


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