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Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence — Maritime History.

Of a ship, to sink at sea, generally understood to be by the flooding of its hull either through springing a leak or through striking a rock. Other causes of a ship sinking, such as...

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Torrie [née Dighton], (Ellen) Margaret (1912–1999), social worker and charity founder

Anne Pimlott Baker.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Social Work. 1080 words.

Torrie [née Dighton], (Ellen) Margaret (1912–1999), social worker and charity founder, was born on 17 March 1912 at 61 Melrose Avenue, Wimbledon, London, the daughter of Ernest John...

Moody, Harold Arundel (1882–1947), physician and founder of the League of Coloured Peoples

David Killingray.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 887 words.

Moody, Harold Arundel (1882–1947), physician and founder of the League of Coloured Peoples, was born on 8 October 1882 at 8 Rum Lane, in Kingston, Jamaica, the eldest of six children of...

Groom, John Alfred (1845–1919), founder of the John Grooms charity for disabled children

Mark Pottle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 1209 words.

Groom, John Alfred (1845–1919), founder of the John Grooms charity for disabled children, was born at 6 North Street, Clerkenwell, London, on 15 August 1845, the third son of George Paul...

Bowen, Arthur Charles Mainwaring (1922–1980), founder of the British Rheumatic Association

Richard Gutch.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Ethical Issues and Debates; Social Justice and Human Rights. 998 words.

Bowen, Arthur Charles Mainwaring (1922–1980), founder of the British Rheumatic Association, was born on 24 March 1922 at Pentre-bach, Pontyberem, near Carmarthen, the son of Arthur...

Ryder, (Margaret) Susan [Sue], Baroness Ryder of Warsaw (1924–2000), founder of the Sue Ryder Foundation and social worker

Mark Pottle.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Social Work. 1802 words.

Ryder, (Margaret) Susan [Sue], Baroness Ryder of Warsaw (1924–2000), founder of the Sue Ryder Foundation and social worker, was born on 3 July 1924 at Belmont Nursing Home, Leeds, the...

Wittpenn, Caroline Bayard Stevens

Anna Brahm Kane.

in American National Biography Online

January 1999; p ublished online February 2000 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Social and Cultural History; Society and Culture; Social Work; Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice. 1028 words.

Wittpenn, Caroline Bayard Stevens (21 November 1859–04 December 1932), penal reformer, social worker, and philanthropist, was born in Hoboken, New Jersey, the daughter of Edwin Augustus...