National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children

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Occupation Monica Dickens
In the bitterly severe winter of 1962-3 MD , visiting England and planning a book about child abuse, began accompanying workers for the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children as they made...
Occupation May Laffan
May Hartley (formerly ML ) joined the Executive Committee of the Dublin branch of the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children .
Kahn, Helena Kelleher. Late Nineteenth-Century Ireland’s Political and Religious Controversies in the Fiction of May Laffan Hartley. ELT, 2005.
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politics Hesba Stretton
HS attended the meeting at the Mansion House where plans were made for founding the London Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children .
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
Khorana, Meena, and Judith Gero John, editors. Dictionary of Literary Biography 163. Gale Research, 1996.
163: 290
politics Hesba Stretton
This society later became the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children or NSPCC. The meeting of twenty people included Angela Burdett-Coutts and the Earl of Shaftesbury . HS wrote the report for...
politics Emily Faithfull
EF was also interested in a range of other social causes: she advocated improved housing and sanitation for the poor, and championed the rights of children and animals, promoting the endeavours of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children
Textual Production Monica Dickens
MD published Kate and Emma, a book about child abuse; she did research for it by accompanying NSPCC case-workers on their rounds in London in the bitterly severe winter of 1962-3.
Dickens, Monica. An Open Book. Heinemann, 1978.
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Theme or Topic Treated in Text May Laffan
Other topics touched on here are the prison experience of her nationalist friend Michael Davitt , her own experiences on the Executive Committee of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children , and...

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