Richard Martin

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Standard Name: Martin, Richard,, 1754 - 1834

Connections

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Family and Intimate relationships Mary Martin
Her paternal grandfather, Richard Martin , was known as Humanity Martin or Humanity Dick: a humanitarian, an Irish MP, and founder of the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals .
Stephen, Sir Leslie, and Sidney Lee, editors. The Dictionary of National Biography. Smith, Elder, 1908.
under Richard Martin
Boylan, Henry, editor. A Dictionary of Irish Biography. St Martin’s Press, 1988.

Timeline

16 June 1824
The first meeting of the Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (later the Royal Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals or RSPCA) took place in London.