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DrBarnardo - Dr Barnardo Dr 1845 - 1900 Dr Barnardo Thomas...

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Dr Barnardo Dr Barnardo 1845 - 1900
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Dr Barnardo Thomas Barnardo was born in Dublin in 1845. He became a Doctor in 1876. During his lifetime he was to become one of the most famous men in Victorian Britain due to his work with orphans.
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Dr Barnardo’s London In 1866 Thomas Barnardo arrived in London to train as a doctor. The population in London had increased rapidly due to the Industrial Revolution - particularly in the East End where the poorest people lived. This led to unemployment, overcrowding, poverty and disease.
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Dangers in Victorian London Cholera was a deadly disease that was a daily threat in Victorian London. Shortly after Thomas Barnardo arrived in London, cholera swept through the East End, killing more than 5, 500 people. Thousands of children were forced to sleep on the streets and beg to survive. Many had been injured terribly working in factories.
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Dr Barnardo’s First School Because of everything Thomas Barnardo had seen he decided to open a school in the East End so children
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