Champion of Victorian Children
Hardback 252pp Illustrated
9781445609232   Product Code: 17117
Born in Dublin in 1845, Thomas Barnardo was a workaholic Irishman whose non-stop efforts in the cause of children changed Britain forever and initiated much of modern child welfare. In the writing of this book the author had access to the Barnardo family archives in order to research the story of this most fascinating and influential man. He uncovers details of Barnardo's childhood as one of 10 siblings and reveals his relentless quest to improve the lives of Victorian children.