James Ronaldson, Founder of the Southwark Soup Society

Thursday, March 20, 2014

The Southwark Soup Society was the first charity founded to feed the “deserving poor” with hot lunches during the winter months. It also offered free coal and even considered opening a bath house. It was established in 1805 by James Ronaldson (1768-1841), a Scot who first visited town in 1791 and returned for good in  Read More >>


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