Once a Little Vagrant Now A Little Workman


The East End of London in the 1860s was a dirty, overcrowded, impoverished place. A melting pot of nationalities including many newly arrived Irish forced away from their homeland by hunger. It was the place where a young Dubliner, Thomas Barnardo was to make his home and revolutionise the care given to the most vulnerable children living the streets around him.
How was it then, that this young man motivated by only his faith and a desire to do good, ended up having to clear his name and reputation in a Court of Arbitration in 1877?

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