Thomas Bowman Stephenson
|Thomas Bowman Stephenson|
|Born||22 December 1839|
|Died||6 July 1912|
Thomas Bowman Stephenson ( 22 December 1839 – 6 July 1912) was a Methodist minister.
He founded what was to become the National Children's Home in 1869. He later founded the Wesleyan Deaconesses in 1890. In 1891 he was elected President of the Methodist Conference. He was a member of the London School Board.
- "140 years of Action for Children". Retrieved 8 October 2012.
- "History of the MDO". Retrieved 8 October 2012.
- Bradfield, William (1913). The life of the Reverend Thomas Bowman Stephenson : founder of 'The Children's Home' and of the Wesley Deaconess Institute. C. H. Kelly, London.
- London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide and Gazetteer, by Hugh Meller & Brian Parsons
- Works by or about Thomas Bowman Stephenson in libraries (WorldCat catalog)
- Thomas Bowman Stephenson and the National Children's Home
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