Thomas Bowman Stephenson

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Thomas Bowman Stephenson
Born 22 December 1839
Died 6 July 1912
Occupation Methodist minister

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.[1] He later founded the Wesleyan Deaconesses in 1890.[2] In 1891 he was elected President of the Methodist Conference.[3] He was a member of the London School Board.

He retired in 1907 and died in London on 6 July 1912. He is buried in City of London Cemetery.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "140 years of Action for Children". Retrieved 8 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "History of the MDO". Retrieved 8 October 2012. 
  3. ^ 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. 
  4. ^ London Cemeteries: An Illustrated Guide and Gazetteer, by Hugh Meller & Brian Parsons

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