History

THEIR LEGACY 1679-2020

This little hospice will remain a place of safety, a permanent memorial of thankfulness to God and of Love for the needy.

Established by James Ravenscroft, gentleman, and Mary, his wife, in the year of man’s salvation, 1679. May the Blessed One bless it. May it be blessed by those blessed by it.”

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OUR HISTORIC TIMELINES

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1932
January 18

In – 1932

Charity commission allowed appt. Vice Chair- Lancelot Hasluck.
1933
February 17

In – 1933

Elizabethan Tudor Hall (£1750) used for meeting, staff of JHC and nurse accommodation.
1934
September 27

In – 1934

12 Almshouses constructed- Grasvenor Avenue
1940
February 6

In – 1940

1940-1945- Bethnal Green properties bombed.
1949
July 6

In – 1949

Garrett’s Almshouses come to JHC.
1954
February 6

In – 1954

3 more built at PL and 2 more at GA.
1956
February 6

In – 1956

May Hume first ever Female Visitor.
1957
February 6

In – 1957

Rent Act resulted in greater rents received from BG properties.
1958
February 6

In – 1958

Compulsory purchase of Tudor hall by local education Dept.
1970
February 6

In – 1970

London Greater council serve a compulsory order BG estate.
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About Us

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What We Do

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