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Genome: [r4 Bd=19700103]

SIR FRANK MILTON , Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, appeals on behalf of The London Centre

In the Centre's Group Houses, homeless 17-21-year-olds are welcomed and helped to find work.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Sir Frank Milton , [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Frank Milton

Unknown: Frank Milton

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700104]

RICHARD CHURCH. CBE appeals on behalf of St Nicholas, Conewdon

Funds are needed for urgent repairs to the porch and roof of this 15th-century church.

Donations, preferably, by crossed po or cheque, to: Richard Church , [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Church

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700111]

JACK DE MANio appeals on behalf of the Arthritis and Rheumatism Council

ARC is at present supporting research to a total of some £300.000 a year.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Jack De Manio

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700118]

The Treasurer EWART GERRISH appeals on behalf of the Mary Macarthur Holiday

Homes for Working Women

These Homes provide health-giving rest and refreshment every year for some 1,700 tired and needy housewives and low wage-earners.

Donations, preferably by crossed poor cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Ewart Gerrish

Unknown: Mary MacArthur

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700125]

JOYCE GRENFELI. appeals on behalf of Family Service Units

Family Service Units seek to restore to families their self-respect when they have become overwhelmed by their problems Intensive work by trained social workers makes this possible.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to:[address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Joyce Grenfeli.

Unknown: Joyce Gren

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700201]

LESLIE CROWTHER appeals on behalf of the Voluntary Association for Surrey Disabled

A nursing wing is now urgently needed at this residential Home for the severely disabled. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Leslie Crowther

Unknown: Leslie Crowther

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700208]

PETER BALDWIN , the chairman, appeals on behalf of St Catherine's School, Ventnor, Isle of Wight

At the school sick children are nursed and taught under Sisters of the.Society of St Margaret.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to:[address removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Baldwin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700215]

SIR CECIL PARROTT , KCMG, OBE, appeals on behalf of the Comenius Centre at the University of Lancaster

The Centre, which is supported by private funds, has been set up to foster interest in the history and culture of the Czech and Slovak peoples.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Cecil Parrott

Unknown: Cecil Parrott.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700222]

VERA LYNN appeals on behalf of the Queen Alexandra Hospital Home for disabled ex-servicemen

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Vera Lynn.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700301]

BARBARA Murray appeals on behalf of The National Lifeline The National Lifeline is concerned with the welfare of prisoners' families. especially the children, and helps ex-prisoners to find their place again in the community.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Barbara Murray

Unknown: Barbara Murray

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700308]

JESSIE MATTHEWS appeal on behalf of the Colostomy Welfare Group

This Group, through pre- and post-operative support and counsel, helps people to overcome the hidden handicap of a colostomy and to adjust to normal life.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Jessie Matthews

Unknown: Jessie Matthews

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700315]

JOHN DODD , the General Secretary appeals on behalf of Langley House Trust

In their nine houses the Trust helps newly released homeless ex-prisoners to make a fresh start in life.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: John Dodd

Unknown: John Dodd

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700322]

RICHARD AFTON appeals on behalf of the Retarded Children's Aid Society An additional house is urgently needed for the further care and training of children now more than 16 years.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Richard Afton.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700329]

An anonymous volunteer appeals on behalf of International Voluntary Service At home, ivs volunteers help the aged, handicapped, lonely, and under-privileged. Overseas, their concern is with poverty, disease, and illiteracy. 1970 marks the 50th anniversary. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700405]

DAVID KOSSOFF appeals on behalf of Nightingale House where 224 elderly Jewish residents are cared for to the end of their days.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: David Kossoff

Unknown: David Kossoff.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700412]

SIR EDWIN LEATHER appeals on behalf of The National Council of YMCAs

The YMCA is greatly extending its activities in hostels, clubs, camps, training, and industry, and funds are urgently needed. Donations, preferably by crossed postal order or cheque to: [address removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Edwin Leather

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700419]

DEREK NIMMO appeals on behalf of The Shaftesbury Society

Concerned with the care of the handicapped for more than a century, the Society has now opened special centres for sufferers from spina bifida and muscular dystrophy.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque: to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Derek Nimmo

Unknown: Derek Nimmo

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700426]

THE RT HON QUINTIN HOGG , QC, MP, appeals on behalf of the Asthma Research Council

A new Research Unit at the Brompton Hospital has greatly increased the Councils commitments.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Quintin Hogg

Unknown: Quintin Hogg

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700510]

AUDREY RUSSELL appeals on behalf of the National Council for the Single Woman and her Dependants

The Council is concerned with every difficulty facing single women who have the care of elderly or infirm dependants. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Audrey Russell

Unknown: Audrey Russell.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700517]

SPIKE MILLIGAN appeals on behalf of the National Association for the Welfare of Children in Hospital This is an organisation concerned with the well-being and happiness of all children who have to go to hospital.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Spike Milligan.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700524]

ANGUS OGILVY appeals on behalf of Toc H

Toc H. started by Tubby Clayton , offers help and friendship to thousands in need, and gives young people a Christian insight into voluntary work of all kinds.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Tubby Clayton

Unknown: Angus Ogilvy

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700531]

The Chairman, PÉTER GADDUM appeals on behalf of The Boys' and Girls' Welfare Society

The Society, which helps and cares for homeless and deprived children, is now in its centenary year.

Donations. preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Peter Gaddum

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700607]

DAVID FRANKLIN appeals on behalf of the Medway Towns and Rural Areas Disabled Persons Ambulance Fund. which provides a means of transport for outings for some 400 wheelchair disabled of all ages in the area.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: David Franklin

Unknown: David Franklin

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700614]

MOIRA LISTER appeals on behalf of Camphill Village Trust The Trust provides residential working Communities where mentally handicapped adults have the chance of leading active and meaningful lives.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Moira Lister

Unknown: Moira Lister

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700621]

FRANK PHILLIPS appeals on behalf of St David's Home, Ealing, which cares for disabled ex-servicemen

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Frank Phillips

Unknown: Frank Phillips

Unknown: St David

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700628]

SANDY MACPHERSON appeals on behalf of Reedham School which provides full care and education for 190 needy children.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson

Unknown: Sandy MacPherson.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700705]

DAVID SHEPPARD and CECILIA GOODENOUGH appeal for

South Bank Housing Society Ltd to provide homes for the homeless in South London

Donations. preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: David Sheppard

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700712]

MAX BYGRAVES appeals on behalf of the Leukaemia Research Fund which devotes all its resources to the search for a cure for this dreaded disease.

Donations, preferably by crossed po, or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Max Bygraves

Unknown: Max Bygraves

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700719]

PR AGNELLUS ANDREW appeals on behalf of Christopher Grange , a new residential Centre for the elderly blind and for girls suffering from blindness and other handicaps.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Christopher Grange

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700726]

ALVAR LIDELL appeals on behalf of the Royal Hospital and Home for Incurables, Putney, which provides a permanent home for over 200 severely crippled patients of all ages.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque to: [address removed]

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700802]

RONALD LEIGH-HUNT appeals on behalf of Hostel 69, a home from home for mentally handicapped children sponsored by the Richmond

- Society for Mentally Handicapped Children.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Ronald Leigh-Hunt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700809]

AN EX-PATIENT appeals on behalf of The Hospital and Homes of St Giles, the only hospital in England providing specifically for the treatment of Leprosy.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: St Giles

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700816]

ROY HUDD appeals on behalf of the British Epilepsy Association, which needs support for its programme of education, advice, and research. Some

300.000 people in Great Britain suffer from epilepsy.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Roy Hudd.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700823]

ROBERT ROBINSON appeals on behalf of Nutley Hall, a Rudolf Steiner Home for mentally handicapped teenage girls and young women.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Robinson

Unknown: Rudolf Steiner

Unknown: Robert Robinson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700830]

SIR PAUL CHAMBERS, KBE. CB, CIE. appeals for The Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

The School contributes in large measure to the health and happiness of over 3,000-million people in the tropics and subtropics. It now urgently needs help especially for its work among children.

Donations. preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Paul Chambers.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700906]

ROGER MOORE appeals on behalf of the Royal London Prisoners' Aid Society 'If all the men who went wrong went straight again....' This is the aim of the Society. Donations. preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Roger Moore

Unknown: Roger Moore.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700913]

GROUP CAPTAIN DOUGLAS BADER appeals on behalf of The Royal Air Forces Association

The RAFA runs Homes for the permanently and badly disabled and for convalescents. It also operates a world-wide welfare service, for serving or former members of the RAF.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Captain Douglas Bader

Unknown: Douglas Bader

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700920]

MAGGIE FITZGIBBON appeals on behalf of International Social Service of Great Britain

When welfare problems are aggravated by distance or complicated by alien laws and customs, ISS is there to help and cope with the distress,

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Maggie Fitzgibbon

Genome: [r4 Bd=19700927]

ROBERT DOUGALL appeals on behalf of The Royal Society for the Protection of Birds

The Society gives children in urban areas the opportunity to learn about wildlife and the countryside.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Robert Dougall

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701004]

JACK DE MANIO appeals on behalf of the Blackfriars Settlement

One of the earliest social work centres, the Settlement is in urgent need of funds for its residential seaside holidays scheme.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Jack De Manio

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701011]

DR WINIFRED KANE , MB, BS appeals on behalf of St Giles Housing Association of which she is Vice-Chairman and Honorary Medical Adviser. This Association provides specially designed self-contained flats for severely disabled persons, married and single, helping them to lead independent lives and follow outside employment.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed].

Contributors

Unknown: Dr Winifred Kane

Unknown: Dr W. Kane

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701018]

DR JOHN WEBB appeals on behalf of the Christian Medical Missions

This appeal is sponsored by the Conference of British Missionary Societies, which represents many denominations and is for funds to support medical mission work in India, Pakistan and Nepal.

Dr Webb is Professor of Paediatrics and Director of the Medical College at Vellore, India, where he has worked since 1953.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Dr John Webb. [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Dr John Webb

Unknown: Dr John Webb.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701025]

DAVID DIMBLEBY appeals on behalf of The Samaritans

The Samaritans help the suicidal and despairing. Established in 110 places, they received 52,000 new callers last year.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: David Dimbleby

Unknown: David Dimbleby.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701101]

SIR BRIAN HORROCKS appeals on behalf of The Dogs Home Battersea

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Brian Horrocks

Unknown: Brian Horrocks.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701108]

Admiral of the Fleet

SIR MICHAEL LE FANU , GCB, DSC appeals on behalf of The Soldiers', Sailors', and Airmen's Families Association SSAFA provides practical help and advice for families of serving and ex-servicemen and women wherever they live.

Donations by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Sir Michael Le Fanu

Unknown: Sir Michael Le Fanu

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701115]

BOB WILSON of the Arsenal Football Club talks about the flat-lets which John Grooms will shortly be building for chair-bound working young people. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Bob Wilson

Unknown: John Grooms

Unknown: Bob Wilson

Unknown: John Grooms Associa

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701122]

DAME EVA TURNER. DBE appeals on behalf of the Musicians' Benevolent Fund

The Fund is asking for help towards Elwes House, its second permanent home for elderly and retired musicians, recently established on the sea-front at Westgate-on-Sea.

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Dame Eva Turner.

Unknown: Dame Eva Turner

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701129]

WENDY CRAIG gives the Christmas Appeal for Children ill Need of Help

Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Children in Need of Help, [address removed]

All donations received are distributed by the BBC ort the advice of its Appeals Advisory Committees Charitable organisations whose work falls within the terms of the appeal should write for information to the Appeals Unit. BBC, Broadcasting House. London W1A 1AA. Organisations in the Regions should write to Appeals Organiser[address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Wendy Craig

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701206]

HENRY COOPER appeals on behalf of Telegraph Hill Neighbourhood Council

The Council works through tenants' associations, self-help, and social groups to develop a community spirit in a neglected area of SE London. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Henry Cooper

Unknown: Henry Cooper

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701213]

ARABELLA S. CHURCHILL appeals on behalf of LEPRA (The British Leprosy Relief Association)

The Association is running a control project in an endemic area, Malawi, to demonstrate that modern medical knowledge, correctly applied, can effectively wipe out leprosy.

Donations, preferably by cheque or crossed po to: [address removed]

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701220]

St Martin-in-the-Fields Christmas Fund bv THE REV AUSTEN WILLIAMS

Gifts in response to this annual appeal by the Vicar are distributed throughout the British Isles to people in need. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: [address removed]

Genome: [r4 Bd=19701227]

c. DAY LEWIS, Poet Laureate appeals on behalf of Dove Cottage , for many years the much-loved home of a former Laureate, William Wordsworth. Donations, preferably by crossed po or cheque, to: Wordsworth Bicentenary Appeal. [address removed]

Contributors

Unknown: Dove Cottage

Unknown: William Wordsworth.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19920517]

An appeal by the British Epilepsy Association.

•DONATIONS to: British Epilepsy Association,[address removed]

Credit Cards: [number removed]