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Q is for William Quarrier

William Quarrier experienced extreme poverty as a child in Victorian Scotland and as a result, he established the national and international social care charity that still bears his name today.

Quarrier was born in Greenock in 1829 and his father, also William Quarrier was a ship’s carpenter who died of cholera in Quebec when his son was three years old. Read more ›››