Hanway, Jonas, 1712-1786

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1712-08-12
Death 1786-09-05
Britons
English

Biographical notes:

English traveller and philanthropist.

From the description of Autograph signature to a bill (Victualling Course), 1782 July 5. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129853

From the description of Autograph signature to a certificate : Victualling Office, London, 1762 Nov. 3. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270129854

Hanway was an English merchant, traveler, and philanthropist. In London (from 1750) he occupied himself with many philanthropic measures, especially those aiding poor children.

From the description of A plan for establishing a charity house or charity houses for the reception of repenting prostitutes : to be called the Magdalen Charity, manuscript, 1758. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 63643437

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Subjects:

  • Social work with prostitutes--18th century
  • Prostitution--18th century

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Places:

  • Great Britain (as recorded)