Support fund is lifeline for Britons in France

The British Charitable Fund offers financial support to British people in France who find themselves without sufficient resources to live on.

Created in 1823 by the British Ambassador Lord Granville in response to the poverty suffered by British migrant workers and their families in Paris it is still as vital today.

Supporters have included Charles Dickens, who, in 1863, gave readings from Little Dombey and The Trial from Pickwick in Paris to raise money; ...

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