Sir Nicholas Winton

Sir Nicholas Winton  and rescued children.


Winton's Children
News and Archive

Nicholas Winton was born on 19 May 1909 and died on 1st July 2015 aged 106.
He was known for organising the rescue of 669 Czech children from Nazi-occupied Czechoslovakia during the 9 months before war broke out in 1939. The story became known to the public in 1988 when it featured on That’s Life, a BBC TV programme hosted by Esther Rantzen. In 2003 he was knighted by Queen Elizabeth II for Services to Humanity for this work.


Sir Nicholas Winton Memorial Trust

The archives and mementos of Sir Nicholas Winton Link to the Trust


Sir Nicholas Winton Places of Interest

I have been asked numerous times about locations of memorials and places linked to the life of Sir Nicholas Winton.
Below is a link to places that have memorials or plaques about Nicholas Winton. It is not a complete list and I would be grateful if those aware of other memorials not included would let me know their location, especially if a picture accompanies the information. Barbara Winton.

Link to Places of Interest



Image from Sir Nicholas' Memorial Service

Link to Memorial Video on News Page

Memorial: 107 Roses, 27 'Children' with second and third generations

If its Not Impossible. Biography of Sir Nicholas Winton.

The biography of Sir Nicholas Winton by his daughter Barbara Winton is now available from: Troubador Books

The book and ebook are available from: Amazon. (US) Amazon (UK) More details Here.

For more information and talks contact Barbara Winton Here.



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