We have a 400-year strong history of charitable giving and continue to play an important role today.

Dr. Edwards

Thomas Edwards was born about 1554 in Berkshire. He entered All Souls College, Oxford in 1581 and became a Doctor of Civil Law in 1590. In the next year he was made a prebendary of St Paul’s Cathedral and subsequently became chancellor to the Bishop of London. He was a benefactor of the Bodleian and Christ Church libraries in Oxford.


At the time of his death he was living in Fulham.

Bishop King

John King (right) was born about 1559 in Buckinghamshire. He was educated at Westminster School and Christ Church College, Oxford. After taking holy orders he became successively chaplain to the Archbishop of York, to the Keeper of the Great Seal and, in 1601, to Queen Elizabeth. He preached before James 1 when the latter entered London and remained one of the royal chaplains until 1611, when he was installed as Bishop of London. He died on Good Friday 1621.



Dr Edwards & Bishop King's (DEBK) is a local charity that helps provide for the needs of people living in the old Metropolitan Borough of Fulham.


Volunteer Trustees.

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Phone:    020 7386 9387

Text:       07447 290 575

Email:     clerk@debk.org.uk


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Dr Edwards & Bishop King's Fulham Charity, English Company number 5525568, Registered Charity Number 1113490

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