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Samuel Augustus Barnett (1844-1913), Church of England clergyman and social reformer

Later Victorian Portraits Catalogue

Sitter in 3 portraits
Anglican social reformer and divine; rector of St Jude's, Whitechapel and instrumental in building Whitechapel Art Gallery; first warden of Toynbee Hall, which he helped to found 1884-96; founded Education Reform League, 1884; also concerned with the housing problem. Along with his wife Dame Henrietta Barnett established the Children's County Holiday Fund.