Blackfriars Settlement

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1884
Clergyman Samuel Barnett and his wife Henrietta founded Toynbee Hall in Commercial Street in the London slum of Whitechapel, the first settlement house designed as a centre of help for the local poor, run...
Lent term 1887
A paper by Henrietta Barnett at the Cambridge Ladies' Discussion Society led to the foundation that year of the Women's University Settlement in Southwark, the first settlement for women.
Lent term 1887
A paper by Henrietta Barnett at the Cambridge Ladies' Discussion Society led to the foundation that year of the Women's University Settlement in Southwark, the first settlement for women.