Samuel Barnett

Standard Name: Barnett, Samuel
Used Form: Canon Barnett

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Occupation Harriet Shaw Weaver
HSW volunteered with the Holiday Fund , founded by Canon Barnett to send ailing slum children away for recuperative vacations.
Barnett was a disciple of Octavia Hill and a founding spirit in the Charity Organization Society

Timeline

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...
1884
The East End Dwellings Company was formed in London, with the aim of providing housing for members of the very poor who were not aided by other housing reform initiatives.
March 1906
A company was set up, largely through the efforts of Henrietta Barnett , for the development of Hampstead Garden Suburb just north of London, as a community including people of all classes and income levels.