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Samuel and Henrietta Barnett

Samuel and Henrietta Barnett by H. von Herkomer (Toynbee Hall) On 17 June the Church of England commemorates Samuel...

Sunday 22 May ‘Whitechapel and Beyond’

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Historical Association this Thursday

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Visitors from New Zealand

Joining us for worship this morning were Judy Bellingham and her daughter Francesca from New Zealand. Judy writes: Both my parents and my grandparents worshipped at St Judes. My parents were married here on May 22, 1948, John and Elisabeth Bellingham. My paternal grandparents were May (née Sutton) and...

A proposed Hampstead Garden Suburb Cultural Hub

Please let us know your views! The magnificent Church of St Jude-on-the-Hill lies at the heart of Hampstead Garden Suburb.   This Grade 1 Listed Building may be one of Lutyens’s masterpieces, but its poor condition means the church is on Historic England’s “At Risk” Register. The church intends to apply for...

Edith Cavell Centenary

Edith Cavell was arrested, tried, found guilty of assisting the enemy, and shot by a German firing squad on October 12 1915. Read more about her here. Her image appears among the ‘Eminent Women’ in the Lady Chapel at St Jude’s. Read more about Walter Starmer’s mural here....

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