The Centenary Book of St Jude-on-the-Hill

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Henrietta Barnett’s birthdays

Samuel and Henrietta Barnett by H. von Herkomer (Toynbee Hall) Today is the 160th birthday of Henrietta Barnett.   Henrietta Octavia Weston Rowland was born in Clapham on 4 May 1851. She married Samuel Augustus Barnett (born 1844) in 1873 who shortly afterwards became vicar of St Jude’s, Whitechapel....

Centenary Invitation

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Father Bill Masters OBE

  William Mansfield Masters became the fourth vicar of St Jude’s in 1955. Born in 1898, he served during the First World War with the London Regiment of the Royal Artillery in France, Salonica and Palestine and was twice wounded. In 1920 he joined the RAF and served again in the Middle East where...

A server in the 1960s

  Ed Zanders as a server at St Judes c. 1965. Ed lived on the Suburb from 1954 to 1969. His A Suburb Childhood is a personal memoir of those days written for the Suburb centenary year in 2007. He has recently given three paintings by his mother Beth to the church. Ed describes his time as a server at...

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