The witch’s hat

James Alexander Cameron, a second-year PhD research student at the Courtauld Insitute of Art researching sedilia, the seats for the priest, deacon and subdeacon found in the walls of many of England’s parish churches, recently visited the Suburb and St Jude’s. He posted his reactions – and links...

The Architect and his Wife: Saturday 12 May 2012

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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....

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...

UCL Visit 2011

Students from Professor Adrian Forty’s class at University College paid their annual visit to St Jude’s this morning. The Vicarage over there is also a Lutyens building (photo by Adrian Forty) Tom O’Brien kept an eye on things while enjoying the...

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