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Author: Barnett, Henrietta Octavia Rowland

Pseudonyms:Barnett, Mrs. Samuel Augustus
Spouse/other names:Weston
Year of birth:1851
Year of death:1936
About her personal situation:Married to Rev. Samuel Augustus Barnett (1844-1913) (she used his given names sometimes as a pseudonym). The Barnetts believed passionately in better education and childcare for the poor, and in bringing the benefits of culture and nature within their reach. This was the thinking behind Toynbee Hall, earliest of the university settlements which brought young graduates to work in the slums, and behind the Whitechapel Art Gallery, the Children's Country Holiday Fund, and of course Hampstead Garden Suburb. A contemporary wrote that 'his rare spiritual gifts, fine mind, and sensitive nature were joined with Mrs. Barnett's robust energy and assertive personality.' ( standardizingjul12tb: Origin • Location where born : Clapham • Location where died :Hampstead Garden Suburb National identity • Nationality : English • Mother tongue : English Marital status : married Number of children :unknown Social class : unknown Religion/ideology : unknown

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About her professional situation:standardizingjul12tb: Profession(s) and activities: - writer -social activist Languages in which she published : - English Collaboration/connections with male authors : - unknown Memberships : - unknown
Elements of bibliography:MENTIONED IN: - Offen, European Feminisms, 2000, p. 153

Editors: Johanneke Straasheijm (update on 12 December 2009)
Suzan van Dijk (update on 17 May 2012)
Tanja Badalic (update on 11 July 2012)

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E 1 Practicable socialism (1888)
E 2 The Making of a Home: a reading-book of domestic economy (1885)

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