Simpson, Charles

First name/s: Charles
Last name: Simpson
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Year of birth: 0

Life before Ruskin

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Work: miner in Barnsley

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Life at Ruskin

Dates at Ruskin: Unknown

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Life after Ruskin

Education:After Ruskin studied at Woodbrooke, the Quaker  College in Birmingham

Work: in 1916 established the John Wollman Settlement in Islington, London named after an American Quaker.

Politics/trade union activity: Became mayor of Finsbury


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These sparse details are drawn from a website ‘Quakers around Shoreditch’ . More details would be welcome!


Hilda Kean

created 17/08/2014 at 1:25 pm, updated 17/08/2014 at 1:25 pm

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