Suburb Archives - Pre WWI

Series of photos, documents and objects from the Archive Trust that pre date the First World War, in the first seven years of the Suburb. 

Suburb Archives - Pre WWI
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Henrietta Barnett cutting the first sod
The Hampstead Garden Suburb Archives Trust is a registered charity, known as Suburb Archives. It is responsible for ensuring that the archives of the suburb are properly cared for and are accessible to all.

Opening of First Room in Institute
Raymond Unwin was a prominent engineer, architect and town planner of the late 19th and early twentieth centuries. Henrietta Barnett asked him to help plan Hampstead Garden Suburb following his success in designing Letchworth.

Henrietta and Samuel Barnett in Paegent field
Born in 1844 Samuel Barnett was a clergyman and social reformer, known particularly for his work in creating Toynbee Hall and the origins of Hampstead Garden Suburb, along with his wife Henrietta.