Plaque above the Barnett Homestead

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This plaque above the Barnett Homestead commemorates the funding that shipbuilder and philanthropist Sir Alfred Yarrow gave to construct the Barnett Homestead. The building consists of 12 apartments designed to house soldiers widows and their children.
The building is now Grade II listed.

Physical Object, HGSAT56
Plaque above the Barnett Homestead
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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.

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. 
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A series of plaques and engraved stones across the Suburb commemorating different events and figures throughout the Suburb's history.
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It is now providing sheltered accomadation for the elderly.