Photo of Rev Rushbrooke

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This postcard is a photograph showing the Free Church's first minister Rev Dr James Henry Rushbrooke, in profile.

Photograph, HGSFC5
Photo of Rev Rushbrooke
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The Hampstead Garden Suburb Free Church, located in Central Square with St Judes Church and Henrietta Barnett School nearby. Set up in 1910 it has been active in the community for over a century.
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Display of post cards in Free Church hall documenting the history of the church.
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Rev Dr James Henry Rushbrooke was the first minister of the Free Church and much was achieved during his time in the suburb, including drafting the bye laws and constitution of the church. It is a tesitment to his skill and liberal mindedness that much of his original document still remains today. He left in 1920 to become European Commissioner for the Baptist World Alliance. 

Also shown here is the poster for his recognition, held on December 15th 1910.

This painting is of Rev Rushbrooke, the first minister of the Free Church who served until 1920 when he became European Comissioner for the Baptist World Alliance.