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Charles Grant

Person  Male  Born 16/4/1746  Died 31/10/1823

Anti-slavery campaigner. Born Scotland. Made a fortune working for the British East India Company of which he became Chairman. The death of two of his children brought about a religious conversion following which he promoted Christian missionaries to India and the freeing of slaves, working with the Clapham Sect. Died at home at 40 Russell Square.

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Holy Trinity Clapham - Clapham Sect

The damage on this plaque is the result of WW2 bombs.

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