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Clapham Sect

Group  From 1790  To 1830

A group of evangelical Christians, who worshipped at Holy Trinity Church in Clapham and centred on William Wilberforce, who campaigned for the abolition of slavery and other religious, philanthropic and moral causes.  The name, the Clapham Sect, was not used until 1844. See the Holy Trinity memorial for a list of the 10 important members.

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Clapham Sect

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Clapham Sect - SW11

The Clapham Sect. Members of the British anti-slavery movement met at Batters...

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Holy Trinity Clapham - Clapham Sect

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

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Holy Trinity Clapham - Wilberforce

William Wilberforce and 'the Clapham Sect' worshipped in this church. Their ...

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Rev and Dr Venn

Venn Street, SW4 The Reverend John Venn (1759 - 1813), after whom this street...

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