Person    | Male  Born 9/3/1759  Died 1/7/1813

Rev. John Venn

Categories: Race Issues, Religion

Clergyman and anti-slavery campaigner.  Born Clapham, son of the vicar at the time. 1792, under John Thornton's will, appointed rector of Clapham, a post he held until his death and where he was a founding member of the Clapham Sect. Grandfather of Dr John Venn. Died Clapham.

The Venns are such a confusing family we think someone should invent a diagram to help us understand them. Meanwhile here's a list of the Henrys and Johns:
Rev Henry Venn 1725 - 1797 (religious texts)
Rev John Venn 1759 - 1813 (Clapham Sect)
Rev Henry Venn 1796 - 1873 (CMS)
Dr John Venn 1834 - 1923 (diagram).

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Rev. John Venn

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Holy Trinity Clapham - Clapham Sect

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

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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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