a digital library of Unitarian Universalist biographies, history, books, and media
the digital library of Unitarian Universalism
Home » This Day » November 13

November 13

Henry Solly

1813 – Henry Solly was born in London. Reared Unitarian, he was a member of the first class at University College in London that would receive Unitarians. He became minister at the Unitarian chapel at Yeovil, Somerset, England, He founded the Working Men’s Clubs, the Charity Organisation Society, and the Garden City movement. His main concerns were for the welfare of working men and the poor, universal suffrage, education, temperance, and the abolition of slavery.

 

Series Navigation<< November 12November 14 >>

Notable in UU History
Peter Cooper

Cooper, Peter (1791-1883)

Born in New York City, this inventor, manufacturer, and philanthropist had only one year of formal ... Read More
Lewis Howard Latimer

Latimer, Lewis Howard (1848-1928)

An outstanding inventor and engineer, Howard was also talented artistically, and was a founder of the ... Read More
Robert Fitzgerald

Fitzgerald, Robert (1910-1985)

Biographical Introduction The poet was a journalist as well as a professor of English who is ... Read More
Delmore Schwartz

Schwartz, Delmore (1913-1966)

Delmore Schwartz, born in Brooklyn, was the son of Jewish immigrants from Romania. He learned to ... Read More