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Dr Walter Robert Hadwen

Born: 3rd August 1854
Died: 27th December 1932

Intro, Biographical Information, Notes etc:

Wife:  Alice Caroline Mackenzie HARRAL (c. 1851 ~ 11th August 1933)
Marriage:  January 1878      Wandsworth, London.
Una Josephine HADWEN (Rodenhurst) (1881 ~ 19th April 1940)
John HADWEN (1883 ~ 23rd October 1918)
Grace Sarah HADWEN (1886 ~ 2nd April 1911) 

  • History Items:
    • Correspondence in Relation to The Judgement of the Reading Assembly of March 13th 1884   (Login Required)  (Mar 1885)
    • J.E.B.'s Last Letter on the Reading Sorrow   (Login Required)  by J.E. Batten (30th Jul 1885)

Some Notes

Dr Walter Hadwen was initially a Stuart brother but later moved among the Open Brethren and was the founder of the current OB assembly in Gloucester; see

He was a well known doctor, and fought legal cases to stop the smallpox vaccine being compulsory, and became the head of the British Union of Antivivisectionists; see also:

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