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Thomas Travers Sherlock


Congregational minister. Born in Dublin, son of Thomas Travers Sherlock (1830–82), surgeon. BA, London, 1875. Minister in Smethick, Staffordshire, 1883–1915. Prominent Christian Socialist. Advocated land reform and trade unionism.


Census returns of England and Wales 1911 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG14/17960/398)

Congregational Year Book 1916, pp. 188–9

D’Alroy Jones 1968, p. 320

Irish church records (, accessed 25 January 2017)

University of London Historical Record 1836–1926, (accessed 25 January 2017)


D’Alroy Jones, Peter. 1968. The Christian Socialist revival, 1877–1914: religion, class, and social conscience in late-Victorian England. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.