Florence Barrow
(1876-1964)

woman, humanitarian, and Quaker

Died aged c. 88

Florence Mary Barrow (27 January 1876 – 3 March 1964) was an English International Aid worker, Quaker and housing reform activist particularly associated with her home city of Birmingham. She co-founded the Birmingham Conference on Politics, Economics and Citizenship (COPEC) House Improvement Society that pioneered municipal slum clearance and the regeneration of inner-city housing. She served on the Council of Birmingham Civic Society for 30 years.

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Florence Barrow (1876 - 1964) Quaker humanitarian, adult educator, and housing reformer lived here.

23 Frederick Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham, United Kingdom where they Lived here