Rev Charles Jenkinson

Died aged c. 62

Charles Jenkinson (born 93 Sussex Street, Poplar, London, 25 June 1887; died Leeds General Infirmary 3 August 1949) was a Church of England clergyman, housing reformer, and Leeds councillor.

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The Revd Charles Jenkinson. Vicar of Holbeck, transplanted his congregation here in 1937-38, having become a Leeds City Councillor in 1930 to drive through a massive and highly controversial programme of inner city slum clearance. He replaced the slums with the world famous Quarry Hill Flats and greenfield Council housing estates at Middleton, Belle Isle, Gipton, Halton and Seacroft. 1887-1949

St John & St Barnabas Church LS10 3DN, Leeds, United Kingdom where they was