Friday Photos: The Huguenots

Kyra Hanson
By Kyra Hanson Last edited 39 months ago
Friday Photos: The Huguenots

The Hanbury Hall in Hanbury St was built in 1719 as a Huguenot Church. The building was extended in 1864 and is now the church hall for Christ Church, Spitalfields. Photo: Gareth Evans (2014)

This week we've put together a series of photos tracing the history of the Huguenots in London. If these spark your interest, why not subscribe to the our podcast Londonist Out Loud, ahead of tomorrow's show which explores the Huguenots in depth.

Thanks to the following photographers for use of their photos via the Londonist Flickr pool: Tessarian, Homemade, Gareth Evans, Downtime_1882, Dianne Aleja Chua, huguenotsofspitalfields, Herry Lawford, Treble2309,

The Town House on 5a Fournier Street retains all its original features. Photo: Treble2309 (2014)
Townhouse on 5a Fournier Street retains all its original features. Photo: Treble2309 (2014)
The house is an 18th century recreation of a Huguenot silk weaver's family home. Photo: Herry Lawford (2010)
Dennis Severs' House recreates the ambiance of a Huguenot silk weavers' family home. Photo: Herry Lawford (2010)
Huguenot Burial Ground (aka Mount Nod) in Wandsworth. Photo: The Huguenots of Spitalfields website
Huguenot Burial Ground (aka Mount Nod) in Wandsworth. Photo: The Huguenots of Spitalfields website
The Hanbury Hall in Hanbury St was built in 1719 as a Huguenot Church. The building was extended in 1864 and is now the church hall for Christ Church, Spitalfields. Photo: Gareth Evans (2014)
The Hanbury Hall in Hanbury Street was built in 1719 as a Huguenot Church. The building was extended in 1864 and is now the church hall for Christ Church, Spitalfields. Photo: Gareth Evans (2014)
A charter was signed at the Dutch Church (aka Austin Friars) which allowed both French Huguenots and Dutch Protestants to practice their faith in England. Photo: Homemade (2007)
A charter was signed at the Dutch Church (aka Austin Friars) which allowed both French Huguenots and Dutch Protestants to practice their faith in England. Photo: Homemade (2007)
Old Navy College in Greenwich. Photo: Dianne Aleja Chua (2014)
Old Navy College in Greenwich, an area where Huguenots thrived. Photo: Dianne Aleja Chua (2014)
The important Huguenot Church at 52 Threadneedle Street. Photo: Downtime_1882 (2011)
52 Threadneedle Street. Photo: Downtime_1882 (2011)
The former Huguenot chapel, methodist church, synagogue and now mosque at the corner of Fournier Street and Brick Lane. Photo: Tessarian (2011)
The former Huguenot chapel, Methodist church, synagogue and now mosque at the corner of Fournier Street and Brick Lane. Photo: Tessarian (2011)

Last Updated 14 August 2015