She devoted her life and means to righting the wrongs of helpless dumb
creatures, and founded the Gloucester and West Gloucestershire Society
for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in 1869.
Sermon by the Revd Dr Martin Henig
Humans, other Animals and the Environment: problems for Isaiah’s
Martin Henig was born in 1942 and educated at the Universities of
Cambridge, London and Oxford. He lectured in Roman Art at Oxford
University, and has written a number of books on the subject. He has had
a life-long passion for animals. Apart from being involved with the
Three Counties Prayer Group for Animals which convenes in Gloucester
Cathedral, he is a founder member of Voice for Ethical Research in
Oxford and a Fellow of the Oxford Centre for Animal Ethics. He is a new
vice-president of the Anglican Society for the Welfare of Animals. He is
currently serving as curate in the Benefice of Oseney, West Oxford.