Henry Salt Archive

Henry Salt (1853-1939) was the author of the Life of Henry David Thoreau, Animals Rights and A Plea for Vegetarianism which inspired Gandhi for follow a vegetarian diet.

Bertram Lloyd

Ernest Bertram Lloyd was a member of the Humanitarian League and remained a close friend to Salt until Salt's death in 1939. Bertram Lloyd read out Salt's self-penned funeral address.

Bertram edited "The Great Kinship: An Anthology of Humanitarian Poetry" (Allen & Unwin 1921) which featured two poems of Henry Salt.

His contribution to the humanitarian movement was acknowledged in "Bertram Lloyd, Humanitarian and Pioneer" by Samuel J. Looker.

In 1938 Bertram Lloyd married Sylvia Colenso in Cardiganshire South.