Reginald Arthur Bray (20 May 1869 - 31 July 1950) was a socialist politician and author.
Educated at Harrow School and Trinity College, Cambridge, he graduated in 1891. He became interested in socialism and moved to south London where he took part in philanthropic work in Lambeth and Camberwell. He had a great interest in education and was co-opted onto the London School Board in May 1903. The school board was abolished in 1904, with the London County Council taking over its responsibilities. Bray was elected to the county council in March 1904 as a Progressive Party councillor representing Camberwell (North). He served on the county council's Education Committee, and wrote two books: The Town Child (1907) and Boy Labour and Apprenticeship (1912) and
In 1904 he took over the management of his father's estates in Surrey. He retired from the LCC at the 1919 election, and moved to the Manor House in Shere. He became a member of Guildford Rural District Council and chairman of Shere Parish Council.
Bray never married and died in July 1950, aged 81
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His papers are at the Surrey History Centre 
- ↑ THE BRAY FAMILY OF SHERE. Exploring Surrey's Past. Surrey History Centre.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Bray, Reginald Arthur. A Cambridge Alumni Database.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 Bray Family of Shere: Manorial and Estate Records and Family Papers. The National Archives.
- ↑ "London School Board". The Times: p. 12. 29 May 1903.
- ↑ Bray, Reginald Arthur (1907). The Town Child. London. http://archive.org/stream/townchild00braygoog#page/n7/mode/2up.
- ↑ Bray, Reginald Arthur (1912). Boy Labour and Apprenticeship. London. http://archive.org/stream/boylabourapprent00brayuoft#page/n5/mode/2up.
- ↑ "Deaths". The Times: p. 1. 1 August 1950.