General William Booth (1845-1912) and Catherine Booth (1829-1890) in Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington,

General William Booth (1845-1912) and Catherine Booth (1829-1890). Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington, Greater London. [Click on this picture to enlarge it.] British Listed Buildings site, which describes the monument as a “ Sandstone shield, renewed, with gilt lettering, behind a kerbed plot,” points out that “ Booth was the founder of the Salvation Army in 1878 and his wife is known as the 'mother' of the movement. Listed because of their supreme importance in the late Victorian development of non-conformity.”

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References

“ Monument to General William and Catherine Booth in Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington.” British Listed Buildings. Web. 8 September 2012. [Listing NGR: TQ3334286616]


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