6 May 2012

William Booth in Abney Park Cemetery, Stoke Newington

'WILLIAM BOOTH
FOUNDER & 1ST GENERAL OF
THE SALVATION ARMY
BORN 1829
BORN AGAIN OF THE SPIRIT 1845
FOUNDED THE SALVATION ARMY 1865
WENT TO HEAVEN 20TH AUGUST 1912
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ALSO
CATHERINE BOOTH
THE MOTHER OF THE SALVATION ARMY
BORN 1829
WENT TO HEAVEN 4TH OCTOBER 1890'

'W: BRAMWELL: BOOTH
GENERAL OF
THE SALVATION ARMY
BORN 8TH MARCH 1856
BORN OF THE SPIRIT 1863
PROMOTED TO GLORY 16TH JUNE 1929
Servant of All

AND OF HIS WIFE
FLORENCE E: BOOTH
BORN 12TH SEPTEMBER 1861
BORN OF THE SPIRIT 5TH MAY 1880
PROMOTED TO GLORY 10TH JUNE 1957

They were united in love of God
and the Salvation Army'

Bramwell Booth was William's son who succeeded him, and the links below are to a previous post (plus a later one) I made on William Booth and his birthplace in Nottingham:

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William Booth Birthplace Museum, Sneinton, Nottingham

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