William Booth and Catherine Booth blue plaque in Gateshead

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William Booth
(1829-1912)
Founder of the Salvation Army
and
Catherine Booth
(1829-1890)
Co-founder, the 'Army Mother',
lived here 1858-1861.
Catherine preached her first sermon
in Gateshead in 1860.

William Booth (10 April 1829 – 20 August 1912) was a British Methodist preacher who founded The Salvation Army and became its first General (1878–1912). The Christian movement with a quasi-military structure and government founded in 1865 has spread from London, England to many parts of the world and is known for being one of the largest distributors of humanitarian aid.

Source: dbpedia

Catherine Booth (17 January 1829 – 4 October 1890) was the wife of the founder of The Salvation Army, William Booth. Because of her influence in the formation of The Salvation Army she was known as the 'Mother of The Salvation Army'.

Source: dbpedia

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