Person Female Born 17/1/1829 Died 4/10/1890
Evangelist. Born Catherine Mumford in Ashbourne, Derbyshire. She married fellow methodist William Booth in 1855, and they embarked on a preaching tour of the country. Returning to London in 1864, they started work on forming the Salvation Army. She died in Clacton and over 30.000 people lined the route of her funeral procession in London.