Group    From 2/7/1865 

Salvation Army

Categories: Religion, Social Welfare

A Protestant church internationally renowned for its charitable works. Founded as the "East London Christian Mission" or "Christian Revival Society" by William and Catherine Booth. Initially its meetings were held in the open air, but then moved into a tent on the Mile End Waste. The first of these meetings is taken as the origin of the 'East London Christian Mission'.  At a meeting at 272 Whitechapel Road on 7 August 1878 the Mission was reorganised along military lines and renamed the Salvation Army.

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Salvation Army

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Bethnal Green Housing Association - Brent House

The halo and the baby would suggest the woman represented is the Virgin Mary ...

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Catherine Booth statue - Denmark Hill

The statue was dedicated on the centenary of Catherine Booth's birth, and aga...

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Catherine Booth statue - Mile End

{On the plaque attached to the front of the plinth:} Here, in East London, Ca...

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Hackney Salvation Army - 1 - Chief of the Staff

At this date the Chief of Staff was Bramwell Booth.

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Salvation Army - indoors

The first indoor meeting of the mission which became The Salvation Army was h...

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This section lists the memorials created by the subject on this page:
Salvation Army

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Salvation Army Ronalds Road - east

{Top plaque:} This stone was laid by Mrs Onslow, for the glory of God and the...

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Salvation Army Ronalds Road - west

[Top plaque:} This stone was laid by Mrs Heywood Smith, for the glory of God ...

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Edmund Hurst

Edmund Hurst

Burnt at the stake in Bow (or possibly Stratford) for his Protestant beliefs.

Person, Execution, Religion

1 memorial
Michael H. V. Bowles

Michael H. V. Bowles

Rector at Old church - Stanmore in 1992.

Person, Religion

1 memorial
Hanover Chapel

Hanover Chapel

Designed by Charles Robert Cockerell. Stood at the top of Regent Street.

Building, Religion

1 memorial
Bernard William Griffin

Bernard William Griffin

Cardinal of the Roman Catholic Church. Archbishop of Westminster 1943 - his death. Elevated to the cardinalate in 1946. His twin, Basil, was a monk. The photo shows him in 1953.

Person, Religion

1 memorial
Philip S. Waley

Philip S. Waley

President of the West London Synagogue in 1934.

Person, Religion

1 memorial