William Booth's visit to Newcastle-Under-Lyme

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Description:William Booth was a British Methodist Preacher and the founder and first General of the Salvation Army.

In 1904 he took part in a 'motorcade' when he was driven around Great Britain, stopping off in cities, towns and villages to preach to the assembled crowds from inside his open-top car.

In this photograph you can see him in an unidentified street in Newcastle-under-Lyme with his many followers.


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Burgess Lands Map, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Burgess Lands Map, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This map shows the lands held in trust by the Burgesses of Newcastle-under-Lyme ...

Fire Appliances, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Fire Appliances, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

A scene of crowds gathered to see a display of a new Merryweather and Shand Mason ...

The Stones, Newcastle-under-Lyme
The Stones, Newcastle-under-Lyme

This photograph shows the view of Newcastle-under-Lyme town centre from the bottom ...

Castle Hotel, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Castle Hotel, High Street, Newcastle-under-Lyme

The Castle Hotel opened in around 1820 and was a popular coaching stop for traffic ...

Guildhall and Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme
Guildhall and Market, Newcastle-under-Lyme

Watercolour signed by Alf Fallows and dated 1995 depicting the Guildhall clock and ...

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Donor ref:PA 982 (22/26323)

Source: Brampton Museum and Art Gallery, Newcastle under Lyme

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