William Booth's Visit to Stone,

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Date:16th of August 1906

Description:William Booth (1829 - 1912), known as 'General Booth', founded the Christian Mission in 1865.

The movement aimed to help the poor and needy of London's East End, and as it developed was renamed the Salvation Army.

Booth came to Stone to visit the town's branch of the Salvation Army. He also visited Stafford on his tour.


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1880s
Fermenting Buildings, Joule's Brewery, Stone,
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1910s
Portable Bandstand, Stone,
Portable Bandstand, Stone,

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1950s
High Street, Stone,
High Street, Stone,

The supermarket with the canopy (on the right) had recently been built when this ...

1980s
Mayor Leason Thanking Firemen after Floods, Stone,
Mayor Leason Thanking Firemen after Floods, Stone,

Mayor Philip Leason thanking the fire brigade for their hard work during the floods ...

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Image courtesy of: Stone Historical and Civic Society

Donor ref:Stone Hist. and Civic Soc. No., PT00385, img: 2505 (18/2884)

Source: Staffordshire Museum Service

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