TOMB OF CHARLES BOOTH, APPROX.12M. NORTH OF NAVE OF THE CHURCH OF ST ANDREW

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1067843

Date first listed: 12-Sep-2002

Statutory Address: TOMB OF CHARLES BOOTH, APPROX.12M. NORTH OF NAVE OF THE CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, MAIN STREET

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Location

Statutory Address: TOMB OF CHARLES BOOTH, APPROX.12M. NORTH OF NAVE OF THE CHURCH OF ST ANDREW, MAIN STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire (District Authority)

National Grid Reference: SK 42661 17459

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Details



52/0/10011 MAIN STREET 12-SEP-02 Thringstone Tomb of Charles Booth, approx.12m. nor th of nave of the Church of St Andrew

GV II



Monument. Ashlar. Dated 1916. Low rectangular slab tomb with slightly curving top is set on stepped base. Inlaid inscriptions to Charles Booth, 1840-1916, and his wife, Mary Catherine, 1847-1939. Charles Booth was the notable researcher and writer, whose important statistical analysis of the state of the London poor provided the basis for the Welfare State. He was made a Privy Councillor in 1904. His wife was a granddaughter of Zachary Macaulay, who worked for the abolition of the slave trade, and a niece of Lord Macaulay, the historian. This monument forms a group with the nearby Church of St. Andrew (qv).

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Legacy System number: 489804

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