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Booth, Catherine Bramwell- (1883–1987), Salvation Army officer, was born on 20 July 1883 at Hadley Wood, Middlesex, the eldest in the family of two sons and five daughters of (William) Bramwell Booth (1856–1929), Salvation Army general, and his wife, Florence Eleanor Booth, née...

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Booth [née Mumford], Catherine (1829–1890), evangelist and writer, was born on 17 January 1829 at Ashbourne, Derbyshire, the fourth of five children. Only she and her younger brother, John, survived. Her father, John Mumford (1804–1879), was a coach builder and wheelwright, and for some years a Wesleyan Methodist lay preacher. Her mother, ...

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Booth, Evangeline Cory (1865–1950), world leader of the Salvation Army, was born at 1 Cambridge Lodge Villas, Hackney, London, on Christmas day (25 December) 1865, the seventh of eight children of William Booth (1829–1912) and his wife, Catherine Mumford (1829–1890) [see Booth, Catherine...

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Pankhurst, Dame Christabel Harriette (1880–1958), suffragette, was born on 22 September 1880 at 1 Drayton Terrace, Old Trafford, Manchester, the daughter of Richard Marsden Pankhurst (1835/6–1898), a radical barrister, and his wife, Emmeline Goulden (1858–1928) [see Pankhurst, Emmeline]. The eldest of their five children, ...

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Petzold, Gertrude von (1876–1952), Unitarian minister and public lecturer, was born in Thorn, East Prussia, of aristocratic ancestry. Her father was an officer in the Prussian army, while her mother instructed her thoroughly in the Lutheran catechism. After teacher training at a seminary, she soon became impatient of the limited opportunities afforded to women in ...

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Salote Mafile'o Pilolevu Tupou III (1900–1965), queen of Tonga, was born on 13 March 1900 in Nuku'alofa, Tonga, the first daughter and eldest legitimate child of King Taufa'ahau Tupou II (1874–1918), king of Tonga, and his wife, Lavinia Veiongo (1879–1902). Salote's father was the great-grandson and successor of the founder of the modern kingdom of ...

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Schimmelpenninck [née Galton], Mary Anne (1778–1856), author, was born in her grandfather's house in Steel House Lane, Birmingham, on 25 November 1778, the eldest child of Samuel Galton (1753–1832), gun maker, and his wife, Lucy Barclay (1757–1817). Both parents were members of the ...

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Tanner, Dame Emmeline Mary (1876–1955), headmistress and educational reformer, was born on 28 December 1876 at 1 Locksbrook Place, Weston, Bath, the eldest of the seven children of Samuel Thomas Tanner JP (1849–1929), coal merchant, and his wife, Jeanetta Jane, daughter of George Fry...