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Sir Vere Cornwall Bird (1909–1999) by Jim Gray, 1966 Getty Images

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Bird, Sir Vere Cornwall (1909–1999), prime minister of Antigua and Barbuda, was born in St John's, Antigua, probably on 9 December 1909, the son of Theophilus Bird and Amanda Edgehill. He grew up in Garling slum, a swampy area of lower St John's...

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Catherine Booth (1829–1890) by unknown photographer The Salvation Army International Heritage Centre

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Catherine Bramwell- Booth (1883–1987) by Snowdon, 1979 Snowdon / Camera Press, London; collection National Portrait Gallery, London

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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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Evangeline Cory Booth (1865–1950) by unknown photographer, c.1900 © Everett Collection / Rex Features

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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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William Booth (1829–1912) by Olive Edis and Katherine Edis, 1902 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Booth, William (1829–1912), founder of the Salvation Army, was born at Sneinton, a suburb of Nottingham, on 10 April 1829, one of five children of Samuel Booth (1775–1842), a speculative builder, and his second wife, Mary Moss (b. 1791). He was sent to ...

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Booth, (William) Bramwell (1856–1929), Salvation Army officer, was born at Halifax, Yorkshire, on 8 March 1856, the eldest son of William Booth (1829–1912) and his wife, Catherine Booth, née Mumford (1829–1890), the founders of the Salvation Army. He had two brothers and five sisters, including ...

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Boyd, Sir John McFarlane (1917–1989), trade unionist and Salvationist, was born on 8 October 1917 in Motherwell, Lanarkshire, the only child of James Boyd, butcher, who died in the influenza epidemic of the following year, and his wife, Mary Marshall, who in 1920 married ...

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Clibborn, Catherine Booth- [called La Maréchale] (1858–1955), evangelist, was born on 18 September 1858 at Gateshead, the third of eight children and the eldest daughter of the Revd William Booth (1829–1912), then a minister in the Methodist New Connexion, and his wife, ...

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John Curtin (1885–1945) by unknown photographer, c. 1941–5 by permission of the National Library of Australia

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Curtin, John (1885–1945), prime minister of Australia, was born in Creswick, Victoria, on 8 January 1885, the eldest of the four children of John Curtin (1854–1919), a policeman, and his wife, Catherine Bourke (1859–1938). Both parents were Irish-born. Curtin's father was invalided out of the police force in 1890 and spent the next eight years as a hotel manager in ...

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George Bramwell Evens (1884–1943) by Ronald Howgate © reserved; photograph National Portrait Gallery, London

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Evens, George Bramwell (1884–1943), broadcaster, was born on 15 February 1884 at 3 Argyle Street, Anlaby Road, Kingston upon Hull, the only child of George Matthew Evens (1860–1920), a Salvation Army officer, and his wife, Matilda (1862?–1945), daughter of Cornelius Smith and his wife, ...

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Guntrip, Henry James Samuel [Harry] (1901–1975), psychotherapist and Congregational minister, the son of Henry Richard Guntrip (d. c.1923) and his wife, Harriet Louise Jessop (d. 1953), was born at 103 Dulwich Road, London, on 29 May 1901. His father, a commercial clerk, was the youngest of seven children. Before his marriage he was lively and enjoyed cricket. A Methodist lay preacher, he was founder of a breakaway evangelical movement, ...

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