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Tomb of Charles Booth, Approx.12m. North of Nave of the Church of St Andrew

A Grade II Listed Building in Thringstone, Leicestershire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7531 / 52°45'11"N

Longitude: -1.3694 / 1°22'9"W

OS Eastings: 442661

OS Northings: 317459

OS Grid: SK426174

Mapcode National: GBR 7JG.GLN

Mapcode Global: WHDHT.Y238

Entry Name: Tomb of Charles Booth, Approx.12m. North of Nave of the Church of St Andrew

Listing Date: 12 September 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067843

English Heritage Legacy ID: 489804

Location: North West Leicestershire, Leicestershire, LE67

County: Leicestershire

District: North West Leicestershire

Town: North West Leicestershire

Electoral Ward/Division: Thringstone

Built-Up Area: Coalville

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Thringstone St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text


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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