National Recording Project


Detail from: Memorial to 158 Squadron by Peter W. Naylor, 2009

William Booth, Statue, William Booth Memorial Training College, Champion Park


Type Statue

     Statue in bronze on an unpolished grey granite pedestal.


In metal letters, on front face of pedestal: GENERAL / WILLIAM BOOTH / FOUNDER OF / THE SALVATION ARMY / BORN APRIL 10TH. 1829 / PROMOTED TO GLORY / AUGUST 20TH. 1912

Related works : 1. A replica, in fibreglass, was erected outside the William Booth Birthplace Museum, Nottingham, c.1970; 2. Wade's bronze bust of William Booth was unveiled in Mile End Road, London, 15 December 1927.

Contributor details

Contributor Role
Wade, George Edward Sculptor
The Morris Art Bronze Foundry, None Foundry

Element details

Part of work Material Dimensions
Statue Bronze Over life-size
Pedestal and steps Grey Granite 187 (h) - pedestal: w. 81.5, d.81.5

PMSA recording information

Reference Region
General condition Good
Surface condition
  • Metallic staining
Structural condition
Road Champion Park
Precise location The William Booth Memorial Training College. On the right-hand section of lawn fronting the forecourt
A-Z ref None
OS ref None

Sorry, we have no precise geographical information for this item.

Date of design c. 1927
Year of unveiling None
Unveiling details Unveiled: Monday 8 July 1929, by HRH Prince George, Duke of Kent
Commissioned by None
Duty of care The Salvation Army United Kingdom Territory William Booth Memorial Training College
Listing status II
At risk? No known risk

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