Charles James Booth, FRS PC (1840 - 1916) MP

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About Charles James Booth, FRS PC

In 1862, he founded, with his brother Alfred,‎ the shipping company which became the Booth Steamship Company, specializing in the shipping of goods, especially skins and leather, between Latin America, New York and Britain.

In 1887, he began a survey of Tower Hamlets, London, which evolved into his massive account of working class life in London.

In 1899, he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

In 1902, he published Life and Labour of the People ‎(in its final form, 17 volumes)‎.

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Rt Hon Charles Booth, PC, FRS's Timeline

1840
March 30, 1840
1871
April 29, 1871
Age 31
1873
February 3, 1873
Age 32
1874
April 10, 1874
Age 34
1875
October 7, 1875
Age 35
1877
September 22, 1877
Age 37
1879
July 26, 1879
Age 39
1883
1883
Age 42
1886
August 2, 1886
Age 46
1916
1916
Age 75