1840 – Born on the 30th of March in Liverpool.
1862 – At the age 22 Booth took control of his father’s company.
1866 – Booth and his brother Alfred began a shipping service between Europe and Brazil.
1871 – Married Mary Macaulay on 29th of April who was niece of the historian Thomas Babington Macaulay.
1901 – The business was reorganized as Booth Steamship Company, Ltd with Charles Booth as chairman.
1904 – Appointed a privy councillor.
1905-1909 – He was a member of the royal commission on the poor law.
1916 – Died on the 23rd of November in Whitwick, Leicestershire, England.