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Mr Booth [1???-18??]
Abraham Booth [1894-1916]
Albert Booth [1857-1922]
Albert Booth [1910-1944]
Albert Edward Booth [1874-1906]
Ambler Booth [1827-1879]
Anthony George Booth [1931-]
Arnold Booth [1891-1963]
Arnold Booth [1917-1942]
Arthur Booth [1916-1942]
Ballington Booth [1857-1940]
Benjamin Booth [1851-1888]
Rev Charles Booth [18??-19??]
Colin Booth [1914-1945]
Cyril Booth [1883-19??]
E. W. Booth [18??-19??]
Edgar Booth [1893-1918]
Edgar Hartley Dawson Booth [1893-1916]
Emma Booth [1845-1925]
Ernest Booth [1865-1???]
Ernest Booth [1894-1916]
Frank Booth [18??-1918]
Fred Booth [1860-1934]
Fred Booth [1866-1???]
Fred Booth [1889-1917]
Fred Booth [1892-1916]
Fred W. Booth [1895-1918]
George Booth [1803-1866]
George Booth [1889-1916]
Rev H. J. Booth [18??-19??]
Harry Booth [1892-1918]
Herbert Booth [1850-1???]
Herbert Booth [1890-1955]
Hinchliffe Booth [1848-1889]
Horace Booth [1895-1917]
Rev Horace Fearne Booth [1876-1946]
Isaac Booth [18??-????]
Mr J. Booth [18??-19??]
Jack Booth [1918-1943]
James Booth [1829-1907]
James Booth [1854-19??]
James Booth [1865-1936]
James William Booth [18??-19??]
Jerry Booth [1839-1909]
John Booth [1???-18??]
John Booth [15??-15??]
Rev John Booth [17??-18??]
John Booth [17??-18??]
John Booth [1787-18??]
John Booth [18??-1???]
John Booth [18??-18??]
John Booth [18??-19??]
John Booth [1814-1868]
John Brook Booth [1835-1887]
John Frederick Booth [18??-19??]
John Henry Booth [1856-19??]
John Henry Booth [1859-19??]
John Rolston Booth [1898-1916]
John Spencer Booth [1864-1935]
John William Booth [1867-19??]
John William Booth [1880-19??]
Joseph Booth [1???-19??]
Joseph Booth [17??-18??]
Rev Joseph Booth [18??-19??]
Joseph Booth [18??-19??]
Joseph Booth [1811-1???]
Joseph Booth [1821-1879]
Lister Booth [1829-1872]
Lister Booth [1850-1913]
Matthew Booth [18??-18??]
Michael Booth [1842-1908]
Midgley Booth [1883-1942]
Nathaniel Booth [1836-1866]
Norman Booth [1882-1916]
Percy Booth [1885-1917]
Richard Booth [18??-18??]
Robert Booth [1???-1657]
Robert Booth [15??-16??]
Robert Booth [18??-19??]
Roy Booth [1922-1945]
Sam Booth [1???-19??]
Sam Booth [1856-1924]
Sampson Booth [1850-1909]
Samuel Booth [1853-1911]
Steph Booth [19??-]
Thomas Booth [18??-18??]
Thomas Booth [1800-1862]
Thomas James Booth [1868-19??]
Thomas Longbotham Booth [1841-1904]
Thomas William Booth [1887-1918]
Thomas Willie Booth [1873-19??]
Timothy Booth [16??-17??]
Tom Booth [1878-1914]
Vernon Booth [1887-1918]
Wilfred Nawton Booth [1918-1943]
William Booth [1???-1???]
William Booth [1???-18??]
William Booth [1???-1861]
William Booth [1799-1879]
William Booth [18??-18??]
William Booth [1820-1???]
General William Booth [1829-1912]
William Booth [1845-1???]
William Booth [1847-1???]
William Booth [1898-1917]
William Bramwell Booth [1856-1929]
William Stanley Booth [1890-1916]
Willie Booth [18??-19??]
Willie Booth [1895-1917] 


Booth, Mr
[1???-18??] Of Shaw Hill, Halifax.

He was one of the subscribers to John Horner's book Buildings in the Town & Parish of Halifax [1835]

Booth, Abraham
[1894-1916] Son of Sam Booth.

Born in Southowram.

He was a worsted mill labourer [1911] / employed by Brookfoot Dye Works.

During World War I, he enlisted [August 1914], and served as a Private with B Company 9th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He went to France in May 1915.

He was killed instantaneously by a shell [7th November 1916] (aged 22).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Southowram War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram

Booth, Albert
[1857-1922] He married Susannah Sutcliffe [1860-1918].

Children:

  1. Vernon

Booth, Albert
[1910-1944] Son of Rosetta & George Booth.

He was employed at Thornber Brothers Limited.

In [Q3] 1936, he married Edna Eileen Walmsley in Todmorden.

They lived at Mytholmroyd [1944].

During World War II, he served as a Driver with the Royal Army Service Corps.

He was killed in action [17th September 1944] (aged 34).

He was buried at the Coriano Ridge War Cemetery [IV A 3].

He is remembered on a memorial in St John in the Wilderness, Cragg Vale, and in the book Royd Regeneration

Booth, Albert Edward
[1874-1906] Landlord of the Prospect, Sowerby Bridge [1905].

In 1896, he married Emma Riley in Halifax.

He died [Q1] 1906.

After his death, Emma took over at the Prospect.

Later that year, Frederick Medley took over from Mary

Booth, Ambler
[1827-1879]

In [Q4] 1855, he married Harriet Howarth [1831-1859] in Halifax.

Harriet died 28th July 1859 (aged 28).

Ambler died 19th August 1879 (aged 52).

The couple were buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 2147]

Booth, Anthony George
[1931-] Aka Tony Booth.

Born in Liverpool. Actor best known for his rôle in the TV series Till Death Us Do Part.

Since December 2006, he and his wife, Steph, have lived in Todmorden

Booth, Arnold
[1891-1963] Son of James Leonard Booth [1867-1942].

In 1915, he married Mary Nawton [1889-1966] in Pickering.


Mary was born in Pickering
 

Children:

  1. Constance M. [b 1917]
  2. Wilfred Nawton

The family lived at Copley [1918]

Arnold died in Halifax [10th October 1963] (aged 72).

Mary died in Hull [1966].

Members of the family were buried at St Stephen's Church, Copley

Booth, Arnold
[1917-1942] Son of Sarah Jane & James Steele Booth of Halifax.

During World War II, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 5th Battalion East Yorkshire Regiment.

He died 25th October 1942 (aged 25).

He is remembered on the Alamein Memorial [57]

Booth, Arthur
[1916-1942] Born in Ripponden.

During World War II, he served as a Driver with 429 General Transport Company Royal Army Service Corps.

He died in Algeria [30th December 1942] (aged 26).

He was buried at the Bone War Cemetery, Annaba [VI B 14].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial

Booth, Ballington
[1857-1940] Second son of William Booth.

He was born in Brighouse whilst his father was working at 22 Bethel Street. He went on to play a major part in the development of Salvationism in North America

Booth, Benjamin
[1851-1888] He was Headmaster of Holy Trinity Boys' School [1881] / Superintendent of the Sunday Schools attached to Holy Trinity Church.

He was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 553]. A memorial stone was inscribed

This stone was erected by Managers, Teachers and Scholars of the above schools

Booth, Rev Charles
[18??-19??] Born in Cheshire.

He did religious work in South Africa and served in Oxfordshire before becoming Minister at Ripponden Congregational Church [1915].

In 1924, he moved to Barnoldswick

Booth, Colin
[1914-1945] Son of Ada & William Archibald Booth.

In [Q3] 1938, he married Dorothy / Dora Binns in Calder District.

They lived at Brighouse.

During World War II, he served as a Sergeant / Flight Engineer with 9 Squadron Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve.

He died 1st January 1945 (aged 31).

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery [F C 498].

He is remembered on Luddendenfoot War Memorial

Booth, Cyril
[1883-19??] Son of Herbert Booth.

He was a machine tool turner [1901] / a railway porter [1911] / a Sergeant Major with the West Ridings [World War I].

In [Q1] 1911, he married Ethel Longley [1886-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Ethel, of Elm Villas, Clayton, was born in Knottingley, the daughter of George Longley, rope maker
 

Booth, E. W.
[18??-19??] Grandson of Nathan Whitley and son of John Booth. He was a partner in Whitley & Booth [1890]

Booth, Edgar
[1893-1918] DCM, MM.

Born in Halifax.

He worked for Richardson's, builder.

He was brought up in the Haley Hill area of Halifax, and lived at

  • 7 Binns Court, Halifax
  • 20 Stead Street, Halifax

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 2nd/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was badly wounded in the advance on Maubeuge.

He died of wounds [8th November 1918].

He was buried at the Awoingt British Cemetery [III B 8].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint James's Church, Halifax.

He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for


a very gallant attack in the capture of Marcoing
 

He was awarded the Military Medal [10th January 1920]


For conspicuous gallantry and dash while section commander during the attack on Marcoing [France] on the 28th September 1918. On reaching his final objective he found the trench full of the enemy, who greatly outnumbered his forces, and with splendid fearlessness rushed it, and brought out over twenty prisoners and a machine gun. Later, he led a patrol into the enemy trenches, and drove off a party with a machine gun
 

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint James's Church, Halifax

Booth, Edgar Hartley Dawson
[1893-1916] Son of Herbert Booth.

Born in Halifax.

He was a railway porter [1911] / on the clerical staff of the West Riding Police Force, Wakefield [1915].

On 7th March 1916, he married Eva May Harper [1894-1974] at St Helen's, Hemsworth.


Eva May, of 155 West View, Hemsworth, was born in Broxwich, Walsall, the daughter of Abraham Harper, miner
 

They had no children.

They lived at 9 Japan Street, Halifax [1915].

During World War I, he enlisted [15th December 1915], and served as a Lance Corporal with the Corps of Military Police (Foot Branch).

He sailed from Devonport to Alexandria [21st June 1916] on the SS Minnewaska (which was later destroyed by a mine from the German U-boot UC-23 [29th November 1916]).

He died of dysentery in Alexandria, Egypt [10th September 1916].

He was buried at the Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery [D 54].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint George's Church, Lee Mount

His brothers also served: Sergeant Zachariah Booth (with the West Yorkshire Pioneers), Sergeant Major Cyril Booth (with the West Ridings), and Lance Corporal Irvine Booth (with the Military Foot Police) 

In 1925, Eva married Alec Bowman [1897-1961] in Halifax

Booth, Emma
[1845-1925] Daughter of Grace Laycock [1822-1???] & William Booth [1812-18??], a flag facer / quarryman.

Born in Northowram [29th August 1845].

Baptised at Shelf [3rd February 1862].

Emma had an illegitimate son: Fred Booth


It is accepted that Ezra Pinder was Fred's biological father
 

In 1877, Emma married John Brook.

They had 4 children.

Emma died of heart failure & senile decay [13th January 1925] (aged 79).

Members of the family were buried at Heywood's Chapel

Booth, Ernest
[1865-1???] Son of Mercy & William Booth, bootmaker.

Born in Halifax.

He was a draper of North Parade [1897] / a draper shop keeper [1901].

In 1897, he married Mary Hannah Tiffany [1875-1???] at St James's Church, Halifax.


Mary Hannah was born in Halifax, the daughter of
George Tiffany
 

Children:

  1. William

The family lived at 36 Union Street, Halifax [1901]

Living with them in 1901 was his widowed mother Mercy Booth [b  1832].

Ernest died in 1902 (aged 37) 

In 1905, Mary Hannah married Albert Ratcliffe

Booth, Ernest
[1894-1916] Son of John Henry Booth.

He was a member of Wesley's Chapel, Halifax / a grocer's salesman [1911] / employed by Ballard & Richardson (motor building trade), Bond Street, Halifax.

He lived at

  • 74 Lister Lane, Halifax
  • 2 Peel's Court, Hopwood Lane, Halifax

He enlisted in the West Riding Regiment (Territorials) in Halifax [May 1913].

During World War I, he was called-up [August 1914], and served as a Sergeant with the 1st/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was promoted to Corporal [(acting) November 1914] & [April 1915] and Sergeant [(acting) August 1915] & [November 1915].

He was sent to France [April 1915], gassed on the [21st December 1915] and hospitalised.

He was reported missing and assumed to have died in a failed attack on Schwaben Redoubt [3rd September 1916] (aged 22).

He was accepted as dead for official purposes [May 1917].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [6A & 6B,] on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Roll of Honour at Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel

Booth, Frank
[18??-1918]

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 9th Battalion King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry.

He died 22nd September 1918.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Upper Edge Baptist Church

Booth, Fred
[1860-1934] Son of Hannah & Henry Booth of Wyke.

Born 16th February 1860.

Baptised at St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe [27th May 1860].

He was a clerk at Firth's [1871].

In 1884, he sailed to America to become Superintendent at Firth's new plant at Firthcliffe.

On 15th June 1885, he married Lydia Hurst [1862-1???] in Philadelphia.

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1887] who married James Hunter Patrick
  2. Miriam Rebecca [b 1892]
  3. Francis Elmer [b 1897]

Fred died 6th January 1934.

He was buried at Woodlawn Cemetery, Cornwall, New York State, USA.

He is remembered on the family grave at Lightcliffe Old Church Graveyard

Booth, Fred
[1866-1???] Illegitimate son of Emma Booth and Ezra Pinder.


On the marriage record, Fred gives his father's name as Ezra Booth, draper
 

Fred was a cloth finisher of Eliza Street, Liverpool [1889].

On 6th January 1889, he married Clara Pritchard [1869-1???] at Lower Broughton, Lancashire.


Clara was born in Lower Broughton, Lancashire, the daughter of George Pritchard, hairdresser
 

Booth, Fred
[1889-1917] Son of Hannah [1864-1938] & Ralph Booth [1859-1891] of 42 & 44 Dewsbury Road, Rastrick.

Born in Brighouse.

He was a member of Rastrick Cricket Club & Rastrick AFC / employed by Murgatroyd's, dyers of Huddersfield.

During World War I, he enlisted in the Brighouse Chums [1915], and served as a Private with the 2nd/4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 24th September 1917 (aged 28).

He was buried at the Noreuil Australian Cemetery [C 2].

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial, on Rastrick War Memorial, on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Upper Edge Baptist Church

Booth, Fred
[1892-1916] Son of Elizabeth & Albert Booth of 7 East View, Lightcliffe.

He was a member of St Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe & Sunday School / employed by Firth's / an engineer with Hopkinson's of Huddersfield.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment)  [August 1914], then served as a Corporal with the 32nd Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He was killed when a shell fell on the dugout [26th October 1916].

He was buried at the Courcelette British Cemetery [I C 18].

He is remembered at Lightcliffe Old Church Graveyard, on Bailiff Bridge War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Lightcliffe

Booth, Fred W.
[1895-1918] Son of Hannah & Tom Booth of 4 Milton Street, Halifax.

He was a member of Harrison Road Chapel, Halifax / educated at Holy Trinity & Heath Grammar School / employed in the commercial department of Standeven & Company Limited at Ladyship Mills.

He was engaged to Miss Gledhill of Glenholm Heath.

During World War I, he enlisted [September 1914], and served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 56th Battalion Machine Gun Corps / Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 24th April 1918 (aged 23).

He was buried at the Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension [V B 21].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at United Reformed Church, Carlton Street, on the Memorial at Heath Grammar School, and on the Standeven Roll of Honour

Booth, George
[1803-1866] Of Clay House, Soyland.

He died February 13th 1866.

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Booth, George
[1889-1916] He was brought up by his aunt Miss S. A. Stansfield, Holme Place, Hebden Bridge / a knife cutter for J. B. Hoyle & Company / a player with Hebden Bridge FC & Mytholmroyd AFC / a Territorial for 4 years.

He married (1) Unknown.

Children:

  1. child

He (possibly) married (2) Amelia Davidson in Burnley.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 17th Battalion Royal Fusiliers.

He was killed by machine gun fire [9th July 1916] (aged 27).

He was buried at the Zouave Valley Cemetery, Souchez [II C 12].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge, on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Spiritualist Church, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Association Football Club

In [Q1] 1919, Amelia married Mr Schofield in Burnley.

They lived at Hulme, Manchester

Booth, Rev H. J.
[18??-19??] MA.

Minister at Ovenden. He lived at 71 Keighley Road, Illingworth [1905]

Booth, Harry
[1892-1918] Son of Eliza Hannah & Jonathan Booth of Hebden Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 738th Mechanical Transport Company Army Service Corps.

He died 4th August 1918 (aged 26).

He was buried at the Karasouli Military Cemetery [C 466]

Booth, Herbert
[1850-1???] Born in Northowram.

He was a hairdresser & news agent [1881, 1891] / a newspaper seller [1901] / a news vendor newsagent [1911] / an agent for the Courier at the Post Office stand

In 1875, he married Hannah Spencer [1851-1???] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. Zachariah [b 1876] who was a wool packer [1891]
  2. Edwin [b 1881] who was a machine tool maker [1901]
  3. Cyril
  4. Irvin [b 1889]
  5. Edgar

The family lived at

  • 22 New Bank, Northowram [1881]
  • 26 Third Avenue, Skircoat, Halifax [1891]
  • 7 Perseverance Terrace, Halifax [1901]
  • 7 Japan Street, Halifax [1911]

Living with them in 1911 were son Cyril and his wife Ethel.

4 of their sons served in World War I:

  • Sergeant Zachariah Booth (with the West Yorkshire Pioneers) 
  • Sergeant Major Cyril Booth (with the West Ridings) 
  • Lance Corporal Irvine Booth (with the Military Foot Police) 
  • Edgar – who was killed

Booth, Herbert
[1890-1955] Born in Huddersfield.

On 21st March 1920, he married Ethel Hollas in Huddersfield


Ethel was born in Stainland, the daughter of
Eli Hollas
 

Booth, Hinchliffe
[1848-1889] Son of Joseph Booth.

He was landlord of the White Lion, Heptonstall [1869] / a cotton twister [1879] / a beerseller in Heptonstall [1879] / a cotton doubler [1881]

He married (2) Sarah Jane Hurst [1846-1879] from Stalybridge, Cheshire, at Halifax Parish Church [14th March 1870].

They had no children.

Sarah Jane died at the White Lion, Heptonstall.

She was buried at Heptonstall Church [14th June 1879].

He married (2) Ann Pickles [1841-1909] at Halifax Parish Church [31st March 1880].

They had no children.

They lived at

  • Gooder Lane, Rastrick [1871]
  • White Lion, Heptonstall [1879]
  • New North Road, Rastrick [1881]
  • Firth Street, Rastrick [1889]

He died at Firth Street, Rastrick [4th August 1889].

He was buried at Heptonstall Church with his first wife [6th August 1889].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £354 14/5d. Probate was granted to his widow Ann

Booth, Horace
[1895-1917] Son of John Spencer Booth.

Born in Halifax.

He was an overlooker's assistant (weaving carriage cloth) [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the 2nd Trench Mortar Battery Canadian Field Artillery.

He died 20th November 1917.

He was buried at the Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery [XXVII B 10A].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Booth, Rev Horace Fearne
[1876-1946] MA.

Son of Maria Elizabeth (née Bolland) [1846-1931] & William Charge Booth [1837-1898].

Born in Catterick.

He was educated at Richmond School in Yorkshire, St Catharine's College Cambridge, and Wells Theological College before becoming Deacon and Curate at Illingworth [1897-1910], Vicar at St Thomas's Church, Claremount [1910-1913], and Vicar at Illingworth [1913-1923] He was Honorary Chaplain to the Forces [1922].

He resigned and left Illingworth to become Vicar of Crakehall-with-Langthorn in Bedale.

He died in Richmond

Booth, Isaac
[18??-????] Halifax architect who practised in George Street around 1865. He designed Wainhouse Tower until he left because of the feud between J. E. Wainhouse and Sir Henry Edwards, when R. S. Dugdale took over the project

Booth, Mr J.
[18??-19??] He stood unsuccessfully as the Radical'1895 candidate in the Election for MP for Halifax []

Booth, Jack
[1918-1943] Son of Ethel Booth of Brighouse.

During World War II, he served as a Gunner with 77 Field Regiment Royal Artillery.

He died 21st April 1943 (aged 25).

He was buried at the Massicault War Cemetery [III E 5]

Booth, James
[1829-1907] Born in Shipley [1st October 1829].

He moved to Halifax in 1861.

In 1876, he went into business at Ovenden as James Booth & Son.

See Akroyd Branch Library and Birks Hall Tip

Booth, James
[1854-19??] Born in Southowram.

He was a weaver (tapestry) for a carpet manufacturer [1911].

In [Q3] 1874, he married Emma Mitchell [1854-19??] from Hipperholme.

Children:

  1. John Edward [b 1880]
  2. Fred [b 1888]

The family lived at 2 East View, Lightcliffe [1911]

Booth, James
[1865-1936] Son of Lister Booth.

Born in Sowerby.

He was landlord of the Queen Hotel, Ripponden [1901, 1905, 1911] / landlord of the Golden Lion, Ripponden [1914].

He married Louisa Ann Robinson [1865-1955] at Ripponden Church [7th October 1897].


Louisa Ann was born in Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. George Eric [1899-1986] who was a chemist [1936]
  2. Frank Lister [1904-1982]

Living with them in 1901 was sister-in-law Sarah Robinson (aged 33).

He died at Lower Brig Royd, Ripponden [16 Apr 1936].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £3,444 12/6d. Probate was granted to his widow Louisa Ann and son George Eric Booth

Booth, James William
[18??-19??] Of Halifax.

He was a cask merchant [1919, 1924].

See James Duffield and Charles Duffield

Booth, Jerry
[1839-1909] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton spinner at Hanging Lee Mill, Ripponden [1867] / a cotton spinner [1883]

He was an executor of Thomas Lees [1867].

On 7th July 1862, he married Mary Isabella Lees [1842-1917] born in Soyland, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1863]
  2. William Edgar [b 1865]
  3. Florence Mary [b 1868]
  4. Minnie [b 1869]
  5. Clara [b 1872]
  6. Louisa [b 1882]

The family lived at

Jerry died in Halifax [25th September 1909].

Mary Isabella died in Rochdale [2nd November 1917].

See Ellis Whiteley

Booth, John
[1???-18??] Manservant and gardener at Shibden Hall in the time of Anne Lister.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Joseph
  2. Charlotte

Booth, John
[15??-15??] Of Mixenden. He was a wealthy man and owned considerable land. He was described as
an eminent Christian, one of the holiest of the time and age in which he lived

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [1589-1659] who married Joseph Priestley
  2. Mary who married Michael Whiteley from Wheatley

Booth, Rev John
[17??-18??] He was Master of Heywood's School [1795]. He resigned after 8 months
for want of sufficient ability

Booth, John
[17??-18??] He was a bookseller at 15 George Street, Halifax [1837]. Partner in Whitley & Booth.

He married Harriet Whitley, the daughter his business partner. The family lived at 38 Clare Road, Halifax

Booth, John
[1787-18??] Born in Halifax.

He served with the 2nd Battalion 84th Foot York & Lancaster Regiment in the Peninsular War

Booth, John
[18??-1???] Papermaker of Todmorden.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Anne Agnes [b 1874] who married James Thomas Sparks

The family lived at (possibly) 15 Bank Street, Todmorden [1895]

Booth, John
[18??-18??] Partner in Brook & Booth

Booth, John
[18??-19??] Around 1880, he established a wholesale and retail business selling glass and china at 1 Cow Green, Halifax

Booth, John
[1814-1868] Born in Ovenden.

He was a beer & spirit dealer at unidentified premises at 4 Albion Street, Halifax [1851] / landlord of the Boar's Head Hotel, Halifax [1861, 1864].


Question: Does anyone know which [1851] hostelry this may have been?

 

In 1842, he married Mary Brook [1823-1873] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Dewsbury
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Ann [b 1844]
  2. Joseph [b 1846]
  3. William
  4. Mary Jane [b 1849]
  5. George [b 1851]
  6. Emma Eliza [b 1854]
  7. John Isle [b 1856] who was a solicitor's general clerk [1871]
  8. Ann Maria [b 1858]
  9. Ellen [b 1861]
  10. Selina [b 1865]

The family lived at 4 Albion Street, Halifax [1851].

After John's death, Mary took over at the Boar's Head [1871].

John and Mary were buried at St Paul's Church, King Cross

Booth, John Brook
[1835-1887] Son of Sarah (née Wall) [1813-1890] & David William Booth [1809-1885], a butcher

Born in Keighley.

He was landlord of the Country House, Hipperholme [1860] / iron founder & publican at the Railway Hotel, Rastrick, employing 9 men & 1 boy [1861] / a brewer at Gooder Lane, Rastrick [1871] / a brewer at Rastrick [1876, 1879] / a brewer employing 17 men at Huddersfield Road, Rastrick [1881] / a partner in Booth & Ogden at the Red Cross Brewery.

In August 1874, J. B. Booth was granted a wine licence for premises adjoining Brighouse Railway Station, but a beer licence was refused

On 13th April 1858, he married (1) Eliza Brook [1838-1874] in Rastrick.

Children:

  1. Mary Ann [b 1859] who married [1881] Charles Edmund Brooke [1857-1934] (ironmonger) 
  2. Martha [b 1860]
  3. Joseph [b 1864] who married [1887] Martha Emily Sugden
  4. Thomas David [1865-1871]
  5. John Brook [b 1867]
  6. Bertha Eliza [1870-1871]

On 16th September 1875, he married (2) Mary Walker [1842-1933].

Children:

  1. Ellen Eliza [b 1877]

He died 3rd November 1887

Booth, John Frederick
[18??-19??] Of Halifax.

He was a cask merchant [1919].

See Charles Duffield

Booth, John Henry
[1856-19??] Son of William Booth, shoemaker.

Born in Halifax.

He was a wire worker of Holden Street, Halifax [1883] / a wire drawer [1891] / a drapery art decorator [1901] / a grocer [1909] / a retail grocer [1911].

He married Betsy Ann Hunt [1858-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Betsy Ann, of Savile Terrace, Halifax, was born in Holbeach, Lincolnshire, the daughter of Henry Hunt, shepherd
 

Children:

  1. Mercy Mary [b Q1/1885] who was a cotton spinner [1901], and married Tom Harry Henley
  2. Ernest
  3. James Wilfred [b 1897] who was a clothier's assistant [1911]
  4. Norman [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • 10 Cross Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 67 Lister Lane, Halifax [1901]
  • 15 Brunswick Street, Halifax [1911]
  • 2 Peel Court, Halifax

Living with them [in 1911] were 5 boarders

Booth, John Henry
[1859-19??] Born in Norwood Green.

He married Unknown.

He was a beerhouse keeper at 8 St James's Road – the Brewers' Arms, Halifax [1911].

He married Unknown.

He was widower by 1911

Booth, John Rolston
[1898-1916] Son of Isabella & Frederick William Booth of 15 Brook Green Hill, Rastrick [1911].

Born in Huddersfield [Q4 1898].

He was (possibly) educated at Rastrick Grammar School / employed at the W. H. Smith bookstall at Brighouse Station / employed at the Anchor Pit signal cabin.

During World War I, he enlisted under age [June 1915], and served as a Private with the 10th Battalion Cameronian (Scottish Rifles).

He died in France [6th March 1916].

He is remembered on the Loos Memorial [57-59], on Brighouse War Memorial, on Rastrick War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Rastrick

Booth, John Spencer
[1864-1935]

On 27th August 1889, he married Eliza Ann Tiffany [1867-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Leonard [1890-1968] a worsted spinning overlooker [1911]
  2. Elsie [b 1894] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  3. Horace
  4. Lilly [b 1897] who was a worsted spinner [1911]
  5. Percy [b 1898] who was a setter & doffer / part-timer [1911]
  6. Norman [b 1899] who was a part-timer / errand boy [1911]

The family lived at

  • 30 Cleveland Avenue, Siddal [1911]
  • East Greenfield Park, St Hubert, P. Q., Canada

In March 1913, Eliza Ann and all of her children – except Leonard – emigrated to Canada.

A John Spencer Booth died in Halifax [1935] and was buried at St Paul's Church, King Cross

Booth, John William
[1867-19??] Born in Keighley.

He was a commercial traveller [1901].

In [Q4] 1894, he married Mary Bottomley.


Marywas the daughter of
William Bottomley
 

Children:

  1. Herbert Victor [b 1897]
  2. Harry Grayston [b 1899]

The family lived at 162 Highfield Lane, Keighley [1901].

Living with them in 1901 was Mary's widowed mother Caroline Elizabeth Bottomley

Booth, John William
[1880-19??] Son of Sam Booth.

Born in Lightcliffe.

He was a general labourer [1901].

In [Q3] 1899, he married Ada Stott [1878-19??] in Halifax.


Ada was born in Clayton
 

Children:

  1. Sam [b 1900]
  2. Mary [b 1907]

The family lived at Walter Clough, Southowram [1901]

Booth, Joseph
[1???-19??] He was a Director of the Ripponden Commercial Company [1949]

Booth, Joseph
[17??-18??] Of Sowerby.

On the night of 6/7th October 1820, Michael Shaw and Joseph Kershaw robbed Booth's house and stole a great quantity of linen and woollen drapery goods to the amount of £50.

Shaw was executed, Kershaw was reprieved

Booth, Rev Joseph
[18??-19??] He trained at Airedale College and served at Pocklington before becoming Minister at Luddendenfoot Congregational Church [August 1881, 1893].

He was involved in setting up the first Mechanics' Institute at Luddendenfoot.

He went to Low Row [1895], Ossett [1897], and Huddersfield [1916]

Booth, Joseph
[18??-19??] Of Greetland. Established J. Booth & Son

Booth, Joseph
[1811-1???] Born in Northowram.

He was a banksman [1851].

He married Martha [1815-1???] from Northowram.

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1837] who was a worsted weaver [1851]
  2. Harriet [b 1840]
  3. who was a worsted weaver (half time) [1851]
  4. Ellen [b 1844]
  5. John [b 1850]

The family lived at Pump Farm, Southowram [1851]

Booth, Joseph
[1821-1879] Son of William Booth.

Born 2nd February 1821.

He was a cotton twister in Soyland [1851] / a cotton twister in Mill Bank [1861] / a cotton twister in Rastrick [1871, 1872] / a cotton twister in Brighouse [1879].

On 4th June 1843, he married Elizabeth Hinchliffe at Elland Parish Church.


Elizabeth was the daughter of Samuel Hinchliffe
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Hinchliffe [1848-1889]
  3. Lister
  4. Elizabeth [b 1852]
  5. Mary Ellen [1854-1897] who married Fred Wood
  6. Isabella [1856-1898]

The family lived at

  • Wood End, Soyland [1851]
  • Mill Bank [1861]
  • Little Woodhouse, Rastrick [1871]

Elizabeth died 24th May 1875.

Joseph died 5th December 1879.

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £200. Probate was granted to sons William, Hinchliffe and Lister.

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Booth, Lister
[1829-1872] Son of William Booth.

Born in Soyland.

He was a factory worker [1851] / a partner in George Mitchell & Company [until 1859] / a cotton spinner employing 48 people [1861] / a cotton manager [1871].

On 25th December 1859, he married Ann Platt [1835-1900] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. William Henry [1862-1919]
  2. James
  3. Samuel [1869-1925]

The family lived at

  • 13 Aufhole, Soyland [1861]
  • 14 Boy Lane, Ovenden [1871]

He died at Ovenden [12th September 1872].

He was buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Probate records show that he left effects valued at under £1,500. Probate was granted to his brothers Joseph Booth & Rushton John Booth

Booth, Lister
[1850-1913] Son of Joseph Booth.

He was a beer seller [1875, 1877, 1879] / a cotton doubler [1881, 1891, 1901] / a partner in Booth Brothers [until 1892] / a master cotton doubler (mill owner) [1911]. He established Lister Booth & Company Limited at Grove Mills, Brighouse.

On 26th October 1872, he married (1) Hephzibah Smith [1855-1878] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Joe [1874-1938] who was a clerk in a cotton mill [1901]
  2. Elizabeth [1877-1878]

In 1878, he married (2) Hannah Carter [1852-1938].


Hannah came from Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. Jane Elizabeth [1879-1951] who was a cotton winder [1901]
  2. Ephsy Hannah [1880-1928]
  3. Alice Ann [1883-1966] who was a cotton winder [1901]
  4. Mary Ellen [1888-1972] who was a cotton winder [1901]
  5. Florence Hinchliffe [1889-1971]
  6. child

The family lived at

  • Brighouse [1875, 1877]
  • Firth Street, Brighouse [1881]
  • Well Close Street, Brighouse [1891]
  • 7 Anvil Street, Brighouse [1901]
  • Bonegate House, Brighouse [1911, 1913]

He died at Bonegate House [20th April 1913].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £16,128 1/6d.

His will was proved by his widow Hannah, daughters Jane Elizabeth and Ephsy Hannah (both spinsters), and Benjamin Carter (woollen spinner) 

Booth, Matthew
[18??-18??] Landlord of the Waggoners', Halifax [1848].

In September 1848, he was fined £1 plus 9/6d costs for having company drinking in his house during divine service on Sunday afternoon

Booth, Michael
[1842-1908] JP.

In 1864, he established business as a meat purveyor at 8a New Bank, Halifax.

He was connected with the Northowram Local Board / a member of the Northowram School Board / a Halifax Town Councillor [1875] / an Alderman for Halifax North Ward [1888, 1894] / Mayor of Halifax [1894-1895].

He was known as the Father of Halifax Tramways on account of his early involvement with trams in the district

In 1864, he married Rebecca Moore in Halifax.


Rebecca was born in Northowram, the daughter of Bethel Moore
 

They had no children.

Rebecca died in Claremount [16th March 1918]

Booth, Midgley
[1883-1942] Son of Rebecca & George Booth of Upper Brear, Northowram.

He married Edith Augusta.

They lived at 28 Rosery Road, Torquay.

He was killed (a Civilian War Casualty) [4th September 1942] (aged 59).

Booth, Nathaniel
[1836-1866] Wire manufacturer of Sowerby Bridge.

He died 5th May 1866 (aged 30).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [H 412 C]

Booth, Norman
[1882-1916] Son of Robert Booth.

In [Q2] 1901, he married Eliza Jane Parkin in Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 10th Battalion York & Lancaster Regiment.

He died 15th November 1916 (aged 34).

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial [14A & 14B], on Brighouse War Memorial, on Rastrick War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Rastrick.

His brother Tom Booth also died in the War

In [Q3] 1918, Eliza Jane married James W. Macilwaine in Halifax.

They lived at 112 Rastrick Common, Brighouse

Booth, Percy
[1885-1917] Son of Sampson Booth.

Born in Halifax

He was a cart driver [1911] / employed by Fawthrop's grocers.

After the death of his father [1909], Percy went to live at 46 Salisbury Place, Boothtown, with his brother Wilfred & his wife.

He married Edith.

During World War I, he enlisted [June 1917], and served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action [20th November 1917].

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial [6 & 7], and on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Booth, Richard
[18??-18??] He was Registrar of Births and Deaths for Northowram [1865]

Booth, Robert
[1???-1657] Second son of Robert Booth. A Puritan. He was Curate at Heptonstall [1609] / the first Curate at Sowerby Bridge [1635, 1646] / Vicar at Halifax [from 1650 until 1657] where he was assisted by Eli Bentley.

He sued one of his Sowerby Bridge parishioners – Richard Titterington – who had refused to pay his church rate on the grounds that Booth was unlicensed and a Nonconformist and

See Jeremiah Marsden

Booth, Robert
[15??-16??] Mixenden clothier.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Robert

Booth, Robert
[18??-19??]

He married Mary Ann [18??-19??].

Children:

  1. Tom
  2. Norman

The family lived at

  • New Road, Rastrick
  • Dewsbury Road, Rastrick

Sons Tom & Norman died in World War I

Booth, Roy
[1922-1945]

He was educated at Trinity School / a member of Trinity Scouts / employed by Crossley's / a Territorial.

During World War II, he was called-up in the Royal Artillery, but transferred and served as a Private with the 5th Battalion (City of Glasgow Regiment).

He was killed in action [16th February 1945] (aged 23).

Booth, Sam
[1???-19??] An employee of Joseph Blakeborough & Sons Limited who set up a brass foundry in Bridge End Place, Rastrick in 19??

Booth, Sam
[1856-1924] Born in Dewsbury.

He was a watchman [1877] / a coal miner [1881] / a coal pit labourer [1891] / a carter on farm [1901] / a watchman [1911].

On 2nd July 1877, he married Elizabeth Pollitt [1852-1917] at St Andrew's Church, Wakefield.


Elizabeth was born in Southowram, the daughter of
William Pollitt
 

Children:

  1. Esther Annie [b 1878] who was a worsted operative [1901]
  2. John William
  3. Charles Jackson [1885-1951] who was a brickmaker's apprentice [1901]
  4. Frederick Arthur [1892-1959] who was a worsted mill labourer [1911]
  5. Abraham
  6. Minnie [b 1896] who was a worsted mill skinner [1911]

In 1881, Sam was a boarder in East Ardsley, Wakefield, Elizabeth and children Esther Annie & John William were living at 3 Sutcliffe Wood Bottom, Hipperholme, Lightcliffe with Elizabeth's widowed mother Mary

The family lived at

  • Clough Head, Southowram [1891]
  • Walter Clough, Southowram [1901]
  • 1 Pier Head, Southowram [1911]
  • 25 Church Lane, Southowram [1916]

Living with them [in 1911] were grandchildren Sam Booth [b 1900] & Mary Booth [b 1907]

Booth, Sampson
[1850-1909] Born in Northowram.

He was a coal merchant [1875].

On 18th November 1875, he married Ellen Firth [1852-1902] in Halifax.


Ellen was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Minnie [b 1878]
  2. Mary Ann [b 1880]
  3. Wilfred [b 1883] who married [2nd December 1909] Lily Earnshaw
  4. Edith [b 1887]

The children were born in Halifax.

The family lived at Shibden Fold [1881 to 1909]

Booth, Samuel
[1853-1911] Born in Halifax.

He was landlord of the Halfway House, Pellon [1905].

He married Mary Hannah [1855-19??].

Samuel died in 1911.

After his death, Mary Hannah took over as landlady at the Halfway House

Booth, Steph
[19??-] Wife of actor, Tony Booth. The couple live in Todmorden.

In April 2009, she was chosen as Labour candidate for MP for Calder Valley at the next election

Booth, Thomas
[18??-18??] Landlord of the Mitre, Halifax [1860]

Booth, Thomas
[1800-1862] Of Brighouse.

He married Johannah [1803-1887].

Children:

  1. Annis [b 1843] who died aged 9 weeks

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Booth, Thomas James
[1868-19??] Son of Thomas William Booth, joiner.

Born in Huddersfield.

He was a glazier of 54 Commercial Street, Huddersfield [1898] / a patent glazier [1901] / a glazier [1911].

In 1898, he married Ann Elizabeth Johnson [1870-19??] at St Paul's Church, Huddersfield.


Ann Elizabeth, a rug weaver of 10 Riley Street, Huddersfield, was the daughter of William Johnson, baker,
 

Children:

  1. Ethel Johnson [b 1892] who was a worsted twister [1911]
  2. Willie
  3. Evelyn [b 1899] who was a half-time worsted spinner [1911]
  4. Luke [b 1901]
  5. Alfred [b 1905]

The family lived at

  • 10 Riley Street, Almondbury, Huddersfield [1901]
  • Denton Row, Holywell Green, Stainland with Old Lindley [1911]
  • 2 Back Queen Street, Greetland [1917]

Living with them [in 1901] was sister-in-law Emily Johnson [b  1873] (rug weaver).

Booth, Thomas Longbotham
[1841-1904] Son of Mary Hannah (née Longbotham) [1805-1880] & William Booth [1808-18??], of Bradford, professor of music

Born in Halifax.

He was Professor of music at 84 King Cross Street, Halifax [1874, 1887].

On 7th January 1874, he married Emma Jane Walshaw [1849-1932] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Norman [b 1878] who was an accountant [1932]
  2. Harold [b 1879] who was a chemist [1932]

Thomas died in Halifax [13th March 1904].

Emma died in Ilkley [18th February 1932].

The couple were buried at St Stephen's Church, Copley

Booth, Thomas William
[1887-1918] Son of Mary & James Booth of 16 Cromwell Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Pioneer with the 75th Div. Signal Company Royal Engineers.

He died 14th December 1918 (aged 31).

He was buried at the Kantara War Memorial Cemetery [E 306]

Booth, Thomas Willie
[1873-19??] Born in Greetland.

He was a fish and fruit dealer of Greetland [1901].

In [Q3] 1898, he married Melinda Birkhead [1873-1968] in Halifax.


Melinda was born in Greetland
 

By 1901, they had adopted Clement, the infant son of Martha Annie & John Henry Priestley

Children:

  1. Hilda 1902

The family lived at

  • Bowes Yard, Greetland [1901]
  • 88 Saddleworth Road, Greetland [1911]

Melinda died in Dewsbury [Q2 1968] (aged 95) 

Booth, Timothy
[16??-17??] Gent. He leased Grindlestone Bank, Ovenden [1712] and The Langhton, Ovenden [1720]

Booth, Tom
[1878-1914] Son of Robert Booth.

He was captain of Rastrick AFC.

He married Annie.

They lived at 10 Shillitoe Buildings, Cowcliffe, Huddersfield.

During World War I, he served as a Lance Corporal with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 8th November 1914 (aged 36).

He is remembered on the Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial [57], on Brighouse War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Rastrick

His brother Norman Booth also died in the War

Booth, Vernon
[1887-1918] Son of Albert Booth.

Born in Northowram.

He was a clerk for Halifax borough council [1911].

In [Q1] 1916, he married Marion Wrisberg in Halifax.

They lived at Colbeck Street, Halifax.

During World War I, he enlisted with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment). He transferred and served as a Lance Sergeant with the 579th Home Service Employment Company Labour Corps.

He died in Ipswich Military Hospital [17th September 1918].

His death was reported in the Halifax Courier [28th September 1918].

He was buried at Heywood's Chapel [P 23].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Booth, Wilfred Nawton
[1918-1943] Son of Arnold Booth.

He was a member of Copley Church Choir / educated at Halifax Modern School / a painter & decorator with W. Sykes.

In [Q4] 1942, he married Betty Kitson in Calder District.

Children:

  1. Michael N. [b 1943]

They lived at 6 Deanswood View, Wakefield Road, Halifax.

During World War II, he enlisted [1939], and served as a Corporal with the Royal Armoured Corps.

He was killed in an accident on Salisbury Plain [17th November 1943].

He was buried at St Stephen's Church, Copley [D 61].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on Copley War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Saint Paul's Church, King Cross

Booth, William
[1???-1???] Known as the Perry Bar forger

Booth, William
[1???-18??] Recorded in 1857, when he was a Methodist minister in Halifax (South). The Methodist New Connexion Magazine also noted that he
shall have liberty to visit 2 or 3 Circuits during the year, but not to be absent from his Circuit more than 4 weeks in succession

Booth, William
[1???-1861] A member of Halifax Town Council [1848-1853].

He died 27th June 1861

Booth, William
[1799-1879] Born 10th March 1799.

He was a farmer & carter [1841-1879].

He married Betty / Elizabeth Whiteley [1800-1889] at Elland Parish Church [25th May 1823].

Children:

  1. Joseph
  2. Ann [1823-1862] who married John Waddington of Spring Rock, Soyland
  3. Lister
  4. Rushton John [1833-1907] who was a factory worker [1851], a cotton twister in Rastrick [1872, 1879]
  5. William Henry [1835-1919] who was a factory worker [1851], a twister [1879]
  6. Isabella [1838-1904]
  7. Whiteley [1845-1933] who was a farmer in Soyland [1879]

The family lived at Gough Farm, Soyland [1841-1879].

William died at Gough Farm [27th May 1879].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £450. Probate was granted to sons Joseph of Brighouse, John & William Henry of Rastrick, and Whiteley of Soyland.

Elizabeth died 2nd January 1890 (aged 88).

Members of the family were buried at St Mary's Church, Cottonstones

Booth, William
[18??-18??] Cotton and woollen manufacturer at Dog Lane Mill, Stainland

Booth, William
[1820-1???] Born in Northowram.

He was a hand weaver [1881] / a mechanic [1889].

He married Mary [1833-1???].


Mary was born in Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. Enoch [b 1855] who was a boiler maker [1881]
  2. Alice [b 1855] who was a carpet winder [1881] and married Joseph Greenwood
  3. Mitchell [b 1857] who was a cotton spinner [1881]
  4. Flora [b 1861] who was a silk puller [1881], a silk winder [1891], a charwoman [1901] and never married
  5. Fred [b 1863] who was a woollen creeler [1881]
  6. Ruth [b 1865] who was a spinner [1881]
  7. Milford [b 1867] who was a tobacco stripper [1881]
  8. Lucy [b 1867] who was a spinner [1881], a silk winder [1891]
  9. Ada [b 1872] who was a silk drawer [1891]

The family lived at

  • 6 Wesley Terrace, Halifax [1881]
  • 28 Milk Street, Halifax [1891]
  • 14 John Street, Halifax [1901]

William was dead by 1891.

Mary was dead by 1911, and Flora was then head of the household

Booth, General William
[1829-1912] Born in Nottingham. He founded the Salvation Army. He and his sons – Bramwell Booth and Ballington Booth – have close ties with the district

Booth, William
[1845-1???] Son of Joseph Booth.

He was a cotton twister [1879] / a partner in Booth Brothers [until 1892]. He started a cotton doubling and warp making business in a shed attached to Mill Royd Mill [1892]

Booth, William
[1847-1???] Son of John Booth.

Born in Halifax.

He was a woolsorter [1871] / innkeeper at the Boar's Head Hotel, Halifax [1880, 1881].

In 1880, he and Ann Helliwell were charged at Leeds Assizes for the wilful murder of Esther Davies at Bradford [on 13th October 1879]. He was acquitted.

In 1881, he was living at the Boar's Head with his sister Annie Maria Booth

Booth, William
[1898-1917] Son of Ernest Booth.

He lived with his aunt Mrs W. D. Thwaite at 40 Northgate, Halifax.

He was an electrical engineering apprentice at the Skircoat Tram Depot.

During World War I, he enlisted [3rd January 1917], and served as a Private with the 5th Battalion Grenadier Guards.

He died of cerebro-spinal meningitis in hospital in Caterham, Surrey [1st February 1917] (aged 18).

He was buried at Caterham and Warlingham Burial Ground, Surrey [D 27].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Booth, William Bramwell
[1856-1929] Son of William Booth.

Born at 3 Gerrard Street, Halifax.

He travelled widely on behalf of the Salvation Army, and gained the right for the Army to hold open air meetings. He took over the organisation when his father died in 1912.

On 2nd March 1926, he was presented with a silver casket after being elected an Honorary Freeman of Halifax.

See Bramwell House

Booth, William Stanley
[1890-1916] Son of the Rev Charles Alexander Booth of Sutton Coldfield.

He was master at Hipperholme Grammar School.

During World War I, he served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 8th July 1916 (aged 26).

He was buried at the Aveluy Wood Cemetery, (Lancashire Dump), Mesnil-Martinsart [I B 14].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Saint John the Baptist, Coley, and on the Memorial at Hipperholme Grammar School

Booth, Willie
[18??-19??] He was an engineer, & worked in Shay Lane, Holmfield.

In 1915, he married Maria Louise Wolfenden at Walney Island, Barrow in Furness.


Maria Louise was the daughter of
Joshua Wolfenden
 

Booth, Willie
[1895-1917] Also recorded as Willie Johnson Booth

Illegitimate son of Annie Johnson & Thomas James Booth.

Born 7th February 1895.

Baptised at St Thomas's Church, Huddersfield 1st March 1895.

He was a worsted doffer [1911] / a woollen piecer for John Horsfall & Sons Limited, West Vale / a cornet player in the Elland Band / a member of the Elland Co. of Territorials / in Ireland at the time of the rebellion.

He was transferred and served as a Private with A Company 2nd/5th Battalion Leicestershire Regiment.

He was killed in action [26th September 1917] (aged 22).

He is remembered on the Tyne Cot Memorial [50-51], on the Memorial at Clay House, Greetland, and on the Memorial at Middle Dean Street Chapel, West Vale

 

The Booth family
Recorded in 1592, when they lived at Crow Nest Mansion, Lightcliffe.

They lived at Boothtown Hall. In 1638, they sold the Hall to Robert Hall

Booth surname

William of the Booth is recorded in 1372 and William del Booth is recorded in 1379, both in connection with Booth, Rishworth

There are over 100 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Booth, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Booth:


Marriages 1806, 1807, 1809, 1833, 1852, 1860, 1867, 1869, 1872, 1873, 1885, 1892, 1907, 1915, 1923, 1936
 




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