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The Last Countess – Lady Mary Booth

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Lady Mary Booth                                                b.1704 – d.1772. (3rd Cousin 6 x removed to Carolyn Booth) The last of the Booths of Dunham Massey and sadly the last of this noble dynasty that had lasted for more than 500 years. … Continue reading

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Charles James Booth

Charles James Booth – famous for his Booth Steamship Company and the Alfred Booth & Co.  Empire. His tireless work in England for poverty reform and his philanthropy brought about amazing change for the poor and underpriviliged classes. He was … Continue reading

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Mr Booth takes a very expensive wee wee.

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George Booth ( 2nd Earl Of Warrington) Solid Silver Chamber pot sells at Auction for £10,450 in London in 1984. This silver chamber pot above, weighs just over 1kg and is 7” or 18cm in Diameter with engraved  Booth Coat … Continue reading

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Vere Egerton – Elegant Fashion

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Vere Egerton –  (8th Great Grandmother of Carolyn Booth) Was the wife of Sir William Booth (1601- 1636) heir to Dunham Massey until his early death at age 35.  A fascinating portrait of Vere Egerton by Robert Peake and now … Continue reading

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Booths Of Edensor Chatsworth

Chatsworth Edensor Booths – now updated And perhaps the mystery of a Booth ancestor being a  gatekeeper is finally solved as we find later in 1861, records show that George Booth was the Gamekeeper at Chatsworth, so the gatekeeper was … Continue reading

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