Tag Archives: Edensor Booths

Walter Booth – Lay Reader

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Walter Booth was born in 1867 , the 4th son born to James and Sarah (Cutmore) Booth Of Edensor, Barraba NSW.  He was a tall man for his time at 5ft 11″. Walter was a farmer and Lay Reader – … Continue reading

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Booth’s Uprising – 1659

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Booth’s Uprising – 1659 During the uncertainty that followed the resignation of Richard Cromwell and the ending of the Protectorate in 1659, a new Royalist conspiracy to overthrow the republican government of England was formulated. In March 1659, warrants were … Continue reading

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Anne of Kiev – Queen Consort of France

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Anna Yaroslavna or Anne of Kiev (between 1024 and 1032 – 1075) – daughter of Yaroslav I the Wise, and Saint Ingegerd Olofsdotter,  both descendants of VIKINGS. (29th Great Grandmother of Carolyn Booth) – (de Montfort Line continued) She became … Continue reading

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Cobbers Corner – Fromelles

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Percy Cecil Booth Australian Army’s Single Bloodiest Day of War The Battle of Fromelles  – The 100 year Remembrance Anniversary in 2016 is approaching for this disastrous battle which sadly cost over 5000 lives in a single day and night. … Continue reading

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Thomas de Beauchamp 11th earl of Warwick KG

Thomas de Beauchamp 11th Earl of Warwick. KG (Carolyn Booths – 20th Great Grand Father) I am a big fan of the de Beauchamps, they live up to all the images I have of the Knights of the Middles ages … Continue reading

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The Carolingians

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“Carolingian” – The meaning of  – medieval Latin ” Karolingi” – An altered form of Old High German – “Karling” meaning “descendent of Charles” derives from the latinised name of Charles Martel – The English female equivalent is Carolyn or … Continue reading

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The Brothers Booth – Archbishops of York

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The social mobility of the Booths was very impressive. It seems they were not just content with their power base as nobles and gentry and felt it should be more balanced by having  members of this already powerful family build … Continue reading

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