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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, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B], in the 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 Coriano Ridge War Cemetery, Italy [Grave Ref 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
[1825-1879] Son of Jonathan Booth.

Born in Northowram [6th July 1825].

He was a cotton warp dresser [1851] / a winder-on of cotton warps [1871].

In [Q4] 1855, he married (1) Harriet Howarth [1831-1859] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John Ambler [7th July 1859-1936] who was born at 22 Lister Lane, Halifax

Harriet died in childbirth [28th July 1859] (aged 28).

On 5th November 1860, Ambler married (2) Harriet Bates at Halifax Parish Church.

The family lived at 40 Crossley Terrace, Halifax [1871].

Living with them [in 1871] was Ambler's widowed father Jonathan.

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 in 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, Egypt [Grave Ref 57]

Booth, Arthur
[1871-1920] Son of Edward Booth.

Born in Windhill, Yorkshire.

He was a wallstone dresser [1891, 1911].

In [Q4] 1891, he married Ada Dixon [1872-19??] in Halifax.


Ada was born in Rastrick.

She was a cloth weaver in a mill [1911]

 

Children:

  1. John E. [b 1894] who was a stone hewer (quarry) [1911]
  2. Nellie [b 1907]

The 1911 census records that they had had 4 children of whom 2 were still alive at that time.

They lived at 5 Cockroft's Terrace (Winter Hill) Southowram [1911].

Arthur died 11th May 1920 (aged 49).

He was buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [Grave Ref: R-A48] with Albert L. Fawthrop

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

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

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

He was buried at Bone War Cemetery, Annaba, Algeria [Grave Ref 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 the 9th 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.

Son of Thomas Henry Steel Booth.

Born in Halifax.

He was brought up in the Haley Hill area of Halifax / a brickyard labourer [1911] / employed by Richardson's, builder in Dudwell / a labourer of Back Foundry Street, Halifax [1915].

In 1915, he married Margaret Jane Kennedy [1895-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Margaret Jane, of Back Foundry Street, Halifax, was the daughter of Isaac Kennedy
 

They lived at

  • 7 Binns Court, Halifax
  • 20 Stead Street, Halifax
  • 7 Brunswick Street, Halifax [1917]

During World War I, he enlisted [November 1915], and served as a Lance Corporal with the 2nd/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was sent to France in [May 1916], and appointed Lance Corporal [September 1916].

He was sent home [January 1918] suffering from shell shock, returned to France [September 1918]. He was awarded the Military Medal


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 was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal for


good work in the field in a very gallant attack in the capture of Marcoing
 

He was appointed Acting Corporal [October 1918]. He was badly wounded in the advance on Maubeuge.

He died of wounds [8th November 1918].

His photograph appears with a report of his story in the Halifax Courier [8th December 1917].

He was buried at Awoingt British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref III B 8].

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

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

His brother-in-law David Kennedy also died in the War

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 Alexandria (Hadra) War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt [Grave Ref D 54].

He is remembered in the 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, Edward
[1843-1???] Born in Windhill, Yorkshire.

He was a stone miner [1891].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. William [b 1865] who was a quarry man [1891] who married Alice [b 1860]
  2. Arthur
  3. Alice [b 1885]

The family lived at

  • Castle Hill, Rastrick [1891]
Edward was a widower by 1891.

Living with them [in 1891] was widowed brother-in-law Abraham Wilman [b 1836] (stone miner) 

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 in Shelf, 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 died in the Dardanelles 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, France [Grave Ref 6A & 6B,] in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Roll of Honour at Rhodes Street Wesleyan Chapel

Booth, Ernest Hedley
[1875-1937] Son of Joseph Booth.

Born in

He was a shoddy manufacturer (employer) [1901].

In [Q1] 1898, he married (1) Lucy Holroyde [1871-1914] in Halifax.


Lucy was born in Stainland [20th May 1871]
 

Children:

  1. Laura [b 1900]

The family lived at

  • Queen Street, Greetland [1901]
  • Holywell Green

Lucy died 14th March 1914.

Lucy was buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: A9] with Ernest Hedley's father.

In [Q1] 1915, Ernest Hedley married (2) Lois Whiteley in Halifax.

Ernest Hedley's burial place is not known

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, Frank
[1894-1918] Son of George Henry Booth.

He was a woollen tenter [1911].

During World War I, he served as an Ordinary Seaman with the Royal Navy aboard HMS Anchusa.

He died 16th July 1918 (aged 23)  when his ship was torpedoed by German Submarine U-54 and sank in the Atlantic, north of Ireland with the loss of 78 of her crew of 93.

He is remembered on the family grave at St Andrew's Church, Stainland, and on the Plymouth Naval Memorial.

His brothers Willie & Selwyn also died in the War

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 Noreuil Australian Cemetery, France [Grave Ref 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 Courcelette British Cemetery, France [Grave Ref 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
[1895-1918] Son of Tom Booth.

He was a member of Harrison Road Chapel, Halifax / educated at Holy Trinity & Heath Grammar School / a worsted spinner's clerk [1911] / 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 [3rd September 1914] with the Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment), then served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 56th Battalion Machine Gun Corps.

He died of wounds [24th April 1918] (aged 23).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [4th May 1918].

He was buried at Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension, France [Grave Ref V B 21].

He is remembered in the 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 Zouave Valley Cemetery, Souchez, France [Grave Ref 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, George Henry
[1857-1935] Born in Elland.

He was a farmer (own account) [1901] / a dairy farmer [1911].

On 30th June 1881, he married Mary Hannah Hayes [1858-1931] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Hannah was born in Stainland
 

Children:

  1. Thomas Henry [b 1881] who was a glass glazier [1901]
  2. Harold Vincent [1883-1941] who was a horse man on farm [1901]
  3. Joseph [1884-1960] who was a cattle man on farm [1901]
  4. Norman [1886-1958] who was a silk dresser [1901], a farm labourer [1911]
  5. Harry [1887-1929] who was a silk dresser [1901], a teamer on farm [1911]
  6. Miriam [1889-1981] who was a woollen weaver [1911]
  7. Florence [1891-1912] who was a woollen burler [1911]
  8. Willie
  9. Edith [1893] who died in infancy
  10. Frank
  11. Selwyn
  12. Amy [1897-1948]

The family lived at

  • Shepherd Thorn Farm, Huddersfield [1901]
  • Wilderness Farm, Outlane [1911]

Sons Willie, Frank & Selwyn died in World War I

Members of the family were buried at St Andrew's Church, Stainland

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 Karasouli Military Cemetery, Greece [Grave Ref 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 Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Belgium [Grave Ref XXVII B 10A].

He is remembered in the 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 the 77th Field Regiment Royal Artillery.

He died 21st April 1943 (aged 25).

He was buried at Massicault War Cemetery, Tunisia [Grave Ref III E 5]

Booth, James
[1813-1894] Born in Soyland.

He was a cotton twister [1851, 1861].

On 21st October 1838, he married Martha Habergham at Halifax Parish Church.


Martha was born in Soyland, the daughter of
George Habergham
 

Children:

  1. George [1839-1851]
  2. Elizabeth [1840-1916]
  3. Jeremiah [1843-1921] who was a cotton twister [1861]
  4. James [1852-1903]
  5. Ruth Ann [1855-1917]
  6. George Henry

The family lived at

  • Royd Lane, Soyland [1851]
  • 3 Bottomley, Barkisland [1861]

Martha & James were buried at Ebenezer Methodist New Connexion Chapel, Soyland

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
[1847-1880] Son of John Booth.

Born in Greetland [22nd March 1847].

He died 22nd August 1880.

He was buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: B7] with his parents

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].

On 7th October 1897, he married Louisa Ann Robinson [1865-1955] at St Bartholomew's Church, Ripponden.


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]

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

Booth, John
[1823-1895] Of Greetland.

Born in Halifax.

He was a shoemaker [1851] / a cordwainer [1861] / a manufacturer (cotton) [1871].

He married Ruth [1826-1909].


Ruth was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. James
  2. Enoch [b 1848] who was a woollen mule piecer [1861], a book keeper [1871]
  3. Joseph [b 1850] who was a woollen mule piecer [1861], a cotton carder [1871]
  4. Luke

The family lived at

  • Scholes Lane, Elland-cum-Greetland [1851]
  • Hoults Lane, Elland-cum-Greetland [1861]
  • Scholes Lane, Elland-cum-Greetland [1871]

John died 12th October 1895 (aged 72).

Ruth died 18th January 1909 (aged 83).

Members of the family were buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: B7]

Booth, John
[1838-1???] Iron founder of Ripponden. He established John Booth & Son.

He married (1) Unknown.

On 11th September 1882, he married (2) Sarah Pickles


Sarah was the daughter of William Pickles
 

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], & 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, France [Grave Ref 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, Jonathan
[1796-18??] Born in Northowram.

He was a stuff weaver [1841] / a cotton warp dresser [1851] / a damask weaver.

Around 1821, he married Hannah Ambler [1791-18??].


Hannah was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. William
  2. Ambler
  3. John [b 1828] who was a mohair comber [1851]
  4. Hannah [b 1830] who was a worsted power loom weaver [1851]

The family lived at

  • Hough, Northowram [1841]
  • 4 Hough, Northowram [1851]

Living with them [in 1851] were Jonathan's widowed brother John Booth [b 1781] (mohair comber), and grandson William Ruston [b 1846].

In 1871, the widowed Jonathan was living with son Ambler

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
[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, Joseph
[1850-1917] Born in Greetland [10th March 1850].

He was a rag & shoddy manufacturer [1891].

He established J. Booth & Son.

He married Emma [1850-1???].


Emma was born in Greetland
 

Children:

  1. Ernest Hedley

The family lived at

  • Oatland Terrace, Elland-cum-Greetland [1891]

Joseph died 19th February 1917.

He was buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: A9] with his son Ernest Hedley

Booth, Joshua
[1802-1???] Illegitimate son of Phoebe Booth of Northowram.

Baptised at St John the Baptist, Coley [12th December 1802]

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, Luke
[1851-1887] Son of John Booth.

Born in Greetland [10th August 1851].

He was a woollen mule piecer [1861] / a rag grinder [1871] / a rag warehouseman [1881].

In [Q4] 1875, he married Mary Hannah Hellowell in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Joe [b 1876]

He died 6th May 1887

He was buried at Greetland Methodist Church [Grave Ref: B7] with his parents

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, Miles William
[1862-1941] Born in Stainland.

He was a fent stuff dealer [1911].

In [Q3] 1887, he married (1) Emma Drake [1865-1899] in Halifax.


Emma was born in Halifax, the daughter of
Herbert Drake
 

Children:

  1. Harry

Emma died 1st October 1899 (aged 34).

She was buried at Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 1783].

After her death, son Harry went to live with Edith & Harry Eagland, and took their surname.

Around 1907, Miles married (2) Annie Elizabeth [1869-19??].


Annie Elizabeth was born in Lincolnshire
 

The family lived at Wellington, near Lincoln [1911].

A Miles W. Booth died Lincolnshire [Q1 1941] (aged 78) 

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

He died 5th May 1866 (aged 30).

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery [Grave Ref: 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, France [Grave Ref 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, Northen
[1823-1902] Son of William Booth.

Born in Northowram.

He was a delver [1841] / a stone quarryman [1871, 1891].

In [Q2] 1844, he married Hannah Mann [1827-19??] in Halifax.


Hannah was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. Lydia [b 1849] who was a worsted reeler [1871]
  2. David [b 1851] who was a silk dresser [1871]
  3. Matilda [b 1853] who was a worsted reeler [1871]
  4. George [b 1855] who was a street pavior [1871]
  5. Amanda [b 1858] who was a worsted spinner [1871]
  6. Jabez [b 1860] who was a twiner piecener cotton [1871]
  7. Rose Flo [b 1862] who was a twiner [1871]
  8. Alice M. [b 1865]
  9. Nelson [b 1867] who was a sizer in dye house [1891], a tar boiler [1901]
  10. Violetta [b 1870]

The family lived at

  • Old Godley Lane, Northowram [1871, 1891]
  • 5 Old Godley Lane, Northowram [1901]

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

Born in Halifax

He was a domestic groom [1901] / a carter for carting agent [1911] / employed by Mr J. H. Fawthrop, grocer, Bull Green, Halifax.

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

In 1914, he married Edith Riley in Halifax.

They lived at 7 Booth Bank, Boothtown, Halifax [1917].

During World War I, he applied [1916] but was rejected. He was called-up [5th June 1917], and served as a Private with the 2nd/5th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed by a sniper, after being in France for a fortnight [20th November 1917].

He is remembered on the Cambrai Memorial, Nord France [Grave Ref 6 & 7], and in the 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] Son of Samuel Booth, coal merchant.

Born in Northowram.

He was a card maker of Northowram [1875] / a coal merchant [1881, 1891] / a carting agent [1901].

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


Ellen was born in Northowram, was the daughter of Kershaw Firth, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Minerva [b 1877] who was a worsted winder [1891]
  2. Minnie [b 1878]
  3. Mary Ann [b 1880]
  4. Frank [b 1881]
  5. Wilfred
  6. Percy
  7. Edith [b 1887] who was a worsted spinner [1901]
  8. Annie L [b 1888] who was a worsted bobbin setter [1901]

The children were born in Halifax.

1 Shibden Fold, Northowram [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, Selwyn
[1896-1917] Son of George Henry Booth.

He was a pattern boy (woollen) [1911].

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

He died 27th November 1917.

He is remembered on the family grave at St Andrew's Church, Stainland, and on the Cambrai Memorial, Nord France [Grave Ref 6 & 7].

His brothers Willie & Frank also died in the War

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 Henry Steel
[1861-19??] Born in Halifax.

He was a labourer of Napier Street, Charlestown, Halifax [1880] / a mason's labourer [1891] / a stone mason [1901] / a bricklayer at brickyard [1911].

In 1880, he married Theodosia Hiley [1857-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Theodosia, of Napier Street, Charlestown, was born in Halifax, the daughter of John Hiley, mason

She was a cotton doubler [1891, 1901]

 

Children:

  1. child who died young [before 1911]
  2. child who died young [before 1911]
  3. child who died young [before 1911]
  4. child who died young [before 1911]
  5. child who died young [before 1911]
  6. child who died young [before 1911]
  7. child who died young [before 1911]
  8. Mary Ann [b 1888] who was a bobbin setter in cotton mill [1901], a worsted twister [1911] & married [1911] Harry Midgley
  9. Edgar Booth

The family lived at

  • 7 Smithy Yard, Northowram [1891]
  • 49 Range Lane, Halifax [1901]
  • 15 Range Lane, Haley Hill, Halifax [1911]

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 Kantara War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt [Grave Ref 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
[1862-1???] Son of John Booth, currier.

Born in Hipperholme.

He was a currier of Prospect Terrace, Hipperholme [1888] / a leather currier [1891, 1901, 1911].

In 1888, he married Hannah Ashworth [1865-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Hannah, of Carlton Street, Halifax, was born in Oldham, the daughter of Reuben Ashworth, iron moulder
 

Children:

  1. Edith Ann [b 1889] who was a sewing machinist [1911]
  2. Sarah [b 1892] who was a sewing machinist [1911]
  3. Fred Fred [b 1895] who was a worsted spinner's clerk [1911]

The family lived at

  • Spencer Building, Lane End Green, Hipperholme [1891]
  • 6 Carlton Street, Halifax [with Hannah's aunt Sarah Widdop 1901]
  • 4 Milton Street, Halifax [1911, 1918]

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, Belgium [Grave Ref 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 in the Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Booth, Wilfred
[1883-1???] Son of Sampson Booth.

He was a wire works labourer [1901] / carter for iron foundry [1911].

On 2nd December 1909, he married Lily Earnshaw [1886-19??].

They lived at 46 Salisbury Place, Akroydon, Halifax [1911]

Living with them [in 1911] was brother Percy

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 in the 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
[1796-18??] Born in Northowram.

He was an ag.lab [1841, 1861]

Around 1821, he married Hannah [1791-18??].


Hannah was born in Northowram
 

Children:

  1. George [b 1821] who was an ag.lab [1841]
  2. Northen
  3. Sarah [b 1826] who was a stuff weaver [1841]
  4. Martha [b 1826] who was a stuff weaver [1841]
  5. Ann [b 1829]
  6. Willy
  7. David [b 1840] who was a card machine maker mechanic [1861]

The family lived at Tod Bottoms, Northowram [1841, 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
[1819-1884] Son of Jonathan Booth.

Born in Northowram [24th June 1819].

He was a stuff weaver [1841] / a hand weaver [1881] / a mechanic [1889].

On 21st July 1844, he married (1) Elizabeth Crowther at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. Asenath [11th March 1845-30th Sept 1848]
  2. Zechariah [14th July 1847-1870]
  3. Albert (Herbert) [b 24th Sept 1849]
  4. Sidney [b 29th December 1851]
  5. Enoch [1854-1911] who was a boiler maker [1881]
  6. Mitchell [1856-8th May 1917] who was a cotton spinner [1881]
  7. James [1859-4th August 1905]
  8. Jane [b 1861]
  9. Rose Hannah [b 1865]
  10. Harriet [1873-1874]

Elizabeth died (possibly) in childbirth in 1873.

On 16th October 1875, he married (2) Mary [1833-19??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary was born in Rastrick, the daughter of James Wood (stone dresser), and was the widow of Willy Booth.

She had 11 children by her first marriage

 

The family lived at

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

William died in the Royal Halifax Infirmary [3rd November 1884].

William & his first wife Elizabeth were buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount [Grave Ref: 31.7]

Mary was dead by 1911, and her daughter 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).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [10th February 1917].

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

He is remembered in the 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 Aveluy Wood Cemetery, (Lancashire Dump), Mesnil-Martinsart, France [Grave Ref 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
[1892-1916] Son of George Henry Booth.

He was a woollen beamer [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd Battalion Wellington Regiment, N.Z.E.F.

He died 15th June 1916 (aged 23).

He was buried at Cité Bonjean Military Cemetery, France. [Grave Ref II B 40].

He is remembered on the family grave at St Andrew's Church, Stainland.

His brothers Frank & Selwyn also died in the War

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).

His photograph appears with a report of his death in the Halifax Courier [20th October 1917].

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

Booth, Willy
[1833-1873] Son of William Booth.

Born in Halifax.

He was a machinist [1871].

He married Mary Wood [1833-19??].


Mary was born in Rastrick
 

Children:

  1. Alice [b 1855] who was a carpet winder [1881] & married Joseph Greenwood
  2. Lowdy [b 1856]
  3. Telemachus [14th June 1858-21st September 1859]
  4. Clara [1860-1860]
  5. Flora A. [1860-1937] who was a silk puller [1881], a silk winder [1891], a charwoman [1901] and never married
  6. Fred [b 1862] who was a woollen creeler [1881]
  7. Ruth [b 1864] who was a spinner [1881]
  8. Miranda [1865-1866]
  9. Milford [b 1866] who was a tobacco stripper [1881]
  10. Lucy [b 1869] who was a spinner [1881], a silk winder [1891]
  11. Ada [b 1872] who was a silk drawer [1891]

The family lived at 15 Sarah Street, Northowram [1871].

Willy died in 1873.

In 1875, Mary married (2) William Booth

 

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 associated 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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