The Booths
Dunham Massey


About the Booths

"Young" Sir George Booth, 2nd Baronet, 1st Lord Delamer, My 2nd cousin

"Young" Sir George Booth, 2nd Baronet and 1st Lord Delamer (August 1622 - 8 August 1684) was son of William Booth, the son and heir apparent to "Old" Sir George Booth, 1st Bt by his wife Vere Egerton, daughter and co-heir of Sir Thomas Egerton. Read more

George Booth, 2nd Earl of Warrington, My 4th cousin

George Booth, 2nd Earl of Warrington (May 2, 1675 - August 2, 1758) was a British peer. He was the second son of Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, by Mary, daughter of Sir James Langham, Bart, of Cottesbrooke. He was born at Merehall, Cheshire on May 2 1675. Read more

"Old" Sir George Booth, 1st Baronet of Dunham Massey, My 6th great-great uncle

"Old" George Booth lived to be 80 years of age, dying in 1652, and married three times. He outlived his son, who died in 1632, so was succeeded by his grandson. "Old" George Booth married heiresses and established the family on a firmer financial basis. Read more

Henry Booth, 1st Earl of Warrington, 2nd Baron Delamer, My 3rd cousin

(January 13 1652 - January 2 1694) was a Member of Parliament, Privy Councillor, Protestant protagonist in the Revolution of 1688, Mayor of Chester and author. He was a son of George Booth, Baron Delamer and Lady Elizabeth Grey. Read more

Lady Mary Booth, 1704 - 1772, Daughter and Heiress of George Booth, My 5th cousin

Lady Mary was the heiress to the Dunham Massey estate and the last of the Booths of Dunham Massey, a noble dynasty that had lasted for more than 500 years. Read more

In the 18th Century, they used to say about Cheshire : "the tree of hospitality is seldom out of blossom."