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Henry Booth (2)

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Henry Booth (1818- ) of Joseph Adamson and Co

1818 April 19th. Born the son of George Booth, a Book-Keeper, and his wife Betty

1838 October 21st. Married at Rochdale to Ellen the daughter of James Copeland, a Contractor. Henry is a Labourer and a Minor and his father George is an Agent.

1871 Living at West End Villas, Newton, Cheshire: Henry Booth (age 53 born Ashton), Coal Manager. With his wife Ellen Booth (age 55 born Newcastle-upon-Tyne) and their children Charles Albert Booth (age 21 born Gateshead), Bookkeeper; Joseph Peter Booth (age 19 born Gateshead); Pattern Maker; and Catherine Maine Booth (age 17 born Oldham), Domestic Servant.[1]

1881 Living at 31 Alexandra Road, Bank Green, Hyde: Henry Booth (age 63 born Ashton, Lancs), Master Boiler Maker employing 62 hands. With his wife Ellen Booth (age 65 born Walbottle) and their daughters Mary E. Splatt (age 36 born Darlington), Unmarried; and Elizabeth Booth (age 26 born Chadderton. Also their grandson James W. Splatt (age 17 born London), Solicitors Clerk. One servant.[2]

1891 Living at 48 Talbot Street, Southport: Henry Booth (age 70 born Ashton-under-Lyne), Living on his means and a Widower. With his daughter Mary E. Splatt (age 46 born Darlington), Domestic servant and Widow.[3]

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Sources of Information

  1. 1871 Census
  2. 1881 Census
  3. 1891 Census