The Descendants of Robert Booth, 1626-1698


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3. Robert BOOTH [3937] (Abraham2, Robert1) was born in 1700 in Blackwell Derbyshire England, died 03 Dec 1779 in Annesley Woodhouse Nottinghamshire England at age 79, and was buried in Annesley Woodhouse Nottinghamshire England.

Robert married Elizabeth BRADLEY [3936] [MRIN: 2468], daughter of Thomas BRADLEY [42495] and Elizabeth LITTLE [42496], 08 Apr 1733 in Blackwell Derbyshire England. Elizabeth was born in 1712 in Kirkby in Ashfield Nottinghamshire England and died 19 Apr 1786 in Annesley Woodhouse Nottinghamshire England at age 74.

Children from this marriage were:

+ 8 M    i. Rev. Abraham BOOTH [3983] was born 17 May 1734 in Blackwell Derbyshire England, was christened in 1755 in Barton Leicestershire England, died 27 Jan 1806 in Chamber Street London England at age 71, and was buried in Maze Pond Cemetery London England.

+ 9 M    ii. Robert BOOTH [3907] was born 26 Mar 1736 in Annesley Woodhouse Nottinghamshire England and died 14 Aug 1812 in Kirkby Woodhouse Nottinghamshire England at age 76.

   10 F    iii. Elizabeth BOOTH [3982] was born about 1738 in Annesley Woodhouse Nottinghamshire England and died 19 Jan 1751 in Annesley Woodhouse Nottinghamshire England about age 13.

   11 M    iv. William BOOTH [3981] was born 25 Mar 1743 in Annesley Woodhouse Nottinghamshire England and died 02 Nov 1824 in Annesley Woodhouse Nottinghamshire England at age 81.

General Notes: Chris Granger, in an eMail, dated June the 25th, 2006, included this Information on William Booth:

William Booth born 1743 and died 1824. He appears to have taken over his father's farm and lived there for the rest of his days.
James Granger stated that he was described as a gentleman in the poll books in the early nineteenth century and voted Tory. He was a farmer.
In White's History, Gazetteer and Directory of Nottinghamshire it is noted that William Booth bequeathed his house and garden for the use of a chapel.
He also left the interest on 928 at 5% to be distributed as follows, viz. -as to 20 to his trustees; 5 to the poor of Annesley Woodhouse, 2.10s.0d for a preaching room: 5 to the Particular Baptist minister at Sutton in Ashfield and 12.17s.0d to the Independent minister at Kirkby Woodhouse.
About forty years before this book was published William Booth was surprised by the return of two of his sheep which had been buried on the forest for upwards of a month under 13 feet of snow.
Will dated 18 April 1818 and proved 26.5.1825
He is described as William Booth of Annesley Woodhouse in the parish of Kirkby in the County of Nottingham, farmer.
He gave his messuage or tenement with the outbuildings garden and appurtenances thereunto belonging at Annesley Woodhouse in the tenure of James Osborn and 1,000 to his trustees on the trusts set out below:
The trustees were to be his nephews, William Booth of Kirkby Woodhouse in the County of Nottingham, son of his brother Robert, and Abraham, Robert and Isaac Booth, sons of his brother Rev Abraham Booth and Joseph and William Booth, sons of his brother Jacob Booth all of London. At such time as the number of trustees reduced to four the survivors were to appoint three more members of the family with the name of Booth to replace them.
The annual interest on the money was to be used for the following purposes:
20 to be divided amongst the trustees share and share alike
5 to be distributed to such poor persons of Annesley Woodhouse as the trustees should decide.
5 to the trustees or deacons of the Particular Baptist Chapel in Sutton in Ashfield in the County of Nottingham for the use of the Minister there.
The remaining interest or dividends to be applied towards the supporting of a Minister either of a Society of Particular Baptists or Independents at Annesley Woodhouse.
The property at Annesley Woodhouse was to either to be converted into a Meeting house for one of the above or to use the rents thereof to support such a Meeting house.
He gave his messuage or tenement, land hereditaments and real estate whatsoever in Kirkby Woodhouse in the tenure of William Allen to his friend, Mary Forrest of Gelsthorp, in the parish of Clown, Derbyshire, during her natural life, followed by a life interest to her daughter Jessica Forrest with remainder for Jessica's heirs for ever. This property was called Lee Close.
He gave his six messuages or tenements with the appurtenances thereto belonging in Sherwood, Nottingham, in the tenure of George Knight to Jessica Forrest and her heirs for ever.
He gave properties in South Street and Ratcliffe Row, Nottingham, in the tenure of John Wilson and all other his real estate not already devised to John Philip Forrest, son of Mary Forrest for his life and then to his heirs for ever.
He gave all his household goods and furniture, plate, linen, china, books, print and pictures, stocks and crops, implements of husbandry, and other effects in and about his dwelling house and farm at Annesley Woodhouse to his nephew William Booth of Kirkby Woodhouse and John Philip Forrest. They were instructed to suffer or permit the testator's wife, Mary, to have the use and enjoyment of them for as long as she chose to occupy the dwelling house. An inventory of the goods was to be taken and Mary was to subscribe her name to it. After her departure, the household goods etc. were to be divided equally between William, John Philip and Jessica in equal shares as also was the residue of the estate. They were also appointed executors.

Noted events in his life were:

Occupation: Farmer, Annesley Woodhouse Nottinghamshire England.

William married Mary [40828] [MRIN: 14826].

+ 12 M    v. Jacob BOOTH [3980] was born 14 Feb 1747 in Annesley Woodhouse Nottinghamshire England and died in 1820 in Hadley Green Barnet Middlesex England at age 73.

   13 F    vi. Mary BOOTH [3979] was born in 1750 in Mansfield Nottinghamshire England and died 05 Feb 1825 in Mansfield Nottinghamshire England at age 75.

Mary married Joseph MORREL [3978] [MRIN: 2484]. Joseph was born in Selston Nottinghamshire England.


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