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Archive Reference / Library Class No.D8760/F/FBO
TitleRecords of the Booth family of Lincolnshire, related to Sir John Franklin
DescriptionThe records consist of correspondence written to members of the Booth family which came into the possession of Eleanor Isabella Franklin, daughter of John Franklin and his first wife, Eleanor Anne (nee Porden). They passed to her descendants before being deposited in the Derbyshire Record Office.

There are letters written by members of the Booth family elsewhere in the Gell collection: -
7 letters by Hannah Booth to John Franklin, 1825-1837, at D8760/F/FSJ/1/7/1-7:
1 l letter from Hannah Booth to her sister-in-law Eleanor Anne Franklin, 1824, at D8760/F/FEP/1/6/1;
25 letters from Hannah Booth to her niece Eleanor Isabella Gell, 1849-1858, at D8760/F/FEG/1/15/1-25:
1 letter from John Booth to his niece Eleanor Isabell Gell, 1854, at D8760/F/FEG/1/16/1:
1 letter from Mary Richardson (nee Booth) to Eleanor Isabella Franklin, 1844, at D8760/F/FEG/1/17/1:
2 letters from Mary Richardson (nee Booth) to her uncle Sir John Franklin, 1839-1841, at D8760/F/FSJ/1/8/1-2:
2 letters from Thomas Willingham Booth to his cousin Eleanor Isabella Gell, 1850, at D8760/F/FEG/1/19/1-2.
Extent13 items
RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
Archive CreatorBooth family of Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
Administrative HistoryThe Booths were a Lincolnshire family based in the East Lindsey district in the early 19th century. In 1805 John Booth of Ingoldmells married Hannah Franklin (1778-1859), an elder sister of John Franklin (from 1829 Sir John Franklin). They had two children, Thomas Willingham Booth (1806-1869) and Mary Booth (1807-1845), who became the second wife of John Richardson.

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Booth; Thomas Willingham (1806-1869); Anglican clergyman
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