RepositoryDerbyshire Record Office
TitleLetters from Thomas Willingham Booth to his cousin Eleanor Isabella Gell
DescriptionThomas Willingham Booth (1806-1869) was the son of John Booth and his wife Hannah (nee Franklin) of Ingoldmells, Lincolnshire and nephew of explorer Sir John Franklin. He was educated at Westminster School and Brasenose College, Oxford, matriculating in 1824. He became Vicar of Friskney, Lincolnshire in 1830, where he remained until his death in 1869. He married Mary Anne Pacey (1804-1895), and they had five children: Thomas (born 1834), Herbert (1836-1874, Reverend), Edith Maria (1837-1903), Jane Margaret (1840-1910) and Clement (1842-1926).
Extent2 letters
Archive CreatorEleanor Isabella Franklin, later Eleanor Gell (1824-1860)
Gell family of Hopton Hall, Wirksworth
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Booth; Thomas Willingham (1806-1869); Anglican clergyman
Gell; Eleanor Isabella (1824-1860); daughter of explorer Sir John Franklin
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