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[BOTH621] John Booth married 1. (at Kendal, 4th May 1690) Isable Birch, both of Kirkland. They had one child baptised at Kendal as follows:
John (born at Kirkland, baptised 20th April 1691), presumably died young.
Isable, wife of John, died at Kirkland (buried at Kendal, 5th September 1691). Presumably John remarried soon afterwards, and he had five further children as follows.
Dorathy (born at Kirkland, baptised 23rd October 1692), married (at Kendal, 2nd January 1713 IGI, but entry not located in register) William Bownas;
[BOTH631] John (born at "Ancariggs" [corrected to "Anchoress"], baptised 20th January 1694-95), married Margaret Barrow, see later;
William (born at Kirkland, baptised 8th August 1697);
Agnes (born at Kirkland, baptised 12th April 1702; died at Kirkland, buried at Kendal (30th May 1702);
Elizabeth (born at Kirkland, baptised 16th September 1705);
Anthony (born at Kirkland, baptised 13th June 1708).
[BOTH631] John Booth (born 1695, a weaver of Middleton in Kirkby Lonsdale) obtained a licence (dated 29th September 1735) to marry [BARR632] Margaret Barrow (of Stainton in Heversham, age 24, see BARROW). The bondsman was Margaret's brother, William Barrow (husbandman of Killington). The marriage took place at Lancaster, St. Mary, (30th September 1735).
Lancaster Priory Church
They had four children born and baptised at Middleton, and one other at Sedbergh, as follows:
Isabel (baptised 12th January 1736-37), died at Middleton (buried there 12th January 1736-37);
William (baptised 13th May 1739), died at Middleton (buried there 24th January 1743-44);
[BOTH641] Richard (baptised 13th February 1742-43), married Jane Spicer, see later;
John (baptised 31st March 1745), married Isabel Davies;
James (baptised at Sedbergh, 21st October 1750).
John (yeoman) died at Abbot Holme (in Marthwaite in Sedbergh), and was buried at Middleton (23rd February 1757). Margaret was bonded to execute John's will, witnessed by their son Richard (yeoman of Marthwaite in Sedbergh) and John's brother-in-law William Bownas (of Kirkby Lonsdale parish). Beneficiaries included his wife Margaret, their eldest [surviving] son Richard (to receive Abbot Holme), John's brother-in-law William Bownas (husbandman of Middleton Hall), and their younger sons John and James.
Margaret died at Milnthrop/Milnthorp (in Sedbergh, present-day Millthrop) and was buried at Middleton (17th May 1767). She left no will and her estate was administered by her son Richard Booth (yeoman, of Amertholme [Abbot Holme]), Richard's father-in-law James Spicer (yeoman) and Gilbert Wilson (weaver, who a year later married Elizabeth Hadwen, son of John Hadwen).
[BOTH641] Richard Booth (born 1743) married by licence (at Sedbergh, 13th April 1765) [SPIC642] Jane Spicer (born 1742, see SPICER).
Unusually, there were 5 witnesses to the marriage: Edmund Spicer (Jane's brother), John Taylor (who afterwards married Jane's sister Margaret), John Booth (Richard's brother), John Hadwen (possibly a distant relative as her grandmother was a Hadwen) and Henery Ellis (parish clerk).
Richard and Jane had eleven children, born at either Sedbergh or Dent, but all were baptised at Sedbergh as follows:
Margaret (born at Sedbergh, 10th May 1766, baptised 8th June 1766);
John (born at Sedbergh, 26th November 1767, baptised 25th December 1767), married Mary Airey;
James (born at Sedbergh, 11th September 1770, baptised 7th October 1770), married Margaret Baines;
twin Jane (born at Sedbergh, 20th October 1772, baptised 21st October 1772), married John Hunter;
twin Richard (born at Sedbergh, 20th October 1772, baptised 21st October 1772); married Agnes Benson;
William (born at Sedbergh, 9th November 1774, baptised 4th December 1774), married Ann Seddon;
[BOTH652] Isabel (born at Dent, 21st July 1776, baptised 25th August 1776), married John Shepherd, see later;
Thomas (born at Dent, 22nd May 1779, baptised 20th June 1779);
Agnes (born at Dent, 10th May 1781, baptised 17th June 1781), married John Banks;
Mary (born at Dent, 26th June 1783, baptised 3rd August 1783),.married John Coulthwaite;
Dorothy (born at Sedbergh, 15th March 1786, baptised 16th April 1786), married William Smith.
Richard died at Dent, Rash, (buried at Dent, 6th April 1790).
(24 September 2016)
Jane died at Sedbergh (buried there 7th July 1807). (Jane’s entry in the burial register unusually reads: “Jane widow of Richard Booth and daughter of James and Margaret Spicer”.)
[BOTH652] Isabel Booth (born 1776, daughter of Richard) married (at Dent, 14th November 1796) [SHEP651] John Shepherd (born 1773, see SHEPHERD).