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Delamer, Baron (E, 1661 - 1770)


Creation: let.pat. 20 Apr 1661


Extinct: 9 Jan 1770


Family name: Booth




See Earl of Warrington



George [Booth], 1st Baron Delamer

1st surv. son and heir of William Booth, of Dunham Massey, co. Chester (by his wife Vere Egerton, 3rd dau. and cohrss. of Sir Thomas Egerton (by his wife Elizabeth Venables, dau. of Thomas Venables, of Kinderton, co. Chester), 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of Thomas [Egerton], 1st Viscount Brackley), 1st son and heir ap. of Sir George Booth, 1st Bt., of Dunham Massey, co. Chester, by his second wife Katherine Anderson, dau. of Sir Edmund Anderson, Chief Justice of the Common Pleas


18 Dec 1622

mar. (1)

30 Nov 1639 Lady Katherine Clinton (bur. s.p.m. 5 Aug 1643 in the Booth Chapel, Bowdon Church, co. Chester), 1st dau. of Theophilus [Clinton], 4th Earl of Lincoln, by his first wife Hon Bridget Fiennes, only dau. of William [Fiennes], 1st Viscount Saye and Sele

only child by first wife

1. Hon Vere Booth, of Canonbury House, Islington, co. Middlesex (b. 19 Jul 1643; d. 14 Nov 1717)

mar. (2)

aft. 14 Dec 1644 Lady Elizabeth Grey (b. c. 1622; d. 4 Jan 1690/1; bur. in the Booth Chapel, Bowdon Church, co. Chester), 1st dau. of Henry [Grey], 1st Earl of Stamford, by his wife Lady Anne Cecil, 3rd dau. and cohrss. by his second wife of William [Cecil], 2nd Earl of Exeter

children by second wife

1. William Booth (b. 17 Apr 1648; dvp. 20 Jan 1661/2)

2. Hon Henry Booth, later 2nd Baron Delamer later 1st Earl of Warrington

3. Hon Charles Booth (d. unm. in France)

4. Hon George Booth (dspms. 1726), mar. Lady Lucy Robartes, sister of Charles Bodvile [Robartes], 2nd Earl of Radnor, and 3rd dau. of Hon Robert Robartes, styled Viscount Bodmin (by his wife Sarah Bodvile, dau. and hrss. of Col John Bodvile, of Bodvile Castle, co. Carmarthen), 1st son and heir ap. by his first wife of John [Robartes], 1st Earl of Radnor, and had issue:

1a. Charles Henry Booth (d. unm.)

5. Very Rev Hon Robert Booth DD, Dean of Bristol 1708-30 (b. 1662; d. 8 Aug 1730), mar. (1) his 5th cousin Ann Booth, dau. of Sir Robert Booth, Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas of Ireland, and had issue:

1a. Henry Booth (d. in infancy)

The Dean of Bristol mar. (2) Mary Hales (d. 1732), dau. of Thomas Hales, of Howlets, co. Kent (by his wife Mary Wood, dau. of Richard Wood, of Abbots Langley, co. Hertford), 1st son and heir ap. of Sir Robert Hales, 1st Bt., of Bekesbourne, co. Kent, and had further issue:

1a. Robert Booth, barrister, Member of Parliament for Bodmin 1727-33 (d. 1733)

2a. George Booth (dvp. young 1726)

3a. Edward Booth, barrister (b. 1691; d. 1729)

4a. William Booth (dvp. an infant)

5a. Nathaniel Booth, later 4th Baron Delamer

1a. Elizabeth Booth (d. 1741), mar. 1724 Charles Thrupp, of the City of London and Hampstead, coachmaker to King George II (d. 1748), and had issue

2a. Vere Booth (d. 31 May 1753), mar. 27 Nov 1736 George Tyndale, of Bathford, co. Somerset (b. 1704;  d. 1771), son of Thomas Tyndale, of Bathford, co. Somerset, by his wife Elizabeth booth, dau. of George Booth, of Woodford, co. Chester (by his wife Martha Hawtrey, dau. of Ralph Hawtrey, of Purley, co. Surrey), son of Col Sir John Booth, of Dumham Massey, co. Chester), and had issue

6. Hon Cecil Booth (d. 16 May 1711)

7. Hon Nevil Booth (d. 1685)

1. Hon Elizabeth Booth (dsps. 4 Jul 1681), mar. as his second wife Edward [Conway], 1st Earl of Conway

2. Hon Diana Booth (d. 7 Oct 1713), mar. (1) Sir Ralph Delaval, 2nd Bt, of Seaton Delaval, co. Northumberland, and (2) 21 Oct 1699 as his third wife Sir Edward Blacket, 2nd Bt. MP, of Newby Park, co. York, and had issue by her first husband


8 Aug 1684 (bur. in the Booth Chapel, Bowdon Church, co. Chester)


20 Apr 1661 Baron Delamer, of Dunham Massey in the County of Chester

suc. by

son by second wife


Military Commissioner for Cheshire under Cromwell; Member of Parliament for Cheshire 1645/6-48, 1654-55, 1656-58 and 1660, and for Lancashire 1659; Custos Rotulorum of Cheshire; suc. his grandfather as 2nd Baronet 24 Oct 1652; Commander in Chief for the King of all Forces in Cheshire, Lancashire and North Wales 1659


Henry [Booth], 2nd Baron Delamer later 1st Earl of Warrington, PC


17 Apr 1690 Earl of Warrington


The Barony of Delamer was held by the Earls of Warrington from 17 Apr 1690 until 2 Aug 1758, when on the death of George [Booth], 2nd Earl of Warrington and 3rd Baron Delamer, the Earldom of Warrington became extinct and the Barony of Delamer passed to his cousin and heir male,


Nathaniel [Booth], 4th Baron Delamer


9 Jun 1709


26 Apr 1743 Margaret Jones (dsps. 29 Jul 1773), dau. of Richard Jones, of Ramsbury Manor, co. Wiltshire


s.p.s. 9 Jan 1770


Chairman of Committees of the House of Lords 1765


On the death of the 4th Baron Delamer the Barony of Delamer became extinct but the Baronetcy of Booth of Dunham Massey (cr. 1611) passed to second cousin and heir male, Rev George Booth.


 Last updated 19 Aug 2008



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