A Booth Family of Hargate Hill.
Eli (or Ely) Booth, born about 1765, married Mary Chadwick, baptised 30 January 1763 at Mottram parish church (daughter of John Chadwick, taylor, and Ann Tinker), on 2 August 1795 in Glossop Parish Church. They had four identified children:
Fanny Booth born 19 January 1796.
Charles Booth, born and baptised on 15 June 1800 in Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
Sarah Booth, born 3 March and baptised on 7 May 1806 in Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
George Chadwick Booth, born 5 November 1808, baptised 14 February 1809 in Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
The only child identified in subsequent records is Fanny.
Eli Booth died aged 65 on 27 April 1831 and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
Mary was recorded in the 1851 census as an 88 year old widow of Hargate Hill. She died on 23 October 1852 and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel. Her age was recorded as 86.
Fanny Booth was born on 19 January and baptised on 13 March 1796 in Charlesworth Independent Chapel. She was described as of Charlesworth, single woman, when her son George was baptised.
In the 1851 census Fanny is recorded as a 55 year old visitor with the family of Charles Booth (26), his wife Mary (27) and daughter Alice (3 weeks) at Keighley Road, Ovenden. Charles may be the illegitimate son of Hannah Booth, single woman of Hargate Hill. baptised 15 August 1824 and that may point to Hannah being another child of Eli and Mary.
In the 1861 census Fanny was a 67 year old lodger/servant with the family of John Wood, Wheelwright, 8 Back Lane, Charlesworth. Her death has not been found.
George Booth was baptised on 7 March 1819 in Glossop parish church. He became a calico weaver, living mainly in his birthplace of Hargate Hill but in latter years in Primrose Lane, Glossop. George married Mary Charlesworth, born about 1821 in Charlesworth, on 16 July 1848 in St. Mary's, Oldham. Mary's father's name was given as James Wild in the marriage record transcript. George and Mary had eight children:
Ellen Booth born 1842.
Ann Booth born 1849.
Emma Booth born 1851. She married John Neal, born 1851 in Glossop, son of John Neal and Hannah Dewsnap (see Neal family of Gamesley and Brookfield), on 5 September 1875 in St Stephen's, Audenshaw.
Fanny Booth, born 1853 in Glossop. She married Samuel Watkinson, a tape sizer (son of Thomas Watkinson), on 7 August 1880 in Littlemoor chapel. They lived at Primrose Lane then moved to 4 Tyldesley Road, Blackpool where they ran a lodging house. Samuel Watkinson died on 18 October 1924 and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel (of Marton, Blackpool aged 71). Fanny died aged 83 on 22 December 1936 and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
Jane Booth, born 1855, died 8 December 1858, buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel in her 4th year.
Charles Booth, born 1857, died 24 November 1858, buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel aged 11 months.
Charles Booth, born 1859 in Charlesworth.
Mary Jane Booth, born 1861 in Charlesworth.
George Booth died aged 69 on 10 September 1888 and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
Mary died aged 75 on 14 February 1896 and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
Ellen Booth was born in 1842 in Charlesworth, her birth being registered as Ellen Charlesworth. She married Hesketh Goddard, born 1841 in New Mills (son of William Goddard), in 1868 in Ashton under Lyne. They moved from Ashton under Lyne to Glossop before retiring to Wilmslow. Ellen and Hesketh had five children:
William Goddard, born 1869 in Charlesworth, died 16 November 1871 in Ashton under Lyne, buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel aged 2 years 2 months.
Harry Goddard born 22 April 1871.
Emma Goddard born 14 December 1873.
Ann Goddard, born 1876 in Glossop, died 29 September 1955 in Glossop (of The Bungalow, Simmondley Lane where she was living with her niece Ellen & her husband Joseph Hall), buried 3 October 1955 in Charlesworth Congregational Chapel aged 79.
Fred Goddard, born 1879 in Glossop, died 9 May 1880, buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel aged 9 months.
Ellen died aged 71 on 15 August 1913 in Wilmslow and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
Hesketh Goddard (of Chapel Lane Wilmslow (Late of Glossop)) died aged 71 on 20 September 1913 and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
Ann Booth was born in 1849 in Charlesworth. She married James Henry Axon in 1874 in Ashton under Lyne and they had a daughter, Jane Axon, born and died in 1875.
It appears that both Ann and Jane died in or soon after childbirth as Ann died, aged 26, in August 1875 in Ashton under Lyne and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel in her 27th year. Ann's MI also remembers an infant (presumably Jane).
Harry Goddard was born on 22 April 1871 in Ashton under Lyne. He moved to 44 Walkley Bank Road, Owlerton, Sheffield where he was living when he married Martha Elizabeth Blackburn of 62 Burton St, Owlerton, born 19 August 1870 in Doncaster (daughter of Charles Blackburn), on 18 August 1896 in Owlerton. The couple moved to Glossop where Harry became a draper. They had four children:
Fred Goddard, born 1898 in Glossop, died 25 February 1899, buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel aged 9 months.
Ellen Goddard, born 12 December 1899 in Glossop. She married Joseph William Hall, born 27 July 1899, in 1926 in Charlesworth Congregational Chapel. They had a newsagent's and general dealer's business at 26 Princess Street before retiring to The Bungalow, Simmondley. Ellen died aged 62 on 20 February 1962 and was buried on 23 February 1962 at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel. Later that year Joseph married Mabel Mary Hampson at Hague Street Wesleyan Chapel, Glossop. Joseph died aged 71 on 21 June 1971 and was buried at Charlesworth
Congregational Chapel. Mabel died aged 78 on 14 December 1992 and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
Frank Goddard, born 1902 in Glossop.
Harold Goddard, born 1905 in Glossop.
Harry Goddard died aged 71 on 25 October 1942 and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
Martha Elizabeth died aged 75 on 2 January 1946 and was buried at Charlesworth Congregational Chapel.
Emma Goddard was born on 14 December 1873 in Glossop. She married Robert Dickson, born 6 May 1874 in Glossop (son of William Dickson), on 6 September 1899 in Littlemoor Independent Chapel. At the time of the 1901 census they were living at 59 Hollincross Lane, Robert being a paper maker's clerk. Then years later he had become a commercial traveller for a wood pulp manufacturer and they were living at Kimberworth House, Willow Grove, Marple. Robert eventually became sales manager before retiring. They had two children:
Annie Dickson, born 14 December 1900 in Glossop.
Irene Dickson, born 26 April 1906 in Marple. She became a gymnastic teacher and married Alfred Thompson in 1942.
Robert Dickson (of Oslo, 18 Dale Road, Marple) died 3 January 1959 in Stepping Hill Hospital.
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