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Anne Bothe Booth

Birthplace: Barton, Eccles, Lancashire, England
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Sir William Bothe, Sheriff of Cheshire and Maud Booth
Wife of John Legh and George Shakerly
Mother of Peter Shakerley
Sister of Douce Leigh; George Booth, Lord of Dunham Massey; Margery Hyde; William Bothe; Joane Holt and 9 others

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About Anne Booth

  • Anne Booth1
  • F, b. circa 1451
  • Father Sir William Booth, Sheriff of Chester1 d. 6 Apr 1477
  • Mother Maud de Dutton b. c 1427, d. c 1489
  • Anne Booth was born circa 1451 at of Barton, Eccles, Lancashire, England. She married John Legh, Esq., son of John Legh, Esq. and Emme Grosvenor, circa 1465.1 Anne Booth married Geoffrey Shakerley, son of Peter Shakerley and (Miss) Hall, circa 1487.
  • Family 1 John Legh, Esq. d. 1486
  • Child
    • Elizabeth Legh+2
  • Family 2 Geoffrey Shakerley d. a 1487
  • Citations
  • 1.[S11576] A Genealogical and Heraldic History of the Extinct and Dormant Baronetcies of England, Ireland, and Scotland, by John Burke, Esq. and John Bernard Burke, Esq., p. 72.
  • 2.[S10297] Unknown author, History of the County Palatine and City of Chester, by George Omerod, 1819., p. 88.


  • A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ... By John Burke
  • A general and heraldic dictionary of the peerages of England, Ireland, and ... By John Burke
  • Pg. 67
  • SIR ROBERT BOUTH, Knt., of Dunham Massie, in the county of Chester, which seat he acquired by his wife, Douce, daughter and co-heiress of Sir William Venables, of Bollen, in the same shire; which Sir William was son of Joane, daughter and heir of Hamon Fitton, who was grandson of John Fitton, of Bollen, by Cicelie his wife, eldest daughter and co-heir of Sir Hamon Massie, the sixth and last Baron of Dunham Massie, one of the eight feudal lordships instituted by Hugh Lupus, Earl of Chester, in the time of the Conqueror. By this lady Sir Robert Bouth had no less than nine sons and five daughters. of the former,
  • Sir Robert and his eldest . . . Sir Robert died on the 16th September, 1450, and was s. by his eldest son,
    • SIR WILLIAM BOTHE, who m. Maud, daughter
    • Pg. 68
    • of John Dutton, Esq., of Dutton, in the county of Chester, by whom he had five sons and nine daughters, which daughter were,
      • Douce, m. to Thomas Leigh, Esq., of West Hall, in the county of Chester.
      • Anne, m. first, to John Leigh, Esq., of Booths, Cheshire, and secondly, to Geoffery Shakerly, of Shakerly, in the county of Lancaster.
      • Ellen, m. to Sir John Leigh, of Baguley, in the county of Chester.


  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great ..., Volume 2 By John Burke
  • A genealogical and heraldic history of the commoners of Great ..., Volume 2 By John Burke
  • Pg. 44
    • The LEGHS derive their name from the town of High Legh, in Cheshire, where they were seated before the Conquest.
  • Pg. 45
  • SIR JOHN LEGH, of Booths, a staunch Lancastrian, who fell fighting under the Red Rose at Blore Heath, in the 38th of Henry VI. He left two sons,
    • I. JOHN, his successor.
    • II. PHILIP, heir to his nephew.
    • The elder son,
    • JOHN LEGH, of Booths, espoused Emma, daughter and co-heiress of Robert Grosvenor, of Hulme, with whom he acquired the demesne lands of Allostock. He died in 1470, and was s. by his only son,
      • JOHN LEGH, esq. of Booths. This gentleman m. Anne, daughter of Sir William Booth, of Dunham Massey, by whom (who m. secondly, Geoffrey Shakerley, esq. of Shakerley) he had an only daughter,
        • ELIZABETH LEGH, who was sole heiress to her grandmother's estate at Hulme. She m. Peter Shakerley, esq. of Shakerley. (See vol. i. p. 9)
      • John Legh dying without male issue, was s. by his uncle,
    • PHILIP LEGH, esq. . . .



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Anne Booth's Timeline

Barton, Eccles, Lancashire, England
Age 25
Shakerley, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom
November 2, 1932
Age 489
December 6, 1932
Age 489
October 6, 1960
Age 517