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Historical References

"BOOTH. Of local origin from residence at a booth (Middle English bothe, a hut or temporary shelter). The surname is found in several parts of Scotland. The ship of Walter de La Bothe, merchant of Aberdene, was plundered at sea by the English near Yarmouth in 1273 (Bain, n, 9), and Cristiane "atte bothe" of Berewyk rendered homage in 1296 (ibid., p. 208). Andreas de Botha witnessed a Glassarie charter in Dundee in 1321 (HP., n, p. 225), and Nicholas de Botha was proprietor of a land in Dundee in 1381 (RMS., i, 691). William de Botha witnessed a gift of lands to the Hospital of Soltre, c. 1350-66 (Soltre, p. 32). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Booth Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Booth Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources listed below it will be possible to locate a birth record and, from that record, a birth certificate may be obtainable which is likely to list the names of the parents, therefore taking you back another generation. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Booth family tree.

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