BOOTH, Robert (?1699-1733), of the Middle Temple, London.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
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1727 - 25 Jan. 1733

Family and Education

b. ?1699, 1st s. of Hon. and Rev. Henry Booth, dean of Bristol (yr. bro. of Henry Booth, M.P., 1st Earl of Warrington), by Mary, da. of Thomas Hales of Howletts, Kent; cos. of Hon. Langham Booth. educ. Westminster 1712; Ch. Ch. Oxf. 8 June 1716, aged 18; M. Temple 1716, called 1725. unm. suc. fa. 1730.

Offices Held


Booth, an opposition Whig, was returned for Bodmin by his cousin, Henry Robartes, 3rd Earl of Radnor, voting consistently against the Administration. On 10 Mar. 1730 he seconded an opposition motion for an address to the King to dispossess the French from the islands of St. Lucia, St. Vincent and St. Dominico in the West Indies.1 He died 25 Jan. 1733.

Ref Volumes: 1715-1754

Author: Eveline Cruickshanks


  • 1. Knatchbull Diary.