William Booker

1796 - 1839

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

One of Booker brothers moving to British Guiana; arrived c 1826, attorney at Carleton Hall, 'developing' two cattle farms at Pln Prospect and Pln Mulheim, and took over from Josias Booker as attorney of Broom Hall 1827.

Died of yellow fever 1839: officially unmarried 'but according to some records he left four children'.

Sources

T71/885 British Guiana claim no. 609.

Judy Slinn and Jennifer Tanburn, The Booker Story (Andover, Jarrold Publishing, 2003) pp. 9, 16.


Further Information

Occupation
Attorney

Associated Claims (1)

£560 19S 7D
Awardee

Relationships (3)

Brothers
Brothers
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