The Weald of Kent, Surrey and Sussex
Hercules Booker, son of William Booker, farm labourer and Hannah Booker [Wood]
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Date
Type
Information
Source
 
2nd Jan 1879
Born
At Hurstwood in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex
Buxted Parish Registers
 
9th Mar 1879
Christened
At St. Margaret's Church in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex; son of William Booker (labourer) and Ann Booker
Buxted Parish Registers
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At Hurstwood in the Parish of Buxted, Sussex; Hercules Booker, M, Son, age 2, born Buxted
1881 Census
Buxted, Sussex
 
5th Apr 1891
Census
At Welshes in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; Hercules Booker, M, Son, age 12, born Buxted, Sussex, occupation: farm labourer
1891 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
2nd Apr 1911
Census
At Western Road, Jarvis Brook in the Parish of Crowborough, Sussex; Hercules Josseph Booker, M, Son, single, age 31, born High Hurstwood, Buxted, Sussex
1911 Census
Crowborough, Sussex
 
1914 to 1915
Military service
Private, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment), 6th Battallion
John Menzies' records
 
9th Oct 1915
Died
In the Country of France
© Roll of Honour web site

John Menzies' records
 
after 9th Oct 1915
Buried
At Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais in the Country of France
© Roll of Honour web site

John Menzies' records
 
Crowborough War Memorial Roll of Honour - Booker H. Private
Hercules Booker (1879-1915) - Private G/962, 6th Battalion, Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). Seriously wounded on the front-line and brought back to a Field Hospital were he died on 9th October 1915. Aged 35. Born Buxted, Uckfield 1879, enlisted Tunbridge Wells 3rd September 1914. Son of William Booker and Hannah Booker (nee Wood); brother of Benjamin and Joseph (see below). His younger brother Benjamin Booker also enlisted that day, but Benjamin survived the war. Unmarried. Buried in Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row/Section M. Grave 9

Ancestor's report
No descendent's report
Booker individual records
The ancestral pedigree of Hercules Booker
   
 Richard Booker
farmer
m: 4th Oct 1811 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, SussexDorothy Muddle 
 b: 1785 Buxted, Sussex  b: 1791 Buxted, Sussex
ch: 26th Apr 1791 St. Margaret's Church
  
       
 William John Charity Henry Charles Ann 
 b: 1817 Sussex b: 1819 Buxted, Sussex b: 1822 Sussex b: 1824 Buxted, Sussex b: 1832 Buxted, Sussex b: 1834 Sussex 
                
Great-
Grandfather
record
   
   
    
 Henry Booker
grocer's assistant
m: 12th Nov 1845 St. Margaret's Church, Buxted, SussexSarah Ann Smith 
 b: 1824 Buxted, Sussex  b: 1819 Buxted, Sussex
  
   
 Spencer William 
 b: 1847 Buxted, Sussex b: 1850 Buxted, Sussex 
       
Grandfather
record
   
   
    
 William Booker
farm labourer
m: 28th May 1870 Holy Cross Church, Uckfield, SussexHannah Wood 
 b: 1850 Buxted, Sussex  b: 1849 Fletching, Sussex
ch: 10th Jun 1849 St Andrew & St Mary Church
  
        
 George Jane Mary Ann Hercules Elizabeth Benjamin Joseph 
 b: 1873 Hurstwood, Buxted, Sussex
ch: 9th Mar 1873 St. Margaret's Church, son of William Booker (labourer) and Hannah Booker
 b: 1874 Hurstwood, Buxted, Sussex
ch: 14th Jun 1874 St. Margaret's Church, daughter of William Booker (labourer) and Anne Booker
d: 1887
 b: 22nd Dec 1875 Hurstwood, Buxted, Sussex
ch: 12th Mar 1876 St. Margaret's Church, daughter of William Booker (labourer) and Hannah Booker
 b: 2nd Jan 1879 Hurstwood, Buxted, Sussex
ch: 9th Mar 1879 St. Margaret's Church, son of William Booker (labourer) and Ann Booker
d: 9th Oct 1915 France
bur: after 9th Oct 1915 Sailly-Labourse Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
 b: 27th Sep 1880 Hurstwood, Buxted, Sussex
ch: 12th Dec 1880 St. Margaret's Church, daughter of William Booker (labourer) and Ann Booker
 b: 30th Nov 1883 Hurstwood, Buxted, Sussex
ch: 6th Jan 1884 St. Margaret's Church, son of William Booker (labourer) and Hannah Booker
 b: 1886 Uckfield, Sussex
d: 22nd Sep 1918 France, killed in action
bur: after 22nd Sep 1918 Unicorn Cemetery, Vend'huile, Aisne, France
 
                
Parental
record

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