My Maternal 15th. Great Grandmother, Lady Dorothy (Booth) Warren, England

Harris Family Genealogy

Dunham_Massey_Hall_Trafford, Greater Manchester, England_2015Dunham-Massey Hall, Prestbury, Greater Manchester, Cheshire, England

The present hall was built in 1616 by Sir George Booth, who received one of the first baronetcies to be created by James I in 1611; it was remodeled by John Norris for his descendant, George, 2nd Earl of Warrington between 1732 and 1740; it was further altered by John Hope towards the end of the 18th century and again by Joseph Compton Hall between 1905 and 1908. The hall, stables, and the carriage house of Dunham Massey are all Grade I listed buildings, three of six such buildings in Trafford.

Dunham Massey stables and carriage hall

The site is moated and lies immediately west of the village of Dunham, with its deer park to the south. The hall was donated to the National Trust by Roger Grey, 10th and last Earl of Stamford in 1976. The hall was…

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