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Who was Boosey?
In New Buckenham there is a street called Boosey’s Walk. In the churchyard of neighbouring Old Buckenham is the grave of a John Boosey, who died on 18 th  October 1820. He is buried with his second wife, Mary Chater, who predeceased him in 1806. Is there any connection between Boosey’s Walk and John Boosey and why might John Boosey be of interest? Read a facinating account of the man’s life researched by Rufus Sweetman. John Boosey – Bookseller, Publisher and Sandemanian