Sir Felix Booth, 1st Baronet (1775 Roydon, Essex – 24 January 1850 Brighton, Sussex) was a wealthy UK gin distiller. His earlier family had founded Booth's Gin in London in 1740. In 1832 Booth bought the site of the old Ophthalmic Hospital in Albany Street, Regent's Park as a site for his distillery. In 1840 he went into partnership with William Grimble in order to produce vinegar from spirit left over from the manufacturing process. The site was in the NE corner of Cumberland Market. The venture was unsuccessful so they turned to the more conventional method of vinegar brewing. Booth's Gin is still made as of 2011.
He financed John Ross's 1829 expedition to find the Northwest Passage. The Boothia Peninsula and Gulf of Boothia are named after him.
He served as Sheriff of London in 1828. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in April, 1834. Booth was created a Baronet, of Portland Place, in 1835.
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