Ivan Malcolm Burgess

M, b. 19 April 1927, d. 13 July 2015

Ivy Emma Burgess

F, b. 12 September 1912, d. 29 May 1989
  • Ivy Emma Burgess was born on 12 September 1912 in Tasmania. Her birth name was registered as Jackson, and she was listed as ex-nuptual on her father's war records. Ivy married Goff Ashford.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Burgess and Sophia Jackson.
  • Ivy Emma Burgess died on 29 May 1989 in Victoria at age 76.

Ivy Minnie Burgess

F, b. 1908

Ivy Myrtle Burgess

F, b. 19 January 1896, d. 9 December 1953
  • Ivy Myrtle Burgess was born on 19 January 1896 in Tasmania.
  • She was the daughter of Maria Burgess.
  • Ivy Myrtle Burgess died on 9 December 1953 at age 57.

James Burgess

M, b. June 1842, d. 15 April 1932
  • James Burgess was born in June 1842 in Clavering, England.
  • He was the son of Phillip Burgess and Lydia Jackson.
  • James Burgess's birth was registered in the an unknown place , Essex Registration District in the December 1842 Quarter.
  • He was baptized on 18 December 1842 in Clavering, Essex.
  • He attended the village school at Clavering in 1850.
  • He and Allan George Burgess immigrated to Moreton Bay on 1 February 1862. The Jessie Munn sailed from Plymouth in Nov 1861 and arrived 1 Feb 1862. Allan aged 21 and James aged 18, were on board.With them were their relations the Wayatts and Jacksons.
  • In 1862 James' first job was in Brisbane working in the coral lime burning trade. He earned enough to purchase a horse and dray and became self employed by carting goods between Ipswich, Toowoomba and Warwick. He then spent time out west before returning to the Fassifern district where he ran a butchering buisness.
  • James Burgess and Allan George Burgess made an application to select land. James applied for 50 acres (Portion 384)and on 28 July applied for another 40 acres (Portion 389) while Allan applied for 80 acres (Portion 383)
    on 14 July 1870.
  • In December 1871 A letter sent from England went unclaimed in the Warwick Posit office by James.
  • On 18 February 1873 the following article appeared in the Brisbane Courier Mail :-
    TOOWOOMBA LAND COURT.
    The ordinary monthly court was held on the 10th Instant, when the following selections were conditionally approved:-
    FIRST CLASS PASTORAL.
    Allen Burgess, 100 acres, parish of Meringandan.
    James Burgess, 100 acres, Portion 384, Parish of Meringandan.
    William Gillis, 100 acres, parish of Meringandan.
    Another application put in by Mr Gillis was rejected on the ground that he had already obtained three selections - DD Gazette
    James and Allen's selections were adjacent to each other and they helped one another clear their blocks and establish a home.
  • At the age of 30 years and 8 months, James Burgess married Ellen (Helen) Gillis Bridgeman, daughter of Thomas Bridgeman and Jane Eyles, on 19 February 1873 in Queensland. It was a double wedding with her sister Catherine Gillis & Allan Burgess, James' brother.
  • On 28 September 1892 James added the names of his children Mary Ann 13, Alice 11 and Alfred 10 to the list of children likely to attend the proposed new Mossview School that was to be established on land donated by Frank Gillies at Emu Creek. He lived on Portion 35 about a mile from the site. The children had previously attended Crow's Nest School.
  • In 1901 he was listed in the Queensland Post Office Directory as a farmer collecting mail at Crow's Nest.
  • James Burgess and Ellen (Helen) Gillis Bridgeman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1903 living at Djuan. James was a farmer. Their son Alfred was also farming at Djuan. Their daughter Alice was living with them.
  • James Burgess and Ellen (Helen) Gillis Bridgeman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1908 living at Bum Bum Creek. James was a farmer. The son Alfred, a farmer and daughter Alice also lived at Woodvale (by now she was married but had not changed her name on the roll.)
  • James Burgess and Ellen (Helen) Gillis Bridgeman appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1912 living at Pinelands. James was a farmer. Their son Alf also farmed at Pinelands.
  • On 28 February 1922,his wife, Ellen (Helen) Gillis Bridgeman died in Queensland at age 69.
  • James Burgess appeared on the Electoral Roll in 1930 living at Crow's Nest. James was a farmer.
  • James Burgess died on 15 April 1932 in Crow's Nest at age 89.
  • He was buried on 16 April 1932 in Crow's Nest Cemetery. Helen and James headstones read -
    in loving memory of Helen burgess of crows nest beloved wife of james burgess of crows nest who died feb 28 1922 "not lost but gone before" also james burgess died 15th april 1932 aged 89 1/2 years.
  • The Methodist Church in Crow's Nest erected memorial plaques to early Crow's Nest Pioneers on the Church fence. James & Helen's names were amongst them.
    Memorial Plaque to James & Helen Burgess - Crow's Nest Methodist Church

Children of James Burgess and Ellen (Helen) Gillis Bridgeman

James Burgess

M, b. 1 March 1796, d. 1862
  • James Burgess was born on 1 March 1796 in Somerset, England.
  • He was the son of Daniel Burgess and Elizabeth Osborn.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census James Burgess was living in the household of Daniel Burgess in Somerset. Daniel is shown as a 60 year old widowed ag labourer, born in Chiselborough. He is living with his brother James aged 56 also an ag labourer and children John aged 24 a shoemaker and Hannah 20 a glover. All the household were born in Chiselborough.
  • James Burgess died in 1862 in Chiselborough, England.

James Henry Burgess

M, b. 3 July 1923, d. 3 June 1962

Jane Burgess

F, b. 14 August 1825
  • Jane Burgess was christened on 14 August 1825 in Chiselborough, England.
  • She was the daughter of Samuel Burgess and Ann Crocker.

Jane Burgess

F, b. 1832, d. 1887
  • Jane Burgess was born in 1832 in Chiselborough, England.
  • She was the daughter of Daniel Burgess and Hannah Loving.
  • In 1851 he was a glove maker,aged 18, living with her brother John, sister Hannah, and father and uncle James. in Somerset.
  • On 9 May 1854 Jane is mentioned in a letter from Samuel and Ann Burgess to her cousin Samuel Burgess in Goulburn. "your cosin Jane is coming out her money is paid in it is likely she will sail this month."
  • Jane Burgess immigrated to New South Wales in 1854. on the "Tantivy". She is listed as a General Servant aged 19 years born Chiselborough. Also on board were James 37 and Caroline Burgess 34 and their children Harriett, 9, Jane 7, William 4, and Joseph an infant. James was a labourer from Manningford Abbot in Wiltshire. He may have been related to Jane but it seems unlikely (she named one of her sons Joseph.)
  • At the age of 23 years, Jane Burgess married William Bird, son of William Bird and Eliza Jeffery, in 1855 in Penrith.
    Believed to be William Bird and Jane Burgess - photo thanks to Ruth Davis.
  • Jane Burgess died in 1887 in New South Wales, Australia.

Children of Jane Burgess and William Bird

Jean Elsie Sophia Burgess

F, b. 21 May 1914, d. 19 June 2004

Jean Elsie Hurst (nee Burgess) 1914-2004. Photo thanks to Liz
  • Jean Elsie Sophia Burgess was born on 21 May 1914 in Tasmania.
  • She was the daughter of Frank Burgess and Sophia Jackson.
  • Jean Elsie Sophia Burgess died on 19 June 2004 at age 90.
  • She was buried in Drouin Cemetery.
    Grave of Jean Elise Hurst (nee Burgess). Daughter of Frank and Sophia Burgess. Photo thanks to Liz

Jean Valmar Burgess

F, b. 4 October 1915

John Burgess

M, b. 1819, d. 1882
  • John Burgess was born in 1819 in Chiselborough, England.
  • He was the son of Samuel Burgess and Ann Crocker.
  • His marriage, at 25 years, to Susan Hamlin, daughter of Stephen Hamlin and Harriet Seager, was registered in the December 1844 Quarter Registration District.
  • John Burgess and Susan Hamlin appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in Somerset. John is shown as an agricultural labourer aged 30 born Chiselborough, living with his wife Susan a 26 year old glover born Norton and children Harriet, a 6 year old born Norton and Eliza, one year old born Chiselborough.
  • John Burgess and Susan Hamlin immigrated to Moreton Bay, Queensland, in 1855. John 36, and his wife Susan 31 travelled on the "Conrad" with their children Harriet 10, Elilza 7, George 4 and Anne 2. A son, William, was born on board the ship. John's sister Ann and her husband were also on the ship which arrived on 4 August.
  • Sometime between 1857 and 1859, John Burgess and Susan Hamlin and their family moved to New South Wales.John's brother Samuel had established his family there several years before.
  • In 1874,his wife, Susan Hamlin died in New South Wales.
  • At the age of 56 years, John Burgess married Sarah Jane Herbert in 1875 in New South Wales.
  • John Burgess died in 1882 in Argyle, New South Wales. He was as 64 years old.

Children of John Burgess and Susan Hamlin

Children of John Burgess and Sarah Jane Herbert

John Burgess

M, b. 1827
  • John Burgess was born in 1827 in Chiselborough, England.
  • He was the son of Daniel Burgess and Hannah Loving.
  • At the time of the 30 March 1851 census John Burgess was living in the household of Daniel Burgess in Somerset. Daniel is shown as a 60 year old widowed ag labourer, born in Chiselborough. He is living with his brother James aged 56 also an ag labourer and children John aged 24 a shoemaker and Hannah 20 a glover. All the household were born in Chiselborough.
  • John Burgess appeared on the census of 2 April 1871 in Chiselborough. John is shown as an unmarried card winder aged 40, born Chiselborough living with his sister Hannah also unmarried and born Chiselborough. She was 35 years old.

John Burgess

M, b. 1 August 1779
  • John Burgess was christened on 1 August 1779 in Chiselborough, England.
  • He was the son of Edward Burgess and Susannah Hallet.
  • John Burgess was buried on 14 November 1841 in Chiselborough, England.

John Burgess

M, b. circa 1720, d. May 1755
  • John Burgess was born circa 1720.
  • John Burgess married Anna Gouldring circa 1746.
  • John Burgess died in May 1755.
  • He was buried on 26 May 1755 in Chiselborough, England.

Children of John Burgess and Anna Gouldring

John Burgess

M, b. September 1748
  • John Burgess was christened in September 1748 in Chiselborough, England.
  • He was the son of John Burgess and Anna Gouldring.
  • At the age of 56 years and 4 months, John Burgess married Mary Pitt on 13 January 1805 in Somerset, England.
  • John Burgess was buried on 8 September 1821 in Chiselborough, England.

John Burgess

M, b. circa 1870
  • John Burgess was born circa 1870.
  • John Burgess married Alicia Olive Cook in 1891 in Queensland.

Child of John Burgess and Alicia Olive Cook

John Burgess

M, b. 20 July 1777

John William Burgess

M, b. 11 January 1851, d. 8 October 1853
  • John William Burgess was born on 11 January 1851 in New South Wales, Australia.
  • He was the son of Samuel Burgess and Mary Ann Cleal.
  • John William Burgess died on 8 October 1853 in New South Wales at age 2.
  • He was buried in New South Wales. The headstone reads:-
    BURGESS Samuel, husband of Mary Ann BURGESS, died 18 Nov 1891 aged 64 years; also their children Ishmael, died 29 Dec 1853 aged 10 years; Ann Elizabeth, died 8 Aug 1851 aged 2 years; John, died 8 October 1853 aged 4 years; William died 4 October 1861 aged 6 years; also Henry BURGESS, died 31 Aug 1895 aged 39 years; also Mary Ann Burgess, died 26 June 1904 aged 78 years.
    Note:- John's age seems to be incorrect on headstone, should be 2 ?

Joseph Burgess

M, b. 1826

Kenneth Gordon William Burgess

M, b. 15 June 1892, d. 1975
  • Kenneth Gordon William Burgess was born on 15 June 1892 in Tasmania.
  • He was the son of Henry Charles Burgess and Elizabeth Walters.
  • At the age of 24 years, Kenneth Gordon William Burgess married Eva Ann Queree in 1917 in New Zealand.
  • Kenneth Gordon William Burgess died in 1975 in New Zealand.

Laun Burgess

M, b. 2 April 1903

Laurence Claude Burgess

M, b. 2 June 1897
  • Laurence Claude Burgess was born on 2 June 1897 in Tasmania.
  • He was the son of Charles Burgess and Louisa Sarah May Butler.
  • Laurence Claude Burgess enlisted in the AIF on 18 May 1915 in Tasmania. His service number was 2217, he was a labourer and listed his next of kin as his father Charles BURGESS of Preston. He had a fair complexion, dark hair and dark eyes, was 5'91/2" tall and weighted 147 pound. He joined the 12th Batallion. He served a Galliopi where he contracted severe gastric. He also served in France where he suffered a gun shot wound in the face and a wound in the leg in 1917. He was transferred to the 2nd Birmaingham Military War Hospital and finally returned home on 12 January 1919.

Leslie Burgess

M, b. 9 January 1908

Lily Burgess

F, b. 1881, d. 1881
  • Lily Burgess died in 1881 in New South Wales.
  • She was born in 1881 in New South Wales. Died an infant.
  • She was the daughter of John Burgess and Sarah Jane Herbert.

Lily Catherine Burgess

F, b. 1911

Linda Martha Burgess

F, b. 30 October 1893, d. 18 August 1988

Louisa Burgess

F, b. 20 June 1858, d. 6 April 1934
  • Louisa Burgess was born on 20 June 1858 in Parkham, Tasmania.
  • She was the daughter of George Burgess and Ann Haines.
  • At the age of 21 years, 11 months and 27 days, Louisa Burgess married George Walker on 16 June 1880 in Tasmania. They had nine children. They were all born in Deloraine or near Deloraine, except for Martha who was born in Westbury in 1885.
  • On 27 February 1926,her husband, George Walker died at age 68.
  • Louisa Burgess died on 6 April 1934 in Tasmania at age 75.
  • She was buried in Deloraine Cemetery.

Children of Louisa Burgess and George Walker

Louisa Burgess

F, b. 13 April 1886, d. 9 December 1918
  • Louisa Burgess was born on 13 April 1886 in Tasmania.
  • She was the daughter of George Burgess and Mary Ann Smith.
  • At the age of 20 years, 2 months and 28 days, Louisa Burgess married Ernest Arthur Everett on 11 July 1906 in Deloraine.
  • Louisa Burgess died on 9 December 1918 in Consumptive Sanatorium, Hobart, at age 32.
  • She was buried on 11 December 1918 in St John's Church Cemetery, Richmond.

Lydia Jane Burgess

F, b. 18 January 1874, d. 18 October 1956

Children of Lydia Jane Burgess and William George Connor