Children of William and Hannah Burgess

1. Frederick Burgess 1841-1894

Birth

Born in Wiltshire England, born on April 19th 1841 (Burgess bible).

Lillias Bertram was born January 4th 1849 (Burgess bible) at Fulham and was the sister of Lucy who married Denis Byrne (his sister Mary Jane's brother-in-law).

Marriage

Frederick and Lillias married at Fulham Station December 26th 1864. The family lived on crown land at Kadnook in 1870 and selected it on 7th February 1880.

Children

  1. Alfred Augustus Burgess, born1865 at Fulham Harrow (22476), died 1951 at Ormond Victoria
  2. Lucy Burgess, born 1867 at Fulham (22182)
  3. Frederick William Burges, born 1871 at Kadnook (09472), died 1920 East Melbourne
  4. Harrie (Henry) George, born 1873 at Kadnook (9761). Died 7th January 1899 aged 25 at Harrow
  5. Emily Jane Burgess, born 1875
  6. James Burgess, born 1877 at Harrow, died 1939 at Fitzroy
  7. Edward Burgess, born 1879 - 1885
  8. John Burgess, died 23 Oct 1885
  9. Herbert Bertram Burgess, born 1880
  10. Harold Bertram Burgess, born 1882, died 1939 Carnegie
  11. Mary Hannah Louisa Burgess, born 1885 at Harrow, died 1971 at Clear Lake
  12. Evelyn Burgess, was born in 1887 at Harrow, and married Mary Ellen. Evelyn died in 1958 aged 73.
    Mary died 13th Oct 1961, age 73. They were farmers. Children of Evelyn and Mary:
    1. Bill
    2. Fred 31st Oct 1922 - 21st June 1998, age 75
    3. Pat
    4. Max died age 33
  13. Arthur Cuthbert Gordon Burgess, born 1890, died 1962
  14. Eileen Adelaide Burgess,born 1893

The headstone for Evelyn and Mary read:

In Loving Memory of
Evelyn Burges
Loving husband of Mary
Father of Bill, Fred, Pat and Max
Aged 72 years

In Loving Memory of
Mary Ellen Burgess
Wife of Evelyn
Mother of Bill, Fred, Pat and Max
Died 13th October 1961 Aged 73 years

Evelyn and Mary's grave

The headstone for Evelyn and Mary's son Max

In Loving Memory of
Maxwell Burgess
Living Son of Evelyn and Mary
Loving Brother of Bill, Fred and Pat
Aged 33 years

Son Max

Death

Frederick died April 19th 1894 aged 53.

Lillias died September 6th 1897, aged 48 years.

They are buried at Harrow. The gravestone reads:

Affectionate Remembrance
Our dear Father and Mother
Frederick Burgess
Died 19 April 1894
Aged 53 years

Lillias Burgess
Died 6th Sept 1897
Aged 48 years

Also our brother
Edmund John
Died 23rd October 1885
Aged 6 years
In death they are not divided

Also our dear brother
George Henry Harrie
Died 2nd Jan 1899
Aged 25 years

Frederick and Lillias and sons Edmund and Harrie


2. Elizabeth Burgess 1842-1910

Birth

Born 1844 in Putney England and migrated to Australia at the age of 10.

William was born in 1840 in Hickling Nottingshire and was the son of John Morris and Maria Marsh. He arrived in Australia 4th October 1862 on the Wannata. His mother died on board the ship.

Marriage

At the age of eighteen Elizabeth married William John Morris on the 24th of November 1860 at Avoca (3210).

Children

  1. William Morris
  2. Frederick J Morris
  3. Elizabeth Morris
  4. George Morris, born 1866 at Harrow
  5. Charles Morris, born 1868, married Catherine McLoughlin in 1902 at Cobar NSW. Known child:
    1. Martha Almeda Madden Morris, married William Harland. Note: Madden was the maiden name Catherine McLoughlin's mother.
  6. Emily Morris, born 1870 at Harrow
  7. Thomas Morris, born 1872, drowned aged 9
  8. Alice Morris
  9. Louisa Mary Morris, born 1880 - the first born in NSW. She married George Budd in 1911 at Cobar
  10. Selena Edith Morris, named after William John's younger sister

Death

William died 27th December 1889 aged around 49 at Limekilns near Cobar NSW.

Elizabeth died Canbeligo Cobar NSW on the 5th of August 1910.


3. William Burgess 1845

Birth

Born in 1845 in England and came to Australia at the age of 7.

Marriage

William married Jane Boucher (a widow, maiden name Penhall) in 1877 (3893). He was a contractor and owned a house in Harrow in 1882. In 1883 he sold it and took up 320 acres at Wombelano in 1888. No children are recorded.

Death

William died on September 30th 1910, aged 65, at Connangorach, near Natimuk, Victoria. An enquiry was held into his death and the verdict was heart failure.


4. Mary Jane Burgess 1846-1934

Birth

Born in Wiltshire 1846 and came to Australia at the age of 6.

Marriage

At the age of twenty one Mary married James Byrne on the 9th May 1867 (1258). The family lived in Harrow, Gymbowen, Rainbow and Yaapeet. See more on Mary and James Byrne and descendants

Children

  1. James Byrne, born 1867, married Rosalie Hetta Franke in 1911 in Horsham, died 1930 at Natimuk
  2. Fred Byrne, born 1868
  3. Margaret Amelia Byrne, born Pine Hill Harrow in 1869, married Walter Simpson 1892. She died in 1892 aged 23.
  4. John Douglas Byrne, born 1872 at Harrow
  5. Edward Byrne, born 1877 at Harrow, married Elizabeth Darley 1899 and died 1953 at Ouyen aged 76.
  6. George Byrne, born1879 at Harrow, married Annie McKenzie, died 1959 at Rainbow
  7. Mary Jane Byrne, born in 1881 at Harrow, married Alfred Henman in 1902
  8. Allan Alfred Byrne, born at Edenhope in 1884, married in 1909 to Jinnie Ethel Ellis (1890-1971 ) at Kenmare West and died at Ouyen age 69 in 1953.
  9. Pte Herbert Byrne, born 1886 at Harrow, died in action in 1917 at Belgium
  10. Walter Byrne, born in 1886, a twin to Herbert, at Karnak. He married Mary Margaret Mitchell in 1920 and died at Hopetoun aged 57 in 1845
  11. Hannah Byrne, born 1889 in Gymbowen and died 1st October 1920 at Rainbow age 31, from heart trouble.

Death

Mary died on the 7th of October 1934 at Rainbow aged 87.


5. Emma Burgess 1850-1850

Birth and Death

Baptised 23rd March 1850 and died 30th March 1850 (LDS Film 1526667).


6. Emily Burgess 1851-1852

Birth

Baptised 20 April 1851

Death

Died 03 April 1852 (LDS Film 1526667).


Martha Burgess7. Martha Burgess 1853-1920

Birth

Born 9th November 1854 at Glenelg Station Victoria.

John Wilson was born on the 11th July 1852 at Gunning NSW

Pictured is Martha, holding Jack Adams, with her daughters, from left to right, Annie and Ada (back row) and Madge and Maud, front row.

Marriage

Martha was 27 when she married John Wilson on the 1st November 1880 at Cobar. They were married in the residence of William Morris. Both William and Elizabeth Morris were present at the wedding.

John and Martha shifted to Coonamble, NSW and most of the children were born there, John had a team of horses and sank dams but at some stage had the mail run from Coonamble to Pilliga.

Children

  1. Alice May born 27 Jul 1881 married James Strickland 25 Oct 1909.
    Died 4 Jan 1972, Southport QLD. James died 23 Mar 1934, Grafton NSW
  2. William John born 14 May 1883
  3. Frederick Charles born 13 Feb 1885
  4. Harold born 24 Nov 1886 died 25 Nov 1886
  5. Maud born 26 Oct 1887
  6. Madeline Mary born 27 Mar 1890
  7. Lila born 10 Sep 1893
  8. Anne born 23 Aug 1895
  9. Ada Marie born 23 Aug 1895
  10. James Archie born17 Nov 1898

Death

Martha died on the 15th Nov 1920 at Coonamble. John died on the 30 Sep 1938 at Coonamble. They are both buried in the Church Of England section of the Coonamble Cemetery with no tombstone.


8. John Burgess 1855

Birth

Born 1855 (5100) at Fulham Station.


9. Kathleen Burgess 1858

Birth

Born in 1860 at Avoca Victoria

Marriage

Kathleen married John Clark

Children

  1. Annie May Clark, born 1890 Edenhope, died 1959 at Casterton
  2. Iren Hannah Clark, born 1892 at Edenhope
  3. Thomas Frederick Clark, born 1893 at Edenhope
  4. Elvira Catherine Clark, born 1894 at Edenhope, married Walter Henry Arthur Black in 1923 and died 1970 at Edenhope
  5. Archibald Eric Clark, born 1896 at Edenhope
  6. Olive Mary Clark, born 1899 at Edenhope, married Albert Thomas Gray in 1924

Death

She died in 1920 at Coonamble, NSW


10. Hannah Louisa (Annie Louisa, Louisa Annie) Groves nee Burgess 1860

Birth

Hannah was borin in 1860.

Marriage

At the age of 29 she married John Groves in 1889. They leased land at Connewirricoo, gained title by 1896 and later moved to WA.

Children

  1. George Albert Guthrie Percival Groves, born 1892 at Harrow
  2. Lila Hannah Emma Groves, born 1895 at Harrow
  3. Elva May Groves, born 1896 at Harrow
  4. Cyril Edward Roberts Groves, born 1901 Harrow
  5. John Burgess Barret Groves, born 1902 at Harrow
  6. Arthur Henry Groves, born 1905 Harrow