Jessie Thomson Munro Wanless1

#19011, b. circa 1882
     Jessie Thomson Munro Wanless was born circa 1882 in Edinburgh, Scotland.2 She married James Burness on 20 June 1908 in 135 Hill Street, Glasgow, Scotland.1
     Jessie Burness (wife, age 28) was enumerated in the census on 2 April 1911 in 137 Holmlea Road, Glasgow, Scotland, in the household of James Burness.2
     Jessie Burness (domestic, age 39) was listed as a passenger aboard SS Metagama which departed on 20 April 1922 from Liverpool bound for Quebec City, Quebec, Canada. She was accompanied by Alison Burness.3

Child of Jessie Thomson Munro Wanless and James Burness

Citations

  1. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  2. 1911 Scottish Census, Renfrewshire.
  3. British Out-Going Passengers 1890-1960.
  4. Birth Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.

Helen Falconer Chapman1

#19012, b. circa 1892, d. 29 May 1963
     Helen Falconer Chapman was born circa 1892.1 She married Hugh Hanton Burness, son of William Burness and Ann Mitchell Hanton, on 26 March 1917 in Cordova Place, Taymouth Street, Carnoustie, Angus, Scotland.1 She died on 29 May 1963 in Sutton and Cheam Hospital, Sutton, Surrey, England.2

Child of Helen Falconer Chapman and Hugh Hanton Burness

Citations

  1. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  2. Death Registration, General Register Office, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  3. Birth Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.

John Robert Burness1

#19013, b. 16 October 1869, d. 6 March 1913
     John Robert Burness was born on 16 October 1869 in 29 Zion Street, Sunderland, Durham, England.1 He was the son of John Burness and Isabella Ann Clarke.1,2,3,4 He married Emma Edith Taylor on 16 August 1891 in Parish Church, Stranton, Durham, England.2,5 He died on 6 March 1913 in 255 Benson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, at age 43.6
     John R. Burns (grandson, age 1) was enumerated in the census on 3 April 1871 in 28 Hedwooth Street, Sunderland, Durham, England, in the household of Ann Clarke.3 John Robert Burnes (son, age 11) was enumerated in the census on 4 April 1881 in 2 Hendon Street, Sunderland, Durham, England, in the household of Isabella Ann Clarke.4
     John P. Burness was enumerated in the census on 31 March 1901 in 69 Denmark Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, as a butcher, age 31 with Edith E. Burness, John R. Burness, Oswald Burness, Richard H. Burness, Annie E. Burness and William G. Burness in his household.7
     John Robert Burness was enumerated in the census on 2 April 1911 in 255 Benson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, as assisting in business, age 42, with Emma Edith Burness, John Robert Burness, Oswald Burness, Henry Burness, Annie Edith Burness, William George Burness, Norman Gristwood Burness, Nora Burness, Fred Burness, Edwin Burness and Lilian Burness in his household.8

Children of John Robert Burness and Emma Edith Taylor

Citations

  1. Birth Registration, General Register Office.
  2. Marriage Registration, General Register Office.
  3. 1871 English Census, Durham.
  4. 1881 English Census, Durham.
  5. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  6. Death Registration, General Register Office, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  7. 1901 English Census, Northumberland.
  8. 1911 English Census, Northumberland.
  9. Birth Registration, General Register Office, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  10. Marriage Registration, General Register Office, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.

Emma Edith Taylor1

#19014, b. 10 August 1870, d. 14 August 1952
     Emma Edith Taylor was born on 10 August 1870 in West Hartlepool, Durham, England.2,3 She married John Robert Burness, son of John Burness and Isabella Ann Clarke, on 16 August 1891 in Parish Church, Stranton, Durham, England.1,4 She died on 14 August 1952 in 11 Wareham Close, Hounslow, London, England, at age 82.5
     Edith E. Burness (wife, age 30) was enumerated in the census on 31 March 1901 in 69 Denmark Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, in the household of John P. Burness.3 Emma Edith Burness (wife, age 42) was enumerated in the census on 2 April 1911 in 255 Benson Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, Northumberland, England, in the household of John Robert Burness. She had been married 20 years with 10 children (all living.)6

Children of Emma Edith Taylor and John Robert Burness

Citations

  1. Marriage Registration, General Register Office.
  2. Ancestry.com, 1939 England and Wales Register.
  3. 1901 English Census, Northumberland.
  4. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  5. Death Registration, General Register Office, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  6. 1911 English Census, Northumberland.
  7. Birth Registration, General Register Office, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  8. Birth Registration, General Register Office.

Jeanie Cadzow Fleming1

#19015, b. 27 December 1897, d. 20 July 1926
     Jeanie Cadzow Fleming was born on 27 December 1897 in Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.2 She married John Robert Taylor Burness, son of John Robert Burness and Emma Edith Taylor, on 12 January 1917 in 17 Chapel Street, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland.1,3 She died on 20 July 1926 in 17 Chapel Street, Hamilton, Lanarkshire, Scotland, at age 28.3

Children of Jeanie Cadzow Fleming and John Robert Taylor Burness

Citations

  1. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  2. Birth Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  3. Death Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  4. Birth Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  5. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  6. Death Registration, General Register Office for Scotland, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.

William C. W. Burness1

#19016, b. 1 December 1894, d. 11 April 1918
     William C. W. Burness was born on 1 December 1894 in Killney, County Dublin, Ireland.2 He was the son of George Burness and Kathleen Clark.1,3 He married Elizabeth Robertson on 30 October 1916 in 8 Bank Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.1,4 He died on 11 April 1918 in France at age 23.5,6,7
     William Burness (son, age 7) was enumerated in the census on 31 March 1901 in 70 Westburn Row, Westburn, Cambuslang, Lanarkshire, Scotland, in the household of George Burness.3
     William Burness was enumerated in the census on 2 April 1911 in Newton, Nigg, Kincardineshire, Scotland, as a farm labourer, age 17.8
     William Burness (age 13) was listed as a passenger aboard SS Grampian which departed on 3 April 1908 from Glasgow bound for Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. He was accompanied by Joseph Burness. His destination was Brockville, but it appears that he may not have boarded.9

Child of William C. W. Burness and Elizabeth Robertson

Citations

  1. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  2. British Army WW1 Service Records 1914-1920.
  3. 1901 Scottish Census, Lanarkshire.
  4. Death Registration, General Register Office for Scotland, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  5. Lawrence Ruxton Burness, Burness BMD Database.
  6. Birth Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  7. Commonwealth War Graves Commission.
  8. 1911 Scottish Census, Kincardineshire.
  9. British Out-Going Passengers 1890-1960.

Elizabeth Robertson1

#19017, b. 16 March 1896, d. 17 September 1979
     Elizabeth Robertson was born on 16 March 1896.2 She married William C. W. Burness, son of George Burness and Kathleen Clark, on 30 October 1916 in 8 Bank Street, Edinburgh, Scotland.1,2 She married Hugh Rodgers on 7 July 1931 in The Chapel, Crossroads, Wemyss, Fife, Scotland.3,4,2 She died on 17 September 1979 in Fairmile Nursing Home, Edinburgh, Scotland, at age 83.2

Child of Elizabeth Robertson and William C. W. Burness

Citations

  1. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  2. Death Registration, General Register Office for Scotland, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  3. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  4. Birth Registration, General Register Office for Scotland, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  5. Birth Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.

Williamina Davie1

#19020, b. 22 November 1890, d. 1 January 1982
     Williamina Davie was born on 22 November 1890.2 She married John Burness, son of John Burness and Jane Ann Moug, on 12 December 1919 in Balmain Hall, Montrose, Angus, Scotland.1,2 She died on 1 January 1982 in Stracathro Hospital, Brechin, Angus, Scotland, at age 91.2

Children of Williamina Davie and John Burness

Citations

  1. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  2. Death Registration, General Register Office for Scotland, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  3. Birth Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.
  4. Marriage Registration, General Register Office for Scotland, transcribed by: Lawrence Ruxton Burness.
  5. Death Registration, General Register Office for Scotland.