James Burgess

James Burgess (abt. 1817 - 1887)

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James Burgess
Born about in Manningford Abbots, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdommap
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married in Manningford Abbots, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdommap
Descendants descendants
Died in Congewai, New South Wales, Australiamap
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Profile last modified | Created 25 Feb 2013
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Categories: Tantivy 1854.


James Burgess and Caroline Spackman Married in England in 1841. In 1854 they and their first three children, Harriet, Jane and William set sail for Australia in the "Tantivy". Their 4th child Joseph was born en route. In Wollombi they had 4 more children - David, Caroline, Anne and Sarah.


  • "England and Wales Census, 1851," database with images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:SGZJ-8WZ : 29 July 2017), James Burgess, Manningford Abbotts, Wiltshire, England; citing Manningford Abbotts, Wiltshire, England, p. 7, from "1851 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO HO 107, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

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James is 22 degrees from Elinor Glyn, 24 degrees from Frances Weidman and 19 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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