Catherine (Burgess) Harris

Catherine (Burgess) Harris (1841 - 1910)

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Catherine Harris formerly Burgess
Born in Chittlehampton, Devon, Englandmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married in South Molton, Devon, Englandmap
Died in Chittlehampton, Devon, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 10 Jan 2018
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Categories: St Hieritha's Church Burial Ground, Chittlehampton, Devon | Chittlehampton, Devon | Bedminster, Somerset.



Catherine was born in 1841. She is the daughter of William Burgess and Jane Ellicott.[1]

Marriage: 1862[2][3]
The remains of Mrs. Harris, wife of Mr. John Harris, of Bray Lodge, were laid to rest in the Parish Churchyard on Monday. The immediate mourners were Mr. Harris (husband), Mrs Lukyn and Mrs Shields (daughters), Mr J. Burgess and Mr R. Burgess (brothers), and many nephews and nieces. The floral tributes sent by the following were most exquisite: - In loving memory, from the bereaved family, in loving memory, from Mr and Mrs Lukyn, Rhyle and Dakota, U.S.A.; in loving memory, from Mr and Mrs Shields, Bristol; in loving remembrance, from Robert Burgess, Wenoa, U.S.A.[4]


  • 1841 - Chittlehampton, Devon, England; John with son William & Jane with daughter Catherine[5]
  • 1851 - Chittlehampton, Devon, England; John with son William; also Jane, Catherine, John, William, Mary, Elizabeth, & Henry Burgess; also Mary Lock.[6]
  • 1861 - Chittlehampton, Devon, England; William & Jane with children Catherine, John, William, Mary, Elizabeth, Henry, Robert, Charles, & Jane.[7]
  • 1871 - Bedminster, Somerset, England; John & Catherine with children Mary, Albert, Elizabeth, James, George, & John[8]
  • 1881 - Bedminster, Somerset, England; John & Catherine with children Albert, James, & George; daughter Polly Shields also son-in-law George Shields[9][10]
  • 1891 - Bedminster, Somerset, England; John & Catherine with son George; also nephew William; also lodger William Nicholas[11]
  • 1901 - Chittlehampton, Devon, England; John & Catherine; also John's sister Annie[12]

Tombstone Inscription

Loving Memory
Wife Of
Who Departed This Life
June 15 1910
Aged 69 Years


  1. Find A Grave: Memorial #124863109
  2. England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1837-1915
  3. England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005
  4. North Devon Journal; 23 June 1910
  5. 1841 UK Census
  6. 1851 UK Census
  7. 1861 UK Census
  8. 1871 UK Census
  9. 1881 UK Census
  10. 1881 UK Census
  11. 1891 UK Census
  12. 1901 US Census

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