Richard (Jenkins) Burton

Richard Walter (Jenkins) Burton (1925 - 1984)

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Richard Walter Burton formerly Jenkins
Born in Pontrhydyfen, Neath Port Talbot, Wales, UKmap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married (to ) [location unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) [location unknown]
Husband of [private wife (1940s - unknown)]
Husband of [private wife (1940s - unknown)]
[children unknown]
Died in Céligny, Geneva, Switzerlandmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Dec 2014 | Last significant change: 19 Nov 2018
14:12: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Richard Walter (Jenkins) Burton (1925-1984). [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Biography

Richard (Jenkins) Burton is Notable.

Richard Burton is best known as a Welsh actor considered to be the heir apparent to Olivier. He is rated the 15th greatest actor of all time by IMBD.

Richard Burton's romantic attachments made headlines, in particular his marriage to actress Elizabeth Taylor. His last marriage was to Sally Hay in 1983, with whom he spent his last days before his death in 1984.

Sources

  • England & Wales Civil Registration Index - Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Civil Registration Birth Index, 1916-2005 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2008. Original data: General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. Name: Richard W Jenkins; Mother's Maiden Surname: Thomas; Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1925; Registration district: Neath; Inferred County: Glamorganshire; Volume Number: 11a; Page Number: 1558
  • England & Wales Civil Marriages Index - Ancestry.com. England & Wales, Civil Registration Marriage Index, 1916-2005 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc, 2010. Original data: General Register Office. England and Wales Civil Registration Indexes. London, England: General Register Office. Name: Richard W Burton; Date of Registration: Jan-Feb-Mar 1949; Registration district: Kensington; Inferred County: London; Spouse: Sybil Williams; Volume Number: 5c; Page Number: 2237
  • US Social Security Applications and Claims Index - Ancestry.com. U.S., Social Security Applications and Claims Index, 1936-2007 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2015. Original data: Social Security Applications and Claims, 1936-2007. Name: Richard Walter Burton [R W Burton] ; SSN: 025261579; Gender: Male; Race: White; Birth Date: 10 Nov 1925; Birth Place: Neath Glamor, United Kingdom; Death Date: Dec 1985; Father: Richard W Jenkins; Mother: Edith M Thomas; Type of Claim: Original SSN. Notes: Oct 1950: Name listed as RICHARD WALTER BURTON; 20 Aug 1993: Name listed as R W BURTON
  • Nevada Marriage Index - Ancestry.com. Nevada, Marriage Index, 1956-2005 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007. Name: Richard Walter Burton; Gender: Male; Spouse: Sally Anne Hay; Marriage Date: 3 Jul 1983; Marriage County: Clark; Officiant Type: Religious celebrant; Recorded Date: 8 Jul 1983; Recorded County: Clark; Book: 686; Page: B450582; Instrument number: 235412
  • London, England, Death Notices from the Times - Noonan, Barry, comp.. London, England, Death Notices from The Times, 1982-1988 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005. Original data: The Times. London, England: The Times, 1982-1988. Name: Richard CBE Burton; Age: 58; Birth Year: 1926; Death Date: Aug 1984; Published Date: 6 Aug 1984
  • Probate - Ancestry.com. England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2010. Original data: Principal Probate Registry. Calendar of the Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration made in the Probate Registries of the High Court of Justice in England. Name: Richard Walter Jenkins [Richard Walter Burton] ; Death Date: 5 Aug 1984; Death Place: Pays de Galles Celigny Geneva Switzerland; Probate Date: 13 May 1985; Registry: London
  • Obituary Index - Ancestry.com. Web: Tacoma, Washington, Obituary Index, 1882-2015 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2011. Original data: Tacoma Area Obituaries Database. Tacoma Public Library. http://search.tacomapubliclibrary.org/obits/: accessed 4 January 2016. Name: Richard Burton; Death Date: 5 Aug 1984; Publication Place: Tacoma, Pierce, Washington, USA; Notes: 20 AUG 1984 C-12

See also

  • Wikipedia entry for Richard Burton
  • "Burton, Taylor Seem Happy With New Spouses" The Oil City Derrick, Oil City, Pennsylvania, Wednesday, June 1, 1977, page 20 [1] accessed 14 April 2017
  • Tucson Daily Citizen, 29 Nov 1976, page 11 [2] Filming of Equus, accessed 14 April 2017
  • "Richard Burton never wrote that 'last love letter", article by Christopher Wilson, 9 November 2011, published The Telegraph [3] accessed 14 April 2017


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Collaboration

On 10 Jul 2018 at 00:16 GMT Greg Lavoie wrote:

Richard Burton's first marriage to Elizabeth Taylor took place in Montreal on 15 March 1964. Source is the Registration of Marriage (Form E), Register 64-103614. Direct link (requires subscription): https://www.genealogiequebec.com/membership/en/voir?id=K%3A%2FMariages%2F1964%2F06-0584%2F64-103614.jpg

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