Descendants of John Burgar (1742-1797)
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Alfred Burgar (1839-1917) - son of Joseph Burgar (1794-1854) - son of John Burgar (1742-1797)
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Alfred Burgar is a direct ancestors of Bill Burgar, the author of this work.
He was born in 1839 in St Lukes, Old Street, London.16 Civil Registration of Births reference is Sep 1839 Vol 2 p 249. - St Lukes, Old Street, London16
The Baptism Register of St Mary Newington, London,87
states Alfred William, son of Alfred
and Mary Ann Burgar, fishmonger, of 3 Elizabeth street, was born on 3/2/1863 and
baptised on 12th April 1863.
Alfred William, son of Alfred and Mary Ann Burgar, fishmonger, of 3 Elizabeth street, was born on 3/2/1863 and baptised on 12th April 1863.
He died in 1917 at Chelsea, London.16 Civil Registration of Death reference is Sep 1917 V 1a p 317. Aged 78. - Chelsea, London.16
Alfred appears in the 1841-1861 Census Returns living with his parents or siblings.
See 1841-1861 Census Returns.
Alfred then married Mary Ann Wetherilt in 1861.16 Civil Registration of marriage reference is Sep 1861 V 1D p 304 - Newington Walworth London.16 The following is a summary of the Civil Marriage certificate:
On 8th September 1861, Alfred Burgar, aged 22, Bachelor and Fishmonger, of 9 Burton Street married Mary Ann Wetherilt, aged 21, Spinster of 4 Walworth Villas at St Peters Church, Walworth in the Parish of St Mary, Newington, Surrey. Alfred's father was Joseph Burgar Deceased, Shoemaker and Mary Ann's father was Richard Wetherilt Deceased, Baker. Both signed their names and the witnesses were John Francis Coe and Ann Payn.
John Francis Coe was the brother-in-law of Mary Ann Wetherilt.
At the time of the marriage Mary Ann Wetherilt had a son, George, who was approaching one year old.
See 1861 Census of Mary Ann and her son George
After the marriage they had at least 10 children, seven of whom survived.
See Tree showing descendants of Alfred
The couple then appear in the 1881 to 1891 Census with some of their children.
See 1871 to 1891 Census Returns.
Alfred appears in the ' Lloyd's Weekly Newspaper (London, England),Sunday, April 4, 1880; Issue 1950' reporting that he suffered a fall as follows:
See Newspaper report
As well as being in the 1981 Census Alfred appears in the The Register of Electors in Battersea, Polling District 4, page 267. It states:
Alfred Burgar of 45 Henry Street, Battersea
This is the address that he was living at in the 1891 Census.
William Edwin and his sister, Esther, were baptised together in Battersea on
the same day; two for the price of one? Esther's twin sister had died soon after
in 1883, Alfred and Mary were living with their married son, George, in Wellington Street Battersea. Their last child, Elizabeth Clara, was possibly named after George's wife Clara. Thus Alfred and Mary were having children 22 years after getting married! Alfred and Mary were still living with son George and his wife in 1891. Whether this was of economic necessity is unclear.
In 1891 Alfred appears in the Electoral Roll in Battersea
In the 1901 Census Alfred is not living with Mary. Stories from some of his grandchildren
suggest that he was a somewhat pathetic person at this time.
In later life Mary and Alfred did not get on well and Alfred seems to have had to fend for himself. When in his seventies, he is said to have visited one of his sons and brought them some fish for dinner. He had obtained the fish from a contact from his fishmonger days, but apparently they were nearly all heads, and very little flesh. 154
It is possible that he was unable to work.
In the 1911 Census he was an inmate of the Chelsea Workhouse.
See 1911 Census.
See Photo of Alfred and daughter Esther
Mary Ann Wetherilt is a direct ancestors of Bill Burgar, the author of this work.
See details of Mary Ann Wetherilt
Alfred Burgar and Mary Ann Wetherilt had the following children:
|George Henry Burgar.|
|Alfred William Burgar.|
|Joseph Charles Burgar.|
|John Francis Burgar.|
|Mary Ann (Jane?)
Burgar was born in 1870 in Wandsworth London.16 Civil Registration of Births reference is Mar 1870
V 1d p 571 (Registered as Mary Jane) - Wandsworth London16
She died in 1872 at Wandsworth London.16
Civil Registration of Death reference is Mar 1872 V 1d p 367. Aged 2. - Wandsworth
The burial Register for Christ Church, Battersea states: Mary Ann Burgar, aged 2, of 4 Culvert Road, Battersea, was buried
The burial Register for Christ Church, Battersea states:
Mary Ann Burgar, aged 2, of 4 Culvert Road, Battersea, was buried on 8/1/1872
|Female Burgar was born in 1872 in Wandsworth London.16 Civil Registration of Births reference is Jun 1872 V 1d p 598 - Wandsworth London16|
Richard Burgar(1876-1906) - son of Alfred Burgar (1839-1917) -
son of Joseph Burgar (1794-1854) - son of John Burgar (1742-1797)
Richard Burgar was born in 1875 in Wandsworth London.16 Civil Registration of Births reference is Jun 1875 V 1d p 605 - Wandsworth London16
Burgar was born in 1876 in Wandsworth London.16 Civil Registration of Births reference is Dec 1876
V 1d p 647 - Wandsworth London16
She died in 1877 at 6 Calvert Road Battersea.16,88 Civil Registration of Death reference is Jun 1877 V 1d p 380. Aged 0. - Wandsworth London.16 She was buried on 9 Apr 1877 in St Mary, Battersea, London.88
The following is a summary of the entry in the Burial Register:
Jane Burgar (1879-?) -
daughter of Alfred Burgar (1839-1917) - son of Joseph Burgar (1794-1854) -
son of John Burgar (1742-1797)
|Elizabeth Clara Burgar.|
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