Descendants of Robert Burgar (1754-1820)
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Thomas Wright Burgar (1883-1922) - son of Andrew Edwin Burgar (1857-1898) - son of Edwin Burgar (1827-1871) - son of Walter Burgar(1789-after 1832) - son of John Burgar (1742-1797)
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Thomas Wright Burgar was born in 1883 in Sheffield, Yorkshire.16 Civil Registration of Births reference is Dec 1883 V 9c p 437 - Sheffield, Yorkshire16
Tom Burgar enlisted in the Army within two months of the war starting.111 At this time he had 3 young children with another on the way. He was a blacksmith at the time of enlistment.
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He served for a limited time in France, but seems to have a kidney problem (Nephritis) which kept him in the UK for the rest of the war. He received a small pension for his disability.
He died on the 16/4/1922 at Wanton? St Hospital, Sheffield. The cause of death was Pulmonary Tuberculosis. Bertha Burgar notified the Army on 28th April 1922.111
Civil Registration of Death reference is Jun 1922 V 9c p 574. Aged 38. - Sheffield, Yorkshire.16
Thomas Burgar appears in the 1891 Census with his mother.
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He then appears as an adopted son of the Worsley family in 1901.
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Thomas Wright Burgar and Bertha Bell were married in 1905. His Army records state:
Married Bertha Bell, spinster, at St Martins, Walkley, Sheffield, on 25/12/1905 111
Civil Registration of marriage reference is Dec 1905 V 9c p 692 - Ecclesall B Sheffield Yorks.16
About 1920 he was a the owner of a drapers shop in Owtley, Walkley.90
Bertha Bell was born in 1884.16
She died in 1955 at Sheffield, Yorkshire.16 Civil Registration of Death reference is Mar 1955 V
2d p 96. Aged 71. - Sheffield, Yorkshire.16
Thomas Wright Burgar and Bertha Bell had the following children:
|Albert Ernest Burgar.|
|Thomas William Burgar.|
|Herbert Burgar was born in 1912 in Ecceshall B Sheffield Yorks.16 Civil Registration of Births reference is Sep 1912 V 9c p 777 - Ecceshall B Sheffield Yorks16|
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