The Burgar/Burgess families in Shetland


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Sixth Generation


James Burgess (1853 - ) - son of Adam Burgar (1827 -1917) - son of James Burgar (1801 - 1872) - son of David Burgher (1754 - ?) - son of Robert Burgar (about 1720 - ?) - son of unknown Burgar

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James Burgess was born in 1853 in Quarff Bressay.18,27  and was baptized on 26 February 1854.22

He appears in the Census returns from 1861 to 1901.

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James Burgess and Mary Hunter were married on 2 December 1875 in Tingwall.23

 Mary Hunter was born in 1859 in Tingwall.18,27

James Burgess and Mary Hunter had the following children:

 

i.

Margaret Burgess was born on 1 November 1876 in Tingwall, Scalloway.18,19,27 In the 1881 & 1891 Census, she was living in Tingwall. 18 19
 

ii.

Eliza Helen Burgess  - Details will be added in due course
 

iii.

James Burgess was born on 1 February 1882 in Scalloway.27
 

iv.

John Robert Burgess - Details will be added in due course
 

v.

Thomas Fraser Burgess
 

vi.

Mary Ann Davidson Burgess was born on 24 November 1895 in Scalloway.27

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