The Burgar/Burgess families in Shetland

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Sixth Generation

George Burgess (1893-1968) - son of William Burgess (1864 - 1942) - son of James Burger (1830 - 1906) - son of Robert Burgher (1781- ?) son of John Burgher (born about 1750) son of ?

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George Burgess was born on 1 September 1893 in South Scousburgh.26 He died on 19 May 1968 at the age of 74 in South Scousburgh.26

He appears with his parents in the 1901 Census.

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In later life he was a Fisherman.26

George Burgess and Catherine Moncrieff were married on 19 March 1931 in Lerwick.26

Catherine Moncrieff was born on 5 July 1900 in Spiggie Dunrossness,26  and died on 8 June 1973 at the age of 72 in Southerhouse Scousburgh.26

George Burgess and Catherine Moncrieff had the following children:

  William (Wilbert) H. Burgess - Details will be added in due course
   John (Jack) Moncrieff Burgess   (Jack Burgess )
   James ROBERT Lindsay Burgess  (Robbie Burgess )

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