Robertson-Burnett Family

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James Burnett

James Burnett[1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8]

Male 1826 - 1872  (46 years)

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  • Name James Burnett 
    Born 1826  Ovington, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 10
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 13 Sep 1826  Ovingham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Census 1851  Ovington, Crington, Crington, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1851  [9
    Address:
    Ovington, Northumberland, England 
    Census UK 1851 30 Mar 1851  Ovington, Hexham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    was age 25 and the son of the head of the household 
    Occupation Messed Buxton & Co Find all individuals with events at this location 
    farmer, mining surveyor, Merchant 
    Died 24 Feb 1872  New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Buried Wakapuaka, Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I136  robnburn
    Last Modified 2 Nov 2020 

    Father James Burnett,   b. 1785, Ovington, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Jun 1851, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Mother Barbara Johnson,   b. 1790, Whitle, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1861, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Married 15 Aug 1816  Ovingham, Northumberland, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Family ID F44  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Martha Jane Fletcher,   b. 5 Mar 1827, Pentrich, Derbyshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1902, Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Married 1851  Great Britain, Fritchley, Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Spouse: James Burnett
    • Spouse: James Burnett
    Children 
     1. William Fletcher Burnett,   b. 11 Jun 1853, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Oct 1893, Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     2. James Burnett,   b. Abt 1855, Whangarei, NZ Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 May 1929, Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years)
     3. George Burnett,   b. 3 Jan 1857, Whangarei, Northland, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 May 1915, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     4. Jane Woodward Burnett,   b. 1859, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Hubert Burnett,   b. 1861, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1941, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Barbara Alice Burnett,   b. 1863, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1930, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     7. Mary Burnett,   b. Feb 1865,   d. 20 Aug 1865  (Age ~ 0 years)
     8. Helen Burnett,   b. 1866, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2019 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1826 - Ovington, Northumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 13 Sep 1826 - Ovingham, Northumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1851 - Ovington, Crington, Crington, Northumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1851 - Great Britain, Fritchley, Derbyshire, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus UK 1851 - was age 25 and the son of the head of the household - 30 Mar 1851 - Ovington, Hexham, Northumberland, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Feb 1872 - New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Wakapuaka, Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Earth 

  • Photos
    James Burnett
    James Burnett

  • Sources 
    1. [S1] Matthew Ockleston Web Site, Matthew Ockleston, James Burnett (Reliability: 3), 9 Jan 2019.
      Added by confirming a Smart Match

    2. [S2] Robertson Web Site, Alastair Robertson, https://www.myheritage.com/person-1000287_287198072_287198072/james-burnett (Reliability: 3).
      Added by confirming a Smart Match

    3. [S2] Robertson Web Site, Alastair Robertson, https://www.myheritage.com/person-1504983_492746131_492746131/james-burnett (Reliability: 3).
      Added by confirming a Smart Match

    4. [S4] Geni World Family Tree, (MyHeritage), https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-40000-367500058/james-burnett-in-geni-world-family-tree.
      James Burnett&lt;br&gt;Gender: Male&lt;br&gt;Birth: Circa 1826&lt;br&gt;Marriage: Spouse: Matha Jane Burnett (born Fletcher) - 1851&lt;br&gt;Death: Feb 24 1872&lt;br&gt;Burial: Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand&lt;br&gt;Father: <a>James Burnett</a>&lt;br&gt;Mother: <a>Barbara Burnett (born Johnson)</a>&lt;br&gt;Wife:<a>Matha Jane Burnett (born Fletcher)</a>&lt;br&gt;Children: <a>William Flethcher Burnett</a>, <a>James Burnett</a>, <a>George Burnett</a>, <a>Jane Woodward Clifford (born Burnett)</a>, <a>Hubert Burnett</a>, <a>Barbara Alice (born Burnett)</a>, <a>Mary (born Burnett)</a>, <a>Helen (born Burnett)</a>&lt;br&gt;Siblings: <a>George Burnett</a>, <a>Mary Walton (born Burnett)</a>, <a>Sarah (born Burnett)</a>, <a>William Johnson Burnett</a>

    5. [S8] 1851 England & Wales Census, (MyHeritage), https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10151-92202204/james-burnett-in-1851-england-wales-census.
      James Burnett&lt;br&gt;Gender: Male&lt;br&gt;Birth: Circa 1826 - Ovington, Northumberland, England&lt;br&gt;Residence: 1851 - Ovington, Crington, Crington, Northumberland, England&lt;br&gt;Age: 25&lt;br&gt;Marital status: Single&lt;br&gt;Father: James Burnett&lt;br&gt;Mother: Barbarah Burnett&lt;br&gt;Siblings: Mary Walton Burnett, Sarah Burnett&lt;br&gt;Census:

    6. [S5] FamilySearch Family Tree, (MyHeritage), https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-40001-851899134/james-burnett-in-familysearch-family-tree (Reliability: 4).
      James Burnett&lt;br&gt;Gender: Male&lt;br&gt;Marriage: Spouse: Martha Jane Fletcher - Apr 27 1852&lt;br&gt;Wife: <a>Martha Jane Burnett (born Fletcher)</a>

    7. [S6] BillionGraves, (MyHeritage), https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10147-86311092/james-burnett-in-billiongraves (Reliability: 4).
      James Burnett&lt;br&gt;Birth: Circa 1826&lt;br&gt;Age at death: 46&lt;br&gt;Death: Feb 24 1872&lt;br&gt;Burial: Wakapuaka, Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand&lt;br&gt;Relatives: <br>Relation Name Birth Death<br> <a>Mary Burnett</a> 1865 <br> <a>James Burnett</a> 1929 <br> <a>Martha Jane Burnett</a> 1902&lt;br&gt;More photos:

    8. [S8] 1851 England & Wales Census, (MyHeritage), https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10151-92202204/james-burnett-in-1851-england-wales-census (Reliability: 4).
      James Burnett&lt;br&gt;Gender: Male&lt;br&gt;Birth: Circa 1826 - Ovington, Northumberland, England&lt;br&gt;Residence: 1851 - Ovington, Crington, Crington, Northumberland, England&lt;br&gt;Age: 25&lt;br&gt;Marital status: Single&lt;br&gt;Father: James Burnett&lt;br&gt;Mother: Barbarah Burnett&lt;br&gt;Siblings: Mary Walton Burnett, Sarah Burnett&lt;br&gt;Census: thumberlandEnumerated by:John Tulip;br&gt;Relation to head; Name; Age; Suggested alternatives&lt;br&gt;Head; &lt;a href="https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10151-92202201/james-burnett-in-1851-england-wales-census?s=586750141"&gt;James Burnett&lt;/a&gt;; 64; &lt;br&gt;Wife; &lt;a href="https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10151-92202202/barbarah-burnett-in-1851-england-wales-census?s=586750141"&gt;Barbarah Burnett&lt;/a&gt;; 61; &lt;br&gt;Daughter; &lt;a href="https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10151-92202203/mary-walton-burnett-in-1851-england-wales-census?s=586750141"&gt;Mary Walton Burnett&lt;/a&gt;; 29; &lt;br&gt;Son; &lt;a href="https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10151-92202204/james-burnett-in-1851-england-wales-census?s=586750141"&gt;James Burnett&lt;/a&gt;; 25; &lt;br&gt;Daughter; &lt;a href="https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10151-92202205/sarah-burnett-in-1851-england-wales-census?s=586750141"&gt;Sarah Burnett&lt;/a&gt;; 20; &lt;br&gt;Servant; &lt;a href="https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10151-92202206/mary-ann-laing-in-1851-england-wales-census?s=586750141"&gt;Mary Ann Laing&lt;/a&gt;; 24; &lt;br&gt;Servant; &lt;a href="https://www.myheritage.com/research/record-10151-92202207/isabella-laing-in-1851-england-wales-census?s=586750141"&gt;Isabella Laing&lt;/a&gt;; 22;

    9. [S19] 1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census - Findmypast, Findmypast, Archive reference: HO107; Piece number: 2414; Folio: 76; Page: 13; Schedule: 48; HouseHoldID: 3271629; Record set: 1851 England, Wales & Scotland Census; Subcategory: Census; Category: Census, Land & Substitutes; Collections from: United Kingdom, England;.

    10. [S21] New Zealand Death Index - Findmypast, Findmypast, Record set: New Zealand Death Index; Subcategory: Civil Deaths & Burials; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: Australia & New Zealand, New Zealand;.

    11. [S20] Northumberland And Durham Baptisms - Findmypast, Findmypast, Record set: Northumberland And Durham Baptisms; Subcategory: Parish Baptisms; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: England, United Kingdom;.

    12. [S18] Northumberland And Durham Marriages - Findmypast, Findmypast, Record set: Northumberland And Durham Marriages; Subcategory: Parish Marriages; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: England, United Kingdom;.

    13. [S28] Derbyshire Registrars Marriage Index - Findmypast, Findmypast, Reference: BRO/01/075; Register Office: 392; Record set: Derbyshire Registrars Marriage Index; Subcategory: Civil Marriage & Divorce; Category: Birth, Marriage & Death (Parish Registers); Collections from: England, United Kingdom;.