- Born: 7 May 1822, Stanhoe, Norfolk, Eng
- Christened: 11 May 1822, Stanhoe, Norfolk, Eng
- Died: 31 Jul 1865, North Melbourne, Vic at age 43
- Buried: 3 Aug 1865, Melbourne Cemetery, Vic
Birth of John and Martha's child - as listed in the Family Bible - per Mrs. P. G. Lowe, England. According to Mrs. Lowe - John Burgis apparently agreed to pay off the gambling debts of his sons Hebgin and Sewell, on the understanding that they emigrate to Australia.
Noted events in his life were:
• Australia, 1863. Emigrated to Australia in 1863 when his father agreed to pay his gambling debts if he went to Australia