- Born: 1791, Docking, Norfolk, Eng
- Marriage: Martha Hebgin on 15 Oct 1819 in Great Bircham, Norfolk, England
- Died: 1867, Docking, Norfolk, Eng at age 76
In 1841 lived Abbeyside Docking, Norfolk. Age 45 Head. Farmer
In 1851 lived Great Massingham, Norfolk. Age 59 Head. Farmer 1000 acres employing 18 Men & 8 Boys
In 1861 lived Church Lane, Great Bircham, Norfolk. Age 69 Head. retired Butcher
John Burgis was a farmer - according to SewelUCharlotte M/C No. 348, and Hebgin's D/C No. 6951.
Births of John and Martha's children - 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.
My Great grandmother Ellen Louisa BURGIS lived with her daughter
Margery Ellen Louisa WALKER 's family as an old lady and told my mother
of her two brothers who had been sent to Australia in disgrace, but no
more detail. Information from Catherine Steeden
Sewell was the maiden name of Martha's mother.
Deaths Jun 1867
Burgis John 76 Docking 4b 219
The following detail supplied by Mrs. P.G. Lowe, England:
of Catalogue (copied by her cousin) listing 198 items John Burgis sold
at auction from his farmhouse (he did not appear to own the property).
A Catalogue of part of the neat and modern HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE DAIRY and BREWING UTENSILS etc
the property of Mr John Burgis which MR JOHN BECK will Sell by Auction (without reserve)
ON WEDNESDAY OCTOBER 8th 1851
Sale to commence at one o'clock
Aitkin, Printer, Lynn.
Martha Hebgin, daughter of Thomas Hebgin and Sarah Sewell, on 15 Oct
1819 in Great Bircham, Norfolk, England. (Martha Hebgin was born in
1800 in Great Bircham, Norfolk, England and died in 1860 in Docking,