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William John BURROUGH

Male 1886 - 1974  (88 years)


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  • Name William John BURROUGH 
    Born 28 Feb 1886  Rotherhithe, Surrey, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Occupation 17 May 1908  Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Labourer 
    Address:
    5 High Street 
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 marriage.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 marriage.jpg
    Residence 17 May 1908  Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    5 High Street 
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 marriage.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 marriage.jpg
    Lost Cousins 1911 
    Census 2 Apr 1911  Shadwell, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    110 Bromley Street 
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888.jpg
    Occupation 2 Apr 1911  Shadwell, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Labourer 
    Address:
    110 Bromley Street 
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888.jpg
    Residence 2 Apr 1911  Shadwell, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Address:
    110 Bromley Street 
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888.jpg
    Occupation 29 Sep 1939  Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Wharf Bosun 
    Address:
    43 Piggott Street 
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888.jpg
    Residence 29 Sep 1939  Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Address:
    43 Piggott Street 
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888.jpg
    Occupation 4 Sep 1962  Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    River Bosun (retired) 
    Address:
    185 Pankhurst Crescent 
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 death.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 death.jpg
    Reference Number 2363 
    Residence 4 Sep 1962  Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Address:
    185 Pankhurst Crescent 
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 death.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 death.jpg
    _UID 9465BF7EF57849AE9913747FCB9932EBBA65 
    Died 6 Jul 1974  Greenwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Person ID I1330  Norfolk Philo
    Last Modified 26 Jan 2017 

    Father Frank BURROUGH,   b. Bef 31 Mar 1854, Salisbury, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 30 Sep 1938, Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 84 years) 
    Mother Alice PILBEAM,   b. Abt 1858, Bermondsey, Surrey, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 31 Dec 1930, Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Married Bef 30 Sep 1880  Kensington, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Family ID F1178  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Eliza PHILO,   b. 24 Jan 1888, Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Sep 1962, Hitchin, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 17 May 1908  Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Address:
    St. Stephen, East India Dock Road 
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 marriage.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 marriage.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 marriage.jpg
    Emily Eliza Philo 1888 marriage.jpg
    Children 
     1. Amy Kathleen BURROUGH,   b. Bef 30 Sep 1908, Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Bef 30 Sep 1908, Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age < 0 years)
     2. William John BURROUGH,   b. 30 May 1909, Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Nov 1995, Greenwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years)
     3. Frank BURROUGH,   b. 25 May 1911, Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1990, Thanet, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Henry Francis Victor BURROUGH,   b. 25 Feb 1914, Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Oct 1998, Rainham, Essex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     5. Edna May BURROUGH,   b. 23 Feb 1920, Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Nov 2000, Bromley, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     6. Dorothy V BURROUGH,   b. 9 Apr 1929, Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 2006, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 25 Nov 2017 
    Family ID F34  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Feb 1886 - Rotherhithe, Surrey, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 17 May 1908 - Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    5 High Street - 17 May 1908 - Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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    Link to Google MapsMarried - Address:
    St. Stephen, East India Dock Road - 17 May 1908 - Poplar, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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    Link to Google MapsCensus - Address:
    110 Bromley Street - 2 Apr 1911 - Shadwell, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Labourer - 2 Apr 1911 - Shadwell, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    110 Bromley Street - 2 Apr 1911 - Shadwell, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Wharf Bosun - 29 Sep 1939 - Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    43 Piggott Street - 29 Sep 1939 - Stepney, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom
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    Link to Google MapsOccupation - River Bosun (retired) - 4 Sep 1962 - Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Address:
    185 Pankhurst Crescent - 4 Sep 1962 - Stevenage, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom
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    Link to Google MapsDied - 6 Jul 1974 - Greenwich, Kent, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 




    • BURROUGH William John born 1886/2 St Olave 1d 287

      Born at 244 Rotherhithe Street, St Olave Southwark 28 Feb 1886 (Colin Burrough 12/5/2012)

      1. WILLIAM JOHN BURROUGH was born February 28, 1886 in 244 Rotherhithe Street, St Olave Southwark, Rotherhithe, East London, and died July 6, 1974 in Greenwich, London. He married EMILY ELIZA PHILO Unknown in ?. She was born January 24, 1888 in 51 Giraud Street, Poplar, East London, and died September 4, 1962 in Stevenage, Herts.

      More About WILLIAM JOHN BURROUGH:
      Fact 1: Could not read or write
      Fact 2: Worked as a Barge-mover in a barge repair/lighterage yard in East London
      Fact 3: Death Certificate says he was a retired Bosun
      Family Home: 1886, 244 Rotherhithe Street, Rotherhithe
      Occupation: 1914, General Labourer

      In the 1891 census
      381/11/15 244 Rotherhithe Street, Rotherhithe
      Burrough Frank H M 38 Sawyer Salisbury, Wilts
      Burrough Alice W M 33 Bermondsey
      Burrough Henry James S 11 Scholar Deptford, Kent
      Burrough William John S 5 Rotherhithe
      Burrough Hannah D 2 Rotherhithe

      In the 1901 census
      397/110/3 244 Rotherhithe Street, Rotherhithe
      Borrough Frank H M 49 Barge Builder Salisbury, Wilts
      Borrough Alice W M 44 Bermondsey
      Borrough Harry S S 21 Barge Builder Deptford, Kent
      Borrough William S 15 Barge Builder Rotherhithe
      Borrough Hanna D 12 Rotherhithe
      Borrough Frank S 6 Rotherhithe

      BURROUGH, William John died 1974/3 (born 25 February 1886) Dartford, Kent 16 0632

  • Sources 
    1. [S63] Private Communication, Colin Burrough 12 May 2012.

    2. [S200] The 1939 Register.

    3. [S42] General Register Office, Marriage Certificate, marriage Emily Eliza Philo 17 May 1908.
      William John Burrough a Labourer age 22 of 5 High Street,Poplar married Emily Eliza Philo age 20 of 5 High Street,Poplar on 17 May 1908 at St Stephens, Poplar

    4. [S29] Census, England & Wales 1911, RG14/1530/54/20/1/1/368.
      In the 1911 census
      RG14/1530/54/20/1/1/368                        110 Bromley Street, Shadwell & Ratcliffe,Stepney, London
        Last   Given              Relation  Status  Age            Occupation                Birthplace
      Name  Name
      Burrough        William           H         M         25        Labourer        Rotherhithe, London
      Burrough        Emily               W        M         23                                Poplar, London
      Burrough        William           S                      1                                  Stepney, London

    5. [S250] Census, England & Wales 1939 Register, RG101/0554D/006/1.
      In the 1939 Register
      RG101/0554D/006/19  AVPJ          43 Piggott Street, Stepney, Middlesex
      Sch/No.  Family   Given                    Sex      Birth    Status             Occupation
                   Name    Name
      67/1    Burrough        William J        M         28 Feb 1886  M         Wharf Bosun
      67/2    Burrough        Emily E            F          24 Jan 1886   M         Home Duties
      67/3    Burrough        Edna M           F          23 Feb 1920  S          Dress Packer
      67/4    Burrough        Henry F           M         25 Feb 1914  S          Van Salesman
      67/5    Burrough        Dorothy V      F          9 Apr 1929     S          Scholar

    6. [S41] General Register Office, Death Certificate, death Emily Eliza Burrough 4 September 1962.
      Emily Eliza Burrough age 74 of 185 Pankhurst Crescent, Stevenage died on 4 September 1962 at the Lister Hospital, Hitchin of Bronchopneumonia, Colonic Resection and Diverticulitis. The informant was her widower W J Burrough.

    7. [S164] www.findmypast.co.uk/records.
      BURROUGH, William John died 1974/3 (born 25 February 1886) Dartford, Kent 16 0632

    8. [S164] www.findmypast.co.uk/records.
      Burrough Frederick married 1880/3 Pilbeam Alice Kensington 1a 330