Emma Burns

Female24 May 1871–

Brief Life History of Emma

When Emma Burns was born on 24 May 1871, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, Tom Burns, was 22 and her mother, Sarah Rawson, was 23. She married William Bramham in 1891, in Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Wortley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 20 years and Bramley, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom in 1911.

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Family Time Line

William Bramham
Emma Burns
Marriage: 1891
Thomas Frederick Bramham
Edith Bramham
Charlie Bramham
William Bramham
Kathleen Bramham

Sources (8)

  • Emma Burns in household of Sarah Burns, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Emma Burns, 1871, Upper Wortley; West Yorkshire, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1910 - Ancestry.com
  • William Thornton & Emma Burns, 1891, Leeds; West Yorkshire, England, Marriages and Banns, 1813-1935 - Ancestry.com

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1891Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)

    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

    Age 9

    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.


    Age 13

    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).


    Age 37

    London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (central Scotland and northern England): habitational name from any of various places called formerly Burnis, Burnes, or Burnhouse (named with burn- ‘stream’), especially those in Kincardineshire, Renfrewshire, Dunbartonshire, and possibly Argyll.

    English and Scottish: variant either of Burn , with post-medieval excrescent -s, or of Barnes .

    Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Broin (see Byrne ), with excrescent -s.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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