Ralph Maurice Burnett

1874–14 August 1940 (Age 66)
Calstone Wellington, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Ralph Maurice

When Ralph Maurice Burnett was born in 1874, in Calstone Wellington, Wiltshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Francis Gilbert Burnett, was 34 and his mother, Mary Rixson, was 33. He married Elsie Jane Dixon in 1904, in Queensland, Australia. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 14 August 1940, in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, at the age of 66, and was buried in Holland Park West, Queensland, Australia.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Maurice Burnett
Elsie Jane Dixon
Marriage: 1904
Alice Hilda Burnett
Francis Maurice Burnett

Spouse and Children

Queensland, Australia


    Alice Hilda Burnett


    Francis Maurice Burnett


Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 3

Australia and England play the first-ever cricket Test match in Melbourne.

Age 10

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Age 18

Coolgardie gold-field is discovered.

Name Meaning

Scottish and English: descriptive nickname from Old French burnete, a diminutive of brun ‘brown’ ( see Brown ).

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

The Wedding of Robert Francis Ruddle and Eva Gertrude Dixon, 1913

Ruddle-Dixon. A pretty wedding was celebrated at the residence of Mr. R. M. Burnett, Coorparoo on February 5 [1913], when Mr. Robert Francis Ruddle (youngest son of the late R. J. Ruddle and Mrs. Rudd …

Sources (3)

  • Ralph M Burnett in household of Francis G Burnett, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Ralph M Burnett in household of Francis G Burnett, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Ralph Maurice Burnett, "Find A Grave Index"

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