Mr Henry Burgess

3 April 1888–30 September 1974 (Age 86)
Camberley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

Mr Henry Burgess was born on 3 April 1888. He had at least 1 daughter with Mrs Violet Georgina Burgess. He died on 30 September 1974, in Camberley, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 86.

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Family Time Line

Mr Henry Burgess
1888–1974
Mrs Violet Georgina Burgess
1886–1963
Violet Prewer
1921–2018

Spouse and Children

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    Violet Prewer

    Female1921–2018Female

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 16

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 20

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1914

Age 26

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish: status name from Middle English burge(i)s, Old French burgeis ‘inhabitant and (usually) freeman of a (fortified) town’ ( see Burke ), especially one with municipal rights and duties. Burgesses generally had tenure of land or buildings from a landlord by burgage. In medieval England burgage involved the payment of a fixed money rent (as opposed to payment in kind); in Scotland it involved payment in service, guarding the town. The -eis ending is from Latin -ensis (modern English -ese as in Portuguese). Compare Burger .

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

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