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Lionel Messervy Burke and two of his siblings

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Origins of surname

The name orginates with the old English burh, or Anglo-Saxon burg, both meaning a fortress on a hill. It has been particularly popular in Ireland, where the family is held in great esteem.

Early records

The name was first brought to Jersey in the early 19th century, and five different families appear to have become established by 1825. Descendants emigrated to New Zealand

Variations

  • Burgh
  • Burke
  • Bourke
  • Burk

Family records

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Church records



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Family trees



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Great War service


Sons of William Francis Burke and Emma Amelia Knight

  • Arthur Lloyd Burke (1896- ) (St H) Corporal RE
  • William George Burke (1889- ) (St H) ex-RMIJ, Gunner, RGA


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Occupation records



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Family wills


These wills created by members of the Burke family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page

  • Emma Burke née Knight, 6 Victoria Street, St Helier - 21 January 1944, D/Y/A/112
  • James Burke of Ireland now of 11, Poonah Road, St Helier – 2 October 1882


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Family gravestones

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