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Clara Annie Burton, born 1881, 10 Seale street, St Helier, died 1966 Castel, Guernsey. Daughter of Joseph Wheeler Burton and Elizabeth Le Quesne. Wife of Francis Norman Syvret. Married 1903 St Peter Port, Guernsey

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Origins of surname

The name means 'settlement by a fort', and the family name is derived from any of a number of places with the same name

Early records

The name first appeared in Jersey records in the 1740s, but it would be almost another century before a family became established


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Great War service

Notes on our list, abbreviations used etc Sons of Alfred and Jane Cory


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Family wills

These wills created by members of the Burton 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 Burtin

  • Burtin : Joseph Weeler , of St Saviour, now of St Helier 02/02/1881 Bequeaths to the poor of St Saviour 2 shillings - Unknown date , 05/Feb/1883 , D/Y/A/43/14


  • Burton : Charles William Westbrooke , formerly Lloyds Bank Ltd, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire and now of the Savoy Hotel, Cheltenham - 26/Sep/1938 , 02/Mar/1951 , D/Y/B1/8/55
  • Burton : Charles William Westbrooke , Lieutenant Colonel - 26/Sep/1938 , 17/Jan/1940 , D/Y/A/106/19
  • Burton : Doris May , widow of Wilfred Yvon Larbalestier, of Ker Yvon, Westmount, St Helier - 08/Jan/1954 , 20/Mar/1979 , D/Y/B1/296/29
  • Burton : Edward , Crosby House, St Marks Road, St Helier - 23/Jan/1932 , 01/Sep/1934 , D/Y/A/96/103
  • Burton : Emma , known as Emily Amelia , widow of Frederick William Tanton, of Cranworth, Vallee des Vaux, St Helier and formerly of 23, Park Crescent, Hornchurch, Essex - 29/Jan/1955 , 20/Oct/1980 , D/Y/B1/332/40
  • Burton : Frances , of Melville House, St Aubin's Road, St Helier, widow of Thomas Huston 12/12/1881 Bequeaths to the poor of St Helier 5s - Unknown date , 04/May/1891 , D/Y/A/50/38
  • Burton : Gladys Rigby , nee Dawson, Homefield, Ouaisne, St Brelade 2/07/1943 Desires to be buried in St Brelade's Cemetery - Unknown date , 13/Oct/1943 , D/Y/A/111/72
  • Burton : Gordon Maxwell , of San Remo, Longueville Road, St Saviour - 12/Aug/1950 , 29/Mar/1979 , D/Y/B1/297/5
  • Burton : June , wife of Yves Personnic, of 2, Hameau Le Geyt, St Martin - 19/Apr/1972 , 19/Apr/1972 , D/Y/B1/173/29
  • Burton : Leslie , of 20, Charing Cross, St Helier - 07/Apr/1949 , 23/Apr/1950 , D/Y/B1/5/18
  • Burton : Sydney Robert Kerr , of Knysna, Cape Province, Republic of South Africa and formerly of 201, Crete Road, Waterfalls, Salisbury, Southern Rhodesia - 22/Aug/1960 , 14/Sep/1972 , D/Y/B1/180/6
  • Burton : William , of St Helier 11/4/1844 Bequeaths to the poor of St Helier, 5s - Unknown date , 24/Dec/1862 , D/Y/A/31/54


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