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Michele Report 26 Jun 2013 16:54

Thank you safc l have all his birth/ marriage/death records. I travelled up to Dunbar last year & l spent the whole day in Dunbar research centre came back with some fantastic records. Im really excited to read his military records thats the only thing lve not got. Thaks for kind reply michelle


safc Report 26 Jun 2013 16:47

Name: Alexander Burgess
Birth Date:
Spouse's Name: Jane Parker
Spouse's Birth Date:
Spouse's Birthplace:
Spouse's Age:
Event Date: 10 Oct 1873
Event Place: Dunbar,East Lothian,Scotland
Father's Name:
Mother's Name:
Spouse's Father's Name:
Spouse's Mother's Name:
Marital Status:
Previous Wife's Name:
Spouse's Race:
Spouse's Marital Status:
Spouse's Previous Husband's Name:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: M11706-1
System Origin: Scotland-ODM
GS Film number: 6035516
Reference ID:


safc Report 26 Jun 2013 16:44


Name: William Dolton Burgess
Gender: Male
Christening Date:
Christening Place:
Birth Date: 24 Jul 1881
Birthplace: Dunbar, East Lothian, Scotland
Death Date:
Name Note:
Father's Name: Alexander Burgess
Father's Birthplace:
Father's Age:
Mother's Name: Jane Parker Burgess
Mother's Birthplace:
Mother's Age:
Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C01902-7
System Origin: Scotland-EASy
GS Film number: 232690
Reference ID: v 706 p 37


Michele Report 26 Jun 2013 16:33

That would be fantastic george l cant thank you enough
Michelle :-) :-) :-) :-)


George_of_Westbury Report 26 Jun 2013 16:29

Post must have crossed, thanks for repyling

There are 4 images of his records would you like them, I will send by GRs PM system, shortly.



George_of_Westbury Report 26 Jun 2013 16:26


Is it him or not?, nice if you would say.



Michele Report 26 Jun 2013 16:25

Many Thanks George thats my g grandfather lve been looking for a few years for this l have a lovely picture of him in his uniform thanks for your time regards michelle :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D :-D


Michele Report 26 Jun 2013 16:23

Many Thanks for taking the time to look for me

Kind regards michelle


George_of_Westbury Report 26 Jun 2013 16:22

Is this him???

First name(s): William
Last name: BURGESS

Calculated year of birth: 1881
Parish of birth: Dunbar
Town of birth: Haddington
County of birth: Haddingtonshire (East Lothian)
Age at attestation: 18 years 2 months
Attestation date: 27 November 1899
Attestation corps: 3RD R H
Attestation soldier number: 7536
Discharge rank:
Discharge corps: Black Watch (Royal Highlanders) - 42nd & 73rd Foot
Discharge soldier number:
The National Archives reference: WO96

Gives his NOK as his Father

Alexander Burgess




Michele Report 26 Jun 2013 15:59

Good Afternoon everyone l was wondering if some kind person would take a look for this gentleman on the military services on find my past

Name: William Burgess
Event Type: Military Service
Event Year Range: 1806-1915
Event Place: United Kingdom
Birthplace: Haddingtonshire
Birth Year (Estimated): 1881

Many Thanks michelle