Burman ~ Eleventh Generation

    Issue of Richard Burman and Ann Wherrett nee Steen  
1.   Mary BURMAN
Bap 26 Jan 1780 at Solihull, Warwick, Mary, dau of Richd. Burman & Ann (ref IGI & Ancestry Warwickshire Baptisms).

Marr 7 Apr 1801 at Solihull, Warwick to John LOWE (ref IGI). The marriage was between John Lowe of this Parish and Mary Burman of the Parish of Tanworth in the County of Warwick Diocese of Worcester (ref a transcription of the certificate in Ancestry). John was bap 1 Jan 1772 at Handsworth, Staffordshire (ref K.Hewitt 2014).

John died 14 Feb 1818 and was buried 18 Feb 1818 at Tanworth (ref K.Hewitt 2014).

WILL OF JOHN LOWE dated 5 Feb 1818 (Prerogative Court of Canterbury, ref Ancestry)
In the Name of God Amen. I John Lowe of Monkspath Street in the parish of Tanworth in the County of Warwick Gentleman Farmer being of sound and disposing mind memory and understanding do make publish and declare this my last Will and Testament in manner following (that is to say) First I will and direct that all my just debts funeral expenses and the charges and expenses of proving and distributing this my will shall be paid and discharged as soon as conveniently may be after my decease then I give and bequeath unto my wife Mary Lowe the Interest and Principal of all my estate and effects whatsoever for and during her natural life for the purpose of maintaining educating and cloathing all and every my children and for her own use and from and after her decease I give and bequeath the principal of all my said estate and effects after all my said children shall be brought up and educated unto and amongst all and every my aforesaid children equally to be divided amongst them share and share alike and my mind and will is that my Executors hereafter named shall if they think proper with the consent of my said wife raise a sufficient sum out of my said Estate and effects for the purpose of putting out appreciation (?) or for the advancement in life of any of my children as to those shall serve (?) most and in case of the decease of my said wife I will and direct that my Executors shall have a discretionary power over my said children to pay them or each of them the interest only of his or her share of my said estate and effects unless they think it for their benefit and advantage and I hereby appoint my Brothers in Law Thomas Wilcox and John Bullivant Guardians of my children jointly with my said wife and request they will assist her in the management of my - and lastly I do hereby nominate constitute and appoint my said wife her two sisters Sarah and Maria Burman and Sir (?) Samuel Stoon (?) of Birmingham Executrixes and Executor of this my will hereby revoking and making void all former and other wills by me at any time heretofound. (?). In witness whereof I the said John Lowe to this my last will and testament have set my hand and seal this fifth day of February one thousand eight hundred and eighteen. John Lowe. Signed sealed published and declared by the said Testator as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses. Saml. Lowe. Edwd. Short.

Proved at London 4th December 1818 before the Judge by the Oaths of Mary Lowe Widow the Relict Sarah Burman Spinster Maria Burman Spinster and Samuel Stoon the Executors to whom admon was granted having been first sworn by Commission only to Administer.

Mary's father Richard left a Will which is available on Ancestry from the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. His Will was proved 29 Aug 1823 and includes legacies to his daughters Mary Lowe, Sarah and Anna Maria, and to grandson Richard Lowe, and mentions his late wife, and property that was purchased from his brothers John and Thomas Burman. Monkspath Hall passed to her on the death of her father.

However Mary died very soon after, on 26 Sep 1824 at Birmingham without leaving a Will (ref K.Hewitt 2014).
The local Birmingham newspaper, Aris's Gazette, reported the two deaths on 16 Feb 1818 and 4 Oct 1824.
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    Children:  
  1. Mary Ann LOWE born 1802 at Solihull, Warwickshire  
  2. Richard LOWE bap 1803 at Solihull, Warwickshire  
  3. Samuel LOWE born 1804 at Solihull, Warwickshire  
  4. John LOWE bap 1805 at Solihull, Warwickshire  
  5. Mary Ann LOWE born c1807 at Solihull, Warwickshire  
  6. Charles LOWE bap 1808 at Solihull, Warwickshire  
  7. Henry LOWE born 1809 at Copt Heath, Warwickshire  
  8. Thomas LOWE born 1810 at Solihull, Warwickshire  
  9. Elizabeth LOWE bap 1812 at Solihull, Warwickshire
 
2.   Sarah BURMAN
Bap 17 Jul 1781 at Solihull, Warwickshire, Sarah, dau of Richd. Burman & Elizth. (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Baptisms index) - assume that Elizabeth is written in error for Ann.

In 1818 Sarah was one of the Executors for her brother in law John Lowe.

Sarah's father Richard left a Will which is available on Ancestry from the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. His Will was proved 29 Aug 1823 and includes legacies to his daughters Mary Lowe, Sarah and Anna Maria, and to grandson Richard Lowe, and mentions his late wife, and property that was purchased from his brothers John and Thomas Burman.

Sarah and her sister Anna Maria were living together at a property at Monkspath Street at the time of the signing of Anna Maria's Will in 1830 and Sarah received a continuing benefit in this property during her lifetime.

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Tanworth. Registration district of Solihull. Address: Monkspath Street, Tanworth.
Together with her niece, Elizabeth Lowe, and 3 servants:
Sarah Burman. Age 55. Ind. Born Warwickshire.

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Tanworth. Registration District of Solihull. Address: Monkspath Street, Tanworth.
Together with her great niece, Sarah Anna Bodington (7), and 3 servants:
Sarah Burman. Head. Unm. Age 68. Annuitant. Born Warwickshire Solihull.

Sarah died 3 Mar 1859. Death reg of Sarah Burman Mar qtr 1859 at Solihull dist (ref FreeBMD).
"BURMAN Sarah. Effects under 3,000. Resworn at the Stamp Office January 1860 Under 4,000. 18 April [1859]. The Will with two Codicils of Sarah Burman late of Monkspath-street in the Parish of Tanworth in the County of Warwick Spinster deceased who died 3 March 1859 at the same place was proved at Birmingham by the oaths of John Lowe of Birmingham in the said County Coach Iron Founder and Charles Lowe of Sheepy Hall in the County of Leicester Miller the Nephews and the surviving Executors." (ref Ancestry National Probate)








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3.   Elizabeth BURMAN
Bap 9 Jun 1782 at Solihull, Warwick (ref IGI).
Elizabeth's death: Tanworth Churchyard monument: (Monkspath family) "In memory of Elizabeth, daughter of Richard and Ann Burman, who departed this life September 17th, 1788, aged 6 years." (ref R.H.Burman monograph)
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4.   Anna Maria BURMAN
Bap 30 Jan 1784 at Solihull, Warwick (ref IGI).

In 1818 Anna Maria (named as Maria) was one of the Executors for her brother in law John Lowe.

Anna Maria's father Richard left a Will which is available on Ancestry from the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. His Will was proved 29 Aug 1823 and includes legacies to his daughters Mary Lowe, Sarah and Anna Maria, and to grandson Richard Lowe, and mentions his late wife, and property that was purchased from his brothers John and Thomas Burman.

Burial of Anna Maria Burman 10 Feb 1835 in the Parish of Tanworth, Warwickshire aged 51 (ref Ancestry England Select Deaths and Burials).

"DIED. .. On the same day, [3 February] Anna Maria, youngest daughter of the late Richard Burman, Esq. of Monkspath Street, in this county." (ref British Newspapers Birmingham Gazette Mon 9 February 1835)

Anna Maria left an extensive Will which was proved in London with a Codicil on 19th May 1835, her niece Mary Ann Lowe who was a major beneficiary of the Will signed 2 Oct 1830 having died between then and 22 Nov 1834, when the Codicil was signed to redirect Mary Ann's inheritance. The eventual Executors were John and Henry Lowe, two of the nephews, her sister Sarah not having taken up the option of being an Executrix. After Mary Ann Lowe's death, the main beneficiary became Elizabeth Lowe; there are mentions of all of her living brothers and sisters but it is not clear whether they received anything. See a transcription of the Will attached.
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    Issue of John Burman and Esther Field  
1.   Richard BURMAN (1)
Bap 13 Sep 1779 at Tanworth, Warwick, son of John Burman and Esther (ref IGI & Ancestry).
Died young. Burial of Richard Burman 9 Jan 1780 at Tanworth in Arden parish (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Burials image).
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2.   John BURMAN
"Of Light Hall"
Bap 19 Oct 1780 at Tanworth, Warwick, son of John Burman & Hester (ref IGI & Ancestry image).
Marr 1808 at Tanworth in Arden to Mary HEATH (ref Pallot's index). The marriage was 21 Jun 1808 (ref The Burman Chronicle 1940).

Mary was born 1785 at Light Farm, Packwood, England, the dau of John HEATH and Elizabeth LEA. On coming of age Mary inherited considerable landed property under the wills of two bachelor uncles of her mother, John and Samuel Woolaston, of Box Trees, Hockley Heath, in the parish of Tanworth. (Ref The Burman Chronicle 1940)

"John Burman [his father], of Light Hall, inherited that estate from his uncle, Richard Insull (the second), in 1783. In addition to his considerable landed estate, he was also a banker. He married Esther Field, of Jerring's Hall, and on the marriage of his eldest son, John, to Mary Heath in 1808, settled Light Hall on him, retiring to a house which he built near to Tanworth Church." (The above information was taken from "The Story of Tanworth in Arden" by John Burman, published in 1930.)

This John was listed at Light Hall, Tanworth in the Poll of the Freeholders of Warwickshire in 1820 (ref Google Books online). Due to the financial difficulties of John's brother Richard from 1826 onwards, Light Hall was sold in order to rescue Richard from his difficulties. See Richard's entry for further information.

The following newspaper advertisment was for the sale of considerable property in 1832 and was probably in relation to his brother Richard's bankruptcy (see also brother Isaac):
"Notice is hereby Given,
That, by Indentures of Lease and Release, bearing Date, respectively, the 20th and 21st Days of November 1832, JOHN BURMAN, of Light Hall, in the Parish of Tanworth, in the County of Warwick, Gentleman, hath released and conveyed all his Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Real Estate, unto JONATHAN HEYNES, of Beoley, in the County of Worcester, Gentleman, and THOMAS HOLYOAKE, of Little Alne, in the County of Warwick, Gentleman, in Trust for Sale thereof; and by a certain other Indenture, bearing Date the said 21st Day of November, 1832, the said JOHN BURMAN hath assigned and transferred all his Personal Estate and Effects unto the said JONATHAN HEYNES and THOMAS HOLYOAKE, in Trust, to apply the Proceeds of the Real and Personal Estate of the said JOHN BURMAN for the Benefit of all or such of his Creditors who should execute or assent to the same Indentures.
And Notice is hereby given, that the said Indentures now remain at the Office of Mr. W. W. Lea, Solicitor, Henley-in-Arden, for the preusal and execution of such of the Creditors of the said JOHN BURMAN, who may choose to avail themselves of the Provision thereby intended for them. And the Creditors of the said JOHN BURMAN are requested immediately to deliver to the said Trustees, or to Mr. W.W. Lea, a statement of their respective Demands.
And all Persons Indebted to the said Estate, are required to pay the Amount of their respective Debts to the said Trustees, or to Mr. W.W. Lea, forthwith, otherwise Proceedings will be commenced for recovery thereof.
W.W. Lea, Solicitor. Henley-in-Arden, 23d Nov. 1832.

" After the sale [1832 of Light Hall], John Burman and his family moved to 'The Doctor's House' in Tanworth village, which was the property of Mrs. Burman, who retained part of her land, and owned 153 acres in the parish in 1838. John Burman served as churchwarden in 1833, but never recovered from the blow, and died on August 13th, 1834, at the early age of 53.... His widow after a time moved to Balsall Heath (then in the country), but died at the home of her eldest daughter at Monkspath in 1868, aged 83. She lies with her husband in the family vault at Tanworth." (ref The Burman Chronicle 1940)

John's death: Tanworth Churchyard monument: (Monkspath family) "John Burman died August 13th, 1834, aged 53." (ref R.H.Burman monograph)
Burial of John Burman 18 Aug 1834 at Tanworth Parish aged 53 (ref Ancestry England Select Deaths and Burials).
"DEATHS. On the 13th inst. at Tanworth, in this county, and late of Light Hall, universally respected, John Burman Esq. in the 54th year of his age." (ref British Newspapers Birmingham Gazette Mon 18 Aug 1834)

Ref 1841 census. Worcestershire, England. Civil Parish of Kings Norton. Address: Taughton (?) House, near Balsall Heath, Kings Norton.
Together with daus Esther (20), Anne (20), sons Wollaston (18), Samuel (15), and a servant:
Mary Burman. Ind. Age 45. Not born in Worcestershire.

Ref 1851 census. Worcestershire, England. Parish of Kings Norton. S Address: Balsall Heath.
Together with dau Ann (34), son Samuel (25) and a servant:
Mary Burman. Head. Wid. Age 66. Land Owner. Born Warwickshire, Packwood.

Ref 1861 census. Worcestershire, England. Parish of Kings Norton. Address: Moseley Road.
Together with dau Esther (50), grandson Edward (10) and a servant:
Mary Burman. Head. Wid. Age 76. House Holder. Born Warwick, Packwood.

Mary died 14 Dec 1868. Death reg of Mary Burman Dec qtr 1868 at Solihull dist, Warwickshire (ref FreeBMD).
"BURMAN Mary. Effects under 300. 30 December [1869]. The Will of Mary Burman formerly of Balsall Heath in the Parish of King's Norton in the County of Worcester but late of Monkspath Lodge in the Parish of Tanworth in the County of Warwick Widow deceased who died 14 December 1868 at Monkspath Lodge aforesaid was proved at Birmingham by the oath of Mary Burman (Wife of John Shuttleworth Burman, Gentleman) of Monkspath Lodge aforesaid the Daughter the sole Executrix." (ref Ancestry National Probate)
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    Children:  
  1. Mary BURMAN bap 1809 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  2. Insull BURMAN bap 1810 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  3. Esther Elizabeth BURMAN bap 1812 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  4. Sophia BURMAN born 1812 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  5. Anne BURMAN bap 1815 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  6. Wollaston John BURMAN bap 1823 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  7. Samuel Burman bap 1826 at Tanworth, Warwickshire
 
3.   Richard Insull BURMAN (2)
"Of Southam"
Bap (as Richard Burman) 25 Jan 1783 at Tanworth, Warwick, son of John and Hester Burman (ref IGI & Ancestry image)

Married 19 Dec 1807 at Old Church, Saint Pancras, London to Anna SHUTTLEWORTH (ref IGI).
Pallot's Marriage Index for England has the following card: "Burman Richd (Southam Warwickshire)
= Shuttleworth Anna S. Pancras, Midd, 1807". Richard is followed by B and Anna by S, bachelor and spinster.

The marriage record for St Pancras Parish Church has : No. 1119. Richard Burman of Southam in the County of Warwick, Bachelor, and Anna Shuttleworth of this parish Spinster were married in this church by licence this nineteenth day of Decr in the year one thousand eight hundred and seven by Geo Williams Minr. The witnesses were John Shuttleworth, Mary Matilda Shuttleworth and John Shuttleworth Jnr. (ref Ancestry London Marriages)

Refer the Oxford Journal, Saturday 26 Dec 1807 (ref British Newspaper Archive):
"MARRIED.-...At St.Pancras church, R. Burman, Esq. of Southam, Warwickshire, to Miss A. Shuttleworth, of Guildford Street."

See his younger relative William Smith Burman (generation 12) for William's Articles as Clerk to Richard Burman and Thomas Samuel Wright, Attorneys in 1819.
Mentioned in his father's Will 1820 and he received a farm at Salter Street, in the occupation of John Smith (ref The Burman Chronicle 1940).
Richard was listed at Southam in the Poll of the Freeholders of Warwickshire in 1820 (ref Google Books online).

"Richard, a graduate of Balliol College, Oxford, [although not listed in Oxford University Alumni online] became a solicitor, practising at Southam, Warwickshire, after 1827 holding an appointment at the Exchequer Office, London, and living at Ealing. He married Ann Shuttleworth, of the Shuttleworths of Gawthorpe, and his family consisted of four sons and two daughters. " (ref The Burman Chronicle 1940)

On 29 Nov 1826 Richard Burman of Southam, Warwickshire, money-scrivener, was declared bankrupt (as reported in many newspapers in the British Newspaper Archive such as Birmingham Gazette on 4 Dec 1826). An online definition of this occupation is "Money scriveners are those who are engaged in procuring money to be lent on mortgages and other securities, and lending such money accordingly. They act also as agents for the purchase and sale of real estates." In 1830 and 1835 he appeared in Perry's Bankrupt Gazette in regard to declaring dividends.

After the resolution of these financial difficulties by the sale of Light Hall by his brother John (and see also brother Isaac), Richard was able to continue working as a Solicitor.

Anna died between 1820 and 1841.

Ref 1841 census. Hertfordshire, England. Civil Parish of Totteridge. Address: Laurel Farm, Totteridge.
Together with his brother Isaac:
Richard Burman. Age 55. Solicitor. Not born in Hertfordshire.

Richard died 1843 (ref unknown). No proof provided in Ancestry Public Trees. No records found in British Newspapers.

FROM WHOM FRED SHADE IS DESCENDED.
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    Children:  
  1. John Shuttleworth BURMAN bap 1809 at Southam, Warwickshire  
  2. Esther BURMAN bap 1812 at Southam, Warwickshire  
  3. Richard Firbank BURMAN bap 1813 at Southam, Warwickshire  
  4. William Insull BURMAN bap 1814 at Southam, Warwickshire  
  5. Anna BURMAN bap 1816 at Southam, Warwickshire  
  6. Isaac BURMAN (1) bap 1817 at Southam, Warwickshire  
  7. Isaac BURMAN (2) bap 1820 at Southam, Warwickshire
 
4.   Hester BURMAN
Bap (as Hester) 30 Oct 1784 at Tanworth, Warwick, Hester, dau of John Burman & Hester (ref IGI and Ancestry England Select Births and Christenings).

Esther Burman marr Thos Crayford BANISTER in 1808 Tanworth in Arden Warwickshire (ref Palot, not found in IGI). During his lifetime the spelling varies at random for all family members between Banister and Bannister. For simplicity I have used a single 'N' and noted where the references are different.

Bap 25 Nov 1781 of Thomas Crayford Banister at Rodmersham, Kent, son of Thomas Banister & Sarah Knight (ref Ancestry Select Births and Christenings).

Hester was mentioned in her father's Will in 1820 extensively as Hester Bannister; see previous generation.

In 1834 there is a U.S. Naturalization Record (ref Ancestry) for Thomas Crayford Banister.
Title and Location of Court: Marine Court - City of N.Y.
Date of Naturalization: Apl-3-1834. Volume or Bundle No.:13. Copy of Record No.:132.
Former Nationality: English.
Witness: Benjamin F. Lewin.

In 1837 there was a mention in Perry's Bankrupt Gazette:
"Fiat dated June 3 - Pet. Cr. Thomas Crayford Banister, of Birmingham, gent." (Ref British Newspapers, Perry's Bankrupt Gazette Sat 10 Jun 1837)

Ref 1841 census. Worcestershire, England. Civil Parish of Kings Norton. Address: Balsall Heath, Hayden St, Kings Norton.
Together with children Harriot (25), Edward (25) and unknown Catherine Jones (40), who was independent:
Esther Banister. Age 60. Annuitant. Not born in Worcestershire.
Thomas not found.

Thomas returned to England at an unknown time prior to the 1851 census.

Ref 1851 census. Staffordshire, England. Parish of Tettenhall. Registration dist of Wolverhampton. Address: Lower Street, Tettenhall.
At the home of Edward Hollis (46), carpenter, and wife:
Thomas Crayford Banister. Lodger. Mar. Age 69. Annuitant Late a Surveyor. Born Kent Sittingbourne.
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Ref 1851 census. Worcestershire, England. Parish of Edgbaston. Registration District of Kings Norton. Address: Lee Bank Road, Edgbaston.
Together with dau Harriet (36):
Esther Bannister. Head. Mar. Age 65. Annuitant. Born Warwickshire Tanworth.

Esther Bannister was mentioned in the Will of her relative Sarah Burman in 1854.
Mrs. Esther Bannister of 68 Lee Bank road is in the 1855 White's Directory of Birmingham (ref Ancestry).

Death registration of Thomas Crayfoot Bannister (sic) Mar qtr 1861 at Wolverhampton dist, Staffordshire (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.

Ref 1861 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Birmingham. Registration District of Birmingham. Address: St Luke Square, Birmingham.
Esther Banister. Head. Widow. Age 73. Born Warwickshire Tanworth.
Ann Burman. Servant. Unm. Age 34. Domestic Servant. Born Warwickshire Fillingby (?). [Not known if connected.]

Death registration of Esther Bannister (sic) Jun qtr 1863 at Birmingham dist, Warwickshire (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.
"DIED. On the 1st inst. [May 1863], at St. Luke Street, in this town, aged 79 years, Esther, relict of Thomas Crayford Banister, Esq., of Tettenhall." (Ref British Newspapers Birmingham Journal Sat 9 May 1863)
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    Children:  
  1. Edward BANISTER born c1810-1815 at Southam, Warwickshire  
  2. John BANISTER bap 1812 at Southam, Warwickshire  
  3. Harriet BANISTER (1) bap 1814 at Southam, Warwickshire  
  4. Harriet BANISTER (2) bap 1815 at Southam, Warwickshire
 
5.   Insull BURMAN
"Of Hill Farm, Tanworth"
Bap (as Insal) 15 Apr 1786 at Tanworth, Warwick (ref IGI). There is a baptism index of Insul Burman on 15 Apr 1786 at Tanworth, son of Joseph (sic) Burman & Hester (ref Ancestry).

Married (1) Mary BAYLISS (ref The Burman Chronicle 1940).
Insul Burman married Mary Baylies of Alvechurch 1807 at Tanworth In Arden Warwickshire (ref Pallot's Marriage Index), not found in IGI.
Mary was born c1787 (ref death).

Insull was listed at Aspley in the Poll of the Freeholders of Warwickshire in 1820 (ref Google Books online).

Mentioned in his father's Will 1820, and he received his own home, Hill Farm, also the watermill and windmill situated partly in Tanworth and partly in Wootton Wawen, and in possession of John Page, together with other lands. This legacy was charged with an annuity of 50 to Esther, wife of Thomas Crayford Banister, and after her death a legacy of 1000 to her children.

Mary's death: Tanworth Churchyard monument: (Monkspath family) "Sacred to the memory of Mary, wife of Insull Burman, who died October 26th, 1834, after a few days illness of typhus fever, aged 47." (ref R.H.Burman monograph). Her death was reported in the Coventry Herald: "On the 26th inst., aged 47, Mary, wife of Mr. Insull Burman, of Tanworth, Warwickshire." (ref British Newspaper Archive, Coventry Herald, Fri 31 Oct 1834).

Married (2) 31 Oct 1835 at Tanworth in Arden to Mary BIDDLE; Insull was a Widower of the parish, and Mary was a Spinster of the parish; witnesses were Jonathan Haynes (?) and Christiana Biddle (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Marriages). She was born 10 Jul 1799, bap 13 Jul 1803 at Tanworth, Warwickshire, dau of Thomas Biddle & Mary (ref FamilySearch P01736-1). Christiana was a sister, bap 1813 at Tanworth.

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Tanworth. Registration district of Solihull. Address: Tanworth Village, Tanworth.
Together with his son Charles (15) and their daughter Christiana (4):
Insul Burman. Age 50. Schoolmaster. Born in Warwickshire.
Mary Burman. Age 40. Born Warwickshire.

Insull died 26 Oct 1850. His death was reg Dec qtr 1850 at Solihull District, Warwick (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.
Insull's death: Tanworth Churchyard monument: (Monkspath family) "Also of Insull Burman, who died October 26th, 1850, aged 64 years." (ref R.H.Burman monograph)

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Tanworth. Registration district of Solihull. Address: Tanworth.
Together with daughter Christiana (13):
Mary Burman. Head. W. Age 54. Shop Keeper. Born Warwick, Tanworth.

Mary died 2 Apr 1859. Death reg of Mary Burman Jun qtr 1859 at Solihull dist, Warwickshire (ref FreeBMD).
Mary's death: Tanworth Churchyard monument: (Monkspath family) "Also of Mary, his second wife, who died April 2nd, 1859, aged 64." (ref R.H.Burman monograph)
"BURMAN Mary. Effects under 200. 27 April. Letters of Administration of the Personal estate and effects of Mary Burman late of the Parish of Tanworth in the County of Warwick Widow deceased who died 2 April 1859 at Tanworth aforesaid were granted at Birmingham to Christiana Edwards [daughter] (Wife of Richard Edwards of Tanworth aforesaid) the only Child of the said Deceased she having been first sworn." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

"The third brother, Insull Burman (1786-1850), the first of that Christian name, destined to become a very frequent one in his branch of the family, did not receive so much attention in his youth as his two elder brothers. He farmed his father's land at Hill Farm, Tanworth, the farm becoming his own at his father's death in 1820. He was involved in the family misfortunes, and for a time lived at Finmere, Buckinghamshire, returning to Tanworth on his appointment as schoolmaster (at a very small salary) in 1836. He held this position till his death. From 1821-1825 he was churchwarden at Tanworth. He married twice, first to Mary Bayliss, of Radford, near Alvechurch in 1807, and then Mary Biddle, in 1835. He left a large family by his first wife, his numerous descendants being dealt with in a later chapter." (ref The Burman Chronicle 1940)
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    Children of Mary Bayliss:  
  1. John BURMAN bap 1808 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  2. Richard Insull BURMAN bap 1809 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  3. Jane BURMAN bap 1812 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  4. Isaac BURMAN bap 1813 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  5. Maria BURMAN bap 1815 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  6. Henry BURMAN born c1818 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  7. Robert Bayliss BURMAN bap 1821 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  8. Mary Anne BURMAN bap 1822 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  9. Charles BURMAN bap 1824 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  10. Thomas BURMAN born 1827 at Finmere, Buckinghamshire  
    Child of Mary Biddle:  
  11. Christiana BURMAN bap 1837 at Tanworth, Warwickshire
 
6.   Isaac BURMAN
"Of Beaumont's Hill"
Bap 28 Jun 1788 at Tanworth, Warwick (ref IGI)
Mentioned in his father's Will 1820; he received the Brook House Farm, Tanworth, Aspley House, his father's residence, land known as the Bear Lees and the Ox-Stalls, a house and garden let to Thomas Fitter, land called Jennell Hill and Yorkshire Meadows, a cottage at Aspley Heath in the occupation of Richard Edwards, a farm called Bickerscourt, in the parish of Tanworth, and two woods known as Jennell Coppice and Alderhanger Coppice. In addition Isaac received the residue, which was charged with an annuity of 50 to his mother. (ref one of the Burman documents).

In 1824 Isaac advertised as follows:
"CAPITAL UNDERWOOD. To be SOLD by Auction by J.E.&C.Robins on Tuesday the 14th day of December next, at three in the afternoon, at the Bell Inn, in Tanworth, in the county of Warwick, subject to conditions to be then produced:-
LOT I. The valuable and fine-grown Underwood standing in a Coppice lying very near to the village of Tanworth, called Jennell Coppice, containing about seven acres and a half.
LOT II. Part of the valuable Underwood growing in a Wood or Coppice lying at the back of Mr. Maullin's, near to Earl's Wood, in the parish of Tanworth, called Chambers's Coppice, including the Underwood from the end next to Mr. Maullin's down to the watercourse across the said Coppice.
LOT III. The remainder of the valuable Underwood growing in the said Coppice, from the said watercourse down to the lower end of such Coppice, adjoining to the lane.
The last two lots comprise about sixteen acres, and there is a road out at each end of the Coppice.
The Stratford-on-Avon canal is at a short distance.
For further particulars and to view lot 1, apply to Isaac Burman, Esq. Tanworth, and to view lots 2 and 3 apply to Mr. Yardley, at Mr. Maullin's Farm." (Ref British Newspapers, Birmingham Gazette Mon 29 Nov 1824)

The following newpaper advertisement is very likely for Aspley House which was his father's residence:
"MODERN RESIDENCE. To be LET, and entered upon immediately, an excellent House, upon a small scale, adapted for a genteel family, late the residence of John Burman, Esq. deceased, and now of Mr. isaac Burman, delightfully situated contiguous to the village of Tanworth.
It comprises an entrance-hall, three parlours, two kitchens, four best and three servants' bed-chambers, four-stall stable, and every requisite out-office, walled garden, front and back lawn, shrubberies, &c.
Adjoining the Garden is a Labourer's Cottage, Dairy, Cow-houses, &c. most conveniently arranged, which, and likewise any quantity of first-rate Meadow and Pasture Land under 40 Acres, immediately adjoining, may be had with the house, if required.
The village of Tanworth is exceedingly pleasant, dry, and healthy, and the roads good, within ten miles of Birmingham and three of Henley-in-Arden.
May be viewed and further information obtained by applying to Mr. W. S. Burman, Solicitor, Smithfield, Birmingham." (Ref British Newspapers, Birmingham Gazette Monday 27 Mar 1826)

The following newspaper advertisment was for the sale of considerable property in 1832 and was probably in relation to his brother Richard's bankruptcy (see also brother John):
"NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
That, by Indentures of Lease and Release, bearing Date, respectively, the 20th and 21st Days of November, 1832, ISAAC BURMAN of Beaumont's Hill, in the Parish of Tanworth, in the County of Warwock, Gentleman, hath released and conveyed all his Messuages, Lands, Tenements, and Real Estate, unto JONATHAN HEYNES, of Beoley, in the County of Worcester, Gentleman, and THOMAS HOLYOAKE, of Little Alne, in the County of Warwick, Gentleman, in Trust for Sale thereof; and by a certain other Indenture, bearing Date the said 21st Day of November, 1832, the said ISAAC BURMAN hath assigned and transferred all his Personal Estate and Effects unto the said JONATHAN HEYNES and THOMAS HOLYOAKE, in Trust, to apply the Proceeds of the Real and Persnal Estate of the said ISAAC BURMAN for the Benefit of all or such of his Creditors who should execute or assent to the same Indentures.
And notice is also hereby given, that the said Intendures now remain at the Office of Mr. W. W. LEA, Solicitor, Henley-in-Arden for the perusal and executio of such of the Creditors of the said ISAAC BURMAN who may choose to avail themselves of the provision thereby intended for them. And the Creditors of the said ISAAC BURMAN are requested immediately to deliver to the said Trustees, or to Mr. W. W. Lea, a statement of their respective Demands. And all Persons indebted to the said Estate are required to pay the Amount of their respective Debts to the said Trustees, or to Mr. W. W. Lea, forthwith, otherwise Proceedings will be commenced for recovery thereof.
W. W. Lea, Solicitor. Henley-in_Arden, 23d Nov. 1832." (ref British Newspapers Leamington Spa Courier Sat 24 November 1832)

Ref 1841 census. Hertfordshire, England. Civil Parish of Totteridge. Address: Laurel Farm, Totteridge.
Together with his brother Richard:
Isaac Burman. Age 50. Farmer. Not born in Hertfordshire.

Isaac Burman married 19 Jan 1847 at Aston Juxta Birmingham, Warwick to Mary CARTER (ref IGI). This is also ref Mar qtr 1847 at Aston District (ref FreeBMD). The marriage was 19 Jan 1847 at St Peter & St Pauls Church in the Parish of Aston; Isaac was full age, bachelor, husbandman, of Kings Norton, son of John Burman, husbandman; Mary was of full age, spinster, of Kings Norton, daughter of Seth Carter, husbandman; the marriage was by Banns; witnesses were James C. Abbotts and Susan Abbotts (ref Ancestry Birmingham Marriages, image). Bap of Mary Carter 17 Oct 1796 at Saint Botolph, Sibson, Leicestershire, dau of Seth Carter & Sarah (ref FamilySearch C03478-1).

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Solihull. Address: Solihull Lodge, Solihull.
Together with a servant:
Isaac Burman. Head. Mar. Age 62. Farmer of 12 acres. Born Warwick, Tanworth.
Mary Burman. Wife. Mar. Age 52. Farmer's Wife. Born Leicester, Sibson.

Ref 1861 census. Worcestershire, England. Parish of Kings Norton. Address: Hitery (?) Heath House, Kings Norton.
Isaac Burman. Head. Mar. Age 72. Farmer. Born Tanworth, Warwick.
Mary Burman. Wife. Mar. Age 58. Born Sibson, Leicester.

Isaac's death reg Dec qtr 1862 at King's Norton District, Worcestershire (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.

Ref 1871 census. Worcestershire, England. Civil Parish of Kings Norton. Address: Albert Road, Kings Norton.
Mary Burman. Head. Wid. Age 72. Retired Farmer's wife. Born Leicestershire Sibson.
Together with a visitor.

Ref 1881 census. Worcestershire, England. Civil Parish of Kings Norton. Registration District of Kings Norton. Address: Albert Rd, Kings Norton.
Mary Burman. Head. Widow. Age 86. Retd Farmer. Born Leicestershire.
Together with a nurse.

Mary died 5 Dec 1882. Death reg of Mary Burman Dec qtr 1882 at King's Norton dist aged 88 (ref FreeBMD).
"BURMAN Mary. Personal Estate 637 18s. 10d. 30 March [1883]. The Will of Mary Burman late of King's Heath in the Parish of King's Norton in the County of Worcester Widow who died 5 December 1882 at King's Heath was proved at Worcester by James Abbott of Arley Hall in the County of Warwick and Seth Foster of King's Heath Gentlemen the Nephews the Executors." (ref Ancestry National Probate) [ Seth Foster was born 1819 in Coventry, son of William Foster & Sarah Forer.]

"Isaac Burman (1787-1862) was the youngest son of the first John Burman of Light Hall. Like his brother Insull he was not brought up with any ambitious views, and like all his brothers he was affected by the family troubles. He farmed at Beaumont's Hill, and after his father's death he became a landowner. He succeeded his brother Insull as churchwarden, holding office with his cousin Thomas, of Lady Lane, from 1826-1832, both their names appearing on the old bier still in use at the church, 'I. & T. Burmans, 1829'. Along with his eldest brother John, he was one of the original trustees for the building of Salter Street Church, but later lost his qualification as a freeholder when he settled at Yardley Wood, where he died. He married Mary Carter, but left no issue." (ref The Burman Chronicles 1940)
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    Issue of Thomas Burman and Margaret Smith  
1.   John BURMAN
Of "Waring's Green".
Bap 8 Jun 1779 at Tanworth, Warwickshire, John, son of Thos & Margaret Burman (ref IGI & Ancestry Baptisms).

Marriage 14 Feb 1801 at Solihull parish of John Burman (written as John Barman) and Catharine SMITH; John was of the parish of Tanworth in the County of Warwick, Diocese of Worcester, and Catharine was of the parish of Solihull; by License; witnesses were Sarah Burman and Thomas Burman (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Marriages). She was born c1781 in Warwickshire (ref 1841 census).

John was listed at Tanworth in the Poll of the Freeholders of Warwickshire in 1820 (ref Google Books online).

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Tanworth. Address: Warings Green, Tanworth.
John Burman. Age 60. Farmer. Born in Warwickshire.
Catherine Burman. Age 60. Born in Warwickshire.
Together with 2 servants.

Catharine's death reg Mar qtr 1847 at Solihull Dist (ref FreeBMD). She was buried 27 Feb 1847 at Solihull, Warwickshire (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Burials).

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Tanworth. Address: Warings Green, Tanworth.
John Burman. Head. Widr. Age 71. Farmer of 65 acres (1 ag lab). Born Warwick, Tanworth. [indexed as Barman]
Together with 3 servants.

John was a beneficiary of the Will of his sister Mary in 1851.
John was a beneficiary and Executor of the Will of his sister Sarah in 1854.
John was named as an Executor in the Will of his sister Margaret Burman in 1857.

John died 10 Aug 1859. John's death reg Sep qtr 1859 at Solihull Dist (ref FreeBMD).
"DIED.- On the 10th inst.,at an advanced age, Mr. John Burman, of Waring's Green, Tanworth." (ref British Newspapers, Birmingham Daily Post, Wed 17 Aug 1859)
"BURMAN John Esq. Effects under 10,000. 29 September [1859]. The Will of John Burman late of Warings Green in the Parish of Tanworth in the County of Warwick Esquire deceased who died 10 August 1859 at Warings Green aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Thomas Burman of Warings Green aforesaid Gentleman the Son and the surviving Executor." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

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  1. William Smith BURMAN bap 1801 at Solihull, Warwickshire  
  2. Thomas BURMAN bap 1804 at Tanworth, Warwickshire
 
2.   Sarah BURMAN
Bap 9 Feb 1781 at Tanworth, Warwick (ref IGI).

Witness in 1801 to marriage of John Burman and Catharine Smith.

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Tanworth. Registration District of Solihull. Address: Brookhouse, Tanworth.
Together with 2 sisters and 2 servants:
Sarah Burman. Age 55. Ind. Born in Warwickshire.

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Tanworth. Registration District of Solihull. Address: Salters Street, Tanworth.
Together with 2 sisters and 2 servants:
Sarah Burman. Head. U. Age 70. Landed Proprietor. Born Warwickshire, Tanworth.

Sarah was a beneficiary of and Executor of the Will of her sister Mary in 1851.

Death reg of Sarah Burman Mar qtr 1854 at Solihull dist, Warwickshire (ref FreeBMD).
Sarah's death: Tanworth Churchyard monument: (Lady Lane family) "Sarah Burman, eldest daughter of Thomas and Margaret Burman, died January 30, 1854, aged 73 years." (ref R.H.Burman monograph)

WILL OF SARAH BURMAN died 1854

This is the last Will and Testament of me Sarah Burman of Brookhouse in the parish of Tanworth in the County of Warwick Spinster. I desire to be buried in the same Church Yard and in the same manner as my late sister Mary was buried. I direct the payment of all my just debts and my funeral and testamentary expenses as soon as conveniently may be after my decease. I give and devise unto my sister Margaret an annuity or yearly rent charge of sixty pounds for her life to be charged upon and issuing out of my freehold messuage farm lands and hereditaments situate at or near Cleobury in the parish of Tanworth aforesaid and called or known by the name of Pike Grove Farm and to be payable half yearly without deduction and the first payment of the said annuity to be made at the end of six calendar months computed from my decease and a proportionate part of such annuity to be paid up to the time of the decease of my said sister and I empower my said sister Margaret by distress and also by entry upon and perception of the rents and profits of my said freehold hereditaments to recover payment of the said annuity or rent charge when in arrear for thirty days. I charge the said freehold messuage farm lands and hereditaments situate at or near Cleobury aforesaid with the payment of the several legacies or onus (?) of six hundred and fifty pounds three hundred pounds three hundred pounds and three hundred pounds next hereinafter bequeathed. I give and bequeath the sum of six hundred and fifty pounds to my brother Thomas. I bequeath to my niece Esther Burman wife of Thomas Burman of Beaumonts Hill a legacy of three hundred pounds. I bequeath to my niece Elizabeth Burman Spinster sister of my nephew Richard Burman of Houndsfield the like sum of three hundred pounds and I direct that my said brother and nieces shall have vested interests in their respective legacies immediately upon my decease but the payment thereof shall be postponed until twelve calendar months after the decease of my said sister Margaret and without interest in the mean time. I bequeath the sum of three hundred pounds unto each child or children of my late niece Margaret wife of Benjamin Greaves living at my decease as shall at any time or times before or after the decease of my said sister Margaret attain the age of twenty one years or marry if more than one in equal shares. And I direct my trustees hereinafter named immediately after the expiration of twelve calendar months from the decease of my said sister Margaret (before which time the last mentioned legacy shall not be payable and they without interest in the mean time) to invest the said legacy of three hundred pounds or so much thereof as for the time being shall not be payable to the said legatees respectively or shall not have been applied by them for their benefit under the power hereby given to them in the public stocks or funds or on mortgage of property of any description with power from time to time to vary any such investments and I authorize and empower my said trustees during the minority or respective minorities of any of the said children in their discretion to apply in any manner for the maintenance education or benefit of any such minor or minors or any of them all or any part of the principal or income of his her or their expectant or presumptive share or respective shares of the said legacy or sum of three hundred pounds. And so subject to and chargeable with the said annuity and legacies I devise and bequeath the said freehold messuage or tenement farm lands buildings and hereditaments situate at or near Cleobury in the parish of Tanworth aforesaid called or known by the name of Pike Grove Farm unto my nephew Richard Burman of Houndsfield his heirs and assigns for ever. But in case my said nephew Richard Burman shall die in my lifetime then I devise the same messuage farm lands and hereditaments subject and chargeable as aforesaid unto his son Thomas Burman his heirs and assigns for ever. But in case the said Thomas Burman shall happen to die in my lifetime then I devise the said messuage farms lands and hereditaments subject and chargeable as aforesaid unto and equally between the remaining children of my said nephew Richard their respective heirs and assigns for ever as tenants in common. I give and devise unto my said sister Margaret an annuity of twenty pounds for her life payable half yearly the first payment to be made at the end of six calendar months from the time of my decease and a proportionate part of such annuity to be paid unto the time of the death of my said sister. I bequeath to my said brother Thomas a legacy of six hundred and fifty pounds And I direct and declare that the said annuity of twenty pounds shall issue as a rent charge and the said last mentioned legacy shall be charged and payable out of my freehold messuage farm lands and hereditaments called Choadon (?) Farm situate in the parish of Tanworth aforesaid and which I purchased of Mr Timmis and the said annuity shall be recoverable by the said annuitant in like manner with rent reserved on common bonuses. And I direct that my said brother shall have a vested interest in the said legacy of six hundred and fifty pounds immediately upon my decease but the payment thereof shall be postponed until twelve calendar months after the decease of my said sister Margaret and without interest in the mean time and so subject and chargeable. I give and devise the said messuage farm lands and hereditaments called Choadon (?) Farm unto my brother John Burman his heirs and assigns for ever but in the event of his death in my lifetime I give and devise the same messuage farm lands and hereditaments (subject and chargeable as aforesaid) unto Thomas son of my said brother John his heirs and assigns for ever. I bequeath to the General Hospital at Birmingham a legacy of fifty pounds free of legacy duty and to the Blind Asylum at Birmingham a legacy of nineteen guineas and I direct that the said legacies shall be paid at the expiration of twelve calendar from the decease of my said sister Margaret and without interest in the mean time to the Treasurers for the time being of the said institutions to be applied to the general purposes thereof respectively. And that the same legacies shall be paid out of such part of my personal estate as may legally be devoted to charitable purposes. I give a legacy of five pounds to Esther Bannister and a like legacy of five pounds to Dorothy Parkson. I give and forgive to my said brother Thomas a legacy of two hundred pounds bequeathed to me by my late father and which legacy is now in my said brothers hands. I also give my said brother Thomas a further legacy of one hundred pounds to be paid at the end of twelve months after my decease. I bequeath to my niece Elizabeth Burman the cupboard in my pantry with all its contents at the time of my decease. And as to all the rest and residue of my real and Personal Estate property and effects whatsoever and wheresoever which may belong to me at my decease except estates vested in me as trustee or mortgagee I devise and bequeath the same unto my said sister Margaret her heirs executors and administrators. I devise all the real estate which shall be vested in me at my decease as trustee or mortgagee to my trustees hereinafter named subject to the equities affecting the same respectively. I appoint my said sister Margaret my brothers John and Thomas and my said nephew Richard Burman of Houndsfield trustees and Executrix and Executor of this my Will and I direct that my said trustees may deduct and mutually allow to each other all disbursements and expenses incurred to the execution of this my Will and shall be responsible each for his and their own acts and defaults only and irresponsible for losses occurring without wilful default or neglect and shall be indemnified with or out of my trust property against all liabilities consequential on the execution of this my Will. And I direct that the trusts and powers hereinbefore confided to my trustees herein named may be executed by the trustees or trustee for the time being of my Will and I declare that the receipts of my trustees and the survivor of them for all monies coming into their hands or payable by virtue of the trusts hereby in them reposed shall effectually discharge the person or persons paying or transferring the same from all liability in respect of the application of the same nor shall the party taking the same be obliged or concerned to see to the application of the same or any part thereof and I declare that if the said trustees or either of them shall disclaim or they or either of them or any trustees or trustee to be appointed under this clause shall die or shall decline or become incompetent to act as trustees or trustee of my Will it shall be lawful for the trustees or trustee for the time being of my Will competent to act whether disclaiming or declining further to act or not or if none for the executors or administrators of the last deceased trustee or any or either of such executors or administrators to nominate in writing any person or persons to supply the place of any trustees or trustee of my Will who shall die disclaim or become unwilling or unable to act when and so often as a vacancy or vacancies shall occur and on every such appointment the necessary assurances shall be executed for vesting my trust estate in the new and old trustees or in the new trustees solely as the case may be. In Witness whereof I have to this my Will hereunto set my hand this twentieth day of November in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty two. Sarah Burman. Signed published and declared by the above named Sarah Burman the testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as Witnesses. R Henry Tarleton. Attorney Birmingham. Agnes Octavia Jeef (?).

Proved at London 10th May 1854 before the Judge by the oaths of Margaret Burman Spinster the Sister John Burman and Thomas Burman the brothers and Richard Burman the nephew the Executors to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn by commission duly to admin.

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3.   Richard BURMAN
Of "Houndsfield".
Bap 26 Jul 1784 at Tanworth, Warwick, Richard, son of Thomas Burman and Margaret (ref IGI & Ancestry Select Births and Christenings).

Marr 23 Mar 1807 at Tanworth, Warwick to Esther FIELD; they were bachelor and spinster; by licence; he was of the parish, her residence is not stated (ref Ancestry Warwickshire marriages image). Esther was bap 21 Jan 1785 at Tanworth as Hester, dau of Richard Field and Elizabeth (ref Ancestry England Select Baptisms). She had a sister Elizabeth, born 15 Oct 1787, bap 14 Jul 1788 at Tanworth (ref Ancestry England Select Baptisms).Elizabeth Field marr 16 Jan 1828 at Birmingham to William STEEN. See later census records for the daughter Elizabeth Burman (below) who lived with the Steens. There was also a brother Pool Field bap 29 May 1793 who was an Executor for Richard in the Will below.

Richard was listed at Kings Norton in the Poll of the Freeholders of Warwickshire in 1820 (ref Google Books online).

Burial of Richard Burman 11 Nov 1828 at Tanworth (ref Ancestry Select Deaths and Burials).
Richard's death: Tanworth Churchyard monument: (Houndsfield family) "Also of the above Richard Burman, late of Houndsfield, who died November 6, 1828, aged 44 years." (ref R.H.Burman monograph)
"DIED. - On Thursday, at Houndsfield, in the parish of King's Norton, aged 44, Mr. Richard Burman; a good husband, a tender father, and a just man." (Ref British Newspapers Birmingham Gazette Mon 10 November 1828)

WILL OF RICHARD BURMAN 1828

 I Richard Burman of Houndsfield in the County of Worcester being of sound mind and knowing the uncertainty of life do make my will in manner following that is to say I do nominate constitute and appoint my beloved Wife Esther to be sole Guardian to our dear children to all intents and for all purposes whatsoever. I give devise and bequeath unto Thomas Burman my brother of Lady Lane in the Parish of Tanworth and County of Warwick and Pooll Field of Tanworth and County of Warwick all and every my real and personal estate of every sort and nature whatsoever and wheresoever situate upon trust and for the entire use and benefit of my said beloved wife and dear children in such manner and at such times and in such occasions as my dear wife shall direct and I do vest the said Thomas Burman and Pooll Field with all and every necessary power and authority with the consent and approval of my said Wife to dispose of within twelve calendar months after my decease my estate situate at _ Heath now in the occupation of Thomas Upton and to pay the legacies left under my uncle Richard Smith's will and divide the remainder of the purchase money providing there should be any to my dear children at the decease of my wife she having the interest and I do further authorise the said Executors with the approval of my said wife to dispose of any of my property real and personal for the purpose before mentioned and I do hereby constitute and appoint the said Thomas Burman and Pooll Field Executors in trust of this my last Will and Testament. In witness whereof I have subscribed my name this nineteenth day of July one thousand eight hundred and twenty - Richd. Burman - John Taylor Senr. - John Taylor - James Taylor.

I Richard Burman do give my Wife Esther full power to either keep or dispose of my estate at Tanworth in the occupation of Thos. Upton. Dated this 13th day of Jany. 1823. Richd. Burman - John Taylor Sen. - James Taylor - John Taylor.

Proved at London with a Codicil 13 March 1829 before the Judge by the oath of Thomas Burman the Brother and Pool (in the will written Pooll) Field the Executors to whom Administration was granted having been first sworn by Commission duly to administer. 

Ref 1841 census. Worcestershire, England. Civil Parish of Kings Norton. Registration dist of Kings Norton. Address: Houndsfield Farm, Kings Norton.
Together with children John (20), Margrett (19), Elizabeth (14) and 3 servants:
Esther Burman. Age 55. Farmer. Not born in Worcestershire.

Death reg of Esther Burman Mar qtr 1847 at Kings Norton, Worcestershire (ref FreeBMD). Burial of Esther Burman 2 Feb 1847 at Tanworth, Warwickshire aged 62 (ref Ancestry England Select Deaths and Burials). No probate found.
Esther's death: Tanworth Churchyard monument: (Houndsfield family) "Also Esther, relict of Richard Burman, and eldest daughter of the late Richard Field, of Blackford, in this parish. She departed this life January 26, 1847, aged 62 years. (ref R.H.Burman monograph)

Richard's children were beneficiaries of the Will of his sister Mary in 1851. However, 5 of them died quite young.
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    Children:  
  1. Esther BURMAN bap 1808 at Wythall, Worcestershire  
  2. Thomas BURMAN bap 1809 at Wythall, Worcestershire  
  3. Richard BURMAN bap 1812 at Wythall, Worcestershire  
  4. Maria BURMAN bap 1814 at Wythall, Worcestershire  
  5. John BURMAN bap 1816 at Wythall, Worcestershire  
  6. Margaret Smith BURMAN bap 1818 at Wythall, Worcestershire  
  7. Pool BURMAN bap 1821 at Wythall, Worcestershire  
  8. Hugh William BURMAN bap 1824 at Wythall, Worcestershire  
  9. Elizabeth BURMAN bap 1827 at Wythall, Worcestershire
 
4.   Mary BURMAN
Bap 12 Sep 1786 at Tanworth, Warwick, Mary, daughter of Mr Thomas & Esther (sic) Burman (ref IGI & Ancestry Warwickshire Births image).

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Tanworth. Registration District of Solihull. Address: Brookhouse, Tanworth.
Together with 2 sisters and 2 servants:
Mary Burman. Age 50. Ind. Born in Warwickshire.

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Tanworth. Registration District of Solihull. Address: Salters Street, Tanworth.
Together with 2 sisters and 2 servants:
Mary Burman. Sister. U. Age 64. Landed Proprietor. Born Warwickshire, Tanworth.

Death reg of Mary Burman Jun qtr 1851 at Solihull dist, Warwickshire (ref FreeBMD).
Burial of Mary Burman 7 May 1851 at Tanworth, Warwickshire, aged 64 (ref Ancestry Select Deaths and Burials).
Mary's death: Tanworth Churchyard monument: (Lady Lane family) "Mary, daughter of Thomas and Margaret Burman, died April 30, 1851, aged 64 years." (ref R.H.Burman monograph)

WILL OF MARY BURMAN died 1851

 This is the last Will and Testament of me Mary Burman of the Brook House in the parish of Tanworth in the County of Warwick Spinster. First I will and direct that all my just debts funeral expenses and the costs and charges of proving this my Will shall be paid and discharged as soon as conveniently may be after my decease. Then I give and bequeath unto my Brothers John and Thomas Burman the sum of three hundred pounds apiece to be paid to them respectively at the end of twelve months next after my decease. And after payment of the said two legacies debts funeral expenses and the costs and charges of proving this my Will which I direct shall be paid out of the principal monies which I shall have out at interest at the time of my decease whether on mortgage bond or other security I give and bequeath the interest and dividends of such principal money as remains after the payments before mentioned together with the interest and dividends of one share in the Stratford upon Avon Canal Navigation unto my two Sisters Sarah and Margaret Burman in equal shares during their joint natural lives and the whole of such interest and dividends to the survivor of them during her life. And from and after the several deceases of them my said two Sisters I give and bequeath such principal monies and equal share unto my Brother Thomas Burman to and for his own absolute use. But in case my said Brother Thomas should die in my lifetime then I give and bequeath the whole of such principal monies unto and amongst all and every the child and children of my said Brother Thomas equally to be divided between them share and share alike. And in case any one or more of such children shall die in my lifetime leaving issue then I will and direct that the part or share of such of them so dying shall be paid to such issue in equal shares. Item. I give and devise all that my messuage or dwellinghouse and land to the same belonging situate and being in the parish of Kingsnorton in the County of Worcester and now in the occupation of Benjamin Brookes and also all that my messuage or dwellinghouse and land to the same belonging situate and being at Earls Wood in the said parish of Tanworth and now in the occupation of Thomas Barcisson (?) unto my said two Sisters Sarah and Margaret Burman for and during the term of their joint natural lives in equal shares and during the life of the longer liver of them. And from and after the decease of the survivor of them my said two Sisters I give and devise the aforesaid messuage dwelling house land and premises above mentioned to be situate in the said parish of Kingsnorton unto my Nephew John Burman one of the sons of my late Brother Richard Burman and to his heirs and assigns for ever subject nevertheless and charged and chargeable with the payment of the sum of two hundred pounds apiece to each and every one of the Brothers and Sisters of him the said John Burman within twelve calendar months next after the decease of the survivor of them my said two Sisters. And in case any one or more of the Brothers and Sisters of my said Nephew John Burman shall die in my lifetime leaving issue then I will and direct that the legacy or legacies of him her or them so dying shall be paid to their his or her issue respectively. And in case my said Nephew John Burman shall die in my lifetime and without lawful issue then I give and devise the aforesaid messuage dwelling house land and premises above mentioned to be situate in Kingsnorton unto and amongst all and every the aforesaid Brothers and Sisters of him my said Nephew John Burman equally to be divided between them share and share alike as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and to their several and respective heirs and assigns for ever. And after the decease of the survivor of them my said two Sisters I give and devise the aforesaid messuage or dwellinghouse lands and premises at Earls Wood in the said parish of Tanworth unto my aforesaid Brother Thomas Burman and his heirs but in case he should die in my lifetime then I give and devise the said last mentioned messuage dwellinghouse land and premises unto and amongst all and every the child and children of him my said Brother Thomas equally to be divided between them share and share alike as tenants in common and not as joint tenants and to their several and respective heirs and assigns for ever. And all the Rest and Residue of my Estate and Effects not hereinbefore by me disposed of I give and bequeath the same and every part thereof unto my aforesaid two sisters equally to be divided between them and to their several and respective executors administrators and assigns to and for their own and absolute use. And I hereby nominate and appoint my said two Sisters Sarah and Margaret Burman my said Brother Thomas and my Nephew Richard Burman Executors of this my Will hereby revoking all former Wills by me made. Mary Burman Signed by the said Testator Mary Burman as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who at her request in her presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed our names as witnesses the twenty ninth day of November one thousand eight hundred and forty two. C.E. Short- Edwd. Short.

Proved at London 8th Oct 1851 before the Judge by the Oaths of Sarah Burman Spinster and Margaret Burman Spinster the Sisters Thomas Burman the Brother and Richard Burman the Nephew the Executors to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn by Commission duly to adr.  

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5.   Thomas BURMAN
Of "Lady Lane".
Bap 17 May 1788 at Tanworth, Warwick, Thomas, son of Thomas & Margaret Burman (ref IGI & Ancestry Warwickshire Births image).

Married 12 Mar 1818 at Tanworth to Mary FIELD; both were of this parish, married by Licence, witnesses John Burman and William Field (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Marriages image). Mary was bap 1 Feb 1796 at Tanworth, Warwick, dau of William Field and Hannah (ref IGI). Willam and Hannah Field are mentioned in the Will of Thomas in 1856.

Thomas was listed at Tanworth in the Poll of the Freeholders of Warwickshire in 1820 (ref Google Books online).

Thomas was an Executor and trustee of the Will of his brother Richard Burman in 1828.

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Tanworth. Address: Tray Lane, Tanworth.
Together with children Mary (20), Catherine (15), Sarah (15), Tertius (15), Margaret (12), Hannah (10), William (8), Richard (5), and with 8 agric labs and servants:
Thos Burman. Age 50. Farmer. Born in Warwickshire.
Mary Burman. Age 45. Born in Warwickshire.

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Tanworth. Ecclesiastical Parish of St Patrick. Address: Lady Lane, Tanworth.
Together with children Sarah (27), Hannah (19), William (18) and 4 servants:
Thomas Burman. Head. Mar. Age 62. Farmer of 150 Acres employing 4 outdoor labourers and 4 in. Born Warwickshire, Tanworth.
Mary Burman. Wife. Mar. Age 55. Farmer's Wife. Born Warwickshire, Tanworth. [indexed as age 53]

Thomas was a beneficiary and Executor of the Will of his sister Mary in 1851.
Thomas was a beneficiary and Executor of the Will of his sister Sarah in 1854.

Thomas died 1856. Death reg Jun qtr 1856 at Solihull District, Warwickshire (ref FreeBMD).
His extensive and complicated Will is available on Ancestry from the Prerogative Court of Canterbury describing a number of settlements and properties.

Ref 1861 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Tanworth. Address: Brook House, Tanworth.
Together with daughter Sarah (37) and 2 servants:
Mary Burman. Head. Widow. Age 65. Farming 11 acres, employing 1 man. Born Warwickshire, Tanworth.

Ref 1871 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Tanworth. Address: Brook House, Tanworth.
Together with children Sarah (47), Margaret (41) and 2 servants:
Mary Burman. Head. W. Age 75. Annuitant & Farmer of 11 acres. Born Warwickshire, Tanworth.

Ref 1881 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Tanworth. Address: Salter St, Tanworth.
Together with children Anne (52), Margaret (51) and a servant:
Mary Burman. Head. W. Age 85. Retired Farmer. Born Warwickshire, Tanworth.

Mary died 19 Jan 1884. Death reg Mar qtr 1884 age 88 at Solihull District, Warwickshire (ref FreeBMD).
"BURMAN Mary. Personal Estate 1,094 18s. 4d. 7 May [1884]. The Will of Mary Burman late of the Brook House in the Parish of Tanworth in the County of Warwick Widow who died 19 January 1884 at Brook House was proved at Birmingham by Thomas Burman of Waring's Green Tanworth Gentleman the Nephew and Tertius Thomas Burman of Lady-lane Tanworth Farmer the Son the Executors." (Ref Ancestry National Probate)

"The second Thomas Burman of Lady Lane (1788-1856) was one of four Burmans who married Fields. Among other children he had three sons, the eldest, Tertius Thomas (1825-1894) succeeding him at Lady Lane; the second son, William (1833-1893) lived at Edgbaston, and was the father of Alderman John B. Burman of the same place; while the youngest son was Richard Hugh, of Sutton Coldfield." (The above information was taken from "The Story of Tanworth in Arden" by John Burman, published in 1930.)

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    Children:  
  1. Mary BURMAN born 1820 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  2. Catherine BURMAN bap 1821 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  3. Sarah BURMAN bap 1823 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  4. Tertius Thomas BURMAN bap 1825 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  5. Anne BURMAN bap 1827 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  6. Margaret BURMAN bap 1829 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  7. Hannah BURMAN bap 1831 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  8. William BURMAN bap 1833 at Tanworth, Warwickshire  
  9. Richard Hugh BURMAN bap 1836 at Tanworth, Warwickshire
 
6.   Margaret BURMAN
Bap 19 Dec 1790 at Tanworth, Warwick, Margaret, dau of Thomas Burman & Margaret (ref IGI & Ancestry England Select Births & Christenings).

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Tanworth. Registration District of Solihull. Address: Brookhouse, Tanworth.
Together with 2 sisters and 2 servants:
Margaret Burman. Age 45. Ind. Born in Warwickshire.

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Tanworth. Registration District of Solihull. Address: Salters Street, Tanworth.
Together with 2 sisters and 2 servants:
Margaret Burman. Sister. U. Age 60. Landed Proprietor. Born Warwickshire, Tanworth.

Margaret was a beneficiary and Executrix of the Will of her sister Mary in 1851.
Margaret was a beneficiary and Executrix of the Will of her sister Sarah in 1854.

Death reg of Margaret Burman Jun qtr 1857 at Solihull dist, Warwickshire (ref FreeBMD). Burial of Margaret Burman 22 May 1857 at Tanworth agd 66 (ref Ancestry Select Deaths & Burials).
Margaret's death: Tanworth Churchyard monument: (Lady Lane family) "Margaret Burman, youngest daughter of Thomas and Margaret Burman, died May 15, 1857, aged 66 years." (ref R.H.Burman monograph)

Margaret left a very extensive Will, which is attached. Her Executors were her brother John Burman and nephews Richard and Tertius Thomas Burman. She left large sums of money and property to family members including the three children of her late niece Margaret Greves, her niece and nephew Thomas and Esther Burman who were married, nieces Sarah, Ann, Margaret, Hannah and Elizabeth Burman, great niece Ann Mary Burman, nephews Richard, Tertius Thomas and William, and brother John.

THE WILL OF MARGARET BURMAN (1790-1857)

This is the last Will and Testament of me Margaret Burman of Brookhouse in the parish of Tanworth in the County of Warwickshire Spinster. I wish to be buried as near to my late sisters as conveniently may be. I direct that all my just debts funeral expenses and the expenses costs and charges of proving and carrying out the Trusts of this my Will shall be paid by my Executors hereinafter named as soon as conveniently may be after my decease. I will and direct that my Trustees as hereinafter named do retain and stand possessed of the sum of three hundred pounds upon the trusts hereinafter named that is to say upon Trust to invest the same in their names as in the names of the survivors of them in or upon the public works funds or securities or on Government or Freehold or Leasehold securities of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland with liberty to change the investment at their discretion for any other or others of the description aforesaid and to accumulate the income arising from such investments and again to invest such accumulations on the security or securities aforesaid until the three children of my late niece Margaret Greaves [Greves] shall attain the age of twenty one years or in the event of the death of either of such three children till the youngest of such surviving three children shall attain the age of twenty one years and on the event of the youngest or surviving child attaining the age of twenty one years upon trust to call in and pay distribute and divide the said sum of three hundred pounds and all accumulation of interest and dividends arising therefrom unto and equally between and amongst the said three children of my said niece Margaret Greaves or such of them as shall be then living to whom I give and bequeath the same accordingly but in the event of neither of such children living to attain the said age of twenty one then I direct the said sum of three hundred pounds and all accumulations thereof to fall into and become part of my residuary estate. I give and bequeath to each of my nieces Esther Burman wife of my nephew Thomas Burman of Beaumonts Hill in the parish of Tanworth aforesaid and Elizabeth Burman daughter of my late brother Richard Burman of Houndsfield in the parish of Kings Norton in the County of Worcester a legacy of three hundred pounds each sterling such legacies to be payable and paid within twelve calendar months next after my decease. I give and bequeath unto my nephew Thomas Tertius Burman [Tertius Thomas] son of my late brother Thomas a legacy of fifty pounds sterling, the same to be paid within twelve calendar months after my decease. I give and bequeath unto Mrs Dorothy Jackson and to Mrs Esther Bannister a legacy of five pounds sterling each such last two legacies to be paid within two calendar months next after my decease. I bequeath to the General Hospital at Birmingham in the County of Warwickshire a legacy of nineteen pounds and nineteen shillings. I bequeath to the Deaf and Dumb Asylum at Birmingham aforesaid a legacy of nineteen pounds and nineteen shillings. I bequeath to the Blind Asylum at Birmingham aforesaid a life legacy of nineteen pounds and nineteen shillings. And I direct that the said three last legacies shall be paid at the expiration of twelve calendar months next after my decease and without interest in the mean time to the Treasurers for the time being of the said Institutions to be applied to the general purposes thereof respectively. And I direct that the said legacies shall be paid out of such of my personal estate as may be legally devoted to charitable purposes. I give and devise all that messuage tenement or dwellinghouse called the Brookhouse in the parish of Tanworth aforesaid with the lands and other premises thereto adjoining and belonging and now in my own holding or occupation unto my nephew William Burman, son of my late brother Thomas his heirs and assigns for ever subject nevertheless to and chargeable with the payment by my said nephew William Burman his heirs or assigns within twelve calendar months from the time of my decease of the sum of six hundred pounds sterling which said sum of six hundred pounds I direct shall fall into and become part of my personal estate. I give and devise all that messuage tenement or dwellinghouse land hereditaments and premises called Rotten Row in the parish of Knowle in the County of Warwickshire and now in the occupation of Henrietta Wheeler as my Tenant unto my brother John Burman his heirs and assigns for ever subject nevertheless and chargeable with the payment to my Executors of the sum of six hundred pounds to be paid and payable within twelve calendar months next after my decease which said sum of six hundred pounds I direct shall fall into and become part of my personal estate. But in case my brother John Burman shall die during my life time then I devise the said last mentioned hereditaments and premises unto his son my nephew Thomas Burman his heirs and assigns for ever subject nevertheless to and charged with the payment by my said nephew Thomas Burman his heirs or assigns within twelve calendar months next after my decease of the said sum of six hundred pounds to my executors as hereinbefore directed and also subject to the payment of the further sum of one hundred and fifty pounds to his niece Ann Mary Burman daughter of his late brother William Smith Burman to whom in the event of my brother departing this life in my life time I give and bequeath the same. I give and devise to my said nephew Thomas Tertius Burman son of my late brother Thomas Burman all that messuage tenement or dwellinghouse Blacksmiths Shop Garden and piece of land thereto adjoining and belonging hereditaments and premises situate at Salter Street near to Brook House aforesaid and in the parish of Tanworth aforesaid late in the occupation of Joseph Bissell to hold the same to my said nephew Thomas Tertius Burman his heirs and assigns for ever. I give and devise unto my nephew Richard Burman son of my said late brother Richard Burman of Houndsfield aforesaid all that messuage tenement or dwellinghouse closes or parcels of land hereditaments and premises situate in the parish of Kings Norton in the said County of Worcester and now in the occupation of Richard [?] to hold the same with the appurtenances to him my said nephew Richard Burman his heirs and assigns for ever subject nevertheless and chargeable with the payment to my executors of the sum of one hundred pounds to be paid within six months after my decease which I direct shall  fall into and become a part of my residuary estate but in case my said nephew Richard Burman shall die during my lifetime I devise the said last mentioned hereditaments and premises unto my said last mentioned nephews oldest son his heirs and assigns for ever subject nevertheless to and chargeable with the payment of two hundred pounds unto and equally between his brothers and sisters on their respectively attaining the age of twenty one years to whom in the event of their father's death in my lifetime I give and bequeath the same. I give all my plate and jewells unto and equally between my nieces Sarah, Ann, Margaret and Hannah Burman, four of the daughters of my said late brother Thomas Burman and my niece Elizabeth Burman daughter of my said late brother Richard Burman. I direct my executors to find and provide out of my personal estate one suit of mourning to each of my servants sho shall be living with me at the time of my decease. I give and bequeath all my household furniture farming stock china linen and other household effects Canal and other shares monies out on mortgage and ready money together with all other my real and personal estate and effects whatsoever and wheresoever the same may be unto my Trustees and Executors hereinafter named upon trust to divide my household furniture china and linen and to collect and get in all monies that may be owing to me and to sell and absolutely dispose of either by public auction or private contract any other real and personal estate property and effects and to stand possessed of the monies to arise from such collecting in and conversion upon trust after paying the legacies debts and expenses as aforesaid to divide the same equally between all my nieces and nephew who are daughters and son of my late brother Thomas who shall be living at the time of my decease share and share alike but I expressly direct and desire that my said two nephews Thomas Tertius and William sons of my late brother Thomas shall not participate in or take any share of such my residuary estate arising therein before bequeathed to their sisters and brother. I devise and bequeath all real estates vested in me as Trustee or Mortgagee subject to the equities affecting the same unto my Trustees hereinafter named. I appoint my said brother John Burman and my nephew Richard Burman of Houndsfield aforesaid and Thomas Tertius Burman to be the Trustees and Executors of this my Will and it is my wish for them to employ my present Attorney Mr Tarleton in carrying out and executing the trusts of this my Will and declare that the receipts of my said Trustees or the survivor of them and of the Trustee or Trustees to be hereafter appointed under the clause therein before contained shall exonerate all persons paying or transferring monies or funds to such Trustee by virtue of this my Will from all liability in respect of the application thereof. And I further declare that my said Trustees and the Trustee or Trustees to be hereafter appointed shall not be answerable or accountable for each others arts defaults or receipts nor for the losses happening without their own respective default and that they shall be at liberty to retain and allow to each other exposures and reasonable allowance for loss of time without to the execution of the trusts and powers hereinbefore contained in this my Will. And I declare that if the said Trustees or either of them shall disclaim or they or either of them or any Trustee or Trustees to be appointed under this clause shall die or shall decline or become incompetent to act as Trustees or Trustee of my Will it shall be lawful for the Trustees or Trustee for the time being of my Will competent to act whether disclaiming or declining further to act or not or if none for the executors or administrators of the last deceased Trustee or any or either of such executors or administrators to nominate and appoint by an instrument in writing any person or persons to be Trustees or Trustee in the place of the Trustee or Trustees disclaiming dying declining or becoming incompetent to act. And I further declare that the clauses hereinbefore contained so far as they concern my Trustees hereinbefore named shall extend and be applied to the Trustees or Trustee for the time being of my Will. Lastly I revoke all former and other Wills by me at any time heretofore made and hereby declare this writing alone to be my last Will and Testament. In witness witness whereof I have to this my Will contained in five sheets of paper hereunto set my hand this fifth day of March in the year of our Lord one thousand eight hundred and fifty seven. Margaret Burman. - Signed published and declared by the above named Margaret Burman the Testatrix as and for her last Will and Testament in the presence of us who in her presence at her request and in the presence of each other have hereunto set our names as witnesses.R. Henry Tarleton Attorney Birmingham - Henry W. Tarleton his Clerk.

Proved at London 25th August 1857 before the Judge by the oaths of John Burman the brother and Richard Burman of Houndsfield and Thomas Tertius Burman the nephews the Executors to whom Admin was granted having been first sworn by commission only to administer.


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    Issue of Thomas James Philip Burman and Mary Charles  
1.   Mary Meales BURMAN
Bap 21 Mar 1805 at Beaudesert parish, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire (ref Ancestry Warwickshire baptisms).

Marr 9 Sep 1829 at Wootton Wawen parish, Warwickshire to Christopher James NOBLE; they were bachelor and spinster of this parish; witnesses Mary Burman, Amy Thompson, William Charles Burman and Wm Higgins (ref Ancestry Warwickshire marriages).
"MARRIED.- On the 9th inst. Christopher James Noble, Esq. solicitor, of Henley-in-Arden, to Miss Burman, only daughter of Thomas Burman, Esq. of the same place." (Ref British Newspapers, Birmingham Gazette Mon 21 Sep 1829)
He was born c1806 at Chatham, Kent (ref census).

In 1831 Christopher was a Solicitor at Henley in Arden at baptism of son Christopher, and 1832 at baptism of son Thomas, and 1833 at baptism of son Francis and 1836 at baptism of dau Anne and 1837 at baptism of son Hugh Edward.

Death reg of Mary Meales Noble Mar qtr 1841 at Stratford on Avon dist (ref FreeBMD).
Mary Meales Noble buried 11 Feb 1841 at Henley in Arden aged 35; address Hurst Homes (ref Ancestry Warwickshire burials).
Christopher not found in 1841 census.

Christopher married (2) Sep qtr 1843 at Stratford on Avon dist to Elizabeth Sarah Sharp HAMPER (ref FreeBMD). She was born c1807 at Birmingham (ref census).

Ref 1851 census. Middlesex, England. Parish of Kensington. Registration district of Kensington. Address: 15 Norfolk Terrace, Kensington.
Christopher J Noble. Head. Mar. Age 45. Solicitor. Born Chatham, Kent.
Elizabeth S S Noble. Wife. Mar. Age 44. Born Birmingham, Warwickshire.
Together with a visitor and a servant.

Not found in 1861 census.
Ref 1871 census. Worcestershire, England. Civil Parish of Kings Norton. Address: Blayney Street (Victoria Place), Kings Norton.
Together with their sons William H Noble (26), Architect & Surveyor, and Christopher Noble (25), Architect & Surveyor, and William's wife Isabel (37):
Christopher J Noble. Head. Mar. Age 65. Solicitor. Born Kent, Chatham.
Elizabeth S S Noble. Wife. Mar. Age 64. Born Warwickshire, Aston.

Death reg of Christopher James Noble Dec qtr 1871 at King's Norton dist, Worcestershire aged 65 (ref FreeBMD).
Death reg of Elizabeth Sarah S Noble Mar qtr 1886 at Battle dist, Sussex (ref FreeBMD).


















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    Children of Mary and Christopher:  
  1. Christopher George NOBLE bap 1831 at Chapelry of Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire  
  2. Thomas Charles NOBLE bap 1832 at Chapelry of Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire  
  3. Francis Robert NOBLE bap 1833 at Chapelry of Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire  
  4. Anne NOBLE bap 1836 at Chapelry of Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire  
  5. Hugh Edward NOBLE bap 1837 at Chapelry of Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire
 
2.   William Charles BURMAN
Bap 19 Mar 1807 at Beaudesert parish, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire (ref Ancestry Warwickshire baptisms).
"March 19th. William Charles Son of Thomas James Philip Burman and Mary his Wife" (ref Ancestry Warwickshire baptisms).

William Charles was a member of the Oxford Alumni: "BURMAN, William Charles, 1s. Thomas James Philip, of Henly-in-Arden, co. Warwick, gent. QUEEN'S COLLEGE., matric. 11 April, 1826, aged 19." (ref Ancestry, Oxford Alumni).

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Wootton Wawen. Registration District of Stratford on Avon. Address: Arden House, Wootton Wawen, Henley in Arden.
Together with his mother:
William Burman. Age 30. Born in Warwickshire.

Ref 1851 census. Montgomeryshire, Wales. Civil Parish of Dyffryn. Registration district of Llanfyllin. Address: Dyffryn Cottage, Dyffryn.
William C Burman. Head. Unm. Age 44. Annuitant. Born Henley in Arden, Warwickshire.
Eliza Baylis. Servant. Unm. Age 33. House Servant. Born Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire. [Probably related to Mary Bayliss above who married Insull Burman]

Marr reg Dec qtr 1859 at Marylebone dist to Georgina Lucy Mary HORLOCK (ref FreeBMD). The marriage was 7 Dec 1859 at Trinity Church, St Marylebone; William was full age, bachelor, Gentleman, of Albany Street, son of Thomas James Philip Burman, Surgeon, deceased; Georgina was of full age, spinster, of Trinity District, dau of Knightley William Horlock, Gentleman; by Banns; witnesses were of the surname Clarke (ref Ancestry London marriages). She was born c1834 (ref death) at Marshfield, Gloucestershire (ref 1861 & 1871 census). Her father was Magistrate for Gloucestershire and her mother Mary Ann Horlock (ref her 1851 census).

Ref 1861 census. Montgmeryshire, Wales. Civil Parish of Dyffryn. Registration district of Llanfyllin. Address: Pentre Cottage, Lower Street, Dyffryn.
William C Burman. Head. Mar. Age 51. Landed Proprietor. Born Henley in Arden, Warwickshire.
Georgina L M Burman. Wife. Mar. Age 29. Qualified Obedience. Born Marshfield, Gloucestershire.
Together with 2 servants.

William died 10 Sep 1870. William's death reg Sep qtr 1870 at Chepstow district, Monmouthshire aged 62 (ref FreeBMD).
His probate is listed as follows: "William Charles Burman. Effects under 2,000. 21 October. The Will of William Charles Burman late of Wye Cottage Tidenham in the County of Gloucester Gentleman deceased who died 10 September 1870 at Wye Cottage aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Georgiana Lucy Mary Burman of Wye Cottage aforesaid Widow the Relict the sole Executrix." (ref Ancestry Probate records).

Ref 1871 census. Monmouthshire, Wales. Civil Parish of Chepstow. Registration district of Chepstow. Address: Welsh Street, Chepstow.
At the home of Arthur G Lawrence (33) and family:
Georgina Burman. Visitor. Widow. Age 36. Born Gloucestershire Marshfield.

Georgina died 18 Apr 1876. Death reg of Georgina Lucy M Burman Jun qtr 1876 at Hampshire dist, Christchurch aged 42 (ref FreeBMD).
"BURMAN Georgina Lucy Mary. Effects under 4,000. 30 June [1876]. The Will of Georgina Lucy Mary Burman late of Wye Cottage in the Parish of Tidenham in the County of Gloucester Widow who died 18 April 1876 at Avon Bank Winkton Ringwood in the County of Southampton was proved at the Principal Registry by John Davis Sherston of Bramshaw Lyndhurst in the County of Southampton Esquire and Thomas Henry Morgan of Tidenham House Tidenham Esquire the Executors."







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3.   Thomas BURMAN
Bap 2 May 1809 at Beaudesert parish, Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire (ref Ancestry Warwickshire baptisms).
"May 2d. Thomas Son of Thomas James Philip Burman and Mary his Wife" (ref Ancestry Warwickshire baptisms).

Burial 5 Mar 1819 of Thomas Burman at Beaudesert parish, Warwickshire aged 9, abode Henley in Arden (ref Ancestry Warwickshire burials image).
 
4.   Hugh Francis BURMAN
Bap 9 Nov 1815 at Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire (ref Ancestry Warwickshire baptisms).

Ref Google Books, Biographical History of Gonville and Caius College. "Bowman, Hugh Francis; son of Thomas James Philip Burman, surgeon, of Henley in Arden; born there. Educated at Rugby, under Dr Arnold. Admitted Pensioner, Nov. 3, 1833, aged 19.
M.B. 1840. Practised at Henley in Arden. High Bailiff of Henley in Arden, Warwickshire. Died there, Aug. 28, 1850, aged 34."

Ref 1841 census. Middlesex, England. Civil Parish of St James. Address: Duke's St, St James.
Together with a large number of unrelated people:
Hugh Burman. Age 25. Physician. Not born in Middlesex.

Marr reg Jun qtr 1848 at Solihull District between Hugh Francis Burman and Jane Mashiter COUCHMAN (ref FreeBMD). The marriage was 23 May 1848 at the Chapel at Balsall Temple in the Parish of Hampton in Arden, Warwickshire; Hugh was full age, bachelor, Physician, residence Henley in Arden, son of Thomas James Philip Burman, Surgeon; Jane was full age, spinster, residence Balsall Temple, dau of Henry Couchman, Gent; by Licence; witnesses were J B Couchman, Elizabeth Couchman, Charles Couchman, Robert Couchman; her sister Selina married in 1853 at the same place, and is the next entry in the register so the Chapel was not used frequently for marriages. Bap of Jane Mashiter Couchman 7 Apr 1821 at Temple Balsall, Warwickshire, dau of Henry Couchman & Elizabeth (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Baptisms image).

Death reg of Hugh Sep qtr 1850 at Stratford on Avon District (ref FreeBMD).
He was buried in the parish of Beaudesert 4 Sep 1850 aged 34 (ref Ancestry Warwickshire burials). His Will is available on Ancestry from the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. He left no issue.

Ref 1851 census. Bedfordshire, England. Parish of St Paul. Registration district of Bedford. Address: High Street, St Paul, Bedford.
At the home of Robt Couchman (33), Genl Practitr & M of RC of Surgeons:
J M Burman. Sister. Widow. Age 29. Born Warwickshire Balsall.

Note: Dr Hugh Burman's wife was the sister of the Rev John Couchman, Lord of the Manor of Solihull, and after Dr Burman's death she married her cousin John Holbeche Short in Dec qtr 1853.







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    Issue of Richard Burman and Rebecca Mander  
1.   Rebecca BURMAN
Bap 8 Aug 1805 at Beaudesert, Warwickshire, Rebecca, dau of Richard & Rebecca Burman (ref Ancestry Baptisms, image).

Marriage 26 Apr 1827 at Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire of Rebecca Burman to Roger EVANS; both were of this parish; bachelor and spinster; by licence; witnesses were Richard Burman, M A Burman, David Grant and Wm Wiggins (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Marriages image). Born at unknown date in Shropshire (ref census).

At the baptism of son Francis John in 1836, Roger was a Farmer at Henley in Arden.

Ref 1841 census. Shropshire, England. Civil Parish of Oswestry. Registration District of Oswestry. Address: Maesbury Hall, Oswestry, Shropshire.
Roger Evans. Age 40. Independent. Born in Shropshire.
Francis Evans. Age 5. Not born in Shropshire.
Rebeca Evans. Age 35. Ind. Not born in Shropshire.

They migrated to USA.

Ref 1850 United States Federal Census. Address: Lawrence, Mercer, New Jersey, USA.
Together with son Francis (11):
Roger Evans. Age 55. Born in England.
Rebecca Evans. Age 45. Born in England.

No further information about Rebecca or Roger although son Francis continued to live in Mercer County, New Jersey until at least 1910.

In Richard's Will in 1850 he left legacies to his children Rebecca, Richard, John, Caroline, William and Ellen Sophia, and his wife Rebecca, and his granddaughter Isabella Maryanne Rollason. In a Codicil he revises the legacy to his son William on account of a gift already made. His daughters Mary Anne and Elizabeth had predeceased him, both having been married to Thomas Rollason (who subsequently married a third sister, Caroline).








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    Child:  
  1. Francis John EVANS bap 1836 at Chapelry of Henley-in-Arden, Warwickshire
 
2.   Richard BURMAN
Bap 2 May 1807 at Beaudesert, Warwickshire, Richard, son of Richard & Rebecca Burman (ref Ancestry Baptisms, image).

No further information found.

In Richard's Will in 1850 he left legacies to his children Rebecca, Richard, John, Caroline, William and Ellen Sophia, and his wife Rebecca, and his granddaughter Isabella Maryanne Rollason. In a Codicil he revises the legacy to his son William on account of a gift already made. His daughters Mary Anne and Elizabeth had predeceased him, both having been married to Thomas Rollason (who subsequently married a third sister, Caroline).
 
3.   Mary Anne BURMAN
Bap 21 Mar 1809 at Beaudesert, Warwickshire, Mary Anne, dau of Richard & Rebecca Burman (ref Ancestry Baptisms, image).

In Richard's Will in 1850 he left legacies to his children Rebecca, Richard, John, Caroline, William and Ellen Sophia, and his wife Rebecca, and his granddaughter Isabella Maryanne Rollason. In a Codicil he revises the legacy to his son William on account of a gift already made. His daughters Mary Anne and Elizabeth had predeceased him, both having been married to Thomas Rollason (who subsequently married a third sister, Caroline).

Marriage 30 Jul 1833 at Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire of Mary Anne Burman to Thomas ROLLASON Junior; Thomas was a Bachelor of the Parish of Sheldon, Warwick and Mary Anne was of the Parish of Wootton Wawen and a Spinster; married by Licence; among the witnesses were Thomas Rollason (presumably the father) and Elizabeth Burman (presumably one of the sisters who was later to marry Thomas herself) (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Marriages, image).
"MARRIED.- On the 30th ult. at Wooton Wawen, Mr. Thomas Rollason, jun. of this town, to Mary Ann, second daughter of Mr. Richard Burman, of Henley-in-Arden." (ref British Newspapers Birmingham Gazette Mon 5 Aug 1833) "MARRIAGES. On Tuesday last, at Wootton Wawen, (by the Rev. S.H. Parker, M.A. Mr. Thomas Rollason, jun., of Sheldon House, to Mary Ann, second daughter of Mr. Richard Burman, of Henley in Arden." (ref Biritish Newspapers Leamington Spa Courier Sat 3 August 1833)
He was born c1809 at Birmingham (ref 1851 census).

Burial of Mary Anne Rollason 16 Sep 1835 at Beaudesert aged 26; her abode was Birmingham (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Burials, image).
Thomas next married Mary Anne's sister Elizabeth.
 
4.   Elizabeth BURMAN
Bap 7 Jun 1811 at Beaudesert, Warwickshire, Elizabeth, dau of Richard & Rebecca Burman (ref Ancestry Baptisms, image).

Marriage 15 Aug 1836 at Saint Cuthberts, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland of Elizabeth Burman, daughter of Richard Burman, to Thomas ROLLASON as above (ref FamilySearch). He was born c1809 at Birmingham (ref 1851 census).

The Deceased Wife's Sister's Marriage Act 1907 was an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, allowing a man, if his wife had died, to marry her sister. Previously this was forbidden within the UK except under certain circumstances. From 1835 to 1907, such marriages had to take place abroad (ref Wikipedia, Deceased Wife's Sister's Marriage Act 1907). Perhaps a Scottish marriage qualified for this purpose, but it would seem unlikely that a third marriage to a third sister in England would pass the legal test.

At the baptism of Charles Taylor in 1840, he was a Glass and China Dealer of Bordesley.

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Birmingham. Registration district of Birmingham. Address: Moor Street, Birmingham.
Together with children Isabella (4), Charles (2), and her sister Caroline (20) and brother William (15), and 2 servants:
Thomas Rowlason. Age 30. Dealer. Born in Warwickshire.
Elizabeth Rowlason. Age 30. Born in Warwickshire.

At the baptism of Walter Thomas in 1842 and Arthur Moor in 1844, he was a China & Glass Merchant of Union Street.

Death reg of Elizabeth Rollason Jun qtr 1845 at Stratford dist, Warwickshire (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.
Burial of Elizabeth Rollason 4 Jun 1845 at Beaudesert Parish aged 33 (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Burials).

In Richard's Will in 1850 he left legacies to his children Rebecca, Richard, John, Caroline, William and Ellen Sophia, and his wife Rebecca, and his granddaughter Isabella Maryanne Rollason. In a Codicil he revises the legacy to his son William on account of a gift already made. His daughters Mary Anne and Elizabeth had predeceased him, both having been married to Thomas Rollason (who subsequently married a third sister, Caroline).











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    Children:  
  1. Isabella Mary Ann ROLLASON born 1837 at Birmingham, Warwickshire  
  2. Charles Taylor ROLLASON born 1840 at Bordesley, Warwickshire  
  3. Walter Thomas ROLLASON bap 1842 at Birmingham, Warwickshire  
  4. Arthur Moore ROLLASON born 1844 at Birmingham, Warwickshire
 
5.   John BURMAN
Bap 15 Sep 1813 at Henley in Arden, Warwickshire, John, son of Richard & Rebecca Burman, abode Henley in Arden, occupation Draper (ref Ancestry Baptisms, image).

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Wootton Wawen. Registration district of Stratford on Avon. Address: Henley.
Together with his parents:
John Burman. Age 25. Born in Warwickshire.

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Henley in Arden. Registration District of Stratford On Avon. Address: Coach and Horses Inn, Henley in Arden.
Together with his mother and sister:
John Burman. Son. Unm. Age 37. Draper. Born Henley in Arden, Warwickshire.

In 1859 John was an Executor for his mother Rebecca.
"BURMAN Rebecca. Effects under 450. 12 August [1859]. The Will of Rebecca Burman late of Henley-in-Arden in the County of Warwick Widow deceased who died 14 February 1859 at the same place was proved at Birmingham by the oath of John Burman of Henley-in-Arden aforesaid Draper the Son and one of the Executors."

Ref 1861 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Wootton Wawen. Registration district of Stratford On Avon. Address: Wootton Wawen.
John Burman. Head. Unm. Age 46. Draper & Banker. Born Warwicksh, Henley in Arden.
Together with an assistant and a house servant.

In 1865 John was an Executor for his uncle John Burman.
"BURMAN John. Effects under 2,000. 14 January [1865]. The Will of John Burman late of Botley in the Parish of Wootton Wawen in the County of Warwick Farmer deceased who died 28 October 1864 at Botley aforesaid was proved at Birmingham by the oaths of John Burman of Henley in Arden in the said County Draper the Nephew and Charles Henry Jackson of Botley in the Parish of Tanworth in the said County Farmer the Executors." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ref 1871 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Henley in Arden. Registration district of Stratford Upon Avon. Address: Henley, East Side, Henley in Arden.
John Burman. Lodger. Un. Age 51. No occupation. Born Warwickshire Henley.

Ref 1881 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Wootten Wawen. Registration District of Stratford Upon Avon. Address: High Street, Wootten Wawen.
John Burman. Head. Single. Age 62. Retired Banker. Born Henley in Arden, Warwickshire.

John's death reg Dec qtr 1889 at Stratford dist aged 77 (ref FreeBMD). Burial of John Burman at Beaudesert parish 27 Nov 1889 aged 77; abode "Late of Birmingham found drowned"
"DROWNING OF A TRADESMAN AT HENLEY-IN-ARDEN.- Yesterday afternoon the body of John Burman, formerly bankers' agent and draper, of Henley-in-Arden, and latterly of Birmingham, was found in the stream between Henley and Wootton Wawen. The deceased went to Henley-in-Arden by carrier's cart from Birmingham over a month ago. He was carrying a small bundle, and alighted near the Board schools, where all trace of him was lost. Several days afterwards some portion of his clothing was found near the mill-pool, and amongst the articles was a pocket-handkerchief marked with Burman's name. Subsequently Dr. Hopkins, of Aston Road North, Birmingham, went to Henley and identified the deceased's clothing." (ref British Newspapers, Birmingham Daily Post, Wed 27 Nov 1889)

In Richard's Will in 1850 he left legacies to his children Rebecca, Richard, John, Caroline, William and Ellen Sophia, and his wife Rebecca, and his granddaughter Isabella Maryanne Rollason. In a Codicil he revises the legacy to his son William on account of a gift already made. His daughters Mary Anne and Elizabeth had predeceased him, both having been married to Thomas Rollason (who subsequently married a third sister, Caroline).



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6.   Caroline BURMAN
Bap 18 May 1816 at Henley in Arden, Warwickshire, Caroline, dau of Richard & Rebecca Burman, abode Henley in Arden, occupation Draper (ref Ancestry Baptisms, image).
Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Birmingham. Registration district of Birmingham. Address: Moor Street, Birmingham.
Together with her siblings Elizabeth (30) and William (15) and Elizabeth's husband Thomas (later to be hers) and children:
Caroline Burman. Age 20. Born in Warwickshire.

Marriage reg Jun qtr 1846 at Aston dist, Warwickshire of Caroline Burman to Thomas ROLLASON (ref FreeBMD). This was his third marriage to sisters. He was born c1809 at Birmingham (ref 1851 census).

The marriage was 18 Apr 1846 at St Peter & St Pauls Church, Aston; Thomas was full age, Widower, Glass Dealer, residence Aston Manor, son of Thomas Rollason, Gentleman; Caroline was full age, Spinster, residence Wotton Wawen, Warwickshire, dau of Richard Burman, Draper; by Licence; witnesses were George & Elizabeth Hollingworth (ref Ancestry Birmingham Marriages, image).

At the baptism of Caroline Elizabeth in 1847, he was a Glass & China Dealer of Edgbaston.
At the baptism of Richard Burman in 1849 he was a China Dealer of Union Street.
At the baptism of Price Lilly in 1851 he was a China & Glass Dealer of Bull Street.

Ref 1851 census. Worcestershire, England. Parish of Edgbaston. Registration dist of Kings Norton. Address: Wellington Road, Edgbaston, Birmingham.
Together with Thomas's children by Elizabeth: Isabella Mary Ann (13), Walter Thos (9), Arthur Moore (6), and their children Caroline Elizabeth (4), Richard Burman (2), Price Lilly (8 mos) and 2 servants:
Thomas Rollason Jr. Head. Mar. Age 42. Glass & China Agent. Born Warwickshire Birmingham.
Caroline Rollason. Wife. Mar. age 33. Wife of Glass China Agent. Born Warwickshire Wootton Wawen.

At the baptism of Henry Stephens in 1852 he was a General Merchant of Wellington Rd, Edgbaston.

Ref 1861 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Birmingham. Registration district of Birmingham. Address: 35 Cannon Street Birmingham.
Together with children Caroline Elizabeth (14), Richd Burman (12), Price Lilly (10), Henry Stephen (8), a visitor and a servant:
Caroline Rollason. Head. Mar. Age 39. Boardinghouse keeper. Born Warwickshire Henley in Arden.
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Ref 1861 census. Yorkshire (West riding), England. Parish of Brightside Bierlow. Registration dist of Sheffield. Address: 119 Old Saville Street, Brightside Bierlow, Sheffield.
Thomas Rollason. Lodger. Mar. Age 50. Tool Maker Born Warwickshire Birmingham.

Thomas died 22 Jan 1866. Death reg of Thomas Rolloson (sic) Mar qtr 1866 at Islington dist aged 57 (ref FreeBMD).
"Thomas ROLLASON. Effects under 800. 13 November [1866]. The Will of Thomas Rollason late of 6 Cleveland-street in the Parish of Islington in the County of Middlesex Gentleman deceased who died 22 January 1866 at 12 Almonah-road Downham-road in the parish aforesaid was proved at the Principal Registry by the oath of Caroline Rollason of 12 Almonah-road aforesaid Widow the Relict the sole Executrix." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ref 1871 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Islington. Registration district of Islington. Address: Almorah Road, Islington.
Together with children Caroline E (23), Price S (20), Henry S (18) and Caroline's musband and child and a lodger and a nurse:
Caroline Rollason. Head. W. Age 48. Milliner. Born Warwickshire Henley.

Ref 1881 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Islington. Registration district of Islington. Address: 12 Almorah Rd, Islington.
Together with daus Isabella (41), Caroline (33) and Caroline's husband and child:
Caroline Rollason. Head. Widow. Age 63. Annuitant. Born Warwickshire.

Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Islington. Registration dist of Islington. Address: 70 Ferntower Road Islington.
Together with dau Caroline E Miller (40) and her son John S Miller (20) and a servant:
Caroline Rollason. Mother. Widow. Age 73. Living On Own Means. Born Warwickshire Henley.

Death reg of Caroline Rollason Jun qtr 1891 at Islington dist aged 73 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.

In Richard's Will in 1850 he left legacies to his children Rebecca, Richard, John, Caroline, William and Ellen Sophia, and his wife Rebecca, and his granddaughter Isabella Maryanne Rollason. In a Codicil he revises the legacy to his son William on account of a gift already made. His daughters Mary Anne and Elizabeth had predeceased him, both having been married to Thomas Rollason (who subsequently married a third sister, Caroline).



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  2. Richard Burman ROLLASON born 1849 at Edgbaston, Warwickshire  
  3. Price Lilly ROLLASON born 1850 at Edgbaston, Warwickshire  
  4. Henry Stephens ROLLASON born c1852 at Edgbaston, Warwickshire
 
7.   William BURMAN
Bap 5 Feb 1822 at Henley in Arden, Warwickshire, William, son of Richard & Rebecca Burman, abode Henley in Arden, occupation Draper (ref Ancestry Baptisms, image).

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Birmingham. Registration district of Birmingham. Address: Moor Street, Birmingham.
Together with two sisters and brother in law and other relatives:
William Burman. Age 15. Clerk. Born in Warwickshire.

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Birmingham. Registration District of Birmingham. Address: 22 Victoria Grove, Birmingham.
At the home of Elizabeth Harris (28), Lodging House Keeper:
William Burman. Lodger. Unm. Age 29. Commission Agent. Born Warwickshire Henley in Arden.

Not found in 1861 census.
Marriage to Mercy, surname unknown. This marriage not found but in the 1911 census she says it was about 1864. She is listed as Mary in the 1871 census, and in the 1881 census she and all the children are listed with the surname LISTER for an unknown reason. There is a baptism of a Mercy Lester on 25 Apr 1852 at Ticehurst, Sussex, dau of William Lester & Ann (ref Ancestry Baptisms). Two of her children are given the mother's name of LISLEY and LESLIE.

Ref 1871 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Birmingham. Registration dist of Birmingham. Address: Bradford Street, Birmingham.
Together with children Fanny Elizabeth (5), Richard William (2), Walter George (1):
William Burman. Head. Mar. Age 47. Commission Agent. Born Warwickshire Henley in Arden.
Mary (sic) Burman. Wife. Mar. Age 26. Born Sussex Roberts Bridge.
[Indexed as Barman in both Ancestry and fmp]

Ref 1881 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Aston. Registration district of Aston. Address: 2, Bk 166, Francis St, Aston.
This listing of Mercy and the children as Lister is not explained.
Together with children Fanny E Lister (15), Walter G Lister (11), Lambert H Lister (7), Ellen S Lister (5):
Mercy Lister. Head. Widow. Age 37. Tailoress. Born Sussex Falhurst (Salehurst?).
William Burman. Boarder. S. Age 59. Coal Agent. Born Warwickshire Henley in Arden.

Ref 1891 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Aston. Registration District of Aston. Address: 151 Francis St.
Together with children Walter Geo (21), Lambert H (18), Elen S (13):
William Burman. Head. Mar. Age 69. General Commission Agent. Born Warwickshire Henley in Arden.
Mercy Burman. Wife. Mar. Age 47. Tailoress. Born Sussex Hailhurst (Salehurst?).

Ref 1901 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Aston. Registration district of Aston. Address: 156 Francis Street, Aston.
Together with children Walter Geo (32), Ellen S (24):
William Burman. Father. Mar. Age 79. Brick Agent. Born Warwickshire Henley in Arden.
Mercy Burman. Mother. Mar. Age 58. Born Sussex Hastings.

Death reg of William Burman Sep qtr 1901 at Aston dist, Warwickshire aged 79 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.

Ref 1911 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Aston. Registration district of Aston. Address: 1 Charlton Place Birmingham.
Mercy Burman. Widow. Age 67. Tailoress. Born Robertsbridge Sussex. Marr 47 yrs. Children 7 born 3 alive 4 dead.
Walter George Burman. Unm. Age 41. Cabdriver. Born Birmingham.

Death reg of Mercy Burman Mar qtr 1929 at Birmingham South dist, Warwickshire aged 85 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found. Other children not found.

In Richard's Will in 1850 he left legacies to his children Rebecca, Richard, John, Caroline, William and Ellen Sophia, and his wife Rebecca, and his granddaughter Isabella Maryanne Rollason. In a Codicil he revises the legacy to his son William on account of a gift already made. His daughters Mary Anne and Elizabeth had predeceased him, both having been married to Thomas Rollason (who subsequently married a third sister, Caroline).




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  1. Fanny Elizabeth BURMAN born c1866 at Birmingham, Warwickshire  
  2. Richard William BURMAN born 1868 at Birmingham, Warwickshire  
  3. Walter George BURMAN born c1870 at Birmingham, Warwickshire  
  4. Lambert Henry BURMAN born 1873 at Aston, Warwickshire  
  5. Ellen Sophia BURMAN born 1876 at Aston, Warwickshire
 
8.   Ellen Sophia BURMAN
Bap 3 May 1825 at Henley in Arden, Warwickshire, Ellen Sophia, dau of Richard & Rebecca Burman, abode Henley in Arden, occupation Draper (ref IGI & Ancestry Baptisms, image).

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Beaudesert. Registration District of Stratford on Avon. Address: Crocket's farm, Beaudesert.
In the home of William Mander (50), Farmer (relation of her mother):
Ellen Burman. Age 15. Visitor. Born in Warwickshire.

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Henley in Arden. Registration District of Stratford On Avon. Address: Coach and Horses Inn, Henley in Arden.
Together with her mother and brother:
Ellen Burman. Dau. Unm. Age 25. Born Henley in Arden, Warwickshire.

Marr reg Mar qtr 1859 at Stratford dist of Ellen Sophia Burman to Francis ALLEN (ref FreeBMD). The marriage was 11 Jan 1859 at the Parish of Wootton Wawen, Warwickshire; Francis was aged 29, bachelor, Farmer, residence Ullenhall, son of Francis Allen, Farmer; Ellenwas aged 30, spinster, residence Henley in Arden, dau of Richard Burman, Draper, by Licence, witnesses George Dawes, Mary Allen (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Marriages image). He was born c1829 at Harcote, Derbyshire (ref census).

Ref 1861 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Wootton Wawen. Registration district of Stratford On Avon. Address: Mount Pleasant, Gentlemans Lane, Wootton Wawen (Hamlet of Ullenhall).
Together with dau Ellen M (1), sister Susanna Allen (22), and 3 servants:
Francis Allen. Head. Mar. Age 32. Farmer of 200 Acres employing 3 men 1 boy. [No birthplace]
Ellen S. Allen. Wife. Mar. Age 32. [No birthplace]

Death reg of Ellen Sophia Allen Mar qtr 1871 at Tamworth dist, Staffordshire aged 44 (ref FreeBMD). No probate found.

Ref 1871 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton Campville. Registration district of Tamworth. Address: Private House, Clifton Campville.
Together with sons Francis B (8), Wallace W (4mths) [actually Thomas] and his sister Ann Allen (43), and 3 servants:
Francis Allen. Head. Wid. Age 42. Farmer of 311 acres. Born Harcote Derbyshire.

Ref 1881 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton Campville. Registration District of Tamworth. Address: Main Road, Clifton Campville.
Together with children Ellen (21), Fras B (18), Thomas P (10) and 2 servants:
Francis Allen. Head. Widower. Age 52. Farmer of 300 acres 3 men & 1 boy. Born Church Gresley Derbyshire.

Ref 1891 census. London, England. Civil Parish of Paddington. Registration dist of Paddington. Address: 12 Eastbourne Terrace, Paddington, London.
Together with his brother Thomas (62), retired sheep farmer:
Francis Allen. Boarder. Widower. Age 64. Farmer. Born Gresley Derbyshire.
The entry for the 4 children at this time in Staffordshire has 'Head of family away'.

Ref 1901 census. Staffordshire, England. Civil Parish of Clifton Campville. Registration dist of Tamworth. Address: Church Farm, Clifton Campville.
Together with dau Ellen Mary (39), son Thomas Powis (30) and a servant:
Francis Allen. Head. Widower. Age 72. Farmer. Born Church Gresley Derbyshire.

Ref 1911 census. Staffordshire, England. Parish of Clifton Campville and Haughton. Registration district of Tamworth. Address: Church Farm Clifton Campville.
Together with dau Ellen Mary (50), son Thomas Powis (40) and a general servant:
Francis Allen. Head. Widower. Age 82. Retired Farmer. Born Hearthcote Derbyshire.

Death reg of Francis Allen Jun qtr 1912 at Tamworth dist aged 83 (ref FreeBMD).
"ALLEN Francis of Clifton Campville Staffordshire died 27 June 1912 Probate London 20 December to Francis Burman Allen Wallace William Allen and Thomas Powis Allen farmers. Effects 9186 13s." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

In Richard's Will in 1850 he left legacies to his children Rebecca, Richard, John, Caroline, William and Ellen Sophia, and his wife Rebecca, and his granddaughter Isabella Maryanne Rollason. In a Codicil he revises the legacy to his son William on account of a gift already made. His daughters Mary Anne and Elizabeth had predeceased him, both having been married to Thomas Rollason (who subsequently married a third sister, Caroline).

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  1. Ellen Mary ALLEN born 1859 at Ullenhall, Warwickshire  
  2. Francis Burman ALLEN born 1862 at Ullenhall, Warwickshire  
  3. Wallace William ALLEN born 1867 at Ullenhall, Warwickshire  
  4. Thomas Powis ALLEN born 1870 at Clifton Campville, Staffordshire
 
    Issue of William Burman and Mary Southam  
1.   William BURMAN
Bap 8 Jul 1808 at Holy Trinity, Stratford On Avon, Warwickshire, William, son of William & Mary Burman (ref IGI & Ancestry England Select Births and Christenings).

Marriage 15 Sep 1834 at Claines, Worcestershire of William Burman to Charlotte FOX (ref Ancestry Marriages).
"MARRIED.- Mr. W. Burman, jun. of Stratford-on-Avon, to Charlotte, youngest daughter of the late J. Fox, Esq. of Worcester." (ref British Newspapers Oxford Journal Sat 20 Sep 1834)
Charlotte was bap 26 Feb 1813 at St Andrew, Plymouth, Devon, dau of John Fox, Collector Of Excise, and Sarah Elizabeth (ref fmp Devon baptisms).

William was a Druggist and Grocer, according to his Will.

Death reg of William Burman Jun qtr 1839 at Stratford on Avon dist, Warwickshire (ref FreeBMD).
Burial 27 Feb 1839 at Stratford Upon Avon of William Burman aged 30 (ref Ancestry, England Select Deaths and Burials).
On the east side of the porch at Holy Trinity, Stratford On Avon:
"Also to the memory of William Burman, son of William and Mary Burman, who died February 22nd, 1839, aged 30 years" (ref R.H.Burman monograph and see photograph taken in 2010).

Refer to his Will which was signed 29 Dec 1838 so this was not a sudden death. He divided his estate between his wife Charlotte, daughter Ellen Elizabeth, brothers Thomas Southam and Henry, brother in law Frederick Timmins, and his father William. See attachment.

Refer the National Archives ER5/54, 29 Dec 1838:
"Contents: Copy Will William Burman, the younger of Stratford upon Avon, Druggist and grocer.
Proved P.C.C. 13 Feb. 1840.
Testator died 22 Feb. 1839."

Refer the National Archives DR 469/70B, 1839:
"Contents: Papers, bills, cash books relating to the business of druggist and grocer of William Burman Junior, Stratford-upon-Avon and his estate (d. 1839)."

Refer the National Archives DR 469/69/vi, 9 Dec 1858:
"Contents: Release from the executors of William Burman the younger, Stratford-upon-Avon, deceased, to Thomas Southam Burman, Stratford-upon-Avon, surgeon, surviving executor of the will of William Southam, Stratford-upon-Avon, gent., in re 1987 charged upon land and premises at Bishopton under the wills of William Southam and his son-in-law William Burman, Stratford-upon-Avon, gent., [7 Oct 1856] father of William Burman the younger." (William Burman the younger, the brother of Thomas Southam Burman, had predeceased their father, William Burman.)

Ref 1841 census. Worcestershire, England. Civil Parish of Bishampton. Registration district of Pershore. Address: Village, Bishampton.
At the home of William Nightingale (30), Farmer, and family, together with daughter Ellen (3):
Charlotte Burman. Age 25. Ind. Not born in Worcestershire.

Charlotte married (2) Jun qtr 1843 at Weymouth dist, Dorset to John Fletcher CORBETT (ref FreeBMD). Bap of John Fletcher Corbet (sic) 26 Apr 1814 at Ullingswick, Herefordshire, son of John & Mary Corbet (ref FamilySearch C13537-1).

Ref 1851 census. Somerset, England. Parish of Bedminster. Registration district of Bedminster. Address: Bristol & Wells Road, Bedminster, Somerset.
Together with her daughter Ellen E Burman (13), their children Eliza F (6), Sophia L (4), Harcourt E (3), Mary G (1 yr 6 mos), a visitor and a servant:
John Fletcher Corbett. Head. Mar. Age 36. Chemist. Born Herefordshire Upton Bishop.
Charlotte Corbett. Wife. Mar. Age 37. Born Devonshire Plymouth.

Ref 1861 census. Gloucestershire, England. Parish of St Paul. Registration district of Bristol. Address: 10 Dean Street, St Paul, Bristol.
Together with children Eliza M (16), Sophia L (14), Harcourt S (13), Mary G (11):
John F Corbett. Head. Mar. Age 47. Accountant. Born Herefordshire Upton Bishop.
Charlotte Corbett. Wife. Mar. Age 47. Born Devon Plymouth.

Ref 1871 census. Gloucestershire, England. Civil Parish of St James & St Paul. Registration district of Clifton. Address: Ashley Road, Ashley Place, St James & St Paul, Bristol.
Together with daus Sophia L (24), Mary G (21) and a servant:
John F Corbett. Head. Age 56. Accountant. Born Herefordshire.
Charlott Corbett. Wife. Age 57. Born Devon Plymouth.

Ref 1881 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Weston-Super-Mare. Registration district of Axbridge. Address: 7 Glentworth Terr, Weston-Super-Mare.
John Fletcher Corbett. Head. Mar. Age 67. Annuitant. Born Somerset Upton Bishop.
Charlotte Corbett. Wife. Mar. Age 68. Born Devon Plymouth.

Ref 1891 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Weston Super Mare. Registration district of Axbridge. Address: 3 South Parade, Weston Super Mare.
John F Corbett. Boarder. Mar. Age 77. Living on own means. Born Herefordshire Upton Bishop.
Charlotte Corbett. Boarder. Mar. Age 77. Born Devon Plymouth.

John died 15 Dec 1892. Death reg of John Fletcher Corbett Dec qtr 1892 at Axbridge dist, Somerset aged 79 (ref FreeBMD).
"CORBETT John Fletcher of Weston-super-Mare Somerset gentleman died 15 December 1892 Probate Wells 2 February to Charlotte Corbett widow Effects 541 10s. 9d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ref 1901 census. Somerset, England. Civil Parish of Weston Super Mare. Registration district of Axbridge. Address: 12 Raglan Circus, Weston Super Mare.
Charlotte Corbett. Head. Widow. Age 87. Living on own means. Born Devon Plymouth.

Charlotte died 3 Apr 1906. Death reg of Charlotte Corbett Jun qtr 1906 at Axbridge dist, Somerset aged 93 (ref FreeBMD).
"CORBETT Charlotte of 12 Raglan-circus Weston-super-Mare widow died 3 April 1906 Probate London 10 May to John Beames Cooper Burroughs solicitor and Benjamin Power Beames Burroughs surgeon Effects 3522 6s. 5d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)
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2.   Mary Anne BURMAN
Bap 14 Jul 1809 at Holy Trinity, Stratford On Avon, Warwickshire, Mary Anne, dau of William & Mary Burman (ref IGI & Ancestry Select Births and Christenings).

Burial of Mary Anne Burman 2 Apr 1813 at Stratford Upon Avon, Warwickshire, aged 4 (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Burials).

From inscriptions in the parish church at Stratford On Avon in R.H.Burman Monograph 1895: "In a vault at the entrance to this porch lie the remains of Ann, wife of William Southam, who departed this life 30th April, 1819, aged 53 years; also Wwilliam Southam, who died October 8th, 1845, aged 84 years; also Henry and Mary Ann, children of William and Mary Burman, who died young." [Henry has not been found in baptisms.]
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3.   Ellen BURMAN
Bap (as Helen) 8 May 1811 at Holy Trinity, Stratford On Avon, Warwickshire, dau of William & Mary Burman (ref IGI & Ancestry Select Births and Christenings).

Married (as Ellen) 18 Jun 1836 at Holy Trinity, Stratford On Avon, Warwick to Frederick TIMMINS (ref IGI & Ancestry Select Marriages). Probable baptism: Bap 27 Sep 1811 at St Nicholas, Kings Norton, Worcestershire, Frederic, son of George & Martha Timmins (ref Ancestry Warwickshire Baptisms).

Ellen died 4 Apr 1838. Death reg of Ellen Timmins Jun qtr 1838 at Stratford On Avon dist (ref FreeBMD).
On the east side of the porch at Holy Trinity, Stratford On Avon:
"Sacred to the memory of Ellen, wife of Frederick Timmins, of Edgbaston, and daughter of William and Mary Burman, of Stratford-on-Avon, who died April 4th, 1838, aged 27 years" (ref R.H.Burman monograph and see photograph taken in 2010).

Frederick was mentioned in the Will of his brother in law William Burman in 1839 and made one of the Executors.

Frederick married (2) Dec qtr 1845 at St George Hanover Square District to Elizabeth Anne TURNER (ref FreeBMD). The marriage was 6 Dec 1834 at St George Hanover Square (ref Ancestry England Select Marriages). Bap of Elizabeth Ann Turner 11 May 1815 at St George Hanover Square, dau of Thomas & Mary Ann Turner (ref Ancestry London baptisms).

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Edgbaston. Registration District of Kings Norton. Address: Culthorpe Street, Edgbaston.
Together with Frederick's daughter Mary Jane, 3 other children, Frederick's sister Mary Ann, and 3 servants:
Fredk Timmins. H. Mar. Age 39. Brass Mender (employing many). Born Kings Norton, Worcester.
E A Timmins. Wife. Mar. Age 36. Born Hanover Sq, London.

Ref 1861 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Edgbaston. Registration District of Kings Norton. Address: 222 Hagley Road, Edgbaston.
Together with Frederick's daughter Mary J (24), 6 other children and 4 servants:
Frank Timmins. Head. Mar. Age 49. Brass Founder. Born Worcestershire, Kings Norton.
Elizabeth Timmins. Wife. Mar. Age 46. Born Middlesex.

Ref 1871 census. Worcestershire, England. Civil Parish of Edgbaston. Registration dist of Kings Norton. Address: Hagley Road.
Together with 6 children, a visitor, nephew and 3 servants:
Frederick Timmins. Head. Age 59. Brass Founder. Born Worcestershire Kings Norton.
Elizth A Timmins. Wife. Age 56. Born London Bond St.

Frederick died 3 Nov 1874. Death reg of Frederick Timmins Dec qtr 1874 at Kings Norton dist aged 63 (ref FreeBMD).
"TIMMINS Frederick. Effects under $35,000. 26 November. The Will with three Codicils of Frederick Timmins late of Hagley-road Edgbaston Birmingham in the County of Warwick Brassfounder and Factor who died 3 November 1874 at Hagley-road was proved at Birmingham by Walter Thornhill of 144 New-Bond-street in the County of Middlesex Cutter Elizabeth Anne TImmins of 222 hagley-road Widow the Relict and George Henry Payton of Birmingham Merchant three of the Executors." (Ref Ancestry National Probate)

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4.   Thomas Southam BURMAN
Bap 29 Sep 1815 at Holy Trinity, Stratford On Avon, Warwick (ref IGI).

Refer the National Archives DR 469/61/a, 20 July 1830:
"Contents: Apprenticeship of Thomas Southam Burman, son of William, Stratford-upon-Avon, chemist and druggist, to Thomas James Philip Burman, Henley-in-Arden, surgeon for 6 years. Premium 190. Endorsed with assignment, 3 Feb 1831, of indentures to David Rice, Stratford-upon-Avon, surgeon."

Refer the National Archives DR 469/61/b, 1833-1835:
"Contents: Tickets of admission issued to T.S.Burman for various courses of medical/scientific lectures at Barts Hospital, Aldersgate Medical School and the Botanic Gardens, Chelsea."

Refer the National Archives DR 469/61 1830-1840:
"Contents: Correspondence, 1835-1840, from Thomas Southam Burman to his parents, including those sent from Paris. Two journals for 1837 covering Thomas Southam Burman's sojourn in Paris for medical studies and travel in May-June of that year through France and Switzerland with G.P.Smith. Packet labelled 'T.S.Burman's certificates 1836' "

Mentioned in the Will of his brother William Burman in 1839 and made one of the Executors.

Not found in 1841 census - probably in Europe.
Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Stratford On Avon. Address: Wood Street.
Thomas Southam Burman. U. Age 35. M.K.C.S. Lond, & L.A.C. Lond. in General Practice. Born Warwick, Stratford on Avon.
Together with a male and female servant.

Thomas Southam Burman marr 6 Oct 1852 at Leamington Priors, Warwick to Ann Cam THACKWELL. This is recorded in IGI as marriage to Ann Cam Clayton. This is confirmed in original marriage index of Dec qtr, 1852 at Warwick District. Ann was born c1811 at Dymock, Gloucestershire, dau of John Thackwell and sister of William Thackwell, Member of the Royal College of Surgeons, General Practitioner; in 1851 census Ann C Clayton was a widow living with her brother and family; she had at least one daughter.

Refer the National Archives DR 469/69/vi, 9 Dec 1858:
"Contents: Release from the executors of William Burman the younger, Stratford-upon-Avon, deceased, to Thomas Southam Burman, Stratford-upon-Avon, surgeon, surviving executor of the will of William Southam, Stratford-upon-Avon, gent., in re 1987 charged upon land and premises at Bishopton under the wills of William Southam and his son-in-law William Burman, Stratford-upon-Avon, gent., [7 Oct 1856] father of William Burman the younger." (William Burman the younger, the brother of Thomas Southam Burman, had predeceased their father, William Burman.)

Ref 1861 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Stratford On Avon. Registration district of Stratford On Avon. Address: 4 Wood Street, Stratford On Avon.
Thomas S Burman. Head. Mar. Age 45. General Practitioner of Medicine. Born Warwickshire Stratford on Avon.
Ann C Burman. Wife. Mar. Age 52. Born Glostershire Dymock.
Mary A Clayton. Step Dau. Unm. Age 26. No occupation. Born Worcestershire Redditch.
Together with 3 servants.

Refer the National Archives DR 469/64, 1 Feb 1867:
"Contents: Memorandum of Agreement between Thomas Southam Burman, Stratford-upon-Avon, surgeon, apothecary and accoucheur and William Louis Le Sage, late of Wickford, Essex, surgeon, apothecary and accoucheur, for the purchase for 500 of the former's practice at 5 Wood Street, Stratford-upon-Avon, with covenant by Thomas Southam Burman not to practice within 10 miles of Stratford-upon-Avon for 20 years without the consent of Le Sage, or to pay 400 p.a. for so doing."

Ref 1871 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Old Stratford. Address: 4 Wood St, Old Stratford.
Thomas S. Burman. Head. Mar. Age 55. General Practitioner of Medicine. MRCSE & LSA. "Not practising." Landowner. Born Warwick, Stratford On Avon.
Ann C. Burman. Wife. Mar. Age 60. Born Gloucestershire, Dymock.
Mary Ann Clayton. Step Daur. Un. Age 36. Born Worcestershire, Redditch.
Together with 2 servants.

Refer the National Archives DR 469/69/vii, 1876:
"Contents: Papers re succession duty due from Thomas Southam Burman in re John Burman, deceased, under the will of William Burman, deceased." (Assume this refer's to William's brother John.)

Ref 1881 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Old Stratford. Address: Bishopton Lodge, Old Stratford.
Thomas S. Burman. Head. Mar. Age 65. General Practioner of Medicine MRCSE & LSA (not practising). Born Warwick, Stratford on Avon.
[incorrectly indexed as Thomas J. Burman]
Ann C. Burman. Wife. Mar. Age 70. Born Gloucester, Lyinoch.
Mary A. Clayton. Step Daughter. Unm. Age 46. Born Worcester, Redditch.

Ref 1891 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Old Stratford. Address: Bishopton Lodge, Bishopton, Old Stratford.
Thomas S. Burman. Head. M. Age 75. Retired Surgeon. Born Warwickshire, Stratford on Avon
[incorrectly indexed as age 95].
Ann C. Burman. Wife. M. Age 84. Born Gloucestershire.
Mary A. Clayton. Step Daur. S. Age 59. No occupation. Born Worcestershire, Redditch.

Thomas died 21 Jan 1893. His death reg Mar qtr 1893 age 77 at Stratford District (ref FreeBMD).
"BURMAN Thomas Southam of Bishopton Old Stratford Warwickshire gentleman died 21 January 1893. Probate Birmingham 26 April to Ann Cam Burman widow Mary Ann Clayton spinster [step-daughter] and John Slatter gentleman [unknown connection]. Effects 20300 18s. 1d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

Ann died 20 Jun 1901. Her death reg Jun qtr 1901 age 94 at Stratford District (ref FreeBMD).
"BURMAN Ann Cam of Bishopton Old Stratford Warwickshire widow died 20 June 1901. Probate Birmingham 16 June to Mary Ann Clayton spinster and John Slatter gentleman. Effects 587 14s. Resworn October 1902 1068 16s. 2d." (ref Ancestry National Probate)
Ann was buried 28 Jun 1901 at the Clayton family vault at Stratford on Avon (ref a note in FreeBMD).
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5.   Henry BURMAN
Bap 29 Oct 1828 at Holy Trinity, Stratford On Avon, Warwick, Henry, son of William & Mary Burman (ref IGI & Ancestry England Select Births and Christenings).

Mentioned in the Will of his brother William in 1839.

Ref 1841 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Old Stratford. Registration District of Stratford on Avon. Address: Wood St, Old Stratford.
Together with his parents and grandfather William Southam:
Henry Burman. Age 13. Born in Warwickshire. [all indexed as Barman]

Ref 1851 census. Warwickshire, England. Parish of Stratford On Avon. Address: Wood Street.
Together with his parents:
Henry Burman. Son. U. Age 23. Farmer's son. Born Warwick, Stratford on Avon.

Refer the National Archives DR 469/330/1 1857:
"Contents: Attested copy declaration by Robert Hiorne Hobbes, Stratford-upon-Avon, gent., as to purchases and sub-lets of leasehold land and premises belonging to Feoffees of Tylers Charity viz.
1 Sept 1832 Lease for 200 years to Brooke Evans
28 Feb 1840 Sale of lease to Robert Hiorne Hobbes and Richard Greaves, then of Shottery now of Warwick.
1842 Underlease part of premises to William Bourton.
1857. Assignment by Greaves & Hobbes to Henry Burman."

From the National Archives DR 469/54 25 March 1859:
"Memorandum of Agreement between Henry Burman, Stratford-upon-Avon, brickmaker and James Ward, Stratford-upon-Avon, gunsmith, for the continuance of the business of Ward and Burman, manufacturers of patent brick making machines, which had been carried on by Ward & William Burman, father of Henry, until the latter's death."

Henry BURMAN married Elizabeth Sarah LUCY on 27 Apr 1859 at Holy Trinity, Stratford On Avon, Warwick; he was aged 30, she 26 (ref IGI). Her marriage date and age in 1861 census give her birth year as c1833. Baptism of Elizabeth Sarah Lucy 1 Jun 1836 at Holy Trinity, Stratford on Avon, Warwickshire, dau of Charles Lucy & Sarah (ref FamilySearch C01079-7).

From the National Archives DR/469/55 27 June 1860:
"Mortgage by Henry Burman, Stratford-upon-Avon, patent brick and pipe manufacturer to Charles Lucy, Stratford-upon-Avon, miller, to secure 3000 and interest of (1) Policy of Assurance dated 6 January 1858 on life of Henry Burman with Scottish Widows Fund and Life Assurance Society for 1000, (2) Land on the west side of Warwick Road with frontage of 95' 4" abutted on north by house of Charles Pratt, on west by land of charity trustees, on south by land intended to be laid out as a new street, together with house newly erected thereon by Henry Burman. All which land was granted to Henry Burman by charity trustees by lease dated 2 May 1857 to hold for 184 years at 12 p.a."

Henry died 27 Jun 1860. His death reg Jun qtr 1860 at Stratford District (ref FreeBMD).
"BURMAN Henry. Effects under 6,000. 6 September. The Will of Henry Burman late of Stratford-upon-Avon in the County of Warwick Brick Manufacturer deceased who died 27 June 1860 at Stratford-upon-Avon aforesaid was proved at Birmingham by the oath of Elizabeth Sarah Burman of Stratford-upon-Avon aforesaid Widow the Relict and the sole Executrix." (ref Ancestry National Probate)

On the west side of the porch at Holy Trinity, Stratford On Avon:
"In memory of Henry, youngest son of the late William and Mary Burman, who died Jun 27th, 1860, aged 32 years" (ref R.H.Burman monograph).

Ref 1861 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Old Stratford. Registration district of Stratford On Avon. Address: Stratford Mill, Shipstones Toll Gate, Old Stratford, Stratford On Avon.
Together with her parents Charles & Sarah Lucy, 2 more sisters, a niece and 4 servants:
Elizabeth Burman. Dau. Widow. Age 28. Brick & Tile Maker. Born Warwickshire Stratford on Avon.

Refer the National Archives DR 469/502/101, 25 March 1862:
"Contents: Memorandum of Agreement by Mary Cole, Old Stratford, widow, that Elizabeth Sarah Burman may enter land in occupation said Mary Cole to extract clay, paying compensation therefore."

Refer the National Archives DR 27/29, 24 June 1863:
"Contents: Draft assignment, 24 June 1863, by Mrs. Elizabeth Sarah Burman, Stratford-upon-Avon, widow, with the consent of the trustees of the Stratford-upon-Avon Charity estates to John Baldwin, Luddington, gent., for 1080 of land and house on the Warwick Road, Stratford-upon-Avon [Lavington House] for the residue of a term of 174 years, granted September 1832. Assignment by trustees of John Baldwin, deceased, with the consent of the trustees of the Stratford-upon-Avon Charity estates to Mrs. E.S. Burman for 1950. 29 September 1877. With requisitions on title, 1877, abstract of title1864-77, and schedule of documents."

Refer the National Archives DR 469/502/3, 6 April 1868:
"Contents: Tenancy agreement from Mrs. Elizabeth Sarah Burman, Stratford-upon-Avon, widow,to Augustus Lea Bricknell, Stratford-upon-Avon, patent pump manufacturer, for the annual tenancy of shop and forge in brickyard on Birmingham Road, with boiler steam engine plant, at 100 p.a."

Ref 1871 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Old Stratford. Registration district of Stratford Upon Avon. Address: Mill Lane, Avon Side House, Old Stratford.
Elizabeth Sarah Burman. Head. Wid. Age 38. Brick Maker employing 28 men & 15 boys. Born Warwickshire Stratford On Avon.
Together with her sister, niece and 3 servants.

Ref 1881 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Old Stratford. Registration District of Stratford Upon Avon. Address: Lavington House, Warwick Road, Old Stratford.
Eliza S Burman. Head. Widow. Age 48. Annuitant. Born Warwickshire Stratford.
Together with her niece and 2 servants.

Refer the National Archives DR 469/507/11, 27 October 1881:
"Contents: To Elizabeth Sarah Burman, widow, piece of land to rear of house occupied by her on Warwick Road, at 5 shillings p.a.: plan and schedule."

Ref 1891 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Old Stratford. Registration District of Stratford On Avon. Address: 7 Haywards Court, Payton Street, Old Stratford, Stratford on Avon.
Elizabeth S Burman. Head. Widow. Age 58. Living On Her Own Means. Born Warwickshire Stratford.
Together with her niece and 3 servants.

Ref 1901 census. Warwickshire, England. Civil Parish of Old Stratford Within. Registration district of Stratford on Avon. Address: 7 Payton Street, Old Stratford Within, Town and Parish.
Elizabeth Sarah Burman. Head. Widow. Age 68. Living On Own Means. Born Warwickshire Stratford on Avon.
Together with her niece and 2 servants.

Elizabeth Sarah died 1 May 1910. Her death reg Jun qtr 1910 age 77 at Stratford District (ref FreeBMD).
"BURMAN Elizabeth Sarah of Stratford-upon-Avon widow died 1 May 1910 Probate Birmingham 17 September to Frances Ada Rice spinster. Effects 3596 17s. 8d." (ref Ancestry National Probate) [Connection not found.]

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