Info 6b. Burgess Origins
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       James william Burgess 
       m?11apr1811 Stratford le bow Tower hamlets
       b?06aug1791 Broadstairs, St Peter in Thanet, Kent
       d.01apr1869 Auckland NZ aged 77
       Isaac                                 William
       james                                 henry                         
       b.12jul1825  LimeHouse, London        b.~3aug1834  Limehouse essex?
       c.13jan1828                           c.
       d.1904      Auckland NZ               d.1912      Auckland  NZ
       |                                     |
       m.06jun1848 NZ                        m.26apr1862
       |                                     | 
       Sarah                                 Margaret
       Hammond                               Cameron 
       b.                                    b.01apr1831
       d.                                    d.18nov1894
       |                                     |
       |============================||       |=============================||
       Ann sarah         1849                Alice maria     1862
       Elizabeth         1850                Elizabeth ann   1864
       Frederick james   1851                Clara margaret  1865
       edward william    1853                William isaac   1866
       Henry izaac       1855                Flora cameron   1868 
       Emily marion      1857                James william   1869
       George augusta    1858                Maud jane       1871
       Charles hayward   1860                Herbert donald  1876
       Arthur blackburn  1862
       Hariet hannah     1864
       Kate amelia       1866
       Mary isabel       1868           

Christening St Anns Limehouse Middlesex
Isaac james Burgess, 13th January 1828, Born 12th July 1825
parents Elizabeth and James Burgess, Mariner, of Limehouse

It Appears William's mother came to NZ
Elizabeth Blackburn:
born 6 Aug 1791, Broadstairs, St Peter in Thanet, Kent (maybe christening date)
died 1 April 1869, Auckland
buried Mt Victoria Cemetary (Anglican Tombstone A3 14, Devonport

Aucklandv Star, 16th November 1881,
Harbour Board
Chief Harbour Master Burgess reported that certain differences had arisen between Pilot William Burgess and William Jenkins, coxswain of the pilot boat, which, in the interests of the public service, should be made a subject for special enquiry, especially as regarded what took place on Wednesday last. —Agreed to hold an enquiry, the date to be fixed.

Thames Star, 8th January 1884
The Harbor Board request pilot Burgess to resign, in consequence of the many complaints against him, and also instruct pilots in future to take no liquor from ships when leaving them.

New Zealand Herald, 17th april 1884
Harbour Board
Late Pilot Bubgess.—
Salary for six months had- been voted to Pilot: Burgess upon his retirement subject to legal opinion whether such payment would be legal.
Messrs. Campbell and Russell now forwarded their opinion that the payment would be illegal. Having left the service, Mr. W: H. Burgess must be deemed to hold the position of any other citizen, and payment to a citizen in such a case would not be legal;
—lt was-resolved that in view of the legal opinion just read no further action should be taken on. the subjeot 'to which it related.

New Zealand Herald, 6th June 1898
Golden Wedding
BURGESS - Hammond,
On Tuesday 65th June 1848 at St. Pauls Church, by the Rev. J.F. Churton, Sarah oldest daughter of Mr. James Hammond, Freemans Bay.
(Extract from New Zealander of 7th June 1848)

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