Grace's Guide To British Industrial History

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Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Grace's Guide is the leading source of historical information on industry and manufacturing in Britain. This web publication contains 147,919 pages of information and 233,587 images on early companies, their products and the people who designed and built them.

Edward Alexander Burney

From Graces Guide

of Burney and Blackburne

c1886 Born

1911 Living at Durrent Farm, Northchurch, Berkhamstead (age 25 born Newton Longville, Bletchley) a Motor Engineer at Godfrey Nash, Hendon. With his widowed (married for 28 years) mother Gertrude Mary Burney (age 53 born Newton, Derbyshire), and with his brother Cecil Stanley Burney (age 26 born Cookham Dean), a Motor Engineer at Rudge-Whitworth, Coventry. Two servants. [1]

c.1913 Formed Burney and Blackburne with his brother Cecil, which made motorcycles.

1919 Engagement announced between Edward Alexander Burney, late Captain, RASC, younger son of the late James Edward Burney and of Mrs. Burney, Northchurch, Berkhampstead, and Eileen Mary Gates, third daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Gates of Hove. [2]

c.1923 Designed the Burney motorcycle

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census
  2. The Times, Tuesday, Aug 26, 1919