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George Burt (b.1819)

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George Burt (c1819-1885) of George Burt (of Birmingham) and Burt Brothers

Born the son of William Burt, a Timber Merchant.

1851 Married at Birmingham to Louisa Caroline Palmer

1853 Mention. George Burt, Birmingham, Lamp manufacturer. One of the executors of the late William Burt.[1]

1863 Burt, Louisa Caroline, Clarendon Road, Birmingham, wife of George Burt.[2]

1871 Living at Clarendon Road, Edgbaston: George Burt (age 52 born Birmingham), Lamp Manufacturer employing 35 men, 27 youths and apprentices, also partner of Burt Brothers employing 47 men and 9 youths. With his wife Louisa C. Burt and three daughters and two sons.[3]

1881 Living at 7 Portland? Road, Edgbaston: George Burt (age 62 born Birmingham), Manufacturer 75 hands. With his wife, 2 daughters and three sons.[4]


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Sources of Information

  1. Aris's Birmingham Gazette - Monday 16 February 1857
  2. Staffordshire Advertiser - Saturday 28 February 1863
  3. 1871 Census
  4. 1881 Census