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Henry Burkett                             1864-1933
Henry was born about 1864, the son of Richard Southern Burkett and Mary Naizby, at Sunderland, County Durham. He married Catherine Hunter.





Catherine Hunter                        1867-1956
Catherine was born about 1867, the daughter of Thomas and Margaret A. Hunter, at Sunderland, County Durham.
I have identified the following children:
  Norah Born abt 1890   Scotland Married Edmund William Oakes
Harold Born 21 Apr 1893   Sunderland Died 5 Jun 1917
Gwendoline Born 15 Aug 1895   Coleford, Gloucester Married James Melling
Richard Norman Born 18 Aug 1899   Coleford, Gloucester Married Eileen Warrington
Kathleen Born 14 Dec 1907   Sheffield, Yorkshire Married Guy Noel Hearn Mayes

Birth of Parents
Henry Burkett b: abt 1865           Sunderland, County Durham       1865 1Q Sunderland 10a 492
son of Richard Southern Burkett and Mary Naizby

Catherine Hunter b: abt 1867           Sunderland, County Durham       1867 2Q Sunderland 10a 498
daughter of Thomas and Margaret A. Hunter

1881 Census RG11-4988 4 April 1881 Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
2 Western Hill
Thomas Hunter
Margt. A. (Wife)
John
Alice
Margt. H.
Thomas
Catherine
Mary Eleanor
William Miles
Isabella
Age 50
Age 46
Age 22
Age 19
Age 17
Age 16
Age 13
Age 12
Age 10
Age 4
Ship Wright

Plumber & Gas Fitter


Engine Fitter
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Houghton
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
abt 1830
abt 1834
abt 1858
abt 1861
abt 1863
abt 1864
abt 1867
abt 1868
abt 1870
abt 1876

Marriage
1889
Henry Burkett
Catherine Hunter
Sunderland, County Durham                 1889 3Q Sunderland 10a 906
Father: Richard Southern Burkett, Mariner, Deceased
Father: Thomas Hunter, Shipwright
Witness: William Naizby Bartram

Children
Norah Burkett b: abt 1890           Scotland
daughter of Henry Burkett and Catherine Hunter
Harold Burkett b: 21 Apr 1893           Sunderland, County Durham
son of Henry Burkett and Catherine Hunter                 1893 2Q Sunderland 10a 618
Captain, 10th Bn., King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, Died 5 Jun 1917, Age 24
Gwendoline Burkett b: 15 Aug 1895           Coleford, Gloucester                 1895 4Q Monmouth 11a 15
daughter of Henry Burkett and Catherine Hunter     Died 8 Jan 1986 Camborne-Redruth 21 83
Richard Norman Burkett b: 18 Aug 1899           Coleford, Gloucester                 1899 3Q Monmouth 11a 27
son of Henry Burkett and Catherine Hunter                 Died 1969 2Q Ipswich 4b 2301

1901 Census RG13-4920 1 April 1901 Coleford, Gloucester
Staunton Road
Henry Burkett
Catherine (Wife)
Norah
Harold
Gwendoline
Norman
Plus 1 Servant
Age 36
Age 33
Age 10
Age 7
Age 5
Age 1
Inland Revenue Office Sunderland
Sunderland
Scotland
Sunderland
Coleford
Coleford
Durham
Durham

Durham
Gloucester
Gloucester
abt 1865
abt 1867
abt 1890
21 Apr 1893
15 Aug 1895
18 Aug 1899

Kathleen Burkett b: 14 Dec 1907           Sheffield, Yorkshire                 1908 1Q Ecclesall Bierlow 9c 508
daughter of Henry Burkett and Catherine Hunter     Died 9 Aug 2003 Oxfordshire J03d 96
Death
IN MEMORY OF
CAPTAIN
HAROLD BURKETT

10th Bn., KING'S OWN YORKSHIRE LIGHT INFANTRY
WHO DIED
ON SUNDAY, 5 JUNE 1917

SON OF HENRY AND CATHERINE BURKETT,
OF 27, JUNCTION ROAD, SHEFFIELD
NATIVE OF SUNDERLAND.
REMEMBERED WITH HONOR

HENIN COMMUNAL CEMETERY EXTENSION,
Pas de Calais, France

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION
WAKFIELD   29 Oct 1917                         Probate
BURKETT, Harold - of 27 Junction-road, Sheffield, a captain in the King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, died 5 June 1917 in France, Administration Wakefield, 29 October, to Henry Burkett, customs and excise officer.   Effects £174 11 s.
Death
Henry Burkett Died 15 Jan 1933, Age 68,     Laxfield, Suffolk             1933 1Q Hartismere 4a 1411
 

IPSWICH   16 Feb 1933                         Probate
BURKETT, Henry - of The Villa, Laxfield, Suffolk, died 15 January 1933, Probate Ipswich 16 February, to Catherine Burkett, widow.   Effects £3,583 9s. 9d.

Catherine (Hunter) Burkett Died 1956, Age 89,     Stowmarket, Suffolk           1956 3Q Gipping 4b 607
 

IPSWICH   18 Oct 1956                         Probate
BURKETT, Catherine - of 3 Recreation-road, Stowmarket, Suffolk, widow, died 2 July 1956, Probate Ipswich 18 October, to Katherine Mayes (wife of Guy Noel Mayes) and Richard Norman Burkett, shopkeeper.   Effects £8,205 3s.

SPECIAL THANKS  to Peter Richard Mayes of Bloxham, Oxfordshire, and Michael Naizby Burkett, of West Kirby on the Wirral, descendants of Richard Southern Burkett, for many of the details provided above.