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William Naizby Burkett                       1858-1946
William was born on 29 September 1858, the son of Richard Southern Burkett and Mary Naizby, at Sunderland, County Durham. William worked as a clerk at the Bartram Shipyard, also as a Barman, and a Rent Collector. He married Rebecca Scott.




Rebecca Scott                                       1856-1936
Rebecca was born on 22 March 1856, the daughter of Walter Scott and Rebecca Middleton, at Sunderland, County Durham.
I have identified the following children:
William as a teenager
Daisy Scott Born 18 Sep 1882   Sunderland Married Thomas Ware Pratt
Arthur Naizby Born 28 Mar 1884   Sunderland Married Hannah Lizzie Slack
William Walter Born 14 Dec 1885   Sunderland
Francis Edgar Born 20 Jul 1889   Sunderland Died 26 Sep 1915, WW I
Doris Born 28 Jan 1899   Sunderland
Birth of Parents
William Naizby Burkett b:29 Sep 1858           Sunderland, County Durham     1858 4Q Sunderland 10a 359
son of Richard Southern Burkett and Mary Naizby

Rebecca Scott b: 22 Mar 1856           Sunderland, County Durham     1856 1Q Sunderland 10a 400
daughter of Walter Scott and Rebecca Middleton

Marriage
5 Oct 1881
William Naizby Burkett
Rebecca Scott
St. Michael, Bishopwearmouth                          1881 4Q Sunderland 10a 862
Father: Richard Southern Burkett
Father: Walter Scott

Children
Daisy Scott Burkett b: 18 Sep 1882           Sunderland, County Durham     1882 4Q Sunderland 10a 607
daughter of William Naizby Burkett and Rebecca Scott
Arthur Naizby Burkett b: 28 Mar 1884           Sunderland, County Durham     1884 2Q Sunderland 10a 600
son of William Naizby Burkett and Rebecca Scott, 4 Eden Terrace
William Walter Burkett b: 14 Dec 1885           Sunderland, County Durham     1886 1Q Sunderland 10a 637
son of William Naizby Burkett and Rebecca Scott
Francis Edgar Burkett b: 20 Jul 1889           Sunderland, County Durham     1889 3Q Sunderland 10a 561
son of William Naizby Burkett and Rebecca Scott       Died 26 Sep 1915, WW I

1891 Census RG12-4128 6 April 1891 Bishopwearmouth, County Durham
4 Eden Terrace
William N. Burkett
Rebecca (Wife)
Daisy S.
Arthur N.
William W.
Francis E.
Plus 1 Servant
Age 32
Age 35
Age 8
Age 7
Age 5
Age 1
Collector of Poor Rates

Scholar
Scholar
Scholar
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
29 Sep 1858
abt 1856
18 Sep 1882
28 Mar 1884
14 Dec 1885
20 Jul 1889

Doris Burkett b: 28 Jan 1899           Sunderland, County Durham     1899 1Q Sunderland 10a 592
daughter of William Naizby Burkett and Rebecca Scott

1901 Census RG13-4580 1 April 1901 Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
112 Princes Road
William N. Burkett
Rebekah (Wife)
Daisy
Walter
Edgar
Doris
Age 43
Age 44
Age 17
Age 14
Age 11
Age 2
Barman


Cycle Agents Asst.
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Sunderland
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
Durham
29 Sep 1858
abt 1856
18 Sep 1882
14 Dec 1885
20 Jul 1889
28 Jan 1899

1901 Census RG13-4705 1 April 1901 Sunderland, County Durham
6 Eden Terrace
Walter Scott (Wdr)
Ann (dau)(u)
Arthur Burkett (Gson)
Plus 1 Servant
Age 81
Age 40
Age 17
Retired Bldg Contractor

Teacher, Board School
Bishopwearmouth
Bishopwearmouth
Bishopwearmouth
Durham
Durham
Durham
abt 1819
abt 1860
28 Mar 1884

William Naizby Burkett and his sons
Francis Edgar Burkett, William Naizby Burkett, Walter Burkett, Arthur Naizby Burkett

Death
IN MEMORY OF
SECOND LIEUTENANT
FRANCIS EDGAR BURKETT

14th BN., DURHAM LIGHT INFANTRY
WHO DIED
ON SUNDAY, 26 SEPTEMBER 1915

REMEMBERED WITH HONOR
LOOS MEMORIAL

Dud Corner Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France

COMMONWEALTH WAR GRAVES COMMISSION

READ ABOUT THE BATTLE OF LOOS

Death
Rebecca (Scott) Burkett Died 13 Mar 1936, Age 79,   East Boldon                   1936 1Q South Shields 10a 994
 

Death
William Naizby Burkett Died 19 Dec 1946, Age 88,  Leominster, Herefordshire     1946 4Q Leominster 9a 74
 

SPECIAL THANKS  to Michael Naizby Burkett, of West Kirby on the Wirral,
a descendant of Richard Southern Burkett (1827-1875), for many of the details provided above.