Joseph Burrell

ID No.1020, (9 December 1852 - 1929)
Father*Edward Burrell1,2 b. 13 Jun 1816, d. 6 Aug 1886
Mother*Ann S Markland3,4 b. 4 Jul 1816, d. 15 May 1893
RelationshipGreat-granduncle of Tony Collins
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Descendent Chart for William Burrill
Birth*9 Dec 1852 Joseph Burrell was born in Gidlow Lane, Wigan, Lancashire, England.5,1,2,6 
Census 1861
7 Apr 1861 The 1861 UK Census enumerated Joseph Burrell as being son of Edward Burrell, Head of the household at 29 Rupert Street, Habergham Eaves, Burnley, Lancashire, England.1 
Occupation*7 Apr 1861 Joseph Burrell was a scholar.1  
12 Nov 1870 He officially Witnessed the marriage of Thomas Burrell and Rosannah Thornber in St James' Church, Burnley, Lancashire, England.7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17 
Census 1871
2 Apr 1871 The 1871 UK Census enumerated Joseph Burrell as being son of Edward Burrell, Head of the household at 39 Milton Street, Burnley, Lancashire, England.2 
Occupation2 Apr 1871 Joseph Burrell was a stripper and grinder.2  
Marriage*18 Apr 1874 He married Mary Birchall in St Paul's Parish Church, Burnley, Lancashire, England.5,4,6 
Occupation3 Apr 1881 Joseph Burrell was a cotton overlooker.6  
Census 1881*3 Apr 1881 The 1881 UK Census enumerated Joseph Burrell as Head of household.6 
Census 1891*5 Apr 1891 The 1891 UK Census enumerated Joseph Burrell as residing along with Mary Birchall, Edward Burrell and Joseph Burrell at 43 Brown Street, Burnley, Lancashire, England.4 
Census 1901*31 Mar 1901 The 1901 UK Census enumerated Joseph Burrell as residing along with Mary Birchall at 5 Warwick Street, Burnley, Lancashire, England.4 
Occupation Joseph Burrell owned a Fish&Chip shop in Burnley. As an old man, he gave the premises and the business to Edith Winnard in exchange for her making a home for him with them in his old age. He and Alice Burrell lived in the house, along with Edith and her husband; and Edith ran the shop..18 
Death*1929 He died at Burnley, Lancashire, England. His death was as a result of injuries received from a fire at the chip shop.5,4,18 


Mary Birchall (c 1851 - )
Last Edited8 Apr 2021


  1. [S41] FreeCen : C: 1861: RG9,3069,93,21 sch:81.Cert/transcript held
  2. [S41] FreeCen : C: 1871: RG10,4147,35,5, sch:23.Cert/transcript held
  3. [S88] Ext. Research : Miss B Spieth (136).
  4. [S89] Ext. Research : Mrs J Jackson (1812).
  5. [S22] Old Parochial Records (England/Wales) : Downloaded from the FreeBMD website.
  6. [S41] FreeCen : C: 1881: RG11,4148,31,56, sch:276.Cert/transcript held
  7. [S21] PRO Cert : M: 1870/4: Burnley,8e,277,466. Cert/transcript held
  8. [S41] FreeCen : C: 1871: RG10,4146,173,24 sch:126.Cert/transcript held
  9. [S33] OPR Lan-OPC : 1872: Burnley Baptisms 1845-86, pg:128, entry:1022.
  10. [S41] FreeCen : C: 1881: RG11,4151,133,39 sch:201.Cert/transcript held
  11. [S21] PRO Cert : B: 1887/3: Burnley,8e,268,36. Cert/transcript held
  12. [S33] OPR Lan-OPC : 1888: Burnley Baptisms 1872-97, pg:52, entry:415.
  13. [S21] PRO Cert : B: 1889/2: Burnley 8e,314,295. Cert/transcript held
  14. [S41] FreeCen : C: 1891: RG12,3380,100,2 sch:6.Cert/transcript held
  15. [S41] FreeCen : C: 1901: RG13,3885,111,24 sch:143.Cert/transcript held
  16. [S41] FreeCen : C: 1911: RG14,24918,472/5,6 sch:196.Cert/transcript held
  17. [S21] PRO Cert : D: 1913/2: Burnley 8e,335,489. Cert/transcript held
  18. [S99] Verbal : Mrs C Harvey.