Robert Burrell

ID No.1619, (30 April 1803 - 1871)
Father*Thomas Burrell1,2 b. 28 Feb 1778
Mother*Beatrice Trelford1,2 d. 1819
Relationship1st cousin 4 times removed of Tony Collins
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Descendent Chart for William Burrill
Birth*30 Apr 1803 Robert Burrell was born in Wigan, Lancashire, England.3,4,2 
Christening8 May 1803 He was christened in Wigan, Lancashire, England.1,2 
Marriage*4 Feb 1822 He married Sophia Witham in St Leonard's Parish Church, Padiham, Lancashire, England.3,4,2 
Census 1841*6 Jun 1841 The 1841 UK Census enumerated Robert Burrell as residing at Fletcher's Building, Burnley, Lancashire, England, along with Sophia Burrell, Elizabeth Burrell, Margaret Burrell, Thomas Burrell, Mary Burrell, Bridget Burrell, Richard Burrell and Sophia Burrell.5 
Occupation*6 Jun 1841 Robert Burrell was a twister.5  
Occupation30 Mar 1851 He was a biemer (?)3  
Census 1851*30 Mar 1851 The 1851 UK Census enumerated Robert Burrell as Head of household at 7 Coopers Yard, Burnley, Lancashire, England.3 
Occupation1 Sep 1866 He was a beamer.6  
Occupation2 Apr 1871 He was a beamer in a factory.4  
Census 1871*2 Apr 1871 The 1871 UK Census enumerated Robert Burrell as Head of household at 7 Back Saunder Bank, Burnley, Lancashire, England.4 
Death*1871 He died at Burnley, Lancashire, England. He was survived by his wife, Sophia.2 


Sophia Witham (c 1802 - 1876)
Last Edited22 Mar 2013


  1. [S88] Ext. Research: Miss B Spieth (136).
  2. [S89] Ext. Research: Mrs J Jackson (1812).
  3. [S52] Census Eng: 1851: HO107,2251,193,54, sch:186.
  4. [S52] Census Eng: 1871: RG10,4146,91,4, sch:19.
  5. [S52] Census Eng: 1841: HO107,506,18,28.
  6. [S35] Lan-OPC, 1866: Burnley Marriages 1853-76, pg:104, entry:207.