The convict ship Competitor That Edward aged 18 years with 99 other convicts including 26 with life setences were transported to Van Diemans Land (Tasmania).
Edward was born 15th March 1805 in Cheltenham Gloucestershire England.
On the 15th April 1822 at the age of 17 he was convicted of stealing a pocket book, part of a gang of thieves he was sentenced to 7 years. He was transported
18th March 1823 from Bristol England on board the ship the ‘Competitor’ to van Diemans Land.
On the 22nd August 1833 he married Caroline Ward aged 18 at New Newfolk Tasmania Australia he was 28. Caroline was born 1815
died 1834 aged 19
The Hobart Town Courier - Friday 4 April 1834 DIED- At the Lower Clyde, Hamilton, on the 11th ult. Mrs. Burris, aged-19, sister-in-law to Mr. Wilde, Surgeon, of Hobart town.
On the 4th of April 1834 Edward received
his certificate of Freedom in Hobart Tasmania Australia.
In 1835 Edward married Frances Watson in New Norfolk Tasmania Australia he was 30 years old. Edward and Frances had seven sons and three daughters. He was a Blacksmith.
Edward William born Ouse Tasmania 1836 died Naseby Hospital 1916
Ann born 1837 Ouse Tasmania. MARRIAGES, At the River Ouse by special
licence, 10th November, by the Rev. George Wright, Mr. ROLAND JAMES HARREX, second eldest son of Mr. Frederick Harrex of Showfleld, to Ann aged 21, eldest daughter of Mr. Edward Burris, Ouse Cottage, Prenail Farm. She died 1927 Hobart Tasmania aged 90
Hannah Rachael born Tasmania 1838 died 1905 at Hobart Tasmania aged 67.
John born 1839 in Hamilton
Tasmania Australia Died On December 27, 1904, at his residence, 23 little Arthur street, North Hobart, John, the beloved husband of Sarah Burris, and second eldest son of the late Edward and Frances Burris, of Ouse, in
the 65th year oí his Life.
William born Hamilton Tasmania Australia died 1931 Osterely Tasmania Australia in his 89th year.
Walter Charles born 1843 Tasmania Australia died Hobart Tasmania Australia BURRIS. - On July I8, 1928, at Hobart, Thomas, fourth eldest son of the late Edward
and Frances Burris, of Ouse, aged 8O years. At Rest.
Richard born 1844 died 1892 in New Zealand..
Isaac Henry born
1846 died Natimuk Victoria Australia 1916
Charles Arthur Frederick born 25th January
1851 Hamilton, Tasmania, Australia died Gimmerburn New Zealand 22nd Oct 1929. Aged 78.
Eliza Sarah Ann born 16th February 1853 Hamilton Tasmania Australia died
5th January 1912 Aged 58 New Norfolk, Tasmania, Australia.
James Henry born 23 Feb 1855 Hamilton,
Tasmania, Australia, died 10 July 1917 Aged 62 Natimuk, Victoria, Australia BURRIS.-In loving memory of my dear father,
James Burris, who departed this life on July 10, 1917. inserted by his loving daughter Gladys Williams.
Edward died 13th July 1866 Ouse Tasmania Australia. He is buried in Ouse St. John the Baptist Anglican
Frances died 10th November 1887 aged 73.
BURRIS.-On November 10 at her residence Ouse. Frances Burris aged 73 years. Funeral will leave her late residence on SUNDAY 13th at 3.30 p.m. Victorian and New Zealand
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