George Melville BURLINSON

Date of Birth: 
10 Feb 1854
Date of Death: 
4 Jun 1920

George was born in Kent, England.

He married Alicia Jackson (born at Birmingham, England in 1865) at Taupiri in 1884.

They had five sons and one daughter.

George van der Graaf served in WW1 and died of dsease in Egypt in 1915.

James served with the AIF, Maurice with the Canadians and Robert with NZ all in WW1.

Frank served with Australia in WW2.

George is shown as a freeholder on the Douglas block in the Manawatu 1880 to 1890.

In the early 1890's he is a teacher in the Auckland region.

By 1896 he is the Manager of the Industrial School at Caversham in Dunedin.

By 1911 he is a Civil Servant at the Boy's Industrial Farm at Weraroa.

He retired to Auckland by 1919.


Relatives mentioned in profile: 
George Melville Burlinson, Nathan Burlinson, Grace Georgina Dick, Alicia Griffith Jackson, James Jackson, Fanny Brittain Chapman, George van der Graaf Burlinson, James Melville Burlinson, Gwendolene Rosa Pretoria Brightman, Maurice Alfred Burlinson, Margaret Scougall, Margaret Bishop, Louise Otis, Robert Archibald Burlinson, Eleanor Jane Driscoll, Grace Dorothea Burlinson, Fritz Starke, George Rupert Francis (Frank) Burlinson, Edna Marshall Liggins.