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 History of the Bean Family Page 13.

[ Burton family contd. ]

acted as adjutant to the Royal Marines, banded for the protection of the British Factories at Conton River, and at the capture of all the main defences at the assault of and entry into Canton and received the thanks of the Senior Naval Officer present. He was some time on ? Japan. Retired as a general: and died 20 March ...
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History of the Bean Family Page 13.
[ Burton family contd. ]
acted as adjutant to the Royal Marines, banded for the protection of the British Factories at Conton River, and at the capture of all the main defences at the assault of and entry into Canton and received the thanks of the Senior Naval Officer present. He was some time on ? Japan. Retired as a general: and died 20 March 1900.
His son Willoughby Seymour Burton is a retired Major in the 4th Kings Own Lancashire Regt. but is at present serving, though I do not know exactly in what capacity, abroad in france in the present Great War (1917).

2nd Lavinia, daughter of Harriet and Wm. Burton, born in Hants 4 Nov 1798, died unmarried at Bath 18 May 1864.

3rd William Geoffrey Pollard, born in Hants 16 May 1791. He became Rector of St Thomas in the Vale, Jamaica for 30 years. Died at Spanish Town, Jamaica, 29 July 1847. His ? erected at monument to his memory. He married first Elizabeth, widow of Rev. Ledwitch in 1817; she died about 1823 leaving no children. Secondly he married Elizabeth Raven Lord; their eldest daugher Emma Lord Burton married Miles Branthiwayt ? Beevor and has 3 daughters, all married. The third daughter Harriet Frances, married, married Edwin Bryant.


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