Sir Charles Dennistoun Burney, 2nd Bt.1

M, #189731, b. 28 December 1888, d. 11 November 1968
Last Edited=8 Feb 2011
     Sir Charles Dennistoun Burney, 2nd Bt. was born on 28 December 1888.1 He was the son of Admiral Sir Cecil Burney, 1st Bt. and Lucinda Marion Burnett. He married Gladys High, daughter of George Henry High, on 15 March 1921.1 He died on 11 November 1968 at age 79.1
     Sir Charles Dennistoun Burney, 2nd Bt. usually went by his middle name of Dennistoun.1 He gained the rank of Commander in the Royal Navy.1 He was appointed Companion, Order of St. Michael and St. George (C.M.G.) in 1917.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) for Uxbridge between 1922 and 1929.1 Between 1923 and 1929 he designed and built the R100 airship.1 Between 1929 and 1930 he built the first rear-engine streamlined car.1 He succeeded as the 2nd Baronet Burney, of Preston Candover, co. Southampton [U.K., 1921] on 5 June 1929.1 He was the inventor of the explosive paravane and the protector paravane.1 He designed first recoil-less rifle during the Second World War.1
Between 1946 and 1950 he initiated stern trawling and refrigeration in fishing vessels.1 He has an extensive biographical entry in the Dictionary of National Biography.2
     

Child of Sir Charles Dennistoun Burney, 2nd Bt. and Gladys High

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S18] Matthew H.C.G., editor, Dictionary of National Biography on CD-ROM (Oxford, U.K.: Oxford University Press, 1995). Hereinafter cited as Dictionary of National Biography.

George Henry High1

M, #189732
Last Edited=1 May 2006
     George Henry High lived at Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A.G.1

Child of George Henry High

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Gladys High1

F, #189733, d. 1982
Last Edited=1 May 2006
     Gladys High was the daughter of George Henry High.1 She married Sir Charles Dennistoun Burney, 2nd Bt., son of Admiral Sir Cecil Burney, 1st Bt. and Lucinda Marion Burnett, on 15 March 1921.1 She died in 1982.1
     From 15 March 1921, her married name became Burney.

Child of Gladys High and Sir Charles Dennistoun Burney, 2nd Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sir Cecil Denniston Burney, 3rd Bt.1

M, #189734, b. 8 January 1923, d. 19 April 2002
Last Edited=8 Feb 2011
     Sir Cecil Denniston Burney, 3rd Bt. was born on 8 January 1923.1 He was the son of Sir Charles Dennistoun Burney, 2nd Bt. and Gladys High. He married Hazel Marguerite Coleman, daughter of Thurman Coleman, on 5 September 1957.1 He died on 19 April 2002 at age 79.1
     He was educated at Eton College, Windsor, Berkshire, EnglandG. He fought in the Second World War, in the Royal Naval Volunteer Reserves.1 He was educated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, EnglandG.1 He was managing director and chairman of Northern Motors between 1951 and 1972.1 He held the office of Member of the Legislative Council (M.L.C.) [Northern Rhodesia] between 1959 and 1964.1 He was a director of Security Building between 1959 and 1971.1 He held the office of Member of Parliament (M.P.) [Zambia] between 1964 and 1968.1 He succeeded as the 3rd Baronet Burney, of Preston Candover, co. Southampton [U.K., 1921] on 11 November 1968.1 He was a director of Mount Martin Gold Mines from 1985 to 1987.

Children of Sir Cecil Denniston Burney, 3rd Bt. and Hazel Marguerite Coleman

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Thurman Coleman1

M, #189735
Last Edited=1 May 2006
     Thurman Coleman lived at Weymouth, Dorset, EnglandG.1

Child of Thurman Coleman

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]


Hazel Marguerite Coleman1

F, #189736
Last Edited=1 May 2006
     Hazel Marguerite Coleman is the daughter of Thurman Coleman.1 She married, firstly, Trevor Etienne Bruno de Hamel before 1957.1 She married, secondly, Sir Cecil Denniston Burney, 3rd Bt., son of Sir Charles Dennistoun Burney, 2nd Bt. and Gladys High, on 5 September 1957.1
     Dorset.1 Formerly w of Trevor Etienne Bruno de Hamel and yr.1 Her married name became Burney. From before 1957, her married name became Hamel.1 She lived in 2003 at 5 Lyall Street, London, EnglandG.1

Children of Hazel Marguerite Coleman and Sir Cecil Denniston Burney, 3rd Bt.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Trevor Etienne Bruno de Hamel1

M, #189737
Last Edited=1 May 2006
     Trevor Etienne Bruno de Hamel married Hazel Marguerite Coleman, daughter of Thurman Coleman, before 1957.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Philip Julian Gerard Burney1

M, #189738, b. 28 March 1961
Last Edited=8 Feb 2011
     Philip Julian Gerard Burney was born on 28 March 1961.1 He is the son of Sir Cecil Denniston Burney, 3rd Bt. and Hazel Marguerite Coleman.1
     Philip Julian Gerard Burney usually went by his middle name of Julian.1

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]

Sybil Katherine Burney1

F, #189739, d. 3 August 1955
Last Edited=10 Jun 2017
     Sybil Katherine Burney was the daughter of Admiral Sir Cecil Burney, 1st Bt. and Lucinda Marion Burnett.1 She married, firstly, Arthur Corry Gotto, son of Arthur Gotto, on 29 December 1905.1 She married, secondly, Commander Clive Neville-Rolfe, son of Charles William Neville-Rolfe and Fanny Kunigunda Clive Keppel, on 24 March 1917.1 She died on 3 August 1955, leaving issue.1
     She was appointed Officer, Order of the British Empire (O.B.E.)1 From 29 December 1905, her married name became Gotto. From 24 March 1917, her married name became Neville-Rolfe.

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]
  2. [S7449] Arthur Charles Fox-Davies, editor, Armorial Families: A directory of gentlemen of coat-armour (Rutland, VT, USA: Charles E Tuttle, 1970), page 1429. Hereinafter cited as Armorial Families.

Arthur Gotto1

M, #189740
Last Edited=1 May 2006
     Arthur Gotto lived at Belfast, County Antrim, IrelandG.1 He was registered as a Certified Engineer (C.E.)1

Child of Arthur Gotto

Citations

  1. [S37] BP2003 volume 1, page 593. See link for full details for this source. Hereinafter cited as. [S37]