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Burgess Collection

Background imageBurgess Collection: Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh

Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh
Mels Scottish Tour - Royal Burgess Golfing Society of Edinburgh. The club, at Barnton is the next oldest golf club in the world to Royal Blackheath having been formed in 1735. Date: 1935

Background imageBurgess Collection: Errigal Mountain

Errigal Mountain (1870). Burgess, James Howard 1817-1890. Date: 1870

Background imageBurgess Collection: Brigham Young - Mormon Leader and Wives

Brigham Young - Mormon Leader and Wives
Brigham Young (1801-1877) - Leader in the Latter Day Saint movement and American settler. President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (The Mormons) from 1847 until 1877

Background imageBurgess Collection: Ks Ranjitsinhji and C B Fry, cricketers

Ks Ranjitsinhji and C B Fry, cricketers
The leading batsmen of the year in 1901, cricketers K.S. Ranjitsinhji (1872-1933) and C.B. Fry (Charles Burgess Fry 1872-1956)

Background imageBurgess Collection: Suffragette Coronation Procession 1911 Souvenir

Suffragette Coronation Procession 1911 Souvenir
A souvenir and programme of the Womens Coronation Procession, 17th June, 1911, giving details of the Pageants. The Suffrage Societies taking part and the routes

Background imageBurgess Collection: Dundalk Bay

Dundalk Bay. Burgess, James Howard 1817-1890

Background imageBurgess Collection: James Burgess

James Burgess, the railway guard who was part of the gang that took part in the bullion robbery on the South-Eastern railway on the night of 15 May 1855

Background imageBurgess Collection: Vale of Aber, near Bangor, North Wales

Vale of Aber, near Bangor, North Wales. Burgess, James Howard c.1810-1890

Background imageBurgess Collection: Burgess Meredith / B Lion

Burgess Meredith / B Lion
BURGESS MEREDITH American character actor

Background imageBurgess Collection: Photograph of Brewers Arms, Burgess Hill, Sussex

Photograph of Brewers Arms, Burgess Hill, Sussex. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Corner on view of the pub

Background imageBurgess Collection: Photograph of Potters Arms, Burgess Hill, Sussex

Photograph of Potters Arms, Burgess Hill, Sussex. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageBurgess Collection: Charles Burgess Fry

Charles Burgess Fry

Background imageBurgess Collection: RMS Titanic in memoriam handkerchief

RMS Titanic in memoriam handkerchief
RMS Titanic - post-disaster in memoriam souvenir handkerchief to the Captain, mates, crew of the ill fated Titanic, printed by S. Burgess of the Strand. Date: circa 1912

Background imageBurgess Collection: Advert, Parkes steel digging forks and draining tools

Advert, Parkes steel digging forks and draining tools
Advert, Messrs Burgess and Key, wholesale agents for Parkes steel digging forks and draining tools Date: 1856

Background imageBurgess Collection: Donald Maclean, English diplomat and KGB spy

Donald Maclean, English diplomat and KGB spy
Donald Duart Maclean (1913-1983), the former English Foreign Office diplomat and member of the Cambridge Spies, who spied for the KGB during the Second World War and beyond

Background imageBurgess Collection: Waifs and Strays Boys Home, Burgess Hill

Waifs and Strays Boys Home, Burgess Hill
Inmates of the Waifs and Strays Society Boys Home, Burgess Hill, Sussex. Date: 1922

Background imageBurgess Collection: Photograph of Weald PH, Burgess Hill, Sussex

Photograph of Weald PH, Burgess Hill, Sussex. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Right face on view of the pub

Background imageBurgess Collection: Photograph of Junction Inn, Burgess Hill, Sussex

Photograph of Junction Inn, Burgess Hill, Sussex. The main side of the print (shown here) depicts: Left Face on view of the pub

Background imageBurgess Collection: Baden Powell and Charles Burgess Fry

Baden Powell and Charles Burgess Fry
General Baden Powell and Charles Burgess Fry sitting in the back of an open car. At this time Fry (who is best remembered as a cricketer)

Background imageBurgess Collection: Song by Burgess, Sweet are the flow rs that deck the field

Song by Burgess, Sweet are the flow rs that deck the field
Sheet music, song by Henry Burgess, Sweet are the flow rs that deck the field. circa 1758

Background imageBurgess Collection: Yorkshire Fisherfolk

Yorkshire Fisherfolk. circa early 20th century

Background imageBurgess Collection: Burgess Preaches

Burgess Preaches
Satirical illustration of the eccentric Presbyterian preacher Daniel Burgess (1645 - 1713) Date: circa 1690

Background imageBurgess Collection: North Street, Ditchling, Sussex

North Street, Ditchling, Sussex
North Street, Ditchling, Hassocks, near Burgess Hill, Sussex, England. Date: 1900s

Background imageBurgess Collection: St Peters Church, Henfield, Sussex

St Peters Church, Henfield, Sussex
St Peters Church, Henfield, near Burgess Hill, Sussex, England. Date: 1908

Background imageBurgess Collection: Suffrage Demonstration N. U. W. S.s 1908

Suffrage Demonstration N. U. W. S.s 1908
A souvenir of the Womens Suffrage March and Mass Meeting at the Albert Hall, Saturday, June 13, 1908. Gives details of the march from Embankment to the Albert Hall

Background imageBurgess Collection: John Burgess Karslake

John Burgess Karslake
Sir John Burgess Karslake (1821 1881), English lawyer and politician. Caption: Jack. Date: 1873

Background imageBurgess Collection: Cricket Charles Burgess Fry

Cricket Charles Burgess Fry
The Cricketer Charles Burgess Fry Date: 1898

Background imageBurgess Collection: Anthony Burgess 1917-93

Anthony Burgess 1917-93
ANTHONY BURGESS British novelist, critic and composer. Also active as a librettist, poet, playwright, screenwriter, journalist, essayist and broadcaster Date: 1917 - 1993

Background imageBurgess Collection: Cahan Abbey, with the OCahan Tomb, Dungiven, Co. Londonderry

Cahan Abbey, with the OCahan Tomb, Dungiven, Co. Londonderry
Cahan Abbey, with the O Cahan Tomb, Dungiven, Co. Londonderry. Formerly Dungiven Church, Co. Londonderry.. Burgess, James Howard c.1810-1890

Background imageBurgess Collection: Belfast Lough from Sydenham

Belfast Lough from Sydenham. Burgess, James Howard 1817-1890

Background imageBurgess Collection: Start of the speed handicap final at the aerial derby, Hendo

Start of the speed handicap final at the aerial derby, Hendon, 8 June 1912. From left: Cody (Michelin Cup Biplane), Raynham (ABC Burgess-Wright) and Turner (Grahame-White Biplane)

Background imageBurgess Collection: Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith (1888-1989)

Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith (1888-1989)
Thomas Octave Murdoch Sopwith, 1888-1989, in a Burgess Wright biplane. 1911. Date: 1989

Background imageBurgess Collection: Anomalocaris canadensis

Anomalocaris canadensis
Reconstruction of a 520 million year old predatory marine species from the Middle Cambrian, Burgess Shale in British Columbia, Canada

Background imageBurgess Collection: Marpolia spissa, fossilised algae

Marpolia spissa, fossilised algae
A fossilised type of green algae, possible filamentous cyanobacteria (Marpolia spissa), approximately 12 mm in height. This specimen was discovered in the Middle Cambrian, Burgess Shale, Canada

Background imageBurgess Collection: Thomas Burgess, Bishop 2

Thomas Burgess, Bishop 2
THOMAS BURGESS Anglican bishop of St Davids and subsequently of Salisbury. Date: 1756 - 1837

Background imageBurgess Collection: Thomas Burgess, Bishop 1

Thomas Burgess, Bishop 1
THOMAS BURGESS Anglican bishop of St Davids and subsequently of Salisbury. with his autograph when at St Davids Date: 1756 - 1837

Background imageBurgess Collection: Daniel Burgess

Daniel Burgess
DANIEL BURGESS Nonconformist churchman, noted preacher. Date: 1645 - 1713

Background imageBurgess Collection: The American Champion Yacht Puritan

The American Champion Yacht Puritan. Modelled by Edward Burgess, of Boston, Mass. Winner of the Two Races for the Americas Cup against the English Cutter Genesta at New York, Sept

Background imageBurgess Collection: Death of Conan

Death of Conan
Conan, a burgess (political official) of the city of Rouen, is thrown from the top of a high tower by Henry, brother of William II (Rufus) of England

Background imageBurgess Collection: Estate Agent / Sidcup / Kent

Estate Agent / Sidcup / Kent
The exterior of the shop or office of W G Burgess - House, Estate and Land Agent - in Station Road, Sidcup, Kent Date: 1914

Background imageBurgess Collection: William Thomas Burgess, Channel swimmer

William Thomas Burgess, Channel swimmer
William Thomas Burgess (right) at Walmer after his successful channel swim, which took place on 5-6 September 1911. He was the second person to swim the channel after Captain Matthew Webb in 1875

Background imageBurgess Collection: C. B. Fry, 1902

C. B. Fry, 1902
Photograph of Charles Burgess Fry (1872-1956), the English all-round sportsman, pictured in his Southampton Football Club kit in 1902

Background imageBurgess Collection: Stiebel / Cotton Congress

Stiebel / Cotton Congress
Stiebel-designed dress of British cotton styled for the International Cotton Congress in Manchester. Checked chambray by Burgess Ledward used for the skirt & stole

Background imageBurgess Collection: Cross Channel Swim Race

Cross Channel Swim Race
Four swimmers - Mew, miss Kellermann of Australia, Burgess and Holbein - try to swim the Channel but adverse weather forces them one by one to abandon the race

Background imageBurgess Collection: YACHT VOLUNTEER

YACHT VOLUNTEER
The American yacht Volunteer, contender for the Americas Cup 1887 : with General Paine, owner; Edward Burgess, designer; Captain Stone

Background imageBurgess Collection: C B Fry (Sportsman)

C B Fry (Sportsman)
CHARLES BURGESS FRY (1872-1956) British sportsman. Represented England at both cricket and football Described as...probably the most variously gifted Englishman of any age



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