Peter Burnett


Personal and Family Information

Peter was born on 18 NOV 1843 in Kinnaird, Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland, the son of Robert Burnett and Janet Penman.

He died in 1924 in Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England.

He had two marriages/partners. His first wife was Susan Bourne, who he married on 28 MAR 1873 in Dover, Kent, England. Their four known children were Janet Mary (c1875->1900), James Robert (1881-1882), Peter (1883-1883) and Marian (1887-1889).

His second wife was Fanny Bourne, who he married in 1885. The place has not been found. Their eight known children were Martha (1895-?), Stanley (1897-1968), Benjamin (1899-1984), Sarah Ann (1901-1901), Robert (1903-1979), Peter (1906-1991), Annie (1907-?) and Alexander (1908-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


Peter Burnett


Robert Burnett


Janet Penman


Alexander Penman


William Penman


Janet Izat


Mary Borrowman


John Borrowman


Jean Love



Birth18 NOV 1843
Place: Kinnaird, Larbert, Stirlingshire, Scotland
Place: Chesterfield, Derbyshire, England


OccupationPolice Sergeant


Note 1

!Source: 1851 Census Larbert

Peter Burnet, son, male, 8, , Larbert Stirlingshire

!Source: Peter Burnett of [Source given as death certificate].

I couldn't find a birth or babtism record for Peter except as given by above source.

Notes from above source:

1st. Marriage to SUSAN BOURNE - 28/3/1873 at Dover. 2nd. Marriage to FANNY BOURNE-December Qtr. 1885. Served in Gordon Highlanders --25/5/1859-14/8/1873. Served in Police Service --June 1876 -- June 1902.