'Burdon2'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Burden of Auchingarrich, Burdon of Castle Eden, Burden of Feddal, Burdon of Stockton-upon-Tees

                               
Thomas Burdon of Stockton-upon-Tees, co. Durham (a temp Edward IV who r. 1461-1483)
1. Thomas Burdon of Stockton (d before 14.04.1538)
  A. Robert Burdon (a temp Henry VIII who r. 1509-1547)
  i. ?? Burdon
  a. William Burdon, Mayor of Stockton (a 1621)
  m. Anne
  (1) Henry Burdon of Stockton-upon-Tees (d 1632)
  m. Elizabeth Wetherell (dau of Giles Wetherell)
  (A) Rowland Burdon, Mayor of Stockton-upon-Tees (d 1657)
  m. Elizabeth Swainston (dau of John Swainston)
  (i) George Burdon of Stockton-upon-Tees (bpt 03.12.1648, d 1681)
  m. Elizabeth Hutchinson (dau of William Hutchinson of Frimdon or Trimdon)
  (a) Rowland Burdon of Sedgefield, co. Durham (bpt 01.1679, d 1750, Rev.)
  m. Sarah Reeve (dau of John Reeve of Great Milton son of Anne, sister of Francis Nourse of Wood Eaton
((1)) Rowland Burdon, 1st of Castle Eden, co. Durham (d 25.10.1786)
  m. (26.08.1755) Elizabeth Smith (dau of George Smith of Burnhall, 'Bishop of Durham', by Christian, dau of Rev. Hilkiah Bedford of Cambridge)
  ((A)) Rowland Burdon, 2nd of Castle Eden (b c1757, d 17.09.1838, MP)
  m1. (27.06.1780) Margaret Brandling (d 17.021791, dau of Charles Brandling of Gosforth)
  ((i)) Elizabeth Burdon (b 18.01.1783, d 30.1.1791)
  m2. (20.02.1794) Cotsford Mathews (dau/heir of Gen. Richard Mathews)
  ((ii)) Rowland Burdon, 3rd of Castle Eden (b 16.08.1802, dsp 19.04.1875)
  m. (19.05.1831) Anne Malet
  ((iii)) John Burdon, 4th of Castle Eden (b 14.10.1811, rector) had issue
  m. (13.02.1847) Elizabeth Anne Hale (d 26.05.1878, dau of Henry Hale son of General John of Plantation)
  ((iv)) Cotsford Burdon (b 04.08.1815) had issue
  m. (19.04.1852) Eleanor Margaret Jane Pemberton Thompson (d 05.04.1876, dau of Thomas Thompason of Bishopswearmouth)
  ((v)) Elizabeth Anne Burdon (dsp 25.02.1826)
m. Sir Thomas Henry Browne of Bronwylfa (Lt. General)
  ((vi))+ other issue - Frances (b 1804-5, d 03.02.1867), Mary Cotsford
  (b)+ other issue (dvp)
  (ii) Henry Burdon (d 1712-3)
  (a) Rowland Burdon 'of Stockton-on-Tees'
  m. (05.01.1716) Mary Lackenby ('dau/heir of Nicholas Lackenby of Norton & Billingham')
  ((1)) Mary Burdon (d 12.1780)
  m. (29.12.1743) William Webster of Whitby
  ((2))+ other issue (dvp)
  (iii)+ "several daughters"
  (B) Alice Burdon
  m. John Jessop, Mayor of Stockton
  (C) Elizabeth Burdon
  m. Simon Harrison
  (D)+ other issue - John (d 1643), Isabel
  (2)+ other issue
  B. Alyson Burdon
  m. William Walker
  C.+ other sons
2. son

 

 

'The Genealogist' suggests that the following family's name "was probably taken from a place in the county of Durham, now called Burdon, but is met with in Scotland soon after the middle of the thirteenth century.
John 'Dow' Burden of Auchingarrich in Stravan (d before 05.07.1578)
1. John Burden of Auchingarrich (a 1582)
  A. John Burden of Auchingarrich
m. Sybilla Drummond (dau of John Drummond of Boreland, of family of Concraig)
  i. James Burden of Auchingarrich (minister)
  m. Agnes Murray (dau of Andrew Murray of Lecop (Lochlane), son of a son of William (sb David?) Murray of Tullibardine by Margaret Colquhoun)
  a. Henry Burden in Easter Feddal (d before 03.02.1647)
  m. Janet Burden (dau/coheir of William Burden of Feddal Myne) @1@ below
  (1) James Burden of Feddal & Auchingarrich (d 10.1710)
  m. Margaret Drummond ("said to be a daughter of James, Earl of Perth")
  (A) James Burden of Feddal
Nisbet identifies James's wife as Mary Drummond but 'The Genealogist' identifies her as ...
  m. Elizabeth Skene
  (i) Margaret Burden (b 26.05.1709, dsp after 11.06.1772)
  m. (mcrt 30.01.1736) Archibald Menzies of Shian
  (ii) Ann Burden (b 17.05.1712, d by 1771)
  Nisbet identifies Ann's husband as Robert Campbell of Torrie, son of Archibald, a younger son of John of Dunstaffnage. 'The Genealogist' identifies him as ...
  m. Robert Campbell of Torry (son of John of Torry son of Archibald son of John of Dunstaffnage)
  (iii) Elizabeth Burden 
  m. (mcrt 14.02.1738) John Campbell in Perth
  (a) James Campbell (b 23.01.1739)
  (iv)+ other issue (dvpsp?) - James (b 05.02.1705), George (b 25.11.1707), William (b 08.02.1711) mentioned by Nisbet but not by 'The Genealogist'
  (B) Archibald Burden in Edinburgh (goldsmith & engraver)
  m. Margaret Dalziel
(i) Katherine Burden (bpt 25.09.1717)
  (C) William Burden in France
  ii. William Burden of Feddal Myne (a 1630)
  a. Margaret Burden
  m1. James Short in Craigforth
  (1) Margaret Short of Auchingarrich
  m2. (before 13.03.1634) John Burden (son/heir of Duncan Burden in Craigneich) @2@ just below
  b. Janet Burden
  m. Henry Burden @1@ above
  iii. Duncan Burden in Craigneich
  a. John Burden
  m. Margaret Burden @2@ just above

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (originally uploaded 16.09.12 to BZmisc15) : Commoners (vol 1, 'Burdon of Castle Eden', p359+), BLG1886 ('Burdon of Castle Eden')
(2) For lower section : Nisbet's 'Heraldic Plates' (1892, 'Burden of Feddal and Auchingarrich', p156), 'The Genealogist' (vol 3, 'Burden of Auchingarrich and Feddal', p145+)
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