Henry Burling

Henry Burling[1]

Male 1807 - 1911  (103 years)

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  • Name Henry Burling 
    Born 05 Oct 1807  Stratford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    New Zealand Centenarian
    New Zealand Centenarian
    Mr Burling's Birthplace
    Relatives disagree
    Relatives disagree
    Christened 25 Oct 1807  West Ham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1842  Otere, Wadestown, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Otari or Otere
    Otari or Otere
    Friend of the Maoris
    Friend of the Maoris
    Alt. Birth 1911  Stratford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Henry liked to say he was born in 1800 or 1801. 
    Mr. Henry Burlings of Waterfalls, Wairarapa
    Mr. Henry Burlings of Waterfalls, Wairarapa
    Who is the oldest person in the Dominion
    Who is the oldest person in the Dominion
    It probably wasn't Henry.
    A Memorable Life
    A Memorable Life
    Smoked for 92 years
    Smoked for 92 years
    Eleven Decades Old
    Eleven Decades Old
    Died 17 Sep 1911  Waikanae, Kapiti Coast, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Obituary Mr. Henry Burling
    Obituary Mr. Henry Burling
    Death of Centarian
    Death of Centarian
    Buried 20 Sep 1911  Otaki Cemetery, Otaki. Kapiti Coast, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Headstone Otaki Cemetery
    Headstone Otaki Cemetery
    In Loving Memory of Henry Burling, born 1 May 1801, died 17 Sept. 1911, aged 110. Arrived NZ 1842. Gone but not forgotten (Dowdall,P.N.)
    Plot: Block B Row 8
    Person ID I14809  Frost Family
    Last Modified 13 Jan 2011 

    Family Mary Worsley,   b. 16 Jan 1801, Southwark, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1864, Featherston, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 63 years) 
    Married 27 Jan 1839  Stepney, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Immigration 01 May 1842  Port Nicholson, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location 
    The "LONDON" 700 tons, sailed from Gravesend on 2nd January 1842 - arrived Port Nicholson 1st May 1842.
    Passengers Included
    Burling Henry 31
    Burling Mary 32
    Burling Caroline 14
    Burling Henry 10
    Burling Rose 7
    Burling Alfred 4
    Burling Charles 3 Died at sea
    Burling Arthur 9 mths
    Note :These will have been the "ages" when they applied. If Arthur (George Arthur) was 9 months they must have applied in Dec 1840 or Jan 1841. Henry was already having problems with his age. 
    Children 
     1. Caroline Burling,   b. Abt 1827, West Ham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Henry Burling,   b. 24 Dec 1831, Stratford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1916, Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
    +3. Rosetta Burling,   b. Abt 1834, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Aug 1899, Dalefield, Carterton, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 65 years)
    +4. Alfred Burling,   b. 21 Jan 1837, Westham, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1903, Wairarapa Hospital, Masterton, Wairarapa, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years)
     5. Charles Burling,   b. 17 Sep 1838, Stratford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1842, on board ship London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
    +6. George Arthur Burling,   b. 20 Mar 1840, Chapel Place, Stratford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1915, 19 Kent Tce, Wellington City, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    +7. Sarah Ann Burling,   b. 1 Aug 1843, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Oct 1916, Featherston, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +8. William James Burling,   b. Abt Mar 1846, Greytown, Wairarapa, Wellington, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1909, New Zealand Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years)
    Photos
    Mary and Henry Burling
    Mary and Henry Burling
    Last Modified 9 May 2017 
    Family ID F13953  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsDied - 17 Sep 1911 - Waikanae, Kapiti Coast, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 20 Sep 1911 - Otaki Cemetery, Otaki. Kapiti Coast, Wellington, New Zealand Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Henry Burling
    Henry Burling
    Henry Burling
    Henry Burling
    Henry Burling
    Henry Burling

  • Sources 
    1. [S13465] Scott Lindsay Barker, (http://homepages.slingshot.co.nz/~scottbarker/index.htm).

    2. [S293] BDM NZ Historical Records, (http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.identityservices.govt.nz/home/), 1911/6101 (Reliability: 2), 17 Sep 1911.
      Burling Henry aged 110Y