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Saturday 23 January 2021

Cyril Burrows and Lilian May Manley

Devonport Dockyard - the ropewalk
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Cyril Burrows (b. 1899 in Malta), son of Henry Burrows and Mary Cock married Lilian May Manley (b. 2 Mar 1899 in Devonport, Devon), daughter of William Manley and Jessie Hammacott, in Devonport in 1921.

(Cyril's parents, Henry Burrows (b. 13 Dec 1873 in Whitehouse, Bodmin, Cornwall), Blacksmith and Mary Cock (bap. 21 Aug 1871, in Luxulyan, Cornwall), daughter of Johnathan Cock and Mary Phillips married, in Bodmin, in 1895. Henry Burrows joined the Royal Navy as an Armourer on 19 Apr 1893. The same career path as Lilian's father. On 9 Mar 1898, until 15 Dec 1899, Henry Burrows was assigned to HMS Hibernia (1804). Hibernia was flagship of the British Mediterranean Fleet from 1816 until 1855, then she became the flagship for the Royal Navy's base at Malta, stationed in Grand Harbour, Valetta, Malta. In 1901, the family were living at 64, Admiralty Street, Devonport, but in 1911, while Mary and the children were residing at 9 Highland Terrace, St Budeaux, Devonport, Henry Burrows was with HMS Monmouth (1901), of the China Squadron, at Colombo (Ceylon, now Sri Lanka). Henry Burrows was Invalided on 13 Apr 1916 with the reason given as paralysis agitans, a less common name for Parkinson's disease.)

In 1921, Cyril Burrows (22) Building & Repairing Ships For H M Navy, Son-in-Law, Lilian M Burrows (22) and Cyril M Burrows (2 months) had been living with Lilian's parents, William Manley and Jessie Hammacott, at 4, Garden Estate, St Budeaux, Devonport, Devon.

In 1939, Cyril Burrows (b. 2 May 1899) Inspector Of Shipwrights, wife Lilian and son Cyril Maynard Burrows (b. 24 Apr 1921) Apprentice Shipwright, were living at 35 Oakwood Road, Portsmouth. Cyril's Admiralty appointment was reported in the Portsmouth Evening News of 21 July 1939.

Cyril Burrows died, in Portsmouth, in 1979, aged 80.

Lilian May Burrows died, in Portsmouth, in 1989, at 90.

Cyril Maynard Burrows died, also in Portsmouth, in 2001, also aged 80.