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Cecil Stanley Burney

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Cecil Stanley Burney (1884-1964) of Burney and Blackburne

1884 Born in Cookham[1]

1911 Living at Durrent Farm, Northchurch, Berkhamstead (age 26 born Cookham Dean) a Motor Engineer at Rudge-Whitworth, Coventry. With his widowed (married for 28 years) mother Gertrude Mary Burney (age 53 born Newton, Derbyshire), and with his brother Edward Alexander Burney (age 25 born Newton Longville, Bletchley), a Motor Engineer at Godfrey Nash, Hendon. Two servants. [2]

c.1913 Formed Burney and Blackburne with his brother Alick, which made motorcycles.

1919 Engagement announced between Cecil Stanley Burney (late Captain R.N.) son of the late James Edward Burney and of Mrs. Burney, Durrants, Northchurch, Berkhampstead and Margaret Evelyn daughter of R. H. Mallett, 17 Carlyle Mansions, Cheyne Walk, SW3 [3]

By 1923 was an Associate Member of the Institution of Automobile Engineers when he registered with the Appointments Bureau seeking a position in the motor trade[4]

1929 Aviators certificate No 8713 from the Brooklands School[5] at the age of 45.

1964 of Witley, Godalming when he died

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. 1911 Census
  3. The Times, Tuesday, Dec 02, 1919
  4. Mechanical engineer records
  5. Flight, October 25, 1929