Robert Clyde Burton

Born:Aug 15 1905 In:  Queensland, Australia
Died:Aug 16 1989 (at age 84)


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Immediate family

<Private> Burton (born Wallace)
His spouse
Robert Burton
His father
Edith Mary Burton (born Keene)
His mother
Herbert Ashmore Burton
His brother
Edna Marjorie Wallace (born Burton)
His sister
Edith Lilian Burton
His sister


Birth Ref:-1905/3389

Marriage Ref:-1928/2931

Death Ref:-1989/

WEDDINGS. Courier Mail Thursday 8 March 1928


At St. Peter's Church of England, West End, on February 18, Mr. Robert Clyde Burton (eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Burton, Cambooya) was married to Miss Thelma Matilda Wallace (only daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Wallace, Myee, Granville-street, West End). The Rev. J. M. Teale offciated. The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a frock of ivory mariette, the bodice being beaded in crystal, with a spray of orange blossoms on the left shoulder, while the double skirt was scalloped and beaded, with a large white taffeta bow hanging from the side. The veil, which was lent by Mrs. S. Wallace, Mondura (cousin oE the bride), was worn in cap fashion, with a wreath of orange blossom; and finished with clusters of ribbon. The bride carried a shower bouquet of white asters and dahlias, tied with white tulle and long white satin streamers. Miss Edna Burton (sister of the bridgroom) wore a frock of powder blue crepe de Chine, beaded in gold, with a French pleated skirt. Miss Jean Edmonds (cousin of the bride), who also attended as brides maid, was frocked in powder blue crepe de Chine, trimmed with tiny frills of white lace. Both maids wore pale blue tulle headbands, and carried bouquets of roses and asters tied with white satin streamers. Mr. Stanley Wallace (brother of the bride) acted as best man. At the conclusion of the ceremony a recep tion was held at the home of the bride's parents, where Mrs. Wallace received the guests wearing a frock of beige crepe da Chine, and a hat to tone. Mrs. Burton (the bridegroom's mother) was gowned, in brown crepe de Chine, with a hat to harmonise. Mr. and Mrs. Burton left' for Townsville on February

Queensland, Australia, Electoral Roll 1934, 8 Corbett st, West End, postal official

Queensland, Australia, Electoral Roll 1949, 53 Thomas st., West End, telegraphist

Queensland, Australia, Electoral Roll 1959, 119 Morehead ave., Norman Park, telegraphist

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