Typical jobs for Burghers
Hard-working people, the Burghers. 12 worked in farming, according to the 1901 Census.
Where most Burghers lived
In the 1900s, you’d probably bump into a Burgher in Orkney.
Burghers’ criminal history
It seems all Burghers were law-abiding. We found no criminal records.
Burghers in World War I
According to the World War I records, 1 Burghers served in the First World War.