The life and times of Octavious Skinner Burton – cavalryman and police officer

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 Octavius skinner burton was my great grandfathers brother,they lived in Beaumaris, Anglesey Wales. his father was Francis Pierpoint Burton

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Yes, the Burtons were an interesting family with strong Irish antecedents as well.  Burton, a Victorian policeman and contemporary of Robert O'Hara Burke,  is buried in St. Kilda cemetery.  Like Burke, he also served in the Austrian Army before emigrating to Australia.

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