| Re: Burgoine's of Hampton Wick|
Posted by: Martin Elliget on 28/01/2006 12:41:00. Replies: 1. Password: Y.
Not sure if this is of any help to you but found the following selected snippets in The Times re BURGOINE:
Tue 3 Aug 1875
"STEAM LAUNCH ATALANTA, 50ft., to be LET,
for picnics and excursions. Large saloon 10ft. 6in. long, 6ft. high
(water-closet). Terms, five guineas per day, all found. Photo on ap-
plication. Apply C. and A. Burgoine, Boat Builders, Hampton-wick
Thu 4 Nov 1875
"A ROYAL BARGE.- Messrs. C. and A. Burgoine,
boat builders, Kingston, have just built a Royal barge,
which is to be stationed at Virginia Water for Royal use.
The vessel is 32ft. 6in. long, and has a 6ft. 2in. beam.
The interior is mahogany, grained to represent walnut,
and the exterior teak, painted white, with scroll work in
gold. The inside hangings are of green silk, with gold
mouldings, the panels being adorned with rich carvings
representing the rose, shamrock, and thistle. The back
board bears the Royal Arms beautifully carved in maho-
gany. Over the State-room is a green silk canopy, with
elliptic top, supported by six fluted columns, each having
an ornamental base. On the gunwales of the barge are
large brass dolphins, whose curled tails form convenient
rowlocks. The figure-head also consists of a dolphin, carved
in mahogany and etched with gold. A brass serpent tiller
is fixed to the rudder, which has an ornamental head."
Fri 20 Oct 1876
W. E. Burgoine, of Kingston, mentioned in report of scullers' race.
Wed 24 Jul 1878
Similar ad to Atalanta above but also steam launch Amazon.
Tue 31 Jul 1883
"FOR SALE, STEAM LAUNCH TARTAR, 35ft.
long, 7ft. 8in. beam, in first-rate order, and suitable for sea or
river. To be seen at Burgoine, Hampton-wick."
Tue 30 Jan 1885
"HENLEY REGATTA - STEAM LAUNCHES to
be LET: Formosa, Atalanta, and Electra. For terms apply
to C. and A. Burgoine, Hampton-wick."
Wed 16 May 1888
THE BARCELONA EXHIBITION, May 13
"..some good types of Thames outriggers, centre-
boards, &c., are shown by Messrs. Burgoine,
J. Turk, and other firms."
Fri 1 Dec 1905
Mentioned in inquiry into wreck of the ketch Albatross (24 Aug 1904). The ketch was
"owned by Messrs. William Burgoine and John Start, of 7, Brunswick-terrace, Plymouth."
Fri 12 May 1911
"CHANCERY CHAMBERS.- ..At 11 to 11:30:
-Re Alfred Burgoine (Ltd.) (Allcard v. The Company)."
Thu 1 Feb 1912
Report on the suggestion of a scheme for the prevention of flooding in the Thames Valley by "Mr. Alfred
Burgoine, boat-builder, of Kingston."
Sat 8 Jan 1927
BURGOINE.- On Jan. 6, 1927, peacefully in his
sleep at Riverside, Hampton Wick. ALFRED THOMAS
BURGOINE, aged 81 years. Service, St. John's, Hampton
Wick, 1.30 p.m., Monday, Jan. 10. Interment Ted-
Mon 8 Jul 1940
"OLD TIMBERED MALTHOUSE, converted. Safe
area, shelter; 3-5 rooms, kitchen and bath, fitted
basins; hot water; garden to river; 38s. 6d. per week;
2 minutes Station.- BURGOINE, Hampton wick. Kin.
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