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Alfred Burton, Canon

Canon Burton is mentioned in the third part of volume one of Early Days as being on the Council of the RWAHS. He was published in its journal, Early Days, from Part 2 of Volume 1 onwards.

SLWA has a PDF page describing its holdings for the Canon. The introduction:
BURTON, Alfred, Canon (1865-1947)
Canon Alfred Burton was a well-known clergyman. Author of History of Swan District and History of Hale School and noted for his historical research in church beginnings in WA. He was ordained 17 May 1895 and was Canon of St George's Cathedral, Perth.

References and Links

Burton, Canon Alfred 1928, 'Life on the Swan 85 years ago', Early Days, vol. 1, part 2: 20-28.

Burton, Canon Alfred 1929, 'The diary of Joseph Hardey', Early Days, vol. 1, part 6: 17-28.

Burton , Canon Alfred 1930, 'The diary of Anne Whatley', Early Days, vol. 1, part 7: 21-36.

Burton, Canon Alfred 1931, 'An archdeacon on tour, 1851, Early Days, vol. 1, part 9: 1-15.

Burton, Canon Alfred 1931, 'George Leake at sea, 1829', Early Days, vol. 1, part 9: 25-34.

Burton, Canon Alfred 1934, 'Beginnings', Early Days, vol. 2, part 16: 10-12.

Burton, Canon Alfred 1935, 'Notes on three archdeacons - Thomas Hobbes Scott, John
Ramsden Wollaston, Matthew Blagden Hale
', Early Days, vol. 2, part 17: 20-27.

Burton, Canon Alfred 1938, The Story of the Swan District, Muhling, Perth, v, [82] p.: ill., map, ports.; 22 cm. $70.

Burton, Canon Alfred 1939, 'Francis Lochée - a versatile pioneer', Early Days, vol. 3, part 2: 54-59.

Burton, Canon Alfred 1943, 'Convicts in Western Australia', Early Days, vol. 3, part 5: 16-25.

Burton, Canon Alfred 1945, 'The diary of O. P. Stables (1880-1889)', Early Days, vol. 3, part 6: 15-19.

Burton, Canon Alfred 1945, 'Migration to Western Australia (from a thesis of Dr. Merab Harris)', Early Days, vol. 3, part 6: 26-29.

Burton, Canon Alfred 1945, 'The diary of Anne Whatley ', Early Days, vol. 3, part 6: 40-44.

According to the Hale School website, Canon Burton's history of the school was published in 1900.


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