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Burghers alone had the privilege to keep shops, were given liberal grants of land with the right of free trade.
The Creole Portuguese continued to be used amongst the Dutch Burghers families as the colloquial language until the end of XIX century.
By the end of the British rule the Dutch Burgher community had lost its influence and privileges, and many Burghers emigrated to Australia and to Canada, especially after the declaration of Sinhala as the official language (1961) of the country by Solomon Bandaranaike.
www.batticaloa.com /burgher.htm   (859 words)

  Jamaica Gleaner - Mrs Burgher, a teacher for life - Tuesday | September 5, 2000   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Burgher was born in a district west of Frankfield, known as Orange Hill, on the 31st of October 1926.
Miss Burgher was eventually accepted at the Moneague Training College in 1958, where she was allowed to complete her third year exams and granted qualified teacher status.
Miss Burgher expressed displeasure with the level of crime in the society today as against in the days when she was growing up.
www.jamaica-gleaner.com /gleaner/20000905/senior/senior1.html   (997 words)

 Burgher people - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In the census of 1981, the Burgher population of Sri Lanka was enumerated at 39,374 persons.
The Eurasian Burghers were legally defined by law in 1883, by the then Chief Justice of Ceylon, Sir Richard Ottley, given before the Commission which was appointed in connection with the establishment of a legislative Council in Ceylon.
Burgher culture is a rich mixture of east and west, reflecting their ancestry.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Burgher_people   (1267 words)

 WWW Virtual Library:  Tsunami unites Sri Lanka Burghers
Earlier, the community was divided as Burghers in Batticaloa, Dutch Burghers and the "affluent" English-speaking Burghers in Colombo.
The Batticaloa Burghers for centuries were mostly manual labourers - carpenters, mechanics and masons - and were at the bottom of the Burgher social ladder.
When the Burgher Association from Colombo answered the distress call of the Burgher Union (Batticaloa) - established in 1927, it was the first time these people who were treated as outcastes by their cousins, were visited by another group of Burghers living outside the East.
www.lankalibrary.com /cul/burghers5.htm   (1677 words)

 Williams College | Sports Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Burgher was not ranked in the top 15 in Jamaica in the 400m going into the competition, but she ran a 52.03 to land a spot on the Jamaican team.
Burgher will compete in the open 400m at the 2003 World Games and she will also return to the 4 X 400 relay team where the Jamaicans are the defending world champions.
Burgher was on the 2001 Jamaican 4 X 400 team that won the gold medal in Edmonton, Canada two years ago.
www.williams.edu /athletics/news.php?id=3815   (381 words)

 Burgher's House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Burgher’s House is furnished as an imaginary household, in which some of the objects and furniture are inherited, some purchased when the home was set up, and some bought at a later date.
In the first chamber is presented the conservation of the Burgher's House and in the other housekeeping and children's life in the 19th century.
The Burgher’s House is the oldest wooden building standing in its original place in inner-city Helsinki.
www.hel2.fi /kaumuseo/english/ruiskumestarintalo.html   (381 words)

 WWW Virtual Library Sri Lanka : History of Dutch Burghers of Ceylon
Burghers alone had the privilege to keep shops, were given liberal grants of land with the right of free trade.
The Creole Portuguese continued to be used amongst the Dutch Burghers families as the colloquial language until the end of XIX century.
At the census of the 1981 the Burghers (Dutch and Portuguese) were 39.374 (0,3 % of the population).
www.lankalibrary.com /geo/dutch.htm   (1031 words)

Kissinger filed an action in the superior court of Seminole county, Okla., against G. Burgher Oil and Gas Company, a corporation, and other defendants, for the purpose of establishing a statutory oil and gas lien upon a certain lease and the equipment thereon and to foreclose said lien.
The contract between the Burgher corporation and Exchange obligated Exchange to drill one well on the lease to a depth of 4,500 feet unless oil or gas was found in commercial quantities at a lesser depth, and to furnish the tools and labor necessary to do this drilling.
Burgher corporation was to furnish, at its own expense, the rig, casing, fuel, water, slush pits, etc., and was to pay Exchange $ 3.50 per foot, and was to pay Exchange certain sums daily for specified delays or contingencies, and when the well was completed was to assign Exchange a one-eighth interest in the lease.
www.oscn.net /applications/oscn/DeliverDocument.asp?CiteID=29951   (733 words)

 Christiaan De Wet, Three Years War. Chapter One.
To avoid any temptations to favouritism, this useful personage used to turn his back on the burghers, and as the men came up in turn he would pick up the piece of meat which lay nearest to hand and, without looking round, give it to the man who was waiting behind him to receive it.
The burghers, too, soon became convinced of the foolishness of their conduct, and learnt the lesson of content and forbearance.
With the sole exception of the skirmish between the Harrismith burghers and the Carabineers at Bester Station on the 18th of October, when Jonson, a burgher of Harrismith, was killed-the earliest victim in our fight for freedom-this was the first fighting the Free Staters had seen.
www.pinetreeweb.com /dewet-chapter-01.htm   (2824 words)

 Halliburton Gets Burgher Back From Burger King - Forbes.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
As Cedric Burgher steps into the shoes of his predecessor Jerry Blurton, as senior vice president and chief financial officer of the engineering construction firm, he steps into a heated situation.
Burgher's appointment also comes as KBR, formerly known as Kellogg Brown & Root, prepares to pursue a potential separation from Halliburton, which is reviewing an initial public offering for the subsidiary.
The 45-year-old's short stint at Burger King is now sandwiched between his new post and previous positions at Halliburton from 2001 to 2004, where he acted as vice president and treasurer.
www.forbes.com /2005/10/28/halliburton-kbr-burgher-cx_po_1028autofacescan07.html?partner=topix   (346 words)

 Czechvar - Burgher’s house   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The period interior of the house of a České Budějovice burgher enjoying the right to brew beer will acquaint you with the brewing privilege in the town.
A wide-screen projection shows a picture of the life in the house at the turn of the 16th and 17th centuries.
While the residential floor of the house illustrates the family’s private life, the ground floor shows the atmosphere of a taproom where the burgher’s beer is served to his neighbours and to merchants.
www.czechvar.com /web/Visiting-centre/05-Burgher-s-house.html   (194 words)

 Burgher Coat of Arms, Family Crest
The German surname Burgher emerged in the lands that formed the powerful German state of Prussia, which at one time was an immense German territory that stretched from France and the Low Countries to the Baltic sea and Poland.
The borders of the Barbarian kingdoms changed frequently, but the region that became known as Prussia was roughly divided between the areas of Brandenburg-Prussia, West Prussia, and East Prussia.
The Burgher family emerged as Brandenburg-Prussia, which is essentially the birthplace of modern Germany.
www.houseofnames.com /coatofarms_details.asp?sId=&s=Burgher&a=54323-224   (2132 words)

 John H. Burgher, Jr. to Head Comp Board's Anti-Fraud Unit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Burgher has been admitted to the Bar in New York since 1988 and Oklahoma since 1984.
He graduated in 1979 from the University of Tulsa with a degree in Criminal Justice and received his law degree from the O.W. Coburn School of Law in 1983.
In addition to his public service, Burgher has extensive experience working in the field of workers' compensation.
www.wcb.state.ny.us /content/main/PressRe/burgher.htm   (246 words)

 Polish culture: Museum of Burgher Culture
The Gdansk Museum of Burgher Culture is housed in an eighteenth century house, once the property of the affluent Uphagen family.
The interiors of the Uphagen House have retained their richly decorated wood panelling, door frames, wall niche ornaments, stoves as well as some furnishings and personal effects of the Uphagen family.
A restored court, typical of Gdansk burgher houses, is also on view.
www.culture.pl /en/culture/artykuly/in_mu_mieszczanskie_gdansk   (182 words)

 Paradox Interactive Forums - The peasant/burgher tax dance, a known tactic?
Start by setting taxes to maximum, as peasant or burgher loyalty starts to fall, give them a shot of power.
Eventually you will end up with 50/50 power between the burghers and peasants and very low cleric and noble loyalty.
Squeezing the peasants and burghers out of all their money, but keeping them satisfied by giving them "power" in their city or villages seems plausible to me.
forum.paradoxplaza.com /forum/showthread.php?t=267982   (737 words)

 OEDILF - Word Lookup
The Burghers of Calais (Les Bourgeois de Calais) is a famous sculpture by Auguste Rodin, completed in 1888.
It commemorates an occurrence in 1347 during the Hundred Years' War, when Calais, an important French port on the English Channel, was under siege by the English for over a year.
(BUR-gij): a medieval system of a tenure in which burghers or townspeople held lands or buildings that belonged to a king or lord, in exchange for a fixed money rent (in England), or for service (Scotland).
www.oedilf.com /db/Lim.php?Word=burgher   (261 words)

 Burgher Family Dentistry - Home Page
Burgher Family Dentistry - 5733 S 34th St Ste 200 - Lincoln, NE 68516
At Burgher Family Dentistry, our patients are treated with gentle, personalized care in a pain-free, low stress environment.
Our staff is dedicated to the highest standards in patient care.
www.burgherdentistry.com   (108 words)

 The Ex-'Burgher: Only on VH1!
Lost in all the excitement were my plans for the weekend: Dr, Burgher and our mutual Dad were coming to town, where we’d watch Sidney Crosby and the new-look (“new” meaning “not so good”) Pens take on the Chicago Blackhawks from the United Center.
At both the Mellon Arena and United Center, megahot hockey chicks (and we all know about hockey chicks) are all over the arena, helping with in-game promotions, shilling credit card freebies, and, at the United Center, sweeping up ice shavings during stoppages.
Burgher’s taken to calling them “Ice Hoes,” and I like the simplicity.
exburgher.com /stories/January06/BWEPart1.html   (813 words)

 Friends   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The summer 2006 meeting of the Burgher Guard will be held at 2:00 p.m.
The meeting will also be devoted to the origins of the Burgher Guard or “Rattle Watch” as it was known in the olden days and other lively discussions of our society's upcoming events.
The Burgher Guard does have a budget so the first $300 of cocktails and drinks are free of charge.
www.hollandsociety.org /burgherguard.html   (179 words)

 Burgher Family Genealogy Forum
Re: nicholas burgher of new york state - nicholas conklin 12/28/03
Re: Julia (Atwood) Burgher married David Burgher bef: 1839 - Margaret Haas 1/12/05
Young Burgher of Fannin Co., TX - Peg Stainer 7/15/00
genforum.genealogy.com /burgher   (375 words)

 Stainglassbilled Burgher Bird   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
In fact, whole colonies of burgher birds are thriving far removed from
Unlike many species, the male burgher bird tends to lose many of
in conjunction with those, the Burgher Bird is obsessed with Time.
www.maxsart.com /birdweb.htm   (271 words)

 Welcome to the Burgher Family Website Rights Boy | McRee Cookbook | Small Business Tech Advisors | Microware Reunion | ...
Everything that you ever wanted to know about the Burgher Family and much more!
Learn about Burgher, Marvin and McRee family history.
Book your next vacation at the Islander and stay at one of the Burgher condos.
mikeburgher.home.mchsi.com   (205 words)

 Burgher   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Ancient chinese philosopher once said...all the world is a restaurant,the women are on the menu, but one must take care not to eat too much to avoid
In a message to Rich McLean: my name is wayne burgher, escapee from 65 Vestal, now C E O of Stellar Energy Concepts,Inc.
We are into efficient alternative energy as well as improvements in outerspace travel.
home.earthlink.net /~rich502/vestal65_burgher.htm   (575 words)

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Burgher's Xanga Site - 6/15/2006 1:10:22 AM Burgher
Burgher: weblog - photos - videos - audio - profile - reviews - events - subscribe!
Note: your comment will appear in Burgher's local time zone:
www.xanga.com /Burgher/497152397/item.html   (357 words)

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Born in Sedgwick County, KS on Sept. 15, 1878.
Jessie Ranson taught sewing for the U.S. Indian Service before her marriage to Norman Burgher in 1906.
The mother of artist Juana Burgher, she died in Pasadena on July 30, 1968.
www.askart.com /askart/artist.aspx?artist=10007661   (213 words)

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