North Yorkshire Moors
Branch†††† Descendants of John, son of Thomas
BURNETT of Levisham.
This branch spread throughout the NorthYorkshire Moors area and into Whitby, County Durham, Scotland,
Australia, Canada and the USA
Vale of Pickering Branch Descendants of Philip, son of Thomas BURNETT of Levisham.
Philip's descendants spread throughout the Vale of Pickering, into the East
Riding of Yorkshire, down into Southern England and to Canada, the USA,
Australia and New Zealand.
The Ripon Branch BURNETT of Bishop Monkton
Several intertwined branches of the name exist in the Ripon area, notably
around Bishop Monkton.
Vale of York Branch BURNETT of Raskelf
A long established branch of the name in Yorkshire
with significant clusters around Raskelf and Topcliffe near Thirsk
Descendants of Thomas
BURNETT of Preston under Scar
A branch of the name that appears to have established itself in
Wensleydale in the mid 17th century
BURNITT of Knottingley
Descendants of Joseph
BURNETT als BURNITT of Knottingley
This branch permanently adopted the variant spelling BURNITT in the mid 18th
BURNETT of Otley Descendants of Thomas BURNETT of Otley
A branch of the name established in Otley before 1580 and remained there for
BURNETT of Eryholme & Croft Descendants of Robert BURNETT of Eryholme
Robertís descendants married well and established links with a number
of titled families, including PENNYMAN of Ormesby and SMITHSON of Moulton.