April 23, 1787, London, England.
March 31, 1852, Marylebone, London, England.
A student of organist William Horsley, Burrowes lived in London nearly 40 years, and played the organ at the Church of St. James, Westminster.
He helped found the Philharmonic Society, and wrote an overture used as the concluding item at the Society’s concerts. He also composed piano pieces, and his Single Chant in E was included in Cathedral Psalter Chants (1875). His other works include: