The Pursgloves of Chelsea - [CHLS]
Chelchith is the old English name for this area, meaning a landing place for Limestone. This is where much of the building stone for the City was landed on the Thames. It is here that some of the important historical palaces were built and this has resulted in Chelsea being a very affluent area with high property prices.
The Chelsea Royal Hospital was established by Charles II
for soldiers of the crown and the Chelsea Pensioners are all retired
soldiers. The borough is well known for its artists in more recent
Francis Spencer Pursglove, son of Robert  and Jane Pursglove, baptized 27 Oct 1816 at St Luke.
Charles John Purseglove, son of Robert and Jane Purseglove, baptized 16 Apr 1819 at St. Luke.
Frederick Henry Purseglove, Sone of Robert and Jane Purseglove, baptized 16 Apr 1819 at St. Luke.
Ann Pursglove, daughter of Robert and Jane Pursglove, baptized 8 Apr 1827 at St. Luke.
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