The Pursgloves of Hackney - [HACK]


The borough of Hackney was formed in 1965. it was made up of Upper and Lower Clapton, Stamford Hill, Stoke Newington, Hackney Wick, Homerton and Hackney Marshes.  The church of St John-at-Hackney stands in the town centre.  The Church of St John the Baptist was rededicated in 1660, it was previously St Augustine's Church.

This area has a history recorded from Roman times.  It is a residential area with a number of ethnic minority communities, including Jewish, Turkish and Kurdish cultures.


John Pursglove of Scrooby, Derbyshire, married Marian Allenby Gerlich Rogers of Islington on 1/9/1866

1901 Census: 95 Hertford Road, Hackney (RG13, 228, 66, 41, 319)
Albert Purseglove [1846], Head, Married, 38, Manager Lockharts Cocoa Rooms (Coffee House), born Hackney, London
Mary A Purseglove, Wife, Married, 38, born St Lukes, London
Christopher, Purseglove, Son, Single, 9, Born City of London
Ethel Purseglove, Daur, Single, 7, born St Lukes, London
Herbert Purseglove, Son, Single, 4, born St Lukes, London
Harold Purseglove, Son, Single, 1, born Hackney, London

1901 Census: 12 Gallet Street, Hackney (Flats) (RG13, 222, 42, 34, 240)
George Pursglove [1902], Head, Married, 45, Tank Cleaner, worker, born Shoreditch, London
Elizabeth Pursglove, Wife, Married, 41, born Shoreditch, London
Florence Pursglove, Daur, 17, Boat Fetler, worker, born Shoreditch, London
George Pursglove, Son, 14, born Shoreditch, London
Walter Pursglove, Son, 12, born Shoreditch, London
Maud Pursglove, Daur, 9, born Shoreditch, London

1911 Census: 95 Mortimers Road, Kingsland, W.C. - 4 rooms (RG14; Piece: 1129, 11, 24)
Albert Pursglove [1846], Head, 48, married, Branch Manager,Lockhart, Catering, born Saint Lukes
Mary Ann Pursglove, Wife, 50, married, Home, born City of London
Christopher A Pursglove, Son, 19, single, Packer, Boots Cash Client, born Saint Lukes
Ethel Pursglove, Daur, 17, single, Tie Worker, born Saint Lukes
Herbert Pursglove, Son, 14, Warehouse Boy, Photographic, born Hackney Central
Harold Pursglove, Son, 11, School, born Hackney Centra
Mrs Louisa M Warner, Boarder, 90, Widow, Pensioner, born Bethnal Green

 

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Page Updated 27/02/2014