The Pursgloves of Cumbria

1881 Census: for Dronfield (roll 3444 folio 94 page 35)
Thomas Purseglove [2669], 46, M, Head, born at Ironville
Louisa Purseglove, 43, F, Wife, born at Ironville
Mary Purseglove, 18, F, Dau, born at Ripley
William Purseglove, 12, M, Son, born at Ripley
Annie E. Purseglove, 10, F, Dau, born at Ripley
George H. Purseglove, 6, M, Son, born at Dronfield
  Moved to Workington, Cumberland with closure of the Wilson Cammell Steel Works in 1883.
  William married Edith Mary Birkett and later moved his family to Brightside, Sheffield for work

1901 Census: 51 Gray Street, Workington (RG13, 4884, 287, page 6)
Thomas Pursglove [2669], head, 66, born Ironville, Derbyshire, Pattern Maker at Cammell Steelworks
Louisa Pursglove, wife, 63, born Ironville,
Annie E. Pursglove, daughter, 30, born Ripley
George H. Pursglove, son, 24, born Dronfield, Pattern Maker, Steelworks

Thomas Pursglove of Cockermouth died 1903 aged 69 years

1911 Census: 174 Harrington Road, Workington (RG14, 31448, 3, 22,79)
Edwin Pursglove [2798], Head, 50, Married, Roll Turner in Steel Works, worker, born Ripley, Derbyshire
Harriet Pursglove, Wife, 48, Married, born New Whittington, Derbyshire
Mary Louisa Pursglove, Daur, 26, Single, born Hucknall, Nottinghamshire
Annie Eveline Hill, Daur, 25, Married, born Derby
Edith Mariah Pursglove, Daur, 23, Single, Dressmaker, born Derby
Edwin James Pursglove, Son, 17, Single, Clerk (Iron Merchants), born Workington, Cumbria
Gertrude Mary Pursglove, Daur, 13, Single, School, born Workington, Cumbria
Winifred Pursglove, Daur, 11, Single, School, born Workington, Cumbria

1911 Census: 45 Grey Street, Workington, Cumberland (RG14, 31441, 3, 15, 99)
Louisa Pursglove [2670], Head, 74, Widow, born Codnor Park, Derbyshire
Annie E Pursglove, Saur, 40, Single, born Ripley, Derbyshire
Albert Blake, Boarder, 36, Single, Bootmaker, worker, born Bristol, Gloucestershire

Louise Pursglove of Cockermouth died 1918 aged 70 years

1919: Carlisle Wills and Probate
Edwin James Pursglove [2803] of 174 Harrington Road Workington, Cumbria
2nd Lt., 5th Batt., Border Regiment died 6 Nov 1917 in France or Belgium
Admin Carlisle 24 Mar 1919 to Edwin Pursglove, Roll Turner, 112 8s 4d

1921: Application for War Medals (NW,3,2883)
Edwin James Pursglove [2803]; 174 Harrington Road, Workington, Cumbria
No. 1371, L/Cpl * Capt  1914 Campaign, Qualifying Date 26/10/1914
1914 Star; IV.X/5542.8.8.21
BWMM; Victory Medal

 

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