The Pursgloves of Hucknall - [HUCK]
Hucknall Torkard (1295-1915) has developed into the town of Hucknall. The economic base is in farming and framework knitting. St. Mary Magdalene was the parish church at the centre of a once thriving market town.
In 1862 Hucknall Colliery No.1 (Top Pit) opened and in 1866 No. 2 (Bottom Pit) was opened. The collieries closed in 1986.
David Pursglove 
of Shirland married Sarah Ann Betts of Hucknall by Huthwaite
Mary Ann (Mary Hannah)
David was a coal miner from Shirland and he had a sister in law Emma Wilson
He also had a nephew Joseph Miles Wilson who lived at Eckington, Derbyshire.
Sarah Ann came from Hucknall.
1871 Census: Hucknall Huthwaite (RG10, piece 3470, folio 53)
Richard Pursglove, lodger, Unm., 25, miner, born Shirland
in the house of Thomas Short
1881 Census: Chapel Street, (roll 3316, folio 138, page 29)
David Pursglove, head, 24, born at Shirland, Derbys, Coal Miner
Sarah Ann Pursglove, wife, 30, born at Hucknall, Huth (known as Hucknall under Huthwaite)
Martha Emma Pursglove, 6, born at Hucknall, Huth
Mary Hannah Pursglove, 5, born at Hucknall, Huth
Emma Wilson, sister in law,32, born at Hucknall, Huth, Seamer of Hose
Joseph Milnes Wilson, nephew, 11 mth, born at Eckington, Derbys
1881 Census: Alsop Yard, (Chapel?) Street, (roll 3316, folio 138,
John Pursglove, head, 78, born Bakewell, Derbys, Farmer
Last updated 21/11/2013