The Pursgloves of Ashburnham - [ASHM]


This village takes its name from Ashburnham House, built by the Ashburnham family alongside the Ashbourne stream.  It is a small settlement alongside Penhurst, which form a joint parish based at St Peters Church, Ashburnham.
The village economy was based on agriculture and iron smelting.  The last blast furnace in Sussex was here, closing in 1813.


Albert (Alfred) Thomas Pursglove [1736] married Orpha Dann married at Hailsham, East Sussex, June Quarter 1857
Albert Pursglove born 1858 at Herstmonceaux (baptized Alfred Pursglove), married Lucy Stokes
Mary Pursglove born 1859 at Herstmonceaux
Ann Pursglove born 1861 at Herstmonceaux
Ellen Pursglove born 1863 at Herstmonceaux
Isabella Pursglove born 1866 at Herstmonceaux
Emily Pursglove born 1870 at Hailsham, Sussex
Edwin Pursglove born 1873 at Ashburnham, Sussex
Lois Pursglove born 1875 at Ashburnham, Sussex

 

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