The Pursgloves of Austerfield - [AUST]

is Germanic for eastern field.  This settlement is known from 702 AD situated on the boundary between the kingdoms of Marcia and Northumbria, close to Bawtry and the River Idle.  There was a Saxon church at this settlement.  The present church of St Helena's dates to Norman times and records are held from 1559..


Elizabeth Pursgluv, daughter of George [1215] and Mary, baptised on 13/11/1808

Sarah Pursliffe, daughter of John [1218] and Anne, baptised 9/6/1833
Elizabeth Parsliff, daughter of John and Hannah, baptised 14/5/1837



Page updated 24/11/2013