The Pursgloves of Leeds City - [LEED]
Leeds gets its name from the 5th century Forest of Loidis and this was recorded by Bede in the Historia ecclesiastica. This was a market town in the Middle Ages, situated on the River Aire, specialising in woollen garments and cloths.
In the 17th century Leeds was a major player in the Wool Trade. from the 18th century, the flax industry developed and iron foundries then printing became important industries within the city. Today, Leeds is a major economic centre for the north of England.
Daniel Pursglove  married Elizabeth Hole of Leeds at Aberford on 27/7/1625
Mary Pursglove, daughter of Daniel and Elizabeth baptised at Lythe near Whitby 10/12/1627
Daniel Pursglove, son of Mary Pursglove or Hole, christened at Aberford on 22/7/1645
Christina Pursland  married James Earl at Leeds, St Peter on
Christina was probably not a Pursglove!
John Purslove  married Maria Daniel on 24/10/1833 at Leeds, St Peter
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