The Pursgloves of Tankersley - [TANK]

This village is in the Meteropolitan Borough of Barnsley.  The parish church is dedicated to St Peter.  The parish also includes the village of Pilley.

Tancheresleia - "Tanchere's meadow" - was a Lordship following the Norman conquest  The Meiton family owned the land and eventually assumed the family name 'de Tankersley'.


William Purslove [1459] married Elizabeth Sampson on 28/7/1762



Page updated 23/11/2013