On this day …

On New Year’s Day in 1844 greengrocer William Henry Pursey (son of coachman Jacob) married Ellen Price in Marylebone, London, and Thomas Pursey (son of tailor Charles) married Julie Gozzett Denzer in Staines, Middlesex. Also, George Purssey married Mary Ann Ogden in Hanover Square, London in 1826.

Born or baptised on 1 January in:

1833 George Thomas Pursey, son of coach smith Thomas, and Sarah his wife in Camden, London
1840 Mary Purssey, daughter of butcher John, and his wife Mary in Lambeth, London
1849 Caroline Maria Pursey, daughter of Thomas and Margaret
1871 Lauretta Gallop Pursey daughter of Joseph and Annie, in Australia
1885 Julia Pursey (parents unknown)
1890 John George Pursey, son of carman George Fredrick and Polly Brace Pursey also in Camden.
1909 Elsie Minnie Pursey, daughter of Alfred and Annie (who incidentally were married on Christmas Day, 1905).

On Christmas day in 1841, Charles Henry Pursey was born to Joseph Henry Pursey and Susannah Price

Those baptised on Christmas Day include:

1770, John Pursey, son of John and Ann in Uffculme, Devon
1794, Hannah Rebecca, daughter of Edward and Hannah in Southwark, London
1795, James, son of William and Mary in Pitminster, Somerset
1809, Jane, daughter to Thomas and Jane in Wellington, Somerset


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