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Purves William

Male 1815 - 1902  (87 years)


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  • Name Purves William 
    Born 1815  ,Melrose ,Roxburghshire,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Occupation Abt 1830  Wilton Path, Wilton, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Apprentice Whipmaker 
    Occupation 1837  High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Whip and Thong maker 
    Census 1841  High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Occupation 1841  [4
    Whip thong maker 
    Census 1851  High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    • Whip manufacturer employing 4 men
    Occupation 1851  [4
    Whip manufacturer 
    Occupation 1852  High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Whip and thong maker 
    Occupation 26 Apr 1859  [7
    Whip maker 
    Census 1861  1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    • Head married 47 Whipmaker, grocer and fruiterer
    Occupation 1861  1 High Street,Hawick,Roxburghshire,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Whip and thong maker 
    Occupation 1863  1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Fruiterer and confectioner 
    Residence 1867  1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    • Fruiterer and Confectioner
    Census 1871  1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    • Fruiterer and confectioner
    Census 1881  1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    • Fruiterer and confectioner
    Occupation 1881  ,Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Fruiterer 
    Residence 1881  1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Census 1891  1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [14
    • Age 76
    Occupation 1891  ,Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [15
    Fruiterer and confectioner 
    Census 1901  10 Leven Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [16
    • Lodger Age 86 Retired Whipmaker With Grandson John W. Gowans
    Died 28 Nov 1902  10 Leven Street,Edinburgh,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [17
    Cause: Arterial sclerosis, senile degeneration of heart, senile gengrene of foot 
    • 5.00 am
    Buried Aft 28 Nov 1902  Wellogate Cemetery, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  [18
    Notes 
    • Two sets of potential parents
    Person ID I549  GeniAus Family Tree
    Last Modified 9 Feb 2020 

    Father Living 
    Mother Living 
    Family ID F415  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Douglas Christian,   b. 25 Jun 1813, ,Cockpen,Midlothian,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1875, 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married Bef 1841  ,,,Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Can't find record
    Children 
    +1. Purves Isabella Scott,   b. Abt 1844, ,Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Oct 1898, 5 Cambridge Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 54 years)
    Last Modified 8 Aug 2018 
    Family ID F51  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Apprentice Whipmaker - Abt 1830 - Wilton Path, Wilton, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Whip and Thong maker - 1837 - High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - Bef 1841 - ,,,Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1841 - High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1851 - High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Whip and thong maker - 1852 - High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1861 - 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Fruiterer and confectioner - 1863 - 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1867 - 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1871 - 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1881 - 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Fruiterer - 1881 - ,Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1881 - 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1891 - 1 High Street, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Fruiterer and confectioner - 1891 - ,Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1901 - 10 Leven Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - Aft 28 Nov 1902 - Wellogate Cemetery, Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S66] 1891 Scottish Census, Parish: Hawick; ED: 1; Page: 23; Line: 15; Roll: CSSCT1891_384.

      Name: William Purves
      Age: 76
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
      Relationship: Fa in Law
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Gattonside, Roxb Sh
      Registration Number: 789
      Registration district: Hawick
      Civil Parish: Hawick
      Town: Hawick
      County: Roxburghshire
      Address: 1 High St
      Occupation: Frinterer & Confectioner
      ED: 1
      Household schedule number: 100
      LINE: 15
      Roll: CSSCT1891_384
      1891 Census gives pob as Gattonside Roxb. which is a small village outside Melrose.

    2. [S2922] Pigot and Co. Directory 1837.

    3. [S2885] 1841 Scottish Census.
      Age 28 Whip thong maker

    4. [S2885] 1841 Scottish Census.

    5. [S98] 1851 Scottish Census.

    6. [S3018] Slater's Directory, 1852.

    7. [S19] Marriage Certificate.
      Isabella Purves


    8. [S97] 1861 Scottish Census.

    9. [S13] WWW, https://digital.nls.uk/90216504.
      Slater's (late Pigot & Co.'s) Royal national commercial directory and topography of Scotland > 1861 > (1269)

    10. [S28] Rutherford, (Borders Regional Council, 1990), p 331.

    11. [S130] Book, Rutherfurd's The southern counties' register & directory.
      FHL 941.4 B5r

    12. [S95] 1871 Scottish Census, Parish: Hawick; ED: 14; Page: 1; Line: 1; Roll: CSSCT1871_179.
      Name: William Purves
      Age: 56
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
      Relationship: Head
      Spouse's name : Christian Purves
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Melrose, Roxburghshire
      Registration Number: 789
      Registration district: Hawick
      Civil Parish: Hawick
      Town: Hawick
      County: Roxburghshire
      Address: 1 High St
      Occupation: Fruiterer & Confectioner

    13. [S96] 1881 Scottish Census, Parish: Hawick; ED: 17; Page: 1; Line: 10; Roll: cssct1881_317.

    14. [S66] 1891 Scottish Census, Parish: Hawick; ED: 1; Page: 23; Line: 15; Roll: CSSCT1891_384.

      Name: William Purves
      Age: 76
      Estimated Birth Year: abt 1815
      Relationship: Fa in Law
      Gender: Male
      Where born: Gattonside, Roxb Sh
      Registration Number: 789
      Registration district: Hawick
      Civil Parish: Hawick
      Town: Hawick
      County: Roxburghshire
      Address: 1 High St
      Occupation: Frinterer & Confectioner
      ED: 1
      Household schedule number: 100
      LINE: 15
      Roll: CSSCT1891_384

    15. [S66] 1891 Scottish Census.

    16. [S65] 1901 Scottish Census.

    17. [S24] Death Certificate.

    18. [S53] Jill Patricia Curry.
      visited and photographed grave