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Default James Purkis

Mother's father's father's father

Name - "official" name and what they were known as
James Purkis

Date and place of birth
20 August 1809
Portsea, Hampshire

Names of parents
James Purkis and Ann (nee Isaac)

Date and place of baptism
22 October 1809 St Mary's Portsea

Details of his marriage
14 March 1830 Alverstoke
to Charlotte Jane Hatch

Charlotte Jane born 23 Aug 1830
christened 26 Sep 1830 St Mary, Portsea
James born 3 Mar 1833
christened 14 Apr 1833 St Mary, Portsea
buried 1 Jan 1834, St Mary, Portsea
Joseph Thomas christened 5 Oct 1834 St Thomas, Portsea
buried 13 Jan 1835 St Mary, Southampton
Ellen born 4 Jan 1838
christened 9 Feb 1838 St Mary, Portsea
James born 8 March 1840 20 Trafalgar Place Portsea
(have certificate) [William Hatch registrar]
christened 19 Jun 1840 St Mary, Portsea
George born 26 Apr 1842
christened 20 May 1842 St Mary, Portsea
Henry Hatch christened 11 Oct 1844 St Mary, Portsea
emigrated to Australia
Alfred christened 26 Mar 1847 St Mars, Portsea
died 7 Sep 1870 on board HMS Capitan
Julia Hatch christened 1 Feb 1850 St Mary, Portsea
died 8 Jul 1850
William John christened 25 May 1851 St Mary, Portsea
Bigamist! Emigrated to U.S.A.
Alice Mary christened 18 Nov 1853
Joseph Thomas 8 June 1857 Trafalgar Place Portsea
[William Hatch Registrar]
christened 26 Jun 1857 St Mary, Portsea

Occupation(s) - if any
Shipwright - Inspector of Shipwrights HM Dockyard

Addresses where they lived (including county if in UK) -

1841 census
HO107; Piece 413; Book: 6; Civil Parish: Portsea Folio: 6; Page: 7; Line: 15;
Trafalgar Place Fratton
James Purkis 30 Shipwright Y
Charlotte 25 Y
Charlotte 10 Y
Ellen 5 Y
James 13 months Y
Mary Hookey 14 F.S. Y

1851 census
HO107; 1657; 468; 32
Trafalgar Place St Mary’s Portsea
James Purkis Head Mar 41 Shipwright Hants Portsea
Charlotte Wife 38 Hants Portsea
Ellen Daughter 13 Scholar Hants Portsea
James Son 11 Scholar Hants Portsea
George Son 9 Scholar Hants Portsea
Henry Son 6 Hants Portsea
Alfred Son 4 Hants Portsea
Ann Douse Servant Un 16 House servant Kent Deal

1861 census
RG9; Piece: 640; Folio: 170; Page: 2; GSU roll: 542676.
117 Fratton Road St Paul Portsea
James Purkis Head Married 51 Acting Inspector of Shipwrights Dockyard Portsea, Southampton
Charlotte J Wife Married 45 Portsea, Southampton
Charlotte J Fogwill Daughter Married 30 Wife of butcher Portsea, Southampton
James Purkis Son Unmarried 21 Shipwright Portsea, Southampton
Henry Hatch Purkis Son 16 Shipwright Apprentice Portsea,
Alfred Purkis Son 14 Scholar Portsea, Southampton
William John Purkis Son 9 Scholar Portsea, Southampton
Alice Mary Purkis Daughter 7 Scholar Portsea, Southampton
Joseph T Purkis Son 3 Scholar Portsea, Southampton

1871 census
RG10; 1139; 112; 14
2 Trafalgar Terr Fratton Road
James Purkis Head Married 61 Pensioner Late (Lead Man
Shipwright) (HM dockyard)
Charlotte Jane Wife Married 58
William Son Unmarried 20 Hairdresser
Alice M Daughter unmarried 17
Joseph T Son 13 scholar

1881 census
RG11; 1153; 107; 2
197 Fratton Road St Paul Portsmouth Portsea
James Purkiss Head Widower 71 Shipwright Retired Civil Service
Alice M Purkis Daughter unmarried 27 Housekeeper of Head

1891 census
RG12; 867; 51; 13
197 Fratton Road St Barnabas Portsea Portsmouth
James Purkis Head widower 81 retired Inspector of
Shipwrights Dockyard Pensioner
Alice Purkis Daughter single

Date, place and cause of death
24 October 1895
197 Fratton Road Landport
Old age (aged 86)

Date and place of burial / cremation.

Details of will / administration of their estate

He made his will on 20th September 1888.
He left his estate to his spinster daughter Alice Mary.
She was his sole executrix.
His will was proved on 27th November 1895 at Winchester, Hampshire.

Memorial inscription - if any

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Old 22-01-14, 14:28
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