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  • ID: I235
  • Title: Major General 1
  • Name: Herbert Mark Garrett PURVIS 1
  • Sex: M
  • Change Date: 30 JUL 2017
  • Birth: 23 JUN 1831 in Blackbrook Cottage, Fareham, Hampshire 2 1
  • Christening: 16 JUL 1831 the church of St Peter and St Paul, Fareham, Hampshire 3 4
  • Event: Profession
  • Note: Entered RA 1849; promoted Captain 1863; Lieut.-Col. 1874; Col. 1881; Brig.-Gen. 1885; Maj.-Gen. 1888; retired 1892. Served Afghan War 1879-80 as Col. Commanding RA, Khyber Force (despatches, medal). Colonel-Commandant, Royal Artillery from 12 July 1903 2 5
  • Census: 07 JUN 1841 6
  • Census: 07 APR 1861 7
  • Census: 05 APR 1891 8
  • Census: 31 MAR 1901 9
  • Census: 02 APR 1911 10
  • Death: 08 OCT 1912 in Westcott House, Cullompton, Devon 11

    Father: George Thomas Maitland PURVIS RN b: 10 JUN 1802 in Blackbrook Cottage, Fareham, Hampshire c: 28 JUL 1802 in the church of St Peter and St Paul, Fareham, Hampshire
    Mother: Mary Jane AUSTEN b: 27 APR 1807 in Castle Square, Southampton, Hampshire

    Marriage 1 Elizabeth Jane GROGAN b: 22 NOV 1841 in Henryville, Lower Canada
    • Married: 09 NOV 1858 in co. Tipperary, Ireland
    • Note: 'Purvis–Grogan.–On the 9th instant., at Cahir, by the Rev. John Morgan, Capt. Herbert M.G. Purvis, Royal Artillery, second son of Capt. Purvis, R.N., and grandson of Admral Sir Francis Austen, K.C.B., to Elizabeth Jane, eldest daughter of Capt. J. E. Knox Grogan, formerly of 32nd Regt., Bk. Master at Cahir.' 12 13
    1. Has No Children George Frederick Godfrey PURVIS b: 16 NOV 1859 in Ballincollig, co. Cork, Ireland
    2. Has Children Mary Jane Austen PURVIS b: 02 MAY 1862 in Sandgate, Cheriton, Kent
    3. Has No Children Herbert John Edwin PURVIS b: 18 NOV 1865 in Kampli, Bellary, Madras, India
    4. Has No Children Eyre Walter Molyneux PURVIS b: 13 JUL 1871 in Poonah, Bombay, India

    Marriage 2 Alice STAY b: 1855 in Ryde, Isle of Wight
    • Event: Liaison BET 1879 AND 1880
    • Note: Although RootsWeb is interpreting this liaison as a marriage, it is not intended. Alice named Herbert as the father of her son, Harold, at his baptism in 1881. 14
    1. Has No Children Harold Mark William PURVIS b: 17 SEP 1881 in 23 Arthur Street, Ryde, Isle of Wight

    Marriage 3 Daisy Nash BICKERS b: 07 AUG 1866 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India
    • Married: 28 DEC 1885 in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India 8

    1. Title: Burke's
      Abbrev: Burke's
      Page: Landed Gentry 1879 Vol 2
    2. Title: Genealogical data obtained from four family record books, maintained over many generations.
      Abbrev: Genealogy
    3. Title: IGI, Subject: IGI
      Abbrev: IGI
      Page: Batch #: C063061, Sheet #: , Source Call #: 0918892
    4. Title: Parish Record
      Abbrev: Parish Record
      Page: From Portsmouth Record Office Index
      Children's baptism records
    5. Title: Website
      Abbrev: Website
      Page: http://www.regiments.org/regiments/uk/art-eng-sig/RA.htm
    6. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1841 HO107/390 Folio 3 Fareham - Titchfield
      Page 1 South Street
      Ann Dunford 80 Independent Y[es - born in Hampshire]
      Emma Dunford 50 Engaged in a School Y
      Herbert Purvis 10 Pupil Y
      Reginald Purvis 8 Pupil Y
    7. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1861 RG9/552 Folio 15B Elham Folkestone Dist 10
      Page 26 Cheriton Sched 129
      Herbert Purvis Head Mar 29 Captain Royal Artillery Hants Fareham
      Elizabeth Purvis Wife Mar 19 Canada
      George F Purvis Son 1 Ireland
      Emily Alderson Servant Unm 29 Nurse Gloucestershire Bristol
    8. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1891 RG12/1763 Folio 69 Tiverton - Cullompton Dist. No. 5
      Page 9 Sched 53 Westcott House
      Herbert MG Head M 59 Retired Officer (Employer) Hants Fareham
      Daisy K Purvis Wife M 24 India Lucknow (British Subject)
      Marcella E Bickers S 33 Visitor Ireland Dungarron
      Susan Froom S 21 Domestic Servant (Employee) Devon Kilmington
      George Matravers S 21 Groom & Gardener (Employee) Somerset West Monkton
    9. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1901 RG13/2133 Tiverton Cullompton Dist 6
      Page 8 Higher Westcott Sched 46
      Herbert MG Purvis Head M 69 Retd. Maj. Genl. R. Army Hants Fareham
      Daisy N Purvis Wife M 34 India Lucknow
      Juliet Salter Servant S 26 House Parlour Maid (domestic) Devon Aylesbeare
      Eliza Martin Servant S 23 Cook Devon Collumpton
    10. Title: Census
      Abbrev: Census
      Page: 1911 RG14/3558 Kingston RD40 Esher ED10
      Sched 374 Mole Side, Molesey Park, East Molesey
      Alfred Cotton Way Head 50 Married Retired Capt. Army Bashir(?) East Indies
      Mary Jane Austen Way Wife 48 Married (9 years, no children) Dressmaking (employer) Sandgate Kent
      Herbert Mark Garrett Purvis Father-in-law 79 Married Retired Major-General RA Farehan Hants
      Catherine Mercer Finlay Visitor 41 Not married Kamplie India
      >3 servants>
    11. Title: Free BMD, Url: http://www.freebmd.org.uk/cgi/search.pl
      Abbrev: Free BMD
      Page: Deaths Dec 1912 Tiverton 5b 4
      Purvis Herbert M G 81
    12. Title: Magazine Article
      Abbrev: Magazine Article
      Page: From the 'Morning Post' of 18 November 1858
    13. Title: Ireland Civil Registration
      Abbrev: Ireland Civil Registration
      Page: Elizabeth Jane Grogan
      Date 1858
      Registration district: Clogheen Vol.3 p.573
      FHL Film Number: 101247
      Household Members:
      Elizabeth Jane Grogan
      Herbert M G Purvis
    14. Title: IGI, Subject: IGI
      Abbrev: IGI
      Page: Batch No.: C166621 Dates: 1865 - 1888 Source Call No.: 1470883 Type: Film Printout Call No.: NONE
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