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Purdon Family Notes 1631-1870


Purdon Family Notes 1631-1870
Town of Strabane and Ardstraw & Urney Parishes

Transcribed, Compiled and Submitted by Len Swindley, Melbourne, Australia
len_swindley[at]hotmail.com



TYRONE MUSTER ROLLS 1631


The Names of the Men and Armes of the Town of Strabane

#134 Daniel PURDON (sword only)



FLAXGROWERS LIST 1796


PURDIN Alexander, Ardstraw Parish


PURDON John, Urney Parish


PURDON Sarah, Donaghmore Parish, Co. Donegal (this parish lies adjacent to Urney)



TITHE APPLOTMENT BOOKS


PURDON Alexander, Coolnacrunaught Ardstraw Parish 1833


PURDEN James, Glentown Urney Parish 1827


PURDEN James, Kinnistown [Kennystown] Urney Parish 1827


PURDEN James, Scottstown Urney Parish 1827


PURDEN John, Glentown Urney Parish 1827


PURDEN John, Scottstown Urney Parish 1827



GRIFFITHS VALUATION, CO. TYRONE


PURDON Hugh, Glentown Urney Parish 1858


PURDON Hugh, Scotstown Urney Parish 1858


PURDON James, Town Parks of Strabane Camus Parish 1858


PURDON James, Glentown Urney Parish 1858


PURDON James, Scotstown Urney Parish 1858


PURDON Jane, Rabstown Urney Parish 1858


PURDON Rebecca, Glentown Urney Parish 1858



CAMUS PARISH CHURCH (CHRIST CHURCH, STRABANE) BAPTISMS

October 28 1804 Mary John Rutherford & Martha PURDON (illegitimate) Strabane



CIVIL REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES IN IRELAND

URNEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

#15 October 23 1848

JAMES PURDON minor bachelor farmer Scotstown Father: JOHN PURDON farmer

&

Esther Maxwell full age spinster Scotstown Father: John Maxwell farmer

Witnesses: James Rolleston & JOHN PURDON


#51 February 28 1855

Andrew Baird full age bachelor groom Claudy Father: William Baird farmer

&

CATHERINE PURDON minor spinster Glentown Father: JOHN PURDON farmer

Witnesses: Joseph Russell &HUGH PURDON


#65 July 29 1858

JOHN PURDON full age bachelor farmer Glentown Father: JAMES PURDON farmer

&

Anna Maria Rogers full age spinster Carricone Father: Henry Rogers farmer

Witnesses: Joseph Clarke & William McConaghey


#69 January 3 1859

William Aiken full age widower merchant Donegal Father: John Aiken farmer

&

JANE PURDON full age spinster Glentown Father: JAMES PURDON farmer

Witnesses: JOSEPH PURDON Joseph & Magee


URNEY PARISH CHURCH

#25 June 3 1850

John Eakin full age bachelor farmer Drumbane Father: John Eakin farmer

&

REBECCA PURDON full age spinster Glentown Father: JAMES PURDON farmer

Witnesses: William Scarff, William Aikens & JAMES PURDON


2ND STRABANE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

#29 May 5 1857

JAMES PURDON full age bachelor clerk Belfast Father: JAMES PURDON farmer

&

Mary Anne McCorkle ...? ...? Lifford [Clonleigh Parish, Co. Donegal] Father: Robert McCorkell painter?

Witnesses: John Clark & JOSEPH PURDON



PERSONAL ANNOUNCEMENTS FROM THE STRABANE MORNING POST & LONDONDERRY SENTINEL:

STRABANE MORNING POST

October 29 1833

At Urney, by the Rev. James Purss, MR JOHN PURDON, of Glentown, to Miss Patton, only daughter of Mr Thomas Patton of Sion



LONDONDERRY SENTINEL

June 14 1850

On the 3rd inst., in Urney Church, by the Rev V.B. Smyth, Mr. John Eakin, Drumbane, to REBECCA, daughter of MR JAMES PURDON, Glentown, Urney


May 8 1857

On the 5th inst., at Strabane, by the Rev. W.A. Russell, MR. JAMES PURDON, of Belfast, to Mary Anne, only daughter of Mr. Robert McCorkell, Lifford


February 4 1868

January 27, in Urney Presbyterian Church, by the Rev. John McConaghey, A.M., Mr. William Vance, Lifford [Co. Donegal], to MISS REBECCA PURDON, Rabbstown



GRAVESTONE INSCRIPTIONS: OLD URNEY GRAVEYARD

Transcribed by Bernie Donaghey Gamble


Sacred to the memory of

Esther

The beloved wife of

JAMES PURDON

Died the 21st June 1884 aged 53 years

And 7 children who died young

Also JAMES PURDON her son

Who died at Aden

3rd of June 1885

On board H.M.S. Turquoise

They are not dead but sleepeth


*****

The family burying place of

JAMES PURDON

Who departed this life 28th July 1864 aged 68 years

And his wife

ELIZABETH HARVEY PURDON

Their son JOHN PURDON and his two wives

ANNA MARIA RODGERS PURDON

And SUSANNA HOUSTON PURDON

And their families

JAMES PURDON

ELIZA JANE PURDON

WILLIAM JOHN PURDON

ANNA MARIA PURDON McADAMS

CATHERINE HOUSTON PURDON

SUSAN HARVEY PURDON



URNEY PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH PEWHOLDERS AND STIPEND PAYERS 1862

Pew No.:

14 Mrs PURDON


42 Hugh PURDON


52 James PURDON & John PURDON


53 Benjamin PURDON



INDEX TO CIVIL REGISTRATION OF MARRIAGES IN IRELAND 1845-70:

REGISTRATION DISTRICT OF STRABANE


James PURDON 1848


Rebecca PURDON 1850


Catherine PURDON 1855


James PURDON 1857


John PURDON 1858


Jane PURDON 1859


Rebecca PURDON 1868


John PURDON 1870


Joseph PURDON 1870


Margaret PURDON 1870


INDEX TO CIVIL REGISTRATION OF BIRTHS IN IRELAND 1864-70:

REGISTRATION DISTRICT OF STRABANE


William John PURDON 1864


Esther PURDON 1866


Anne Maria PURDON 1867


Walter John PURDON 1868


Catharine Houston PURDON 1870




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