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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

 

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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