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Mortimer Simpson Purdon

Male 1872 - 1956  (83 years)


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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Mortimer Simpson Purdon was born on 30 Mar 1872 (son of William Henry Purdon and Elizabeth Smith Cockcroft); died on 8 Feb 1956; was buried on 9 Feb 1956 in Rokeby Park Church (Methodist), Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Mortimer married Sarah Elizabeth Davies on 6 Dec 1898 in Methodist Church, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Sarah (daughter of James Davies and Sarah Bradfield) was born on 14 Mar 1873; died on 15 Jul 1955 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Rokeby Park Church (Methodist), Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet]

    Children:
    1. Todd Graham Purdon
    2. Constance Eileen Purdon was born on 25 Mar 1900; died on 30 Jul 1983; was buried in Baptist Church, Kariega, Eastern Cape Proince, South Africa.
    3. Leonard Davies Purdon was born on 30 Sep 1901 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 5 Apr 1981 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 8 Apr 1981 in Rokeby Park Cemetery (Methodist), Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    4. Ross Simpson Purdon was born on 15 Oct 1902; died on 26 Sep 1977 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 28 Sep 1977 in Rokeby Park Cemetery (Methodist), Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    5. Horace William Purdon was born on 14 Jan 1907; died on 21 Mar 1967; was buried on 23 Mar 1967 in Shaw Park, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    6. Grahame Bradfield Purdon was born on 16 Oct 1910; died in Mar 1988; was buried on 14 Mar 1988.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  William Henry Purdon was born on 16 Mar 1842 in Eastern Cape, South Africa (son of William Henry Purdon and Eliza Tarr); died on 1 Jun 1924 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    William married Elizabeth Smith Cockcroft on 26 May 1869 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Elizabeth (daughter of Thomas Cockcroft and Dorothy Simpson) was born on 20 Oct 1845 in Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 19 May 1914 in Rokeby Park, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 20 May 1914 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet]


  2. 3.  Elizabeth Smith Cockcroft was born on 20 Oct 1845 in Eastern Cape, South Africa (daughter of Thomas Cockcroft and Dorothy Simpson); died on 19 May 1914 in Rokeby Park, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 20 May 1914 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    Children:
    1. 1. Mortimer Simpson Purdon was born on 30 Mar 1872; died on 8 Feb 1956; was buried on 9 Feb 1956 in Rokeby Park Church (Methodist), Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    2. George Clifford Purdon was born on 8 Sep 1874; died on 16 Sep 1943 in Mount Pleasant, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 17 Sep 1943 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    3. Edith Emmeline Purdon was born on 6 Feb 1882.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  William Henry Purdon was born on 26 Sep 1808 in Cawnpore, Uttar Pradesh, India (son of John Purdon and Mary Clifford Harrison); died on 2 Dec 1894 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 4 Dec 1894 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    William married Eliza Tarr on 5 Jun 1837 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Eliza (daughter of Thomas Henry Tarr and Ann Radford) was born on 20 Apr 1817 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England; died on 9 May 1889 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 10 May 1889 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet]


  2. 5.  Eliza Tarr was born on 20 Apr 1817 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England (daughter of Thomas Henry Tarr and Ann Radford); died on 9 May 1889 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 10 May 1889 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    Children:
    1. Charles Purdon was born on 18 Mar 1838 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 22 Jul 1926 in Thorndon, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 23 Jul 1926 in Rokeby Park Church (Methodist), Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    2. Selina Ann Purdon was born on 12 Jul 1839 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 7 Apr 1924 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 9 Apr 1924 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    3. Thomas Henry Purdon was born on 12 Nov 1840 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 12 Oct 1916 in Hope Royal farm, Trappes Valley, Bathurst district, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 12 Oct 1916 in Shaw Park, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    4. 2. William Henry Purdon was born on 16 Mar 1842 in Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 1 Jun 1924 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    5. Isabella Austin Purdon was born on 18 Feb 1844 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; died after 1889.
    6. Martha Ann Purdon was born on 12 Aug 1845 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 5 Mar 1937 in Cathcart, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    7. James Tarr Purdon was born on 23 Sep 1846 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 10 Feb 1908 in Wilsons Party, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 12 Feb 1908 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    8. Samuel Purdon was born on 28 Jul 1848 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; died after 1889.
    9. John Cadwallader Purdon was born on 16 Feb 1850 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 16 Feb 1928 in Springfield, Cathcart district, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Hilton Cemetery (Methodist), Hilton, Cathcart, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    10. Henry Purdon was born on 3 Jul 1851; died in 1852.
    11. Henry Ebenezer Purdon was born on 20 Jul 1853; died on 19 May 1936 in Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Rokeby Park Cemetery (7th Day Adventist), Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    12. Daniel Purdon was born on 24 Jan 1856; died before 1889.
    13. Emma Purdon was born on 18 Nov 1858; died before 1961.
    14. Edwin Ambrose Purdon was born on 8 Oct 1861; died after 1904.

  3. 6.  Thomas CockcroftThomas Cockcroft was born in 1807 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England (son of Charles Cockcroft and Harriet Farrier Bailey); died on 30 Nov 1881 in Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Shaw Park, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Thomas married Dorothy Simpson on 3 Jan 1831 in Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Dorothy (daughter of Thomas Simpson and Ann Shepherd) was born on 2 May 1810 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; died on 13 Dec 1858 in Myrtle Grove farm, Bathurst district, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Grahamstown Cemetery (Old), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet]


  4. 7.  Dorothy Simpson was born on 2 May 1810 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England (daughter of Thomas Simpson and Ann Shepherd); died on 13 Dec 1858 in Myrtle Grove farm, Bathurst district, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Grahamstown Cemetery (Old), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    Children:
    1. Mary Ann Cockcroft was born about 1832 in Shaw Park, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died after 1883.
    2. Ann Shepherd Cockcroft was born on 23 Dec 1833 in Shaw Park, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    3. Thomas Iken Cockcroft was born on 2 Dec 1835 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 13 Feb 1907 in Myrtle Grove farm, Bathurst district, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 15 Feb 1907 in Shaw Park, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    4. William Cockcroft was born on 14 May 1838 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 27 Jun 1912 in Victoria East, Cape, South Africa.
    5. Sarah Jane Cockcroft was born on 18 Jun 1840 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 16 Aug 1918 in Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa.
    6. Dorothy Cockcroft was born on 18 Nov 1843 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 30 Jun 1914 in Thornden farm, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 2 Jul 1914 in Rokeby Park Church (Methodist), Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    7. 3. Elizabeth Smith Cockcroft was born on 20 Oct 1845 in Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 19 May 1914 in Rokeby Park, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 20 May 1914 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    8. Ebenezer John Cockcroft was born on 15 Oct 1849 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 2 Dec 1937 in Shaw Park, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    9. Walter Simpson Cockcroft was born on 10 Sep 1852 in Trappes Valley, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 28 Jun 1941 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa; was buried in Benoni, Gauteng, South Africa.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  John Purdon was born in 1768 in Lanark, Scotland; died on 28 May 1863 in Beaufort Vale, Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    John married Mary Clifford Harrison on 13 Oct 1804 in Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland. Mary was born in 1789 in Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland; died on 22 Nov 1874 in Beaufort Vale, Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet]


  2. 9.  Mary Clifford Harrison was born in 1789 in Dublin, Co. Dublin, Ireland; died on 22 Nov 1874 in Beaufort Vale, Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    Children:
    1. 4. William Henry Purdon was born on 26 Sep 1808 in Cawnpore, Uttar Pradesh, India; died on 2 Dec 1894 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 4 Dec 1894 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    2. Henry Gordon Purdon was born on 19 Dec 1810 in Cawnpore, Uttar Pradesh, India; died on 23 Dec 1892 in Lushington Valley, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    3. Elizabeth Purdon was born on 4 Dec 1812 in Cawnpore, India; died on 18 Nov 1888 in Dordrecht, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Dordrecht, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    4. Martha Purdon was born on 15 Sep 1814.
    5. Charles Purdon was born on 20 Feb 1817 in Madras, India; died in 1820 in at Sea.
    6. Isabella Purdon was born on 14 Nov 1819 in London, England.
    7. Mary Purdon was born on 22 Mar 1822 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 11 Nov 1899 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 12 Nov 1899 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    8. Martha Purdon was born on 20 Nov 1825 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 13 Feb 1905 in Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Wesleyan Methodist Church cemetery, WESLEY, Peddie District, Eastern Cape, South Africa..
    9. Ann Purdon was born on 7 Jan 1828 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    10. John Charles Purdon was born on 29 May 1831 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 22 Jul 1913 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 23 Jul 1913 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.

  3. 10.  Thomas Henry Tarr was born in 1790 (son of George Tarr and Elizabeth Fletcher); died on 9 Nov 1858 in Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Thomas married Ann Radford on 20 Sep 1812 in St Mary's Church, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England. Ann (daughter of James John Radford and Ann Greenwood) was born in 1791 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England; died on 23 Dec 1866 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet]


  4. 11.  Ann Radford was born in 1791 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England (daughter of James John Radford and Ann Greenwood); died on 23 Dec 1866 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    Children:
    1. Selina Tarr was born on 26 Aug 1813 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England; died on 14 Jan 1894 in Prospect House, Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 15 Jan 1894 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    2. James Tarr was born on 24 Aug 1815; died on 26 Aug 1896; was buried on 27 Aug 1896 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    3. 5. Eliza Tarr was born on 20 Apr 1817 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England; died on 9 May 1889 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 10 May 1889 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    4. George Tarr was born on 21 Feb 1819 in Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England; died on 4 Apr 1850; was buried in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    5. Thomas Tarr was born on 21 Sep 1821; died on 22 Aug 1895 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 23 Aug 1895 in Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    6. Emma Tarr was born on 6 Jan 1824; died on 21 Dec 1858.
    7. Ann Tarr was born on 20 Jun 1826; died on 8 Nov 1906 in 'Buffelsfontein', Somerset East, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    8. William John Tarr was born on 8 Sep 1829; died on 25 Apr 1917.
    9. Samuel Tarr was born on 8 Jun 1830; died on 8 Aug 1914; was buried in Wesley, Peddie District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    10. Elizabeth Tarr was born on 31 May 1831; died on 8 Oct 1895 in 'Melville Park', Peddie District, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Peddie Cemetery (Wesleyan/Methodist), Wesley, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    11. Mary Tarr was born on 19 Sep 1832 in Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa; died on 17 Jul 1906 in Fresh Water Poort, Peddie, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Wesley, Peddie District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

  5. 12.  Charles CockcroftCharles Cockcroft was born in 1779 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England (son of Mark Cockcroft and Mary Broadley); died on 11 Dec 1875 in Myrtle Grove farm, Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Shaw Park, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    Charles married Harriet Farrier Bailey. Harriet was born in 1784 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; died on 19 Jul 1836 in Myrtle Grove farm, Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Clumber Methodist Cemetery, Clumber, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet]


  6. 13.  Harriet Farrier Bailey was born in 1784 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; died on 19 Jul 1836 in Myrtle Grove farm, Clumber, Bathurst (nr), Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Clumber Methodist Cemetery, Clumber, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    Children:
    1. 6. Thomas Cockcroft was born in 1807 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; died on 30 Nov 1881 in Port Alfred, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Shaw Park, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    2. William Cockcroft was born in 1808 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; died on 6 Jul 1899 in Wentworth Park, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried on 8 Jul 1899 in Shaw Park, Bathurst District, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    3. Mark Cockcroft was born on 7 Dec 1811 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; died on 6 May 1892 in Dordrecht, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Dordrecht, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

  7. 14.  Thomas Simpson was born in 1769 in Wakefield, Yorkshire, England.

    Thomas married Ann Shepherd on 11 Jan 1797 in St Peter's, Leeds, Yorkshire, England. Ann (daughter of William Shepherd and Mary, - wife of William Shepherd) was born on 3 May 1774 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; died on 29 Oct 1838 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Grahamstown Cemetery (Old), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa. [Group Sheet]


  8. 15.  Ann Shepherd was born on 3 May 1774 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England (daughter of William Shepherd and Mary, - wife of William Shepherd); died on 29 Oct 1838 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Grahamstown Cemetery (Old), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    Children:
    1. William Simpson was born on 11 Jul 1805 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; died on 3 Sep 1890 in King William's Town, Eastern Cape, South Africa.
    2. Thomas Simpson was born on 11 Mar 1807; died about 1871.
    3. Sarah Simpson was born on 27 Nov 1808 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England.
    4. 7. Dorothy Simpson was born on 2 May 1810 in Leeds, Yorkshire, England; died on 13 Dec 1858 in Myrtle Grove farm, Bathurst district, Eastern Cape, South Africa; was buried in Grahamstown Cemetery (Old), Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa.



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