Section A row 16 – 5 Purves/Anderson/Whellans/Weatherhead


Erected by JAMES PURVES in memory of JOHN PURVES his Grandfather Weaver in Purveshall who died 16th December 1796 aged 78 years.

Also MARGARET WEATHERHEAD his Grandmother who died 1778.

MARGARET, ANN and HELEN their children died in early youth.

JEAN died 17th November 1821.

Also in memory of THOMAS PURVES his father who died at Whitebank 3rd January1830 aged 70 years.

JEAN daughter of THOMAS PURVES died 20th October 1796 aged 5 years.

JOHN his son died 29th January 1897 aged 22 years.

Also MARGARET ABDERSON wife of THOMAS PURVES died at Whitebank

On reverse of the stone

In memory JAMES PURVES who died at Eccles 29th August 1878 aged 81 years.

Also JESSIE WHELANS his wife who died 22nd April 1895 aged 87 years.

Also AGNES PURVES their grandaughter who died 19th March 1883 aged 7 months.



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