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Families covered: Purves of Abbeyhill, Purvis (Purves) of Darsham, Purves of Purves Hall

William Purves of Abbeyhill
1. Robert Purves of Abbeyhill (d 1655)
  m. Anne Douglas
  A. Sir William Purves, 1st Bart of Purves Hall and Woodhouselee (d 1685, solicitor general for Scotland)
  m. Margery Fleming (dau of Robert Fleming of Restalrig)
i. Sir Alexander Purves, 2nd Bart (d 1701)
  m. Helen Home (dau of ?? Home of Ninewells)
  a. Sir William Purves, 3rd Bart (d 1730)
  m. Elizabeth Deans (d 08.09.1704, dau of _ Deans of Woodhouselee, "near relations")
  (1) Sir William Purves, 4th Bart (bpt 17.01.1701, d 18.06.1762)
m. Anne Hume-Campbell (b 1698, d 02.04.1784, dau of Alexander Hume, 2nd Earl of Marchmont)
  (A) Sir Alexander Purves, 5th Bart (bpt 15.01.1738, d 13.11.1812, Major)
  m1. (23.08.1766) Catherine Le Blanc (dau of _ Le Blanc of London)
  (i) Sir William Purves, later Purves-Hume-Campbell, 6th Bart (b 04.10.1767, d 09.04.1833) had issue
  m. (02.05.1812) Charlotte Rey (widow of Anthony Hall)
  (ii) Ann Purves
  m. David Ross
  (iii) daughter
  m2. (21.06.1775) Mary Home (d 04.07.1785, dau of Sir James Home, Bart)
  (iv) John Purves (captain) had issue
  m. Ellen Power (dau of Edmund Power of Curraghmore)
  (v) Rosina Purves
  m. Sir Richard Dobson (RN)
  (vi) Grace Purves (d 04.10.1814)
  m. (16.04.1804) Sir David Milne (Admiral)
  (vii) Margaret Purves
  m. Archibald Cochrane
  (viii) other issue - 4 sons and 1 daughter
  m3. (09.11.1785) Magdalene Edmonstone (dau of James Edmonstone of Longfaugh)
  (xiii)+ other issue (d unm) - 2 sons and 1 daughter
  m4. (19.01.1789) Isabella Hunter (dau of James Hunter of Frankfield)
  (xvi) Patrick Purves (d Toulouse unm)
  (B) Elizabeth Purves
  m. James Burnett (dsp, captain, brother of Sir Thomas of Leys)
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - William (dvp), Margaret, Elizabeth
  (2) Rosina Purves
  m. _ Nisbet of Preston
  (3)+ other issue - James (WS), Alexander in Edinburgh, Elizabeth (d unm), Helen (d unm)
  b. Robert Purves in Edinburgh
  m. Rachel Winram
  (1) 3 daughters
  c. Marjory Purves
m. Rev. _ Gulliland
  d. Anne Purves
  m. _ Home of Greenlawcastle
  e. Margaret Purves
  m. _ Fische of Castlelaw
  ii. John Purves of Abbeyhill
  m. _ Drummond (dau of _ Drummond of Hawthornden)
  iii. James Purves of Purveshaugh
  m. ?? Pringle (dau of ?? Pringle of Torsonce)
  a. George Purves of Darsham
  m. (18.02.1679) Margaret Dakins (dau of George Dakins)
  (1) George Purvis of Darsham (b 27.07.1680, d 1741, Captain RN)
  m. (03.02.1712) Elizabeth Allen (dau of _ Allen of Yoxford)
  (A) Charles Wager Purvis of Darsham Hall (b 05.06.1715, Admiral RN)
  m. (03.11.1741) Amy Godfrey (d 21.12.1777, niece of _ Mawson, Bishop of Ely)
(i) Charles Purvis of Darsham Hall, Sheriff of Suffolk (b 01.07.1743, d 10.12.1808)
  m. (27.01.1774) Elizabeth Cruttendon (dau of Edward Holden Cruttendon)
  (a) Charles Purvis of Darsham (b 19.02.1777, d 06.11.1859, Lt. Colonel) had issue
  m. (12.02.1805) Margaret Eleanor Randall (d 01.11.1859, dau of John Randall)
  (b) Edward Purvis of Watlington House, Reading (b 21.04.1786) had issue
  m. (24.07.1817) Lettice Elizabeth Mulso (dau of Rev. John Mulso of Twywell)
  (c) Elizabeth Purvis
  m. (08.07.1817) Edward Ravenshaw (rector of West Kington)
  (d) Sarah Anne Purvis (d 12.07.1797)
  (ii) Thomas Purvis (b 29.10.1750, d 13.10.1786, rector of Melton)
  m. (25.11.1773) Letitia Anna Philipa Leman (dau of Rev. John Leman)
(a) Amy Letitia Purvis (d 1816)
  m. (13.09.1794) Nathaniel Colvile (rector of Lawshall)
  (b) Elizabeth Maria Purvis
  m. Rev. John Norris Ewen of Reydon
  (c) Anna Purvis (d unm 14.08.1801)
  (iii) William Purvis, later Eyre of New House (b 01.10.1757, d 1810)
  m. (13.04.1789) Susannah Harriet Eyre (dau of Samuel Eyre of Newhouse)
  (a) Harriet Eyre of Newhouse
  m. (20.02.1817) George Matcham of Hoadlands (b 07.11.1789, d 15.01.1877)
  (b) Eliza Purvis Eyre
  m. Rev. Henry Plaster Jeston in Cholesbury
  (c) Charlotte Louisa Eyre
  m. George Gorve
  (d) Julia Purvis Eyre
  m. William Tudor of Kilwestern House
  (iv) Elizabeth Purvis (d 06.03.1819)
  m. Joseph Battin of Preston
  (v)+ other issue - Elizabeth (d 09.12.1746), Amy (d 08.09.1749), Henrietta Maria (d 27.02.1769)
  (B) George Purvis of West Green (b 25.11.1718, d 26.03.1773)
  m. (15.05.1742) Mary Oadham (dau of Catesby Oadham)
  (i) Richard Purvis of Porter's Hall and Bockenden Grange (b 26.08.1743, d 04.1802)
  m. (03.06.1780) Lucy Leman (dau of Rev. John Leman)
  (a) Barrington Purvis of Porter's Hall (b 21.03.1792, d 28.03.1822) had issue (1 dau)
  m. (11.09.1820) Amy Letitia Colvile (dau of Rev. Nathaniel Colvile)
  (b) Lucy Anna Purvis
  m1. Capt. _ Duddington
  m2. _ Duddington
  m3. Capt. Archibald Kidd
(c)+ other issue - Richard Oadham (b 1785, d 1804), John Leman (b 01.03.1786, d unm 17.03.1805), George Thomas (b 07.11.1789, d unm 17.03.1805), Mary Anna (d 21.08.1781)
  (ii) John Child Purvis of Vicar's Hill House, Hampshire (b 13.03.1747, d 23.02.1825, Admiral RN)
  m1. (11.10.1784) Catherine Sowers (d 03.02.1789, dau of John Sowers)
  (a) John Brett Purvis of Bury Hall (b 12.08.1787, Admiral RN) had issue
  m. (14.12.1815) Renira Charlotte Purvis (dau of George Purvis of Blackbrook House) @@ below
  (b) Richard Fortescue Purvis (b 04.01.1789, d 27.05.1868, rector of Whitsbury) had issue
  m. (19.01.1824) Elizabeth Helen Baker (dau of Rev. Thomas Baker)
  m2. (11.03.1790) Mary Garrett (dau of Daniel Garrett)
  m3. (02.08.1804) Elizabeth Dickson (d 27.07.1856, dau of Admiral Sir Archibald Dickson, Bart)
  (iii) George Purvis of Blackbrook (b 29.06.1751)
  m. (06.07.1791) Renira Charlotte Maitland (d 29.05.1823, dau of David Maitland)
  (a) George Thomas Maitland Purvis of Blackbrook (b 10.06.1802) had issue
  m1. (10.06.1828) Mary Jane Austen (dau of Admiral Sir Frances Austen of Portsdown Lodge)
  m2. (18.01.1838) Esther North Harrison (dau of Rev. William Harrison)
  (b) George Purvis (d 02.05.1826)
  (c) Renira Charlotte Purvis
  m. (14.12.1815) John Brett Purvis of Bury Hall (b 12.08.1787, Admiral RN) @@ above
  (d) Georgina Purvis (d 09.08.1847)
  m. (07.02.1828) Charles Twyford (rector of Ttrototn)
  (iv) Elizabeth Purvis (d 28.12.1772)
  m1. (05.1768) Benjamin Good
  m2. Andrew Long
  (v) Emma Purvis (d 31.05.1831)
  m. (01.07.1789) Richard Timms (Colonel)
(vi)+ other issue - Mary Oadham (d unm 29.12.1812), Lissey Anna (d 28.04.1758)
  (C) Harvey Purvis (d 1740, RN)
  (D) Martha Purvis
  m. Thomas Pearce (Captain RN)
  (2)+ 2 sons and 1 daughter
  iv. Ann Purves
  m. (c1680) Charles Home, 6th Earl of Home (d 20.08.1706)
v. Catherine Purves
  m. _ King of Bogengreen
  vi. Marjory Purves
  m. (mcrt 01.02.1666) Sir George Stirling, 1st Bart of Glorat (a 07.03.1693)
  vii. Margaret Purves
  m. John Home of Manderston first name kindly provided by a contributor (JB, 10.08.06)
  viii. Rosina Purves
  m1. _ Deans of Woodhouselee
  This is presumably the Rosina who (also) married ...
  m2. Sir John Ramsay, 2nd Bart of Whitehill (b 1645, d 1715)
  B. Sybilla Purves

Main source(s):
(1) Douglas's 'Baronage of Scotland' 1798 (Purves of that ilk), BP1934 (Home-Purves-Hume-Campbell)
(2) BLG1886 (Purvis of Darsham)
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