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The Local History Society for Purley on Thames



People of Purley - Initial M

MACCREA - Mrs - See her School recollections

MALBONE William - Churchwarden 1717-1720

MALYNS -family - see Manorial families

MANESTY - Charles - Rector of Purley 1800-1844, Son of James (see JE3 and SK)- see the church history

MANESTY - James - Curate of Purley 1789-1803, father of Charles.

MARSHALL - Albert Reginald - Parish Councillor 1955-date (with some gaps) Chairman of Parish Council (1981-date), Chairman of Governors of Long Lane School

MARTIN - James - Curate of Purley 1721

MARTIN - John - Churchwarden 1706-9

MARTIN - Thomas - Curate of Purley 1779-1781

MASLEN - John - Churchwarden 1614-15

MATTHEWS - John Henry Dudley (1844-1914) - Rector of Purley 1902-1914. Born Bradnich, Devon 1844, educated at Rugby and Oxford Univ. Ordained 1868, married Edith Selfe 1871, Headmaster of Leeds Grammar School 1884-1902. - see the church history and The Purley Scandal

MATTHEWS - F R - son of JHD - see his Reminiscences of Purley

MATTHEWS - Rose - daughter of JHD - see her Reminiscences of Purley

MAY - Edward Jno - Curate of Purley 1848-49

MAY Frederick G - Lockkeeper c 1950

McLEAN - Mrs M - Schoolmistress 1970-73

MENPES - Mortimer - see his biography or his Fruit Farm

MENPES - Miss - see her Ball

MERCER - Kenneth John - Parish Councillor 1976-1983 (with gaps)

MIDDERHILL - John - Vicar of Purley 1405-06. Went to be vicar of St Rumwold, Winchester 1406- see the church history

MONCKTON - Jonathan - Curate of Purley 1767-9, 1774-6

MORRIS - Edmund - Parish Councillor 1966-7

MORTON - William Henry - Rector of Purley 1956-61- see the church history

MOTT - Frederick Charles (1893?-1916) - Private in E Company, second batallion Royal Berks Regiment. Killed 28th October 1916 aged 23 during Battle of the Somme. Buried at Bancourt British Cementery, France. Commemorated on Purley's War Memorial

MOULE - Rebecca - Headmistress of Purley C of E School until 1908. Was chief figure in the Purley Scandal - see Purley Scandal


MOUNTAYNE - Thomas - Rector of Purley 1563-67- see the church history


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