1823–1872

July 14, 1823, Cambridge, England.

October 18, 1872, Brighton, England.

Educated at Christ’s College, Cambridge (BA 1844), Purchas served as Curate of Elsworth, Cambridgeshire (1851–53); Orwell, Cambridgeshire (1856–59); St. Paul’s, Brighton (1861–66); and as Perpetual Curate of St. James’ Chapel, Brighton (1866).

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