My Grandmother Dorothy Katherine Alice PURKISS [1912- ], a twin,was born in Bethnal Green, London, England. Her parents were George William PURKISS [1889-1963] and Lily LANKSHEAR [1890-1956] who married in Bethnal Green, London, England in 1912.
Lily LANKSHEAR was born in St. Olave, London, England. Her parents were Thomas Sylvester LANKSHEAR [1847-1933] and Caroline TOWNSEND [1850-1955] who were married in Wandsworth in 1870.
Thomas Sylvester LANKSHEAR was born in Clerkenwell, Middlesex, England. His parents were John LANKSHEAR [1814-1872] and Elizabeth SHAW [1814-1871] who were married in Newington, London, England in 1838.
Caroline TOWNSEND was born in Colan, Cornwall, England. Her parents were George TOWNSEND [1815- ] and Mary Hendy RAIL [1815- ] who were married in Colan, Cornwall, England in 1842.