Charles Purkiss was born circa 1835 in Saffron Walden, Essex, England, United Kingdom and died 26 May 1903 Auburn, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Sophia Vidler (1839-1867) 8 September 1859 in Jamberoo, New South Wales, Australia.
|(stillborn male) Purkiss (1860-1860)|
|Elizabeth Ann Purkiss (1862-1884)|
|Edwin Charles Purkiss (1867-1868)|
|William H Purkiss (1864-1864)|
|Velena Caroline Purkiss (1865-1939)||1 April 1865 Berrima, New South Wales, Australia||11 August 1939 Brighton-Le-Sands, New South Wales, Australia||Denis Thomas Kerin (1860-1934)|