Henry Hurle

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Henry Hurle
Born May 1739
Deverill-Kingston, Wiltshire, England, Great Britain[1]
Died 13 October 1795 (56)
Pentonville, London, England, Great Britain
Nationality English
Affiliations Ancient Order of Druids
Surveyors' Club[2]
Spouse(s) Anna [Cross] (m. 1769)

Henry Hurle (1739 - 1795) was an English carpenter, surveyor, and builder, in addition to serving as a London Common Councilman, who is held to be the founder and first Archdruid of the Ancient Order of Druids.



  1. "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch ( : 30 December 2014), Henry Hurle, 15 May 1739; citing Deverill-Kingston, Wiltshire, England, reference item 31; FHL microfilm 1,279,370.
  2. Arnold, Dana (2003), "Footnote #50", Reading Architectural History, Routledge, p. 69,