Purvis, Bart

Birth Date

15th October 1919





Biographical Text

Bart Purvis appeared as a guest for Exeter City during 1945/46 when two interim league competitions - Division Three South (South of Thames) [played until Christmas] and the Division Three South Cup (Southern Section) [played from January] - were organised ahead of a return to ‘normal’ league football in 1946/47. He later played for Gateshead, Everton, Plymouth Argyle, Notts County and Carlisle. 

Bart, registered with North Shields at the time, made one guest appearance for Exeter City in a Division Three South (South of the Thames) fixture at Brighton and Hove Albion in December 1945.

He was with Everton from January 1946 to October of the same year before moving to Gateshead (one league appearance) where he stayed until June 1947 ahead of spending 1947/48 with Plymouth Argyle.  

Notts County then signed Bart where he played 25 league matches until leaving for Carlisle United (four league appearances) in August 1951. He was later on the books of Hartlepools United and died in June 2001.





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