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Henry Prentice of Woking, Surrey, England

Henry Prentice of Woking, Surrey, England
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Fall 2005 and Revised 31Jul 2011

1. Henry Prentice, b. c. 1790-1802. We do not have a birth place for him, but it may have been in, or near, Woking, Surrey, where his son, Henry, was b. in 1824.

Henry m. Caroline perhaps about 1820 to 1823. Known children of Henry and Caroline are:

  1. Henry Prentice, chr. 4 Jan 1824, St. Peter, Woking, Surrey, England. . . . . . . [2]
  2. Caroline Prentice, chr. 29 Oct 1826, St. Peter, Woking.

2. Henry Prentice, chr. 4 Jan 1824, St. Peter, Woking, Surrey (per IGI).

He m. Charlotte Johnson in 1852, Berkamstead. He was b. c. 1825, Misenden, Buckingham. She was b. c. 1824 in Hounslow, Middlesex. They first appear in the 1861 census in Lambeth, St. Mary Parish, Surrey. They later appear in the 1871 census in Lambeth, St. Mary The Less Parish, London, and still later in the 1881 census where his occupation is given as "Horsekeeper." In the 1881 census they lived at No. 1, Clarence Place, South Side, Lambeth, Surrey, England. Children (per 1861 censis, 1881 census and IGI):

  1. Fanny Prentice, b. c. 1843. Not in 1861 census, but living at home in the 1871 census. Not home in 1881 census.
  2. William Henry Prentice, chr. 26 Aug 1849, Hounslow, London. . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]
  3. Mary Ann Prentice, chr. 1 Feb 1852, Hounslow, London (per IGI). At home in the 1861 and 1871 census.
  4. Samuel Springall Prentice, chr. 15 Jun 1856, Hounslow (per IGI). He does not appear at home in the 1861 census and may have been deceased.
  5. Caroline Prentice, b. c. 1858-9, Lambeth, Surrey (per census) and chr. 25 Jul 1858, Hounslow, London (per IGI). At home in the 1861 and 1881 census. She m. Charles Frederick Rosewell in 1881 in Lambeth, London. He was b. c. 1856, Lambeth, London, and d. there in 1932. Children per Ancestry.com
    1. Charles Frederick Rosewell 1884 –
    2. John Henry Rosewell 1888 –
    3. Edward Arthur Rosewell 1892 –
    4. Thomas P Rosewell
  6. Henry Caleb Prentice, chr. 26 May 1861, Hounslow, London (per IGI). At home in 1871 census. He is probably the Henry Prentice, b. c. 1861-2, Lambeth, Surrey (per 1881 census). 1891 census as a Lodger in Lambeth, London. It is unclear whether he is the John H. Prentice shown in the 1901 Lambeth census as a single Boarder and Stableman who was b. c. 1861, Hounslow, Middlesex.
  7. Charlotte Prentice, b. c. 1865-6, Lambeth, Surrey (per census) and chr. 12 May 1865, Hounslow (per 1881 census).
  8. Samuel Prentice, b. c. 1867, Lambeth, Surrey. 1881 at home in Lambeth. Not in 1891 and 1901 census.
  9. John Prentice, b. c. 1868, Lambeth, Surrey. At home in 1871 census. He may be the John Prentice, b. c. 1869 who appears in the 1901 Lambeth census as a "Carman Contracters" with his wife, Mary, b. c. 1872, Lambeth, and children:
    1. Caroline Prentice, b. c. 1891, Lambeth.
    2. Charlotte Prentice, b. c. 1894, Lambeth.
    3. John Prentice, b. c. 1897, Lambeth.
    4. Emma Prentice, b. c. 1900, Lambeth.
    5. Alice Alexandra Prentice, b. 7 May 1902, Lambeth, London. She m. William John Molloy on 20 Feb 1932, Southam, London. He was b. 19 Apr 1906, Toxteth Park, Lancashire, and d. 15 Jan 1986, Harrow, Middlesex. An Ancestor Chart for him can be found at Ancestry.com . They had 2 sons and 2 daughters, about whom more can be found at the above website.

Lambeth, Woking and Hounslow are all in the greater London area and within a few miles of each other.

3. William Henry Prentice, b. c. 1847, Hounslow, Middlesex (per 1901 census), chr. 26 Aug 1849, Hounslow, London (per IGI). At home in 1871 census. He is probably the same person as William H. Prentice, Horsekeeper, shown in the 1881 census at 45 Broad St., Lambeth, with his wife.

He m. Frances Maria Williams, b. c. 1851, Bishops Castle, Shropshire, England (the 1901 census says b. c. 1843, Shrewsbury, Shropshire). Children per Ancestry.com :

  1. Arthur Prentice, b. c. 1869, Lambeth. He m. Annie Wallace, b. 1884 and d. 1960.
  2. Walter Prentice, b. c. 1871, Lambeth, Surrey, and d. 3rd Q. 1944, Southwark, London. He m. Sophia Letitia Cannon on 30 Aug 1891, Lambeth, London. She was b. 11 Jul 1970, London, and d. 1st Q., 1943, Cam berwell, London. Children:
    1. Edith Annie Prentice, b. 1898 and d. 1974, Epping Forest, Essex. She m. William Ginn, 1924, Camberwell, London. He was b. 1897. Children:
      1. (dau.) Ginn.
      2. Harold W. Ginn (1924-1989)l
    2. Alfred Ernest Prentice, b. 9 Jun 1900, Lambeth, London. He m.Alice Ada Favor, b. 1901. They had a son.
    3. Louisa Alice Prentice, b. Oct 1902, Walworth, London , and d. 1977, Bedbridge Nr. Ilford, London. he m. Sidney Albert Shilson in 1933, Southwark. He was b. 19012 and d,. 1964. Children:
      1. (son) Shilson.
      2. (dau.) Shilson.
      3. Desmond Shilson 1834 –
    4. George Edward Prentice, b. Apr 1911, Camberwell, London. He m. Miss Pearse in West Ham, London.
    5. Adelaide Lilian Prentice, b. 26 Nov 1913, 2 Riverhall St., Lambeth, London, and d. Jul 1988, Bracknell, Berkshire. She m. Richard Tamplin Brookman (1911-1995).
    6. Harold Victor Prentice, b. 1st Q. 1906, Southwark, London. He m. Miss Cooper.
  3. William Prentice, b. c. 1873, Lambeth. He appears in the 1901 Lambeth census with his wife, Jessie, b. c. 1878, Lambeth, and daughter:
    1. Jessie Prentice, b. c. 1900, Lambeth
  4. Frances Prentice, dau., b. 30 Sep 1875 and d. the next year, 1876.
  5. Fanny Prentice, b. and d. 18975, London.
  6. Caroline Prentice, b.. 1877, Lambeth, London, and d. the next year, 1878.
  7. Charlotte Prentice, b. c. 1879, Lambeth, and d. 1939. She m. Harold Hancock. Daughter:
    1. Margaret Hancock (1917-2006).
  8. Alfred William Prentice, b. 17 Apr 1881, Hounslow, Isleworth, London or Lambeth London (per 1901 census) , and d. 1917. He m. Annie Wallace on 17 Apr 1904, St. Agnes Church, Newington.
  9. Henry Prentice, b. c. 1883 per Ancestry.com . He m. Margaret Cannon. hey had 1 or more children, including:
    1. Henry Prentice, b. 1910, London, England. He m. MIss Englaish.
  10. Harriet Prentice, b. 1885, Lambeth, London. She m. William Oliver on 3 Apr 1904.
  11. Sarah Prentice, b. 1887. Not home in 1901.
  12. Esther Prentice, b. 1888, Lambeth, London. 1901 at home..
  13. Alice Prentice, b. 1890, Newington, London. 1901 census at home.

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