Charles Richard Prickett and Mary Hornby

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Parents             Thomas Prickett (30%)         Mary Hornby- not known

    Charles Richard Prickett (b c1740,  m Mary Hornby Islington 1763, d 1804 St. Anns in Parish of Aldersgate, England)
    Mary Hornby, (b c 1744, d 1804 St. Anns in Parish of Aldersgate, England)
        Sarah Prickett (b Islington 1764)
        Richard Charles Prickett (b Islington 1765)
        Ann Prickett (b Islington 1766)
        Charles Richard Prickett (b Islington 1768, m Elizabeth Mitchell, d 1808 )
        William Prickett (b Islington 1770)
        Frances Maria Hardres Prickett (b Islington 1771)
        Robert Thomas Prickett (b Islington 1775, m Jane Maria 1798, d 1805)           Jane's parents not known
            Francis Prickett (b 1800 St Pancras Middlesex, m Charles Martin 1826 Islington Middlesex,d 1879 Castlemaine)
                Hannah Martin  (b 1829 Islington, m Thomas Farr 1849 Camden Town, London,d 1890 St Kilda)
                     Edwin Farr (b 1858 Ballarat, m Louisa Jane Briant 1884 Presb Manse Ballarat, d 1943 Northcote)
                          Winifred Emma Farr (b 1890 Northcote, m Norman Thompson 1918 , d 1994 Preston)     

The evidence for Thomas Prickett being Charles' father is the will of  Richard Prickett Ironfounder (below).  We have a Thomas who had a son Charles, who is about the right age to be our Charles.
It is all we have, but would have to rate him 30% at best, given the proliferation of Pricketts, and the poor records in London at the time

Email from Helen Millward via Glenis Crocker

 Ancestry co uk have just added to their available files a complete rundown
of the birth, marriages and deaths in London 1538-1812.
Heigh Presto I think I have located Charles Richards Prickett's family all being baptised in St James Clerkenwell,
Part of Islington, Middlesex.  There are at least 7 children
Sarah Prickett born 2 Jun 1764
Richard Prickett born 28 Sep 1865
Ann Prickett born Dec 1766
Charles Richards born 18 May 1768
William Prickett born 7 Oct 1770
Frances Maria Hardres Prickett born 13 April 1771
          Robert Thomas Prickett born 5 Dec 1775 christened Jan 3 1776 
I have not found the marriage to Maria Jane, but Robert and his father were both buried at St John Zachary in the City.

Followup in Ancestry, Les Rowley

The image of Charles Richard Prickett's burial on 29 June 1804, aged 64, in St John Zachary, City of London, also shows a burial for Mary Prickett on 29 April 1804. Mary's entry seems to be labelled n the vault". Both are from Noble St.
The marriage of  Charles Prickett and Mary Hornby was on 12 June 1763, St James Clerkenwell
Charles Richard Prickett m Elizabeth Clark 27 Feb 1794 in Hackney Middlesex  
A  Thomas Prickett was baptised 6 Apr 1718 St Dunstans in the East, London, parents George and Dorothy Prickett      

Will of Charles Richard Prickett  (the father)

Dated 15th July 1803 , Probate  2nd July 1804
Executor : Charles Richard Prickett of Aldersgate Street Cabinet Maker    Son
Beneficiaries     Mary Prickett        wife
                        Robert Thomas Prickett    Son
                        Charles Richard Prickett    Son
Will indicates he was a wealthy man
Full Text

Will of Charles Richard Prickett  (the son)

Dated 16th January 1808 , Proved 14th March 1808
Executor : Elizabeth Prickett        wife, and others
Elizabeth Prickett wife
Eliza Prickett daughter, under 21, and future children of Eliza Prickett
Ruth Burder / Burdor    sister of Elizabeth Prickett, and Children of Ruth Burder / Burdor
Frances Prickett daughter of late brother Robert Thomas Prickett
Four legitimate and illegitimate children of late brother Richard Charles Prickett by Prudence called Prudence Prickett with whom he cohabited
Children of William Augustus Mitchell of Enfield, wifes brother
Full Text
Will indicates he was a wealthy man

Will of Richard Prickett, Cooper -1802

Dated 7th August 1800/9th Oct 1801 , Proved 26th February 1802
Mentions both Charles Pricketts

Will of Richard Prickett, Ironfounder -1802

Dated 2nd June 1802 , Proved  19th September 1802
Mentions Charles Prickett  (as son of Thomas and Richard's Nephew), ie he is Thomas Prickett's brother
Full Text


Most of the material on the Pricketts and Martins comes from Glenis Crocker, with help from Robyn Lawther and Helen Millward.

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