Ancestors of Mandy Willard
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Richard PRONGER (1749-1821)
and Ann MOSE (c1750-?)
Richard Pronger and Ann Mose married by
banns on 5 June 1775 in Nuthurst, Sussex. They were both of Nuthurst.
(They were not my direct ancestors.)
Richard Pronger was baptised on 7 May 1749 in Nuthurst,
Sussex. He was the son of
(1722-1767) and Mary Peters
(c1720-1805). Richard died aged 72 years and was buried on 26 August
1821 in Nuthurst. On 17 December 1775, Richard was a witness to the
marriage of William Jupp, a husbandman from Beeding alias
Seale, and Mary Moase, spinster, in Horsham.
Ann Mose's date and place of birth/baptism are unknown, to
me. Might she have been the daughter of Henry Mose
and Sarah Weller who married in Horsham, Sussex in 1741?
An Ann Pronger died aged 77 years and was buried on 9
November 1827 in Nuthurst, therefore, she was born about 1750. Another
Ann Pronger died aged 90 years at Copsale and was buried on 3
October 1838 in Nuthurst, therefore, born about 1748. However, there
was another Ann Pronger possibly of similar age who was married to
Richard Pronger and Ann Mose had
5 known children:
Henry Pronger was baptised on 10 September 1775 in
Nuthurst. He married
Charlotte White in 1797.
(They have their own page.)
James Pronger was baptised on 30 March 1777 in Nuthurst.
A James Pronger was a witness to the
marriage of Edward Mills and Ann Reynolds
on 26 December 1797 in Horsham.
James may have married
Elizabeth Buckwell on 28 July 1801 in Chailey, Sussex.
Elizabeth was the daughter of
Jane Pronger was baptised on 19 December 1779 in
Richard Mills by licence
on 9 June 1801 in Nuthurst. Their marriage lience was issued on 6
June 1801 by the Deanery of Chichester, which recorded that she was a 21
year old spinster of Nuthurst and he was a 31 year old bachelor and
farmer of Nuthurst.
Richard Pronger was baptised on 21 April 1782 in
Nuthurst. He died aged 32 years and was buried on 9 September 1814
Thomas Pronger was baptised on 5 September 1784 in
Nuthurst. He may have died between 1829 and 1831.
Thomas may have married Jane Symonds on 28 June 1819 in
Nuthurst. They were both then of Nuthurst.
As a widow, Jane may have married James Baker by banns
on 2 October 1831 in Crawley. He was a bachelor and they were both
of Crawley. The witnesses to their marriage were Thomas
Baker and Sarah Baker.
When the 1841 census was recorded James Baker was a 33
year old farmer and living with his 44 year old wife Jane at Andrews
Farm in Horsham. With the couple were 8 children, the eldest 3
(Mary, Thomas and John) were recorded as Baker, but were more likely to
have been Pronger. The 5 other children were Jane (8), Emily (6),
Eliza (4), Ann (2) and James (1).
In 1851, 43 year old James was living near the Cock Inn, Southwater,
Horsham, along with his 32 year old wife Emma, and 6
children, Eliza (14), Ann (12), James (10), Benjamin (6), ?? (2) and
Mary (9 months). Also with the family was 22 year old John
James married Emma Botting by banns on 23 September
1844 in Horsham. He was a widower and farmer, and she was a
spinster. Their fathers were named as Philip Baker
a labourer and Benjamin Botting a farmer. The
witnesses to their marriage were Thomas Botting and
Thomas and Jane had the following children:
Peter Pronger was born about 1820/1
He died aged 47 years and was buried on 13 August 1867 in Horsham. In 1841 he
was a 20 year old agricultural labourer, living in the home of
Smart at Coltstaple in Horsham.
Peter married Hannah Lucas by banns on 15 July 1843
in Shipley. He was then a bachelor and labourer from Horsham.
She was a spinster and minor. Their fathers were named as
Thomas Pronger a farmer and James Lucas
a labourer. Both their fathers were deceased. The
witnesses to their marriage were Michael Dean and
Hannah was baptised on 3 August 1823 in Shipley and was the daughter
of James Lucas and Sarah.
The 1851 census recorded that the couple and 3 children (Peter, Jane
and Thomas) were living in Brighton Road, Horsham. Peter was a
31 year old agricultural labourer and Hannah a 27 year old
schoolmistress. He gave his place of birth as Nuthurst and she
Peter and Hannah had the following children:
Peter Pronger was baptised on 25 May 1845 in
Horsham. He was a 6 year old scholar at home in 1851.
Jane Pronger was baptised on 31 January 1847 in
Horsham. She died aged 20 years and was buried on 24 March
1867 in Horsham. In 1851 she was a 4 year old scholar at
Thomas Pronger was baptised
on 27 May 1849 in Horsham. At the time of the 1851 census
he was 2 years old.
Mary Slater on 27 February 1869 in West Grinstead.
He was then a 20 year old bachelor and labourer and she was a 29
year old widow. Their fathers were named as Peter
who were both labourers. The witnesses to their marriage
were Alfred Tullett and Fanny Moore.
John Pronger was baptised on 21 September 1851
Mary Ann Pronger was baptised on 16 April 1854
Alfred Pronger was baptised on 15 January 1857
James Pronger was baptised on 5 December 1857
Henry Pronger was baptised on 5 December 1857
Mary Pronger was born about 1823. The 1841
census records that she was 18 year old Mary Baker
and she was living with her mother and step father.
Thomas Pronger was born about 1827. The 1841
census records that he was 14 year old Thomas Baker.
John Pronger was born on 22 June 1829 and baptised
on 30 August 1829 at the Independent chapel in Horsham. The
1841 census records that he was 12 year old John Baker.
When the 1851 census was recorded he was 22 year old John
Pronger and he was an unmarried agricultural labourer,
living in the home of step father.
This page was updated on 9 January 2012