Family History


ELIZABETH PRIOR WAS THE SISTER OF MY ANCESTOR. IF YOU HAVE ANY AMENDMENTS OR CORRECTIONS TO THIS PAGE, WHICH IS FAR FROM COMPLETE PLEASE E-MAIL ME Martis1@hotmail.co.uk

 

ELIZABETH PRIOR

Born: 1817 Harting

Father: William Prior

Mother: Mary Trimmer

Baptised: 2/2/1817

Died: Possibly 1865 Farnborough district

Married : Harting 18/12/1841 (see Note 1)

Spouse: Benjamin Kingshott, widower,

Baptised: 23/2/1812 Harting

Died: Possibly 1861 Alverstoke district

Parents: William & Sarah Kingshott (see Note 2)..

Children: William Prior b 1839 Harting (see Note 3)

Betsy Kingshott b 1842 Harting (see Note 5)

Rosina Jane Kingshott b 1848 Gosport

Ellen Kingshott b 1850 Gosport (see Note 4)

George Benjamin Kingshott b 1852 Gosport died 1853

Alice Kingshott b 1854 Gosport

Harriet Louisa Kingshott b 1859 Gosport

Also stepchildren Sarah bapt 3/12/1834, Ann bapt 22/10/1837, Alfred baptised 12/7/1840 died 1841. All born in Harting . Annie possibly married 1861 Alverstoke district either Michael Cotter or James Dunn, Sarah married 9/11/1851 Portsea Thomas Tipper.

1851 and 1861 census: Living 17 Rands Court Gosport. Benjamin a blacksmith. 1851 William Pay (who married Elizabeth’s sister Harriet) a visitor. No trace of any of the family after the 1861 census. 1861 only had Rosina, Ellen, Alice & Harriet with them.

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Note 1: labourer. On marriage certificate William Prior described as a labourer.. Marriage witnessed by John Twine and Sarah New.

Note 2: He had previously been married 22/11/1833 Harting Ann Martin. Witnessed by John and Sally Kingshott. She died 1841

Note 3: William Prior baptised 17/2/1839 died 1888 m 1864 Ellen Smith b 1839 Meonstoke, Hants, Ellen remarried 1889 Joseph James Jerome naval pensioner b 1826, widower. He died 1892. 1901 she was living on her own means at 251 Forton Rd, Alverstoke and 1911 121 Forton Rd, Alverstoke.

1841 census:living with his mother Elizabeth with her parents

1861:census possibly a stoker in royal navy, Hong Kong

1871: residence: 20 St John Sq, Alverstoke, Hants. Occupation: blacksmith

1881 census: Alverstoke, Hants (Forton Rd?) ? dealer employing 2 labourers & 2 boys

 

Note 4: Information from Anita Summers is that Ellen her gt-grandmother married Francis Arthur de Morechal de Montmorencie. They lived in India where her grandfather was born, and Ellen died in Burnley, Lancs.

Note 5: Betsy Kingshott baptised 23/10/1842 Harting. ABetsey Kingshott married 21/12/1867 Trotton John Kemp however this is the daughter of William & Sarah Kingshott of Trotton.

Note 6: possible other children were Albert Kingshott born 1844 Alverstoke district, died 1846 and Henry John Kingshott born 1846 Alvertoke district

ROSINA KINGSHOTT

Born: 1842 Harting

Father: Benjamin Kingshott

Mother: Elizabeth Prior

Married: probably abroad

Spouse: Henry Elijah Bisgrove

Baptised: 29/11/1839 St Cuthbert, Wells

Parents: Henry & Frances Bisgrove

Died; 1890 St George Hanover Sq district

Married: possibly 1891 Burnley district

Spouse: Richard Berry or Henry Thomas

Children: Maria Bisgrove b 1864 India

Fanny Bisgrove b 1868 Malta

Sarah Ann Bisgrove 24/2/1876 Liverpool

Ellen Adelaide Bisgrove b 1881 Bolton

1876 census: Residing Byrons/ terrace Liverpool, on the birth certificate. Father: army sergeant.

1881 census: Residing 17 York Street, Bolton. Occupation: late night watchman

1891 census: Widow Rosina in workhouse, Westminster with daughter Ellen. Occupation: furrier

 

Children of Rosina and Henry Bisgrove

MARIA BISGROVE

Born: 1864 India

Father: Henry Elijah Bisgrove

Mother: Rosina Jane Lingshott

1891 census: Boarding 13 Greycoat Place, Westminster. Occupation: dressmaker

FANNY BISGROVE

Born: 1868 Malta

Father: Henry Elijah bisgrove

Mother: Rosina Jane Kingshott

Note: Arrive in New York 17/9/1929

SARAH ANN BISGROVE

Born: 24/2/1876 Liverpool

Father: Henry Elijah Bisgrove

Mother: Rosina Jane Kingshott

Married: 17/4/1893 St John the Baptist, Marlborough, Westminster

Spouse: Edward Scott

Born: 18/2/1875 Soho

Children: Florence Scott b 1896 London

Ivy Lillian Scott b 25/8/1899 London (see Note 1)

Henry Charles Scott b 18/1/1904 Holborn (see Note 2)

Nancy Scott b abt 1904 London (see Note 3)

George Scott

1891 census: Residing 50 Coburg Row, Westminster. Occupsation: domestic servant

1901 census: Residing St Panceas. Occupation: goldsmith

Note 1: Ivy Lillian Scott married 1920 West Ham Edward Franxis Onslow 1895-1951. Children: Eric John onslow b 12/8/1920 died 10/11/2000. Married 14/9/1940 Agnes Maud Hazell b 1920; Direen Ivy Onslow b 26/12/1923 Walthemstow died 9/8/1991 Hawaii married 1/1/11943 leon ned Keizer 1912-1985. Arrived new York 8/9/1955; Iris Florence Onslow b 24/10/1924 died 27/4/1994 Multnomah, Oregon Ilford married 29/6/1945 John Gilbert Wallace born 24/4/1916 Watertown, Mass died 2/12/2001 Multnomah, Oregon. Arrived nNew York 1/3/1946.

1952 arrived New York

Note 2: Henry Charles Scott died 1/3/1985 Nassau married Nassau Iris Margarite Darville 1921-2002

Note 3: Nancy Scott married Stan Jones.

ELLEN ADELAIDE BISGROVE

Born: 1882 Bolton

Father: Henry Elijah Bisgrove

Mother: Rosina Jane Kingshott

1891 census: In Westminster workhouse with mother