Family History



Father:       William Prior

Mother:     Mary Trimmer

Born:        1812 Harting

Baptised:   26/7/1812 Harting

Buried:     15/4/1884 Harting

Married:   29/5/1842 Harting (witnessed by George Shier and Elizabeth Pinchett)

Spouse:      Mary Todman (see note)

Born:         1814.Harting

Parents:      Luke Todman, labourer and Elizabeth

Buried:       23/3/1888 Harting

Children:         Thomas Prior b. 1843 Harting

                          Emma Prior b 1844 Harting

                        (Harriet ) Ruth Prior b. 1846 Harting  

                         William Prior b. 1849 Harting

                         Lucy Prior b. 1851 Harting  

                        James Prior b. 1853 Harting

                         Mark Prior b. 1855 Harting

                       , Rose Prior b. 1857.


1841 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: agricultural labourer1

1844: 29/10/1844 Midhurst workhouse. George 32, Mary 31. Thomas 2, Emma 6 and three Todman children, until 6/11/1844

1851 census: Occupation agricultural labourer, possibly thatcher too

1861 census: Residing East harting Street. Occupation: agricultural labourer

1871 census: Residing East harting Street. Occupation agricultural labourer. Only son James living with them

1881 census: Living in East harting Street. Grandson James Tribe born Kilburn 1875 living with them, also Luke Todman 72 imbecile and lodger William Varnes 54

Note:  Before marriage Mary had Mary Ann Todman baptised 8/11/1835 Harting and John Soall Todman bapt 10/9/1837 Harting; John Todman baptised 22/8/1839 Harting


THOMAS PRIOR  (possibly son William Prior?)

Born:          1842 Harting

Father:        George Prior

Mother:       Mary Trotman

Baptised:     15/1/1843 Harting)

Died:          1922 Petersfield district

Married:     Mary Marchant

Baptised:    29/4/1838 in East meon, Hants.

Parents:      James & mary Marchant

Died:         1882.

Married ;    1883 Portsea district

Spouse:        Ann Enves

Born:          1843 Rogate

Baptised:      29/1/1843 terwick

Died:           1928 Midhurst district

Parents:       William & mary Enves

Children:    Rhoda Rebecca Prior b1869 Trotton, (see Note 1)

                   Keturah R Prior b1872 Trotton (see Note 2)

                    Esther Prior b 1874 in Trotton,  (see Note 3)

                    Rose Prior b. 1885 Trotton (See Note 4)


Note; Thomas & Ann had two children, both living 1911


1861 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: agricultural labourer

1881 and 1891 census: Canhouse Farm Trotton farming 60 acres, employing one man and one boy.] 1881 mother-in- law mary Marchant farmerís widow living with them

1901 census: Residing Cornhouse Farm Trotton. Rose living with them

1911 census: Residing Canhouse Farm Liphook. Occupation: hurdle maker


Note 1: Rhoda Rebekah Prior married 1907 Midhurst district Albert Cluer born 1869 Milland

1891 census: Residing with father

1911 census: Living Furzehill House Cock Hill Reigate. Occupation: butler and cook


Note 2: Keturah Prior died 1882 Midhurst district aged 10


Note 3: Esther Prior died 1882


Note 4: Rose Prior

1911 census: Boarder at Langleys Farm, Rake, East Liss. Occupation: dairymaid


Born:        1844 Harting

Father:       George Prior

Mother:     Mary Todman

Baptised:  30/6/1844.

Married:     17/11/1866 Harting (see Note 1)

Spouse:   George Stubbs

Born:        1834

Died:        1897 West Dean.

Children:   Emma Stubbs b. 1870 Yapton

       Ada Stubbs b. 1872. Yapton

      George Stubbs b 1873. (Yapton

       William Stubbs b 1876 Yapton

         James Stubbs b 1877 Yapton

        Henry Stubbs b 1880 Yapton

        Edward Thomas Stubbs b 1883 Yapton

       Albert Stubbs b.1885 Yapton

        John Stubbs b. 1888 Yapton

1911 census records her having 9 children, one deceased



Born:      1846 Harting

Father:  George Prior

Mother:  Mary Todman

Baptised: 27/9/1846 Harting as Harriet Ruth

Died:        1880 Hendon district

Married:    25/4/1869 Holy Trinity Hendon (witnessed by Walter and Margaret Pook. Both living 6 Alpha Place North. James a labourer)

Spouse:     James Tribe

Baptised:   15/2/1844 Petworth

Parents:      William & Jane Tribe

Died:         1881 Hendon district

Children:    George William Tribe b 1872 Kilburn

                   James Tribe b 1874 Kilburn (see Note 1)


1861 census: possibly attendant to William Loten 80 & wife Jane 75, paupers, East Harting Street

1871 census: residing 18 Cambridge Road West. Occupation: labourer

1881 census: James widower residing 71 Salisbury Rd, Willesdon, with son William. Occupation: bricklayerís labourer. Sister-in-law Elizabeth (Betsy) Prior in same house with daughter Mary Ann


George William Tribe born 10/4/1872 baptised 23/6/1872 St Augustine Paddington from 84 Albert Road married 23/12/1894 St Jude, Kensal Green Eva Stone, born 1872 Woburn daughter of Levi Stone (labourer). Witnessed by Charles & Sarah Butler

Children: Ruth Tribe born 28/5/1895 baptised 27/11/1899 St Augustine Paddington) Rose Tribe baptised 27/11/1899 St Augustine Paddington; Florence May Tribe born 1899 Willesden; William George Tribe bapt 10/7/1901 St Augustine, Paddington; Lily Tribee born 1904 Willesden; James Tribe born 1906 Willesden; John Tribe born 1908 Willesden

1899 (baptismal record): Residing 11 Canterbury Rd, Paddington. Occupation: labourer

1901 (baptismal record): Residing 7 Chichester Road. Occupation: labourer

1911 census: Residing 185 Cambridge Road, Willesden. Occupation: builderís labourer


James Tribe married 1898 Chelsea district Alice Kitchen born 1876 Bishop Frome, Herefordshire. Children: William J Tribe b 1900 Kilburn (baptised 15/7/1900 St Jude, Kensal Green), Ivy Alice Tribe born 1904 Hounslow; Harry George Tribe born 1907 Hounslow.

1881 census: Residing Harting with grandmother Mary Prior

1891 census: Residing Yapton with aunt Emma Stubbs. Occupation: labourer

1901 census: 76 Lancefield Street? Paddington. Occupation: navy foreman

1911 census: Residing 168 Kingsley Road, Hounslow. Occupation: nursery stoker


Born:      1849 Harting

Father:     George Prior

Mother:     Mary Todman

Baptised:    23/9/1849 Harting

Died:         Possibly 1916 West Bromwich district

Married:    1882 Warwick district

Spouse:      Emma Beck

Born:        1860 Southam, Warwickshire.

Died:         possibly 1936 Birmingham district


1881 census: Emma a servant at 51 Parade, Leamington Priors

1891 census: Residing 15 Queens Sq, Warwick. Occupation: army pensioner. Emma a dressmaker

1901 census: agricultural labourer living Old Windwill, Lapworth, Warwickshire. Mother-in-law Emma Malin with them

1911 census: Residing Sherbourne Hill, Warwick. Occupation jobbing carpenter. Sister-in-law Martha Louisa Godden and nieces Beatrice 10 and Emily 8 months with them


Born:     1851 Harting

Father:    George Prior

Mother:   Mary Todman

Died:       1940 Petersfield district

Baptised:  30/1/1851

Married:    14/7/1878 St Mark St Johns Wood Marylebone (Witnessed Charles Healy Oliver, Rose prior)

Spouse:      Benjamin Oliver

Born:        1848 Harting

Parents:     David & Maria Oliver

Buried:      5/2/1894 Harting

Children:  Mary Sarah M Oliver born  1879 Eastbourne died 1899 Eastbourne

1871 census:  working as cook to Louise Wilmshurst, 25 East St, Harting

1878 marriage certificate: Lucy residing 128 maida Vale, Benjamin Eastbourne)

1891 census: Living 69 Ashford Rd, Eastbourne. Benjamin a clerk.

1901 census: Lucy a lodgings house keeper, Colonade, Eastbourne (lodgers Richard Opras 71 on own means, Francesca Standon manageress tobacconist & Edwin Storker bootseller and nephew Albert Stubbs)

1911 census: Residing The Elm, Madeleine Rd, Petersfield. Occupation: cook to Augusta Hone



Born:        1852 Harting

Father:      George Prior

Mother:     Mary Todman

Baptised:   23/1/1853 Harting

Married:    1876 Midhurst district

Spouse:      Emma Tulitt

Born:           1855 Harting

Parents:      James & Eliza Tullet

Died;         1884 Islington district

Married;      14/12/ 1884 Hampstead parish church

Spouse;      Mary Ann Stacey widow(witnessed by Mark Prior, Emily Bishop)

Father:        James Reeve

Born:          1849  Kent

Children:  Rose Prior b 1877 Elsted

                 Mark prior b 1887 West Hampstead

                 Gertrude Nellie Prior b 1889 West Hampstead


1871 census: Residing East Harting Street, next to Emma and her family. Occupation; agricultural labourer

In late 1870s living Elsted, Sussex

1881 census: 200 Salisbury Road Willesden, James working as general labourer

1889 Baptismal record: Residing 24 Kelson St. Occupation: labourer

1891 census: Residing 44 Kelson Street Hampstead. Occupation: general labourer


Rose Prior No trace after 1881 census.


Mark Prior born 19/7/1887 baptised 26/8/1889 St Augustine Paddington died 1892 Paddington district aged 4


Gertrude Nellie Prior baptised 26/8/1889 St Augustine Paddington died 1891 Hampstead district


Stepsons Percy S  b 1880 London, George born 1881 Kilburn, and James 1882 b Kilburn.

1901 census James was private, Navy ship in Chatham.



Born:        1855 Harting

Father:       George Prior

Mother:    Mary Todman

Baptised:   23/9/1855 Harting

Married:    1877 Midhurst district

Spouse:      Betsy Tullet

Baptised:     19/2/1860 harting

Parents:      John and Mary Ann Tulett

Children:    Emma Prior b 1876 Harting

                   Mary Ann Prior b 1878 Kilburn

                   Elizabeth Prior b 1882 Kilburn

                   Louisa Prior b 1884 Kilburn died 1884 Hendon district

                   Rose Prior b 1886 Kilburn

                   Mark Prior b 1889 Kilburn

                   James Prior b 1895 Kilburn

                   George Prior  b 1896 Kilburn

1911 census: 8 children, all surviving


1881 census: Patient in Mineral Water Hospital, Upper Brough Walls, Bath. Occupation: stonemason. Betsy listed as Elizabeth and residing 31 Salisbury Rd, Willesden with daughter Mary Ann. Widowed brother-in-law James Tribe in same house with son William

1883 baptismal record: 7/1/1883 living 13 Albert Road. Occupation: labourer

1884 baptismal record: 24/9/1884 residing 51 Albert Road. Occupation: labourer

1886 baptismal record: Residing 56 Albert Road. Occupation: labourer

1891 census:  Living Denmark Rd, Willesden. Occupation: a labourer

1891 Baptismal record: Residing 24 Denmark Rd. Occupation: labourer

1897 baptismal record: Residing 24 Denmark Rd. Occupation: bricklayer

 1901 census: Living Denmark Rd, Willesden. Occupation: road sweeper. Emma a laundress. Mark, James & Rose with parents

1911 census: Residing 37 Ashburnham, Road, College Park, Willesden. Occupation: council road sweeper. Betsy an ironer. Daughter Rose Prior Palmer living with them and sons Jim and George


Emma Prior. Birth registered as Emma Prior Tullet 1877

1901 census: Possibly servant at 3 Willoughby Rd, Hampstead


Mary Ann Prior born 18/5/1878 Kilburn baptised 7/1/1883 St Augustine Paddington

1891 census: Residing with parents


Elizabeth Lucy Prior baptised 7/1/1883 St Augustine Paddington married 1902 Francis Lawman born 1877 Harlington, Beds.

Children: Emma Lawman born 1903 Willesden; Robert Lawman born 1906 Willesden; William Lawman born 1909 Willesden

1901 census: Housemaid at 156 Willesden lane, Willesden

1911 census: Residing 70 Albert Road, Kilburn. Occupation: carman


Rose Prior baptised 8/9/1886 St Augustine Paddington married 1908 Hendon district Arthur David Palmer

1901 census: Servant at 29 Cricklewood The parade, Hampstead

1911 census: Living with parents


Mark Prior baptised 8/4/1891 St Augustine Paddington

1911 census: Private in army Tempe Bloemfontein, South Africa


James Prior

1901 census: Residing with parents as Jim. Occupation: railway van guard.

1911 census: Residing with parents. Occupation: railway van guard


George Prior baptised 7/7/1897 St Augustine Paddington


Born:     1857 Harting

Father:   George Prior

Mother:  Mary Todman

Baptised:  25/10/1857 Harting

Died:         9/1/1946 Droxford district

Married:    1897 Eastbourne district

Spouse:       Charles Collyer

Born:       1863 Kilmeston (nr Alresford) Hants.

Parents:     George & Eliza Collyer

Died:         possibly 1935 Petersfield district

Children:    Birdie Mary Collyer born 1901 Sheet, Hants


1881 census:  cook at Down Place Harting,

1891 census: cook Marden House for Robert Laurence, retired major.

1901 census: residence 4 Albert Terrace, Inmans lane, Sheet, Hants. Occupation: groom & gardener

1911 census; residing Sheet, Petersfield. Occupation: millerís carman. Grandfather George Collyer aged 89 living with them and another millerís carman John Woodward