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Thomas Prentice of Drayton By Banbury, England

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Thomas Prentice of Drayton By Banbury, Oxford, England
By Linus Joseph Dewald Jr., Editor
Fall 2001 and Revised 30 Aug 2008

Update of 1 Sep 2008: Thomas Prentice is #11.1(x) in our Spring 1999 article about Zachariah Prentice of Brookings, SD and is the son of # 11.1 John Prentice and Sarah Hunt. That article now replaces this article.

1. Thomas Prentice was b. c. 1801, Oxfordshire, England, and perhaps in or near Drayton By Banbury, Oxfordshire, England. 1851 census in Drayton, Oxfordshire. Probably deceased by the 1871 Drayton census as his wife, Mary, is then living with her son, Thomas.

Thomas m. Mary who was b. c. 1801, Drayton and whose surname is not yet known. Living with her son, Thomas, in the 1871 Drayton census. Children shown in the IGI:

  1. Michael Prentice, chr. 11 Dec 1825, Drayton By Banbury. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [2]
  2. Joseph Prentice, chr. 4 Feb 1826, Drayton By Banbury. Not home in 1841.
  3. Elizabeth Prentice, chr. 9 Mar 1828, Drayton By Banbury. Not home in 1841.
  4. Mary Ann "Ann" Prentice, chr. 3 Jan 1830, Drayton By Banbury. At home in 1841. .
  5. Richard Prentice, chr. 19 Feb 1832, Drayton By Banbury. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [3]
  6. John Prentice, chr. 2 Dec 1838, Drayton By Banbury. At home in 1841. Not in 1851 and later census.
  7. Thomas Prentice, b. c. 1842, Drayton. At home in 1851. He appears in the 1871 census in Drayton with his wife, Catherine, b. c. 1846, Doddington, Lincolnshire. 1881 census in Neithrop living on Warwick Road. Children:
    1. Annie Prentice, b. c. 1869, Drayton. At home there in 1871. At home in 1881 and 1891 in Neithrop.
    2. Mary E. Prentice, b. c. 1874, Drayton. At home in 1881 in Neithrop. Not home in 1891 or 1901.
    3. Mary Prentice, b. c. 1877, Neithrop. At home in 1881 in Neithrop. Although listed in the household in the 1881 census, she is not called a daughter. Not home in 1891 or 1901.
    4. Fanny Prentice, b. c. 1880, Drayton. At home in 1881 in Neithrop. Although listed in the household in the 1881 census, she is not called a daughter.
    5. Thomas Prentice, b. c. 1883, Neithrop. At home there in 1891 and 1901 census.
    6. Dorothy K. Prentice, . c. 1887, Neithrop. At home there in 1891 and 1901 census.

    Shown in Thomas' home in the 1901 Neithrop census is Arthur Prentice, b. c. 1896, grandson, but it is unclear whose son he is.

The 1851 census shows Thomas as b. c. 1798, Drayton, Oxfordshire, and his (2nd?) wife, Mary, as b. c. 1800, Shennington, Gloucestershire.

2. Michael Prentice, chr. 11 Dec 1825, Drayton By Banbury. At home in 1841. He appears in the 1871 census in Neithrop living in the home of his uncle, William Woodfield (b. c. 1786, Tysoe, Warwickshire, a retired carpenter) with his wife and family.

He m. Martha (Woodfield?). She was b. c. 1830, Tysoe, Warwickshire. Children:

  1. William Prentice, chr. 24 Jul 1853, Neithrop, Drayton By Banbury. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [4]
  2. John Prentice, b. c. 1863, Neithrop, Banbury, Oxfordshire. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . [5]
  3. Elizabeth Prentice, b. c. 1865, Neithrop, Banbury, Oxfordshire. At home in Neithrop in 1871.
  4. Sophia Prentice, b. c. 1867, Neithrop, Banbury, Oxfordshire. At home in Neithrop in 1871.

3. Richard Prentice, chr. 19 Feb 1832, Drayton By Banbury. At home in 1841. A servant in the 1851 census in Neithrop. He appears in the 1871 census in Duddeston Cum Nechells, Warwickshire, with his wife and family. Richard apparently d. before 1881 as his wife remarried.

He m. Jane, b. c. 1841, Birmingham, Warwickshire. Children:

  1. Clara Jane Prentice, b. c. 1862, Birmingham, Warwickshire. At home there in 1871. Not living with mother and stepfather in the 1881 census.
  2. Richard "Rick" Alfred Thomas Prentice, b. c. 1868, Birmingham, Warwickshire. At home there in 1871. In 1881 Birmingham census living with his mother and stepfather, Samuel Thornicroft. Not in 1891 census.
  3. Thomas Prentice, b. c. 1872, Birmingham. In 1881 Birmingham census living with his mother and stepfather, Samuel Thornicroft. Not in 1891 census.

After Richard's apparent death, Jane remarried and appears in the 1881 census in Birmingham, Warwickshire, as Jane Thornicroft, wife of Samuel Thornicroft, b. c. 1834, Hanley, Staffordshire.

4. William Prentice, chr. 24 Jul 1853, Neithrop, Drayton By Banbury. At home in Neithrop in 1871. He appears in the 1881 census in Neithrop with his wife and family. 1891 census in Banbury, Neithrop, Oxfordshire. 1901 census in Neithrop with a 2nd wife and family.

He m. Emma who was b. c. 1853, Neithrop. Children:

  1. Joseph Prentice, b. c. 1874, Neithrop. At home there in 1881. At home in 1891. He appears in the 1901 census in Grimsbury, Oxfordshire, with his wife, Emily, b. c. 1879, Banbury, and son:
    1. Joseph Prentice, b. c. 1900, Grimsbury.
  2. Emma J. Prentice, b. c. 1876, Neithrop. At home there in 1881. Not home in 1891.
  3. George W. Prenticek, b. c. 1878, Neithrop. At home there in 1881. Not home in 1891 and probably deceased since a later child has the same name..
  4. John Henry Prentice, b. c. 1880, Neithrop. At home there in 1881. At home in 1891 and 1901.
  5. Albert Prentice, b. c. 1882, Banbury, Neithrop. At home there in 1891. 1901 a servent in the home of James and Emma Thomas. in Wolverhampton, Staffordshire.
  6. William Prentice, b. c. 1884, Banbury, Neithrop. At home there in 1891 and 1901.
  7. Walter Prentice, b. c. 1886, Banbury, Neithrop. At home there in 1891 and 1901.
  8. Annie S. Prentice, b. c. 1888, Banbury, Neithrop. At home there in 1891 and 1901.
  9. Ernest F. Prentice, b. c. 1890, Banbury, Neithrop. At home there in 1891 and 1901.
  10. George Prentice, b. c. 1892, Neithrop. At home there in 1901.
  11. Arthur Prentice, b. c. 1895, Neithrop. At home there in 1901.
  12. Harold Prentice, b. c. 1899, Neithrop. At home there in 1901.

Emma may have d. between 1899 and the 1901 census as William is shown with a 2nd wife, Martha, b. c. 1864, Hempton, Oxfordshire. She brought with her 5 children from a prior marriage to a Mr. Cox:

  1. Annie Cox, b. c. 1888, Oxfordshire. At home in Neithrop in 1901.
  2. Walter Cox, b. c. 1889, Oxfordshire. At home in Neithrop in 1901.
  3. Mary Cox, b. c. 1891, Oxfordshire. At home in Neithrop in 1901.
  4. Emma Cox, b. c. 1894, Oxfordshire. At home in Neithrop in 1901.
  5. Albert Cox, b. c. 1898, Banbury, Oxfordshire. At home in Neithrop in 1901.

5. John Prentice, b. c. 1863, Neithrop, Banbury, Oxfordshire. At home in Neithrop in 1871. He appears in the 1891 census in Banbury, Oxfordshire, and in the 1901 census in Neithrop with his wife and family.

He m. Sarah Jane Brown

  1. Martha Jane Prentice, b. c. 1887, Banbury. At home there in 1891 and 1901.
  2. John William Prentice, b. c. 1889, Banbury. At home there in 1891 and 1901.
  3. Annie Sophia Prentice, b. c. 1890, Banbury. At home there in 1891 and 1901.
  4. Ernest M Prentice, b. c. 1893. At home in Neithrop in 1901.
  5. Mary E Prentice, b. c. 1895. At home in Neithrop in 1901.
  6. Jane M Prentice, b. c. 1896. At home in Neithrop in 1901.
  7. Alice Prentice, b. c. 1898, Banbury. At home in Neithrop in 1901.
  8. Beatrice E Prentice, b. c. 1900. At home in Neithrop in 1901.

Living with the family in 1891 was Sarah Jane's sister, Zana May Brown, b. c. 1884, Banbury.

Who are Thomas Prentice's Parents?

We have not yet identified Thomas Prentice's parents, but we found the following persons in the 1851 censuswho are likely related to Thomas:

  • Michael Prentice, b. c. 1794, Drayton, Oxfordshire, with his wife, Jane.
  • John Prentice, b. c. 1803, Drayton, Oxfordshire, with his wife, Ann.
  • George Prentice, b. c. 1807, Drayton, Oxfordshire, with his wife, Mary.
  • Edward Prentice, b. c. 1809, Drayton, Oxfordshire, with his wife, Rebecca.

    If you have any information about the folks mentioned in this article, please contact us at dewald@prenticenet.com and please include the title and date of this article.


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