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George Prime, George Prince, George Prior, Robert Procter, George Proctor, John Proctor, George Proud,
Thomas Prout, William Pryce, Richard Pryor, Thomas Pryor,


My impulse is to delete both entries, Kevin's letter is dated Sat, 3 Apr 2004 and this indicates how outdated the research is.

George Prime

From Kevin Wulff - Issue of George King Prime & Susan Patten
11 Children 1. Isaac Hayden Prime 27-Dec-1832 - 19-Oct-1834
2. Jacob Prime 6-Jan-1834 - 19-Oct-1834
3. Mary Sophia Prime c6-Sep-1836 (2nd wife of George JH Brown)
4. George King Prime 22-Jul-1838 went to Australia
5. Joseph Prime 23-Feb-1840
6. John Albert Prime 11-Nov-1841
7. Walter William Prime 19-Feb-1843
8. Emma Cecilia Prime 19-Nov- 9. Alfred Ernest Prime 20-Dec-1846
10. Benjamin Thomas Prime 23-Mar-1848
11. Blanche Prime 23-May-1849 Anstey or Buntingford, Hertfordshire
George Prime aged 30 came 9 Apr 1857 as an Unassisted passenger, on the White Star ship Anne Royden, 1175 tons, Master John P Fox, left Liverpool 21 Jan 1857. Passengers Cabin Dr Cooper and Mrs A Baxter, Mrs Fox and infant, Messrs Dawlin, Wallace and Cox, and 180 Intermediate and steerage. 118 men, 71 in family
The Anne Royden and Whirlwind (U.S. ship, 961 tons, from New York 21st January) anchored (Thursday 9 April 1857) at the Heads
The ship Anne Royden (White Star Line) left Liverpool on the 21st January. She passed Tuscar on the 23rd, at one am. She had an excellent run of fifteen days twenty-one hours to the equator, which she crossed on the 7th February at ten am. Passed the meridian of the Cape of Good Hope on the l0th March, and arrived off the Heads on the 8th inst, thus accomplishing the run in seventy five days eight hours. On arrival, the passengrs unanimously presented Captain J P Fox with a testimonial, thanking him and his officers for their attention and kindness throughout the voyage.
The following vessels were spoken by the ship Anne Royden,
February 14, lat 12" 40 south , long 35 00' west: Sebastopol, from Greenock to Callao, twentyfive days out. March 4th, lat 3S 37' south, long l8' 20 west: Sarah Newman, from London to Sydney.
A Sailor, Demetrius Carras/Carra born c1830-40 at Edro, Island of Hydra, Greece and died 1904 in Stawell, Victoria Australia, arrived in Port Phillip as a sailor aboard the Anne Royden in April 1857, an immigrant ship of the White Star Line. He jumped ship to go to the goldfields. He was Naturalized on 11 Feb 1896 at Stawell, Victoria, Australia. Source http://www.genealogy.com/forum/regional/countries/topics/greece/4033/.

George King Prime 22 Jul 1838 - 4 Jan 1911 aged 73, born in Langley, Essex, England, and died in Deans Marsh, Victoria, Australia, son of Susan Elizabeth and George King Prime, wed c1864 to Mary Ann Mason 1846 - 25 July 1910 aged 65, dau of Emma Williams and Thomas Mason died at Colac, buried at Bambra Cemetry Jacob Prime Birth: October 20, 1774 Managed by: Jason Wills, Away on holiday in Thailand Son of Jacob Prime and Anne / Sarah Prime Husband of Mary Prime Father of Hephzibah Prime; George King Prime and Joseph Prime Brother of Hephzibah Prime
10 Children 1. Thomas Albert Prime 1865 #12570
2. Caroline Susan Prime 1866 #13817
3. Walter George Prime 1870 #7196
4. Frederick Patten Prime 1872 #7349
5. Ellen Prime 1875 #7307
6. Herbert Heyden Prime 1877 #6932
7. William Alfred Prime 1879 #7208
8. Edward Seabright Prime 1881 #7257 - 30 Aug 1896 accidentally drowned aged 15 years
9. Charles Edward Prime 1882 #21008
10. Lenora Elizabeth Prime 1885 #7848
6. Herbert Haydon Prime 1877 - 20 Dec 1959 wed 1902 #7653 to Lily/Lillian Alice Brown
4 Children 1. Winnifold/ Winnnifred Hayden Prime wed Jacka
2. Herbert Jno Prime
3. Charles Edward Prime
4. Robert Prime

George Prince

George Prince came c1858 with Helen Broomfield and lived at Pleasant Creek, Linton then at Raglan
12 children 1. William Albert Prince 1859 #9220 - 1860 #1758 lived 8 months
2. Edward James Prince 1860 #13923 - 1862 #1889 lived 1 year
3. Harry Cull Prince 1862 #9130 - 1863 #1703 lived 1 year
4. Emily Prince 1865 #17957
5. Arabella Maria Prince 1867 #24049
6. Jessie Prince 1869 #24434 - 1886 #10473 aged 17 died at Prince Alfred Hospital
7. Harriett Prince 1873 #19219 - 1873 #7993 lived 3 weeks
8. Frederick George Prince 1874 #25084
9. Flora Ann Prince 1876 #18387 - 1877 #9168 lived 43 weeks
10. Austin Thomas Prince 1879 #4784
11. Alice Prince 1881 #4898
12. Charles Alfred Prince 1883 #11636
3. Arabella Maria Prince 1867 #24049 wed 1887 #3952 to Thomas Nunn 1862 #1150, 5 children

George Prior

Details from Mundia Joshua Augustus Prior 1825 - 1868 #3450 aged 43, son of Jane Spray and Thomas Prior born in Sussex, wed 1850 #29230 to Jane Burgess 1833 - 1908 aged 67, dau of Lucy Jane Hope 1803 - 1854 and William Burgess 1800 - 1886 #4521 aged 86, died at East Brighton Victoria, and lived at Kilmore, Broadford
9 Children 1. Charles Prior 1852 #25587 died
2. Lucy Prior 1855 #8588 - 1897 #5457 aged 42
3. Mary Jane Prior 1857 #7047 - 1929" #2085 aged 72, last husband Bowden
4. Martha Prior 1858 #18579
5. Joshua Prior 1860 #9423 - 1931 #11028 aged 72
6. Hannah Prior 1862 #2944
7. George Horace Prior 1863 #8518
8. Maria Prior 1865 #22762 - 1866 #5331 lived 8 months
9. Chas Augustus Prior 1868 #17121
2. Lucy Prior 1855 #8588 - 1897 #5457 aged 42 died at Heidelberg Hosp, wed 1876 #2260 to August Wilhelm Bock 1833 - 1882 #7016 aged 49, son of Charlotte Cronin and Foster Bock from Germany, lived at Broadford, Seymour
7 Children 1. Emma Bock 1877 #7029 - 1878 #527 lived 11 months
2. May Augusta Bock 1878 #7082
3. Albert Joshua Bock 1880 #734 - 1960 #5182 aged 80
4. Adolf Bock 1881 #12471 - 1945 #7310 aged 63
5. Bertrum Augus Bock 1882 #25764
6. Matthew Bock 1886 #24146R
7. Lucy Jane Bock 1890 #30220R - 1962 #3313 aged 71, wed Olsen
3. Mary Jane Prior 1857 #7047 - 1929 #2085 aged 72, last husband Bowden, wed 23 Feb 1880 #54 to Joseph Hince 1855 - 28 Sep 1937 Mary Jane Prior wed Daniel Fear 1854 #1913 - 1926 son of Mary Ann Randall and Daniel Fear born Richmond, children have 2 surnames, Hince and Fear
7 Children 1. Mary Jane Hince 1882 #10067 - 1882 #5765 lived 1 day
2. Mary Jane Hince 1883 #17372 - 1883 #8577 lived 10 weeks
3. Ethel May Hince 1885 #10818
4. Helen Mary Hince 1892 #335
5. Phyllis Anne Fear-Hince 1894 #15057R
6. Daniel Fear 1896 #6375R
7. Thos Wm Fear-Hince 1899 #10251R
4. Martha Prior 1858 #18579 wed 1879 #3823 to William Burgess 1852 #25588 son of Elizabeth and William Burgess, baptised at Kilmore Church of England
9 Children 1. Amy Hannah Burgess 1881 #815 - 1882 #10906 lived 2 years
2. Edwin Thomas Burgess 1882 #760 - 1957 #1787 aged 75, wed c1912 to Charlotte May Smith 1878 - 1957 aged 79
3. Albert Ernest Burgess 1882 #21143 - 1883 #478 lived 2 months
4. Twin Annie Jane Burgess 1884 #754 - 1884 #3652 lived 8 weeks
5. Twin Grace Lena Burgess 1884 #755 - 1885 #4291 lived 1 year
6. Florence Lily Burgess 1885 #15601 - 1972 #22244 aged 87, wed Lomax
7. Alfred Herbert Burgess 1886 #16068 - 1887 #563 lived 6 months
8. Elsie Maud Burgess 1891 #20154 - 1891 #13832 lived 6 months
9. Edith Martha Burgess 1896 #1221 - 1896 #5076 lived 1 month
6. Hannah Prior 1862 #2944 wed 1884 #5336 to Albert William Hardingham 1864 #955 son of Harriet Douglass and Henry Hardingham, lived at Grantville
7 Children 1. Lily Jane Hardingham 1885 - 1965 #12301 aged 80, wed Beck
2. Albert Henry William Hardingham 1888 #20983
3. Thos Ledger Hardingham 1891 #13116
4. Herbert Hardingham 1893 #23017
5. Douglas Hardingham 1896 #3822
6. Vera Ruth Hardingham 1898 #3633
7. Alf Bobs Hardingham 1900 #19336
7. George Horace Prior 1863 #8518 wed 1885 #5616 to Francis (Fanny Frances) Flegg aged 2 Jul-Sep 68 - 1946 #2613 aged 77, and lived at Cheltenham
3 Children 1. Arthur Ernest Prior 1886 #16944 - 1886 #12187 lived 4 months
2. Albert George Prior 1888 #1713 - 1888 #12801 lived 10 months
3. Percy Geo Prior 1889 #20055
9. Chas Augustus Prior 1868 #17121 - 1949 #16546 aged 80, wed 1896 #5745R to Alice Maud Burgess
1 Child 1. Doris Lucy Prior 1898 #1225 - 1949 #18320 aged 51, wed Matthews

Robert Procter

Robert Procter Adult came Jan 1853 as Unassisted Inward Passenger on the Emigrant with Mary Procter Adult
Mary Toft and Robert Procter lived at Bendigo, Castlemaine and settled at Mt Korong. Only their first and third babies survived.
6 Children 1. Mary Jane Procter 1854 #872
2. Robert George Procter 1857 #16593 - 1858 #2666 lived 6 months
3. John Thomas Procter 1858 #19137
4. Elizabeth Ann Procter 1861 #22765 - 1862 #1767 lived 4 months
5. Ann Isabella Procter 1864 #4234 - 1864 #1746 lived 2 months
6. William Procter 1868 #18379 - 1869 #2269 lived 6 months
1. Mary Jane Procter 1854 #872 wed 1873 #4027 to Wm Hy Wingfield 1878 - 1952 #1728 aged 74, son of Alice Wheeler and Bernard Wingfield, from Newfoundland,
9 Children 1. Mary Elizabeth Wingfield 1874 #24681 - 1878 #8849 lived 3 years
2. Robert James Wingfield 1876 #3854
3. Emma Jane Wingfield 1879 #14048
4. Annie Wingfield 1881 #699X1882 - 1881 #4234X1883 lived 1 month
5. Annie Wingfield 1882 #699 - 1882 #7853 lived 1 month
6. Henry Churchill Wingfield 1883 #26320X1929
7. Annie Wingfield 1883 - 1883 #4234 lived 39 days
8. Albert John Wingfield 1885 #7925
9. Daisy Winifred Wingfield 1888 #26930
1. Robert James Wingfield 1876 #3854 - 1944 #12264 aged 68, wed 1895 to Emily Louisa Teresa Bourchier 1872 #24186, who in 1908 wed her sister Florence

George Proctor

George Proctor came c1854 with Janet Beaton and lived at Beechworth then Indigo
5 Children 1. Unnamed Female Agnes Proctor 1855 #1345 - 1861 #10187 lived 7 years
2. George Proctor 1857 #12599 died
3. Julia Proctor 1859 #22154
4. George Proctor 1862 #2776
5. Jessie (Johanna) Proctor 1864
5. Jessie (Johanna) Proctor 1864 wed 1884 to George Elmer

John Proctor

John Proctor wed 1857 #68 to Johanna Moore and lived at Amherst then at Clunes
6 Children 1. Margaret Proctor 1857 #16452
2. John Proctor 1865 #14225
3. Ellen Proctor 1867 #20844
4. Jane Proctor 1869 #21273
5. Ann Proctor 1872 #1392
6. James Proctor 1872 #1393
1. Margaret Proctor 1857 #16452 wed 1881 #1882 NSW to Samuel Tivey

George Proud

Thomas Cox 46 came July 1853 on the Ganges Khan with Anne Cox 45 and 8 children. William and Martha Cox William Cox 25, Martha Cox 22, James Cox 22, Jane Cox 20, Mary Cox 19, John Cox 17, Eliza Cox 14, Emma Cox 12, Joseph Cox 9, Martha Cox 5
John Proud 48 and George Proud 30 came Aug 1853 on the Falcon
George Proud wed c1854 to Jane Cox and lived at Amherst
11 Children 1. Mary Jane Proud 1855 #11371
2. Thomas Proud 1857 #16441
3. Emma Proud 1859 #20839 lived 7 months
4. Anna Maria Proud 1861 #15920
5. Albert Edward Proud 1863 #11756
6. Ellen Proud 1865 #19714
7. Geo Wm Proud 1868 #6617
8. Emma Proud 1870 #12886
9. Alice Proud 1872 #20854
10. Lilian Proud 1874 #20398
11. Jessie Proud 1878 #53
1. Mary Jane Proud 1855 #11371 wed 1878 #3345 to William Henry Thomas 1855 and lived at Ballarat, 6 Children
2. Thomas Proud 1857 #16441 wed 1880 #4870 to Margaret Cox 1861 #13190, daughter of Mary Noonan and Charles Cox, and lived at Ballarat
6 Children 1. Charles Thomas Proud 1881 #14005
2. Arthur Ernest Proud 1883 #21128
3. Hector Gordon Proud 1886 #13674
4. Hilda Eveline Proud 1889 #7622
5. Stanley Proud 1894 #936
6. Norman Edwd Proud 1896 #17276
4. Anna Maria Proud 1861 #15920 wed 1892 #2218 to Albt Edwd Kermode 1868 #25621 born at Queenscliffe, and lived at Armadale, 5 Children
6. Ellen/Helen Anning Proud 1865 #19714 wed 1889 #4172 to Benjamin Pinches born in Liverpool, UK
Mercury and Weekly Courier (Vic. : 1878 - 1903) Thursday 12 October 1893
Assaults. Benjamin Pinches, a middle-aged man, was charged with unlawfully assaulting Edward Moore, an employee at the shop of Mr. Hyland, Victoria-street. The accused was intoxicated, called complainant a unionist who worked on Sunday and struck him. Prisoner was fined 20s or three days imprisonment.
6 Children 1. Wm Albt Pinches 1891 #37574
2. Irene Pinches 1894 #1816 - 1970 #14995 aged 75
3. Claude Benjamin Pinches 1898 - 1978 #24385 aged 80
4. Beatrice Helen Pinches 1901 - 1963 #2449 aged 62
5. Olive Pinches 1904 - 1966 #5639 aged 62
6. Edwin Joseph Pinches 1905 - 1963 #1307 aged 58
8. Emma Proud 1870 #12886 wed 1896 #7280 to Wm Hy Jose 1870 #1507 born at Clunes, 6 Children
9. Alice Proud 1872 #20854 wed 1897 #5012 to Jno Silburn
10. Lillian Proud 1874 #20398 wed c1900 to Benjamin Thomas Davey 1872 #7107 and lived at Maryborough, 7 Children

Thomas Prout

Thomas Prout 1830 - 1866 #9508 aged 36 son of Jane and John Prout of Devon, wed c1863 to Maria Ann Parsons from Tasmania lived at Durham, Ballarat Maria Ann Prout nee Parsons wed 1874 #1152 to Thomas Williams from Wales, lived at Ballarat, Timor
2 Children 1. Elizabeth Jane Prout 1864 #1048
2. Margaret Cornish Prout 1865 #6263
8 Children 3. Louisa Alice Williams 1868 #21053
4. Unius Williams 1870 #5589 died
5. Eunias Williams 1874 #26315
6. Harriet Williams 1876 #19753 - 1877 #12652 lived 15 months
7. Edward Williams 1878 #26047 - 1878 #12820 lived 2 days
8. Elder Williams 1880 #25607
9. Edward Walter Williams 1882 #19719
10. Harriet Lea Williams 1886 #29
1. Elizabeth Jane Prout 1864 #1048 wed 1885 #1175 to Joseph Edward Gardner 1858 #6402

William Pryce

Cornwall 1841 Census for Civil Parish of Illogan, Book 5 Folio 44 Page 1, at Pool, all born in county
George Pryce,45, Clerk To Bank, Elizth. Pryce, 40, Samuel Pryce,15, George (Jnr) Pryce,14, William Pryce,12,
Elizth. Goldsworthy, 60,Female Servant,In county, and Jane Trengove, 20,Female Servant,In county,
William Reynolds Pryce 1834 - 1893 #4986 aged 59, son of Elizabeth Reynolds and George Pryce, from Cornwall wed 1868 #2006 to Helen Lothan Begg Neilson from Stirling, and lived at Sandhurst
8 children 1. Jessie Elizabeth Pryce 1869 #4919
2. Mary Helen Pryce 1871 #11925
3. Georgiana Pryce 1873 #26696
4. Frances Reynolds Pryce 1876 #11962
5. Charles Andrew Pryce 1878 #11607 - 1899 #12495 aged 21 years at death called Chas Reynolds
6. Lucy Jane Pryce 1880 #25048
7. Rose Isabella Pryce 1883 #26173
8. Wina Harriet Pryce 1887 #23542
1. Jessie Elizth Pryce 1863 #4919 wed 1893 #1242 to James Frances Gillfeather 1864 #21809, and lived at Long Gully, 4 children
2. Mary Helen Pryce 1871 #11925 wed 1894 #4647 to Arth Geo Bird 1868 #23064 and lived at Eaglehawk, 2 children
3. Georgiana Pryce 1873 #26696 wed 1894 #1303 to Fredk Rogers Dower 1871 #22906 and lived at Long Gully, 2 children
4. Frances Reynolds Pryce 1876 #11962 wed 1898 #7181 to Jno Hy Louis Schonfelder and lived at Fryerstown, 5 children
7. Rose Isabella Pryce 1883 #26173 wed 1908 #7016 to Albt Wm Jordan 1879 #11775, 2 chn

Richard Pryor

Richard Pryor wed 1863 #3237 to Christina Dunstan and lived at Chewton, Wychitella then Fernihurst
He appears to be a widower with no living children, after death of Elizabeth Ann Treneary 1830 - 1862 #6258 aged 32 daughter of Elizabeth Eastmead and William Treverry of Cornwall
9 children 1. Anne Pryor 1866 - 1869 #3669 lived 3 years
2. Richard Pryor 1867 #7189
3. Anna Maria Pryor 1870 #14583
4. Edith Emily Pryor 1873 #1304
5. Thomas James Pryor 1875 #7796
6. Ellen Pryor 1879 #13006
7. William Alfred Pryor 1880 #19743 - 1882 #11709 lived 2 years
8. Alice Maud Mary Pryor 1883 #23310
9. William Alfred E Pryor 1887 #2831
2. Richard Pryor from England wed 1888 #2437 to Alice Ann Wearne 1869 #21389
8. Alice Maude May Pryor 1883 #23310 - 1976 #24073 aged 93, wed 1904 #648 to William Henry Sincock 1881 #1389 - 1938 #11501 aged 58, and lived at Castlemaine, 4 children


Mary Ann Pryor born in NSW (not in Index) 1856 - 1939 #9556 aged 83, dau of Richard Pryor, wed 1881 #1895 to Richard Fox and lived in Preston, Vic, 2 children

Thomas Pryor

The arrival I found at Adelaide is of FOX Peter, wife Mary A, Rbt Owen, John H, My A, Sarah Marie, Harriet, Eliza J arrived 1849-01-17 on Trafalgar (1) from London v Plymouth 1848-10-17

Thomas Pryor wed 1853 to Harriet Fox and moved from Collingwood to Dunolly
Hart Pryor 1828 - 1899 #5491 aged 71, dau of Mary Ann and unknown Fox, died at Dunolly
Thos Pryor 1825 - 1897 #12403 aged 72, parents not known
8 children 1. Sarah Baker Pryor 1854 #1361
2. Mary Ann Pryor 1856 #3246
3. Edwin Pryor 1858 #19047
4. Charles James Pryor 1861 #4352
5. Harriet Pryor 1863 #20156
6. Elizabeth Pryor 1865 #21750
7. Thomas Fredk Pryor 1868 #2282
8. Frederick Fox Pryor 1870 #22725 lived 6 years
1. Sarah Baker Pryor 1854 #1361 wed 1873 #2180 to George Jones from Gloucester, and lived at Dunolly
5 children 1. Wm Richd Thos Jones 1873 #23504 lived 1 year
2. Ellen Mary Jones 1875 #15388 lived 4 weeks
3. Sarah Jones 1876 #8797 lived 1 day
4. George Robert Jones 1879 #2101 lived 6 years
5. Frederick Fox Charles James Jones 1881 #8819
2. Mary Ann Pryor 1856 #3246 - 1937 #16407 aged 81 wed 1880 #3303 to Andrew Cook 1858 #4003 born at Sandhurst, 7 children
3. Edwin Pryor 1858 #19047 wed 1899 to Margt Celia Heraud
2 children 1. Eileen Pryor 1912 #2894
2. Audrey Beryl Pryor 1914 #12070
5. Harriet Pryor 1863 #20156 wed 1887 #6713 to Thomas Henry Pinniger 1861 #11051 born at Hawthorn


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