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Thomas Henry Prichard

Thos Prichard came aged 52 in Nov 1852 on the El Dorado with Mrs Prichard aged 41, Agnes Prichard aged 18 Alfred Prichard aged 16 Albert Prichard aged 13 Clara Prichard aged 11 Mary Prichard aged 9 Annetta Prichard aged 7, c1845 Thos Prichard aged 6, c1846 Maria Prichard aged 4 Ellen Prichard aged 2 Infant Prichard aged 0
Thomas Henry Prichard from England 1844 - 27 June 1907 #4125 aged 63, son of Agnes Pollard 1810 - 1867 and Charles Allan Prichard 1799 - 1867 #7985 aged 67, while based in Levuka, Fiji, wed 24 Jan 1883 #65 to Edith Isabel Fraser (Frazer) 1854 #4191 dau of Susan Mary Rochead and Simon Lovat Fraser and lived at Caulfield.
The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 29 January 1883, Page 1 Marriages PRICHARD-FRASER.-On the 24th inst., at St. Mary's Caulfield, by the Rev. H. B. Macartney, M. A., Thomas Henry Prichard, of Levuka, Fiji, of Levuka, Fiji, to Edith Isabel, daughter of S. L. Fraser, Esq., of Clareville,
Katharine Susannah arrived in Melbourne on the Taupo with her mother and brother on 15 January 1887 as a three year old. Her father arrived in Melbourne in Sept 1887 then sailed on a ship to Launceston, Tasmania in May 1888.
The Taupo arrived in Melbourne 15 Jan 1887 - Argus report - Taupo Union Co 's s.s , 766 tons, F. Fielding from Fiji 3rd inst. Passengers-saloon: Mrs Pritchard and family (three), Miss Cutts, Miss Piscaloiuc Mr Thompson and Mr Kostcr W H Bourne, purser Ik Mills ancnt, Union s s Co
The Argus Friday 28 June 1907, PRICHARD.-On the 27th June, at his residence, "Korovna", Ormond (suddenly), Tom Henry, loved husband of Edith I. Prichard, aged 62 years.
4 children 1. Katharine Susannah Prichard 4 Dec 1883 – 2 October 1969 aged 85, born in Fiji
2. Alan Rochead Hubert Prichard 1885 #8689 - 12 Dec 1917 aged died of wounds received on the battlefields of northern France (1917)
3. Nigel Prichard 1887 born in Fiji
4. Beatrice May Edith Prichard 1892 #31101
1. Katharine Susannah Prichard 4 Dec 1883 - 1969, writer and political activist, was born on 4 December 1883 at Levuka, Fiji, eldest child of Tom Henry Prichard, newspaper editor, and his wife Edith Isabel, née Fraser. She met in London in 1916, the wounded Lieutenant Hugo (Jim) Vivian Throssell 1885 - 1933, V.C., and wed on 28 January 1919 then moved from Melbourne to Greenmount, on the Darling Ranges escarpment outside Perth, her permanent home. She wrote "Gallipoli Victoria Cross Hero: The Prince of Valour, now a EBook in Google, Chapter 12 is autobiobgraphy, and I found - "Both sets of grandparents originally arrived on the sailing ship Eldorado in 1852, a ninety five dauy journey that enabled the Prichards from the Welsh borderlands and the Frasers from Scotland to become firm friends."
She became a well-known author and one of the founders of the Communist Party in Australia, and intensified her commitment to communism, nuclear disarmament and the peace movement, being awarded the World Peace Council medal in 1959.
She died in Perth on 2 October 1969 and was cremated.
1 child 1. Ric Prichard Throssell 10 May 1922 wed Bea Gallacher and has 5 chn (detail from Ancestry) He is Katharine's biographer.
3. Nigel Prichard 1887 born in Fiji,
4. Beatrice Mary Edith Prichard 1893 - 1976 aged 83, wed c1915 to Patten Smith Bridge, 3 Children

Alexander Pritchard

Alexander Pritchard wed 1856 #3033 to Ann Leslie and lived at Beechworth
9 Children 1. Emma Pritchard 1857 #17308
2. George Alexander Pritchard 1862 #6513
3. Charles Leslie Pritchard 1864 #13337
4. Rose Anne Pritchard 1866 #13118
5. Catherine Pritchard 1869 #6888
6. Walter Henry Pritchard 1871 #821
7. Unnamed Male Pritchard 1874 #657 - 1874 #386 lived 1 day
1. Emma Pritchard 1857 #17308 wed 1875 #711 to Dennis William Ryan (later called Denis Thomas Ryan) and lived at Beechworth
6 children 1. Grace Ryan 1875 #14046
2. Denis William Ryan 1877 #13189
3. Mary Ryan 1879 - 1880 #9137 lived 8 months
4. William Alexander Ryan 1881 #21289
5. Mary Emma Ryan 1884 #7215
6. Nora Ryan 1886 #15816
2. George Alexander Pritchard 1862 #6513 wed 1885 #5602 to Lucy Ellen Youngman, possibly Louisana Youngman 1865 #21528 daughter of Mary Ann Pettit and John Youngman lived at Eldorada
2 children 1. Charles George L Pritchard 1886 #7989
2. George Alexander Pritchard 1888 #8720
From on Mon, 5 Mar 2007

I am writing to you this time about the Pritchard family in Beechworth Victoria. I am connected to them through my paternal grandmother Ethel Cecilia Pritchard b. 1899. She was the daughter of George Alexander Pritchard b. 1861 and Louisiana (Lucy Ellen) Youngman b. 1865.

George and Lucy Ellen had 11 children - and I thought you might want that extra information for your web site. They were:
i) Charles George Leslie Pritchard b. 1886 #7989 at Beechworth Vic
ii) George Alexander Pritchard b. 1888 B#8720
iii) Ruby Pearl Pritchard b. 1890 #19801
iv) Edward Theodore Pritchard b. 1892 #19845
v) Hilda Oakman Pritchard b. 1895 # 19527 at Chiltern Vic
vi) Eric Norman Pritchard b. 1897 #18004
vii) Ethel Cecilia Pritchard b. 1899 #17379
viii) Lindsay Roy Pritchard b. 1902 #9280
ix) Reg Gordon Pritchard b. 1904 #9213
x) Veronica May Pritchard b. 1904 #9214
xi) Ada Eileen Pritchard b. 1906 #25622

Congratulations on all your wonderful research into our Pioneer families - your site has helped me in numerous ways to track down both ancestors and living relatives.


4. Rose Pritchard alias Smith 1866 #13118 wed 1886 #2411 to Thomas Arthur Shoebridge 1864 #10521, 8 Children

Reuben Pritchard

From on Thu, 17 Jan 2008

Frank Pritchard, son of Reuben and Kate Pritchard, is my great grandfather.
I've been researching Reuben and Kate's ancestry. Reuben was born in Ruislip Middlesex, but sometimes in the census his birthplace is given as Sudbury, very close to Ruislip. His parents were John and Sarah Pritchard.


Ruebin Pritchard Christening: 01 OCT 1837 Old Sodbury, Gloucester, England son of Betty and Isaac Pritchard (not the one who went to Victoria)

Reuben Pritchard wed Katherine Barr >Sep 1854 in the district of Brentford Vol 3a page 92, in the county of Middlesex

Reuben (as Rubin) Pritchard 24 came Jan 1855 on the Asia with Katherine Barr 23 and lived at Amherst, Barkers, Casterton

10 Children 1. Alice Pritchard 1855 #11501
2. Harry John Pritchard 1857 #11772
3. Frederick Pritchard 1859 #15339 lived 3 years
4. William Pritchard 1859 #15340
5. Arthur Pritchard 1861 #22510
6. Elizabeth Pritchard 1863 #13024
7. Edward Pritchard 1865 #14026
8. Amy Pritchard 1868 #14840
9. Frank Pritchard 1869 #21164 lived 1 year
10. Frank Pritchard 1872 #14789
1. Alice Pritchard 1855 #11501 wed 1873 #3706 to Charles Symes from Adelaide, and lived at Casterton
4 children 1. William Herbert Symes 1876 #14769
2. Ada Florence Symes 1879 #21819
3. Olive May Symes 1882 #1396
4. Arthur Edmond Symes 1884 #15502
2. Harry John Pritchard 1857 #11772 wed 1882 #1532 to Rebecca Normington
5 children 1. Amy Pritchard 1883 #7862
2. Reuben Morris Pritchard 1884 #24562
3. Harry John Pritchard 1886 #24797
4. Elsie Pritchard 1888 #9841
5. Alice born 1890 wed Archibald Charles Leslie McKindley
5. Arthur Pritchard 1861 #22510 wed 1884 #3962 to Esther Elizabeth Agnes Norris 1861 #16186
2 Children 1. Alan Lancelot Pritchard 1885 #25577
2. Arthur Cecil Vere Pritchard 1887 #18104
7. Edward Pritchard 1865 #14026 wed 1887 #1372 to Elizabeth Mary Gartside and lived at Castlemaine
6 Children 1. Frances Pritchard 1887 #27006
2. Flor Kate Pritchard 1889 #29647
3. Elizth Gibson Pritchard 1891 #10764
4. Chirstina Bowen Pritchard 1893 #30191
5. Sarah Ann Marie Pritchard 1895 #19378
6. James Gibson Pritchard 1898 #9780

From on Tue, 15 Jan 2008

Hi Elizabeth,
My connection is that my g grandmothers brother had two daughters that went to Australia,
one is Evelyn married Leslie Rex McKindley, and he is the son of Archibald McKindley and Alice Pritchard, Alice is the daughter of Harry John Pritchard and Rebecca Normington, I see from the list of Pritchards that you have 4 children for Harry and Rebecca but no Alice. Alice was born 1890 in Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia.


Rebecca Normington

Do not know Rebecca's details, she wed 1882 #1532 to Harry John Pritchard
These may be her family. IGI has details for Maurice Normington
Normington Abraham aged 45 came Mar 1857 on the James Baines
Normington Abraham aged 46 came Nov came 1858 on the Middlesex
Normington Morris aged 20 came Nov came 1858 on the Middlesex
Normington Rebecca aged 47 came Apr came 1863 on the Great Britain
Normington Louisa aged 11 came Apr came 1863 on the Great Britain
Normington Abraham from York died 1808 - 1866 #4460 aged 57 son of Margaret Morris and Edwin Normington
from IGI - Maurice William Normington Birth: 22 Nov 1840 Bradford, Yorkshire, ENGLAND, son of Rebecca and Abraham Normington
Maurice William Normington Death: 14 Jul 1916 Barkers Creek, Castlemaine, VIC, Australia
wed 2 Feb 1868 to Elizabeth Bonner 1843 - 1932 dau of Joseph Bonner
Normington Maurice from Yorkshire wed 1868 #1056 to Bonar Eliza
A Londonderry query - Looking for Eliza Bona or Bonner born 1843 in Londonderry migrated to Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. Married Maurice Normington 2 Feb 1868 at Castlemaine, Victoria.
Normington Louise from Yorkshire wed 1873 #4789 to William Francis Kent
Normington Rebecca Died, dau of Spence Joseph and Elizabeth Not Known 1808 - 1879 #10042 aged 70 born in Yorkshrie

William Pritchard

William Pritchard wed 1855 #1007 to Catherine Looney and lived at Snake Valley, Indi, Rutherglen
67 Children 1. Susan Pritchard 1860 #10790
2. Mary Pritchard 1856 #2972
3. William Pritchard 1858 #8984 - 1858 #7116 lived 8 days
4. Susan Pritchard 1860 #10790
5. Cornelius Pritchard 1862 #17976 - 1866 #3563 lived 3 years
6. John Pritchard 1865 #5591
7. Anne Pritchard 1871 #20294
1. Susan Pritchard 1860 #10790 wed 1883 #3700 to James Barr


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