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Name: Ann Prickett

Burial Number: 0630

Gender: Female

Born: 22/9/1829

Died: 14/11/1911

Buried: 17/02/1911


Ann Sandwith was born on 22nd September 1829, in Bridlington, Yorkshire; her parents were Humphrey Sandwith, MD. 37yrs, and Jane, 34yrs, nee Ward; Ann was 1 of 9 children. Ann’s father was later associated with Great Ormond Street Hospital.

On February 4th, 1863, Ann, 33yrs, married Rev.Thomas William Prickett, 40yrs, at Sculcoates, Yorkshire, where both families lived in Albion St. Thomas was a Church of England clergyman, but due to failing eyesight, he had had to resign as a working vicar. Thomas and Ann moved to Cheltenham, Gloucester, they had 2 sons, Marmaduke Alan, 1864, and Francis Fenton, 1869.

Marmaduke Alan also became a Church of England priest and in 1890-1891 was curate at Holy Trinity Church, Worthing.

Thomas remained a Church of England clergyman but was also a landowner of considerable wealth. By 1891, now retired, Thomas and Ann had returned to Yorkshire and in 1901 were living in Worthing, Sussex, at Natland, Tennyson Road. In 1902 Ann was widowed when Thomas died, aged 79yrs, leaving her a very wealthy woman. She remained in Worthing where she died, aged 81yrs, on 14th February 1911.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 13 Plot: 7

Exact Location (what3words): boring.coast.claps

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Sacred to the memory of Ann Prickett widow of the Revd. T.W. Prickett who died February 14th 1911 aged 81 years "Her children arise up and call her blessed"

Further Information


Name: Ann Prickett

Gender: Female

Born: 22/9/1829

Town: Bridlington

County: Yorkshire

Country: England


Maiden Name:Sandwith

Marriage Date: 4/2/1863

Spouse First Name: Thomas

Spouse Second Name: William

Spouse Last Name: Prickett

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Yorkshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 14/11/1911

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Natland

Address line 3: Tennyson Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


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Personal Effects

Money left to others: No value recorded

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


Living at 1, Albion Street, Sculcoates, Yorkshire. Humphrey Sandwith, 58yrs, Physician, MRCS. wife, Jane, 55yrs, daughters, Ann, 21yrs, Mary, 18yrs, visitor, Frank Powel, 17yrs, Wesleyan Minister, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at 1, Albion Street, Sculcoates, Yorkshire. Humphrey Sandwith, 68yrs, Physician, FRCS. Wife, Jane, 65yrs, daughters, Gertrude, 34yrs, Ann, 31yrs, visitor, Mary Ward, 56yrs, widow, visitor, Mary Philips, 26yrs, Boarder Patient, Eliza Cooper, 30yrs, plus 3 domestic servants.


Living at 11, Lipiatt Terrace, Cheltenham, Gloucester. Thomas William Prickett, 48yrs, Clergyman without care of souls, Landowner, wife, Ann, 41yrs, 2 sons, Marmaduke, 6yrs, Francis, 1yr, plus Governess and 3 domestic servants.


Living at 4, Sandford Place, Cheltenham, Gloucester. Thomas William Prickett, 58yrs, Clergyman without care of souls, wife, Ann, 51yrs, son, Marmaduke, 16yrs, plus 1 domestic servant.


Living at 10, Story Street, Sculcoates, Yorkshire. Thomas William Prickett, 68yrs, Retired Clerk in Holy Orders, wife, Ann, 61yrs.

Miscellaneous Information

Brighton Gazette – Thursday 11th December 1902.

The Rev Thomas William Prickett, of Natland, Tennyson Road, Worthing, formerly of Kingston-upon-Hull, who died on September 26th, left a will, probate of which has been granted to his widow Mrs Ann Prickett. The testator bequeathed to her his household effects and all of his personal estate and devised to her his farmhouses and buildings at Burton Pidsea, in Holderness, and at Laxton, South Cave, and Yokefield, and property at Hull and Burton-upon-Humber, and all his other real estate. The estate has been valued at £29,010 3s 4d gross, including personalty of the net value of £11,257 12s 11d.