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Name: Thomas Prickett

Burial Number: 0396

Gender: Male

Occupation: Curate

Born: 30/11/1822

Died: 26/09/1902

Buried: 30/09/1902


Thomas William Prickett was born on 30th November 1822 in Kingston upon Hull, Yorkshire, his parents were, Marmaduke Thomas Prickett, 48yrs, Landowner, and Anastasia, 33yrs, daughter of Reverend John Armistead, of Cranage Hall, Cheshire. Thomas had 5 siblings, Catherine b.1813, Anastasia b.1815, Josiah b.1817, George b.1820, and Frances b.1826. In 1835, his mother died, aged 45yrs, Thomas was 13 years old. He was educated at Kingston College, Hull, then Trinity College, Cambridge, achieving his BA in 1840, and MA in 1848, the year he was ordained priest. Thomas was Curate of Holy Trinity, York, 1847-1849 when failing eyesight forced him to retire, aged 27yrs.

On February 4th, 1863, Thomas, 40yrs, married Ann, 33yrs, daughter of Humphrey Sandwith, MD, Hull, at Sculcoates, Yorkshire, where both families lived in Albion St.  Ann’s father was later associated with Great Ormond Street Hospital. 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, where Thomas died, aged 79yrs, on 26th September 1902.              Probate was granted to his widow, effects £29010 3s 4d. Value 2021 – £3.6m.

Researcher: Maggie Martin

The Grave

Photograph of headstone for Thomas Prickett

Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 13 Plot: 14

Exact Location (what3words): driven.alien.cubs

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of Thomas William Prickett died Sept 26th 1902 aged 79 years "Father I will that they also who Thou hast given me, be with me where I am" St. John XVll. 24

Further Information


Name: Thomas William Prickett

Gender: Male

Born: 30/11/1822

Town: Kingston-upon-Hull

County: Yorkshire

Country: England


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: 4/2/1863

Spouse First Name: Ann

Spouse Last Name: Sandwith

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Yorkshire

Country of Marriage: England

Information at Death

Date of Death: 26/09/1902

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Natland

Address line 3: Tennyson Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £29010 3 s 4 d

Current value of effects: £3.600000

Census Information


Living at 31, Albion Street, Sculcoates, Yorkshire. Marmaduke Thomas Prickett, 76yrs, widower, Land Proprietor, son, Thomas William, 28yrs, Clergyman, C of E., without care of souls, daughter, Catherine, 37yrs, plus 4 domestic servants.


Living at 31, Albion Street, Sculcoates, Yorkshire. Marmaduke Thomas Prickett, 86yrs, widower, Land Proprietor, son, Thomas William, 38yrs, Clergyman, C of E., without care of souls, daughter, Catherine, 47yrs, plus 4 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.


Living at Natland, Tennyson Road, Worthing, Sussex. Thomas William Prickett, 78yrs, Clergyman C of E., plus 1 domestic servant.

Miscellaneous Information

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