Thomas PRATT Jenny PRATT Sally PRATT Francis PRATT Dorothy PRATT Thomas Brice PRATT William PRATT Elizabeth PRATT Edward PRATT Mary Ann PRATT Alfred PRATT Elizabeth BRICE Mary WOOLCOTT Mini tree diagram
St Mary the Virgin MORTLAKE

St Mary the Virgin MORTLAKE

Thomas PRATT

1788 - 9th Apr 18558


Life History


Born in Kentisbeare, Devon

11th Feb 1788

Baptised in Kentisbeare, Devon.1

9th Oct 1815

Married Elizabeth BRICE in St Andrew by the Wardrobe

Married by William Howells, Curate and the witnesses were Richard Wale and Henry Ward.

4th Apr 1817

Birth of son Thomas Brice PRATT in New Brentford, Hanwell, Middlesex.10,2,11,12

21st Nov 1818

Birth of son William PRATT in New Brentford, Hanwell, Middlesex.5,2,11,12

1st May 1821

Birth of daughter Elizabeth PRATT in Brentford, Middlesex.2,12

1st Aug 1821

Occupation cordwainer in Brentford, Middlesex.2

8th Dec 1825

Birth of son Edward PRATT in Deptford, Kent.13

30th Oct 1828

Birth of daughter Mary Ann PRATT in Deptford, Kent

5th Apr 1829

Resident in Lower Road, Deptford..3

10th Mar 1835

Birth of son Alfred PRATT in Newington, Surrey.5,14,15

28th Jun 1835

Resident in Weymouth Street, Newington, Surrey

6th Jun 1841

Occupation shoemaker in Mortlake, Surrey.4

6th Jun 1841

Recorded in census in Mortlake, Surrey (High Street, Mortlake).4


Occupation boot and shoe maker in Mortlake, Surrey.6

30th Mar 1851

Occupation shoe maker employing 1 boy in Mortlake, Surrey.5

30th Mar 1851

Recorded in census in Mortlake, Surrey (High Street, Mortlake, Surrey).5

8th Oct 1851

Death of Elizabeth BRICE in Mortlake, Surrey.9,8

25th Dec 1852

Occupation cordwainer.7

9th Apr 1855

Died in Mortlake, Surrey (High Street, Mortlake).8

Bronchitis and Dropsy for 3 months
Thomas's death ws registered by Caroline Ruffley. Caroline, born in Henley-on-Thames, was variously a charwoman and a monthly nurse helping mothers for the first month after childbirth. She lived in the Barnes and Mortlake area and had most recently gone to live in Coulstone's Alms Houses in Upper Sheen Lane. Still sprightly for her age Caroline used her nursing skills to tend to Thomas in his last days and indeed was with him when he died. Caroline lived in Mortlake until she died aged 87 years.

16th Apr 1855

Buried in Old Burial Ground Mortlake, grave no 44/P.9

Service by Brancher


  • Thomas was a shoemaker working in High Street Mortlake. He is listed in the following directories

    Directory of Surrey 1838
    Piggot's Directory 1840
    Six Home Counties Post Office Directory 1851


  • 1. Parish Records - Devon RO
  • 2. Parish Records - Brentford Local Studies Library
  • 3. Parish Records - Ancestry
    • baptism records of St Paul's, Deptford.
  • 4. UK Census 1841
    • HO 107/1062
  • 5. UK Census 1851
  • 6. Post Office Directory 1851
  • 7. Parish Records - Ancestry
    • marriage registers at Holy Trinity, Chelsea
  • 8. Death certificate
  • 9. Parish Records - Richmond LS Centre
  • 10. UK Census 1861
  • 11. BMD
    • RG5 Piece 69 Folio 29
  • 12. Parish Records - Ancestry
    • baptism records of St Lawrence, New Brentford
  • 13. IGI - Submitted by a member
  • 14. IGI - Extracted from Parish Registers
    • Batch C055632
  • 15. Parish Register extract from

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