The Pritchard Family History

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The Pritchard Family in the Census

Census Freqency of the Surname Pritchard
1841 Census365
1851 Census2548
1861 Census4368
1871 Census7433
1881 Census12210
1891 Census12288
1901 Census18134
1911 Census20994

Most Frequent Forenames for the Pritchard Family in the Census

Name 1841 Census 1851 Census 1861 Census 1881 Census 1871 Census 1891 Census 1901 Census 1911 Census Total
William Pritchard 21 189 340 584 943 902 1224 1298
John Pritchard 21 196 310 525 764 741 1002 1042
Mary Pritchard 25 216 334 575 886 779 1015 978
Elizabeth Pritchard 21 132 233 370 581 514 610 591
Jane Pritchard 16 85 122 223 303 281 335 305
Margaret Pritchard 8 61 111 179 292 266 348 337
Thomas Pritchard 21 106 217 324 490 470 661 698
Richard Pritchard 4 55 67 125 206 198 264 252
Catherine Pritchard 1 46 51 115 189 165 210 172
Robert Pritchard 4 38 64 104 194 208 287 331
Ann Pritchard 11 104 128 185 215 163 184 146
Ellen Pritchard 3 28 77 128 244 257 361 337
Owen Pritchard 1 18 22 57 95 104 125 127
David Pritchard 3 32 47 96 181 157 240 261
Hugh Pritchard 0 21 26 52 82 85 112 116
Sarah Pritchard 13 92 184 283 422 354 451 438
Henry Pritchard 10 59 98 157 254 208 261 258
Anne Pritchard 2 15 44 48 85 69 78 61
Edward Pritchard 9 49 80 128 187 181 241 288
James Pritchard 15 77 139 198 291 255 356 394

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Etymology and History of the Surname: Pritchard

View Name: PRITCHARD.

PRITCHARD

Derivation:
Patronymic of the male given name Richard, formed from a fusion of the Welsh suffix 'ap' meaning 'son of' and the First name Richard.

History:
Medieval Welsh origin.

Linked Surnames:
Richardson Richards Prichard

 



Case Study: Lawrence Oates
Lawrence Edward Grace Oates saw military service during the Second Boer War, as an officer in the dragoons. He can be found the the 1900 Army List.

 

Fleet Registers
Before 1754 many marriages were not performed in parish churces due to the need for people to get around the need for banns and other petty regulations. The favourite alternative venue was the Fleet Prison.

 

Women allowed to enter the Medical Profession from 1876
In the 19th Century, a career as a physician was a highly respected following for a man. Yet it was considered outrageous for any woman to pursue a career in that profession.

 

Celebrities of the Army - Colonel R.S.S. Baden-Powell
A short extract from 'Celebrities of the Army', a book written in the 19th Century.