Nathaniel Prettejohn
Peternell Adams
Nicholas Prettejohn
Sarah Pearse
Nathaniel Prettejohn


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1. Anne Goddard

2. Sarah Unknown

Nathaniel Prettejohn

  • Born: 22 Jun 1795, Loddiswell, Devon
  • Marriage (1): Anne Goddard on 15 Feb 1819 in East Worldham
  • Marriage (2): Sarah Unknown
  • Died: 1 Jan 1884, Yanston, Loddiswell, Devon at age 88
  • Buried: Loddiswell, Devon

bullet  General Notes:

1841 Census:

Nathaniel and Anne were living with Sarah, Matilda, Albert, Charles and Tryphena at Woolmer Pond, Selbourne, Hampshire.

1861 Census:

Nathaniel was described as a farmer and draper civil service, living with his wife, Ann, and their children, Edward (38), Sarah A (33), Matilda (29), and Tryphena (21), at Tanston Farm, Churchstow Village, Loddiswell. There was also a male farm servant and a dairy maid.

1871 Census:

Nathaniel (aged 76) was described as a landowner and farmer of 88 acres, employing 2 men and 1 boy - he was superannuated late of H M Woods and Forests and was a widower - he was living with his unmarried daughter, Sara Ann (described as his housekeeper) and his son Albert Pearce at Tanston Farm, Loddiswell.

1881 Census: Superannuated late of H M Woods and Forests and living with his son, Albert Pearce in Lower Yeanston, Loddiswell.

Lower Yanston Farm (sometimes referred to as Granston Farm in census). This is the farm which Nicholas Prettejohn b. 22 June 1795 Loddiswell (married Ann Goddard) farmed from 1871. Prior to that he worked for HM Forests and Woods (as a Planter of Forests) in Selborne, which is why his children were born there. His single son Albert Pearce Prettejohn farmed it after him ( he was there with his father 1871) from 1881 to 1901 at least. When Albert died 1 April 1917, his nephew Harold Prettejohn a Grocer (nephew) is listed on the Probate.
Albert had an interesting work life. In 1851 he was with a Grocer/General Dealer as an Apprentice and in 1861 a Linen Draper Assistant living/working in an enormous establishment covering 4 houses in the High Street, Southwark.



Nathaniel married Anne Goddard, daughter of William Goddard and Sophia, on 15 Feb 1819 in East Worldham. (Anne Goddard was born in 1795 in Binstead, Hants, christened on 22 Apr 1795 in Bentley, Hampshire, died on 11 Dec 1864 in Yanston, Loddiswell, Devon and was buried in Binstead, Hampshire.)


Nathaniel next married Sarah Unknown.

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