'Prescott1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Prescott of Chester, Prescott of Eardshaw Hall, Prescott of London, Prescott of Theobalds Park, Prescott of Thoby

William Prescott of Copul (in Standish) & Eccleston, Lancashire (d 1605)
m. Matilda
1. Thomas Prescott (b 1562)
  m. Agnes Dicconson
  A. Thomas Prescott of Airfield, Lancashire (b 1604, d 12.1667)
  m. Margaret Markland (dau of James Markland of Holland Moor)
  i. Thomas Prescott of Ightfield Hall, Shropshire (b 26.08.1645, bur 11.09.1735, 3rd son)
  BLG1952 suggests that Thomas's son George was daughter of Thomas's 2nd wife, Annie Taylor. Provisionally, we follow Betham which shows Thomas's children as all by ...
  m1. Anne Kindley (dau of George Kindley of Shevington)
  a. George Prescott of Chester (b 1680, d 16.03.1747) the first mentioned by Earwalker
m. Anne Rogers (b 1680-1, d 22.09.1740, dau of Francis Rogers of London)
  (1) Thomas Prescott of Eardshaw Hall (in Davenham) & Overton, Sheriff of Cheshire (b 1703, d unm 29.10.1768)
  (2) George Prescott of Chester, later of Theobalds Park in Cheshunt, Hertfordshire (b c1711, d 20.04.1790, MP) the first mentioned by BP1934
  m. Mary Elton (dau of Jacob Elton of Bristol, son of Sir Abraham, 1st Bart)
  (A) Sir George William Prescott of Eardshaw Hall (in Davenham, Cheshire) & Theobalds Park, 1st Bart (bpt 17.11.1748, d 21/2.07.1801)
  m. (23.04.1774) Sarah Long (d 18.07.1817, dau of Beeston Long of Carshalton, sister of Sir Charles, Lord Farnborough)
(i) Sir George Beeston Prescott, 2nd Bart (b 11.02.1775, d 25.10.1840)
  m1. (20.08.1799) Catherine Creighton Mills (d 06.04.1832, dau of Sir Thomas Mills, Governor of Quebec)
  (a) Sir George William Prescott, 3rd Bart (b 14.11.1800, d 27.04.1850) had issue
  m1. (10.07.1827) Emily Symes (dsp 08.01.1829, dau of Colonel _ Symes of Ballyarthur)
  m2. (26.07.1845) Eliza Hilliar (d 20.02.1882, dau of Henry Hilliar, m2. Montagu Dettmar)
  (b) Alfred George Prescott (b 11.02.1817, d 19.04.1855)
  (c) Eliza Charlotte Prescott (d 31.12.1840)
  m1. (22.12.1827) James Duff (son/heir of General Sir James Duff)
  m2. (05.06.1838) Frederick (Thellusson), 4th Lord Rendlesham
  (d) Louisa Anne Maria Prescott (d 24.02.1838)
  m. (1828) Sir Edward Sherlock Gooch, Bart
  (e) Catherine Hale Prescott (d 04.10.1849)
  m. (07.1831) Timothy Henry Decie of Douglas (d 1840)
  BLG1952 ('Prescott of Bockleton Court') shows that their son assumed the name Prescott-Decie and that his son used Prescott alone.
  m2. (07.1833) Flora Theodore Virginia Moucheron (dsp 01.09.1841, dau of Baron Moucheron)
  (ii) William Willoughby Prescott of London & Hendon, Middlesex (b 16.12.1776, d 24.10.1836, banker)
  m. (11.06.1798) Harriott Blackmore (d 1857, dau of Thomas Blackmore of Briggins Park & Westwell House)
  (a) William George Prescott of London (b 16.12.1800, d 29.04.1865) had issue
  m. (10.1838) Arabella Wolstenholme (dau of Edward Wolstenholme of Newberry Hall by Arabella Catherine (Ward), sister of 3rd Viscount Bangor)
  (b) Henry James Prescott of London (b 05.07.1802, d unm, Governor of the Bank of England)
  (c) George Edward Prescott (b 29.11.1804, rector of Diswell, 4th son) had issue
  m. (06.11.1861) Caroline Mary Westby (dau of Nicholas Westby of co. Clare by Emily Susanna Laura (Waldegrave), dau of William, 1st Lord Radstock)
(d) Arthur Prescott (b 11.07.1810, d 23.05.1866, Lt. Colonel, 6th son) had issue
  m. (15.03.1855) Isabella Maria Christiana Brett (d 06.09.1886, dau of Rev. Joseph George Brett)
  (e) Harriett Maria Prescott
  m. (13.07.1841) George Phillimore (d 1889, rector of Radnage)
  (f) Caroline Prescott (d 08.02.1857)
  m. (07.08.1845) Thomas Edward Preston (d 23.02.1890)
  (g) Amelia Prescott (d 02.07.1872)
m. (04.11.1846) Sir Jacob Preston, Bart
  (h)+ other issue - Charles (b 09.09.1803, d 10.1839), Richard (b 06.10.1807), Francis (b 02.09.1812, d 05.02.1837)
  (iii) Maria Charlotte Prescott (d 18.09.1855)
  m. (20.01.1810) W.H. Spicer (Colonel)
  (B) Thomas Prescott of Vienna (bpt 22.05.1751) this line followed by BLG1952
  m. (11.1771) Augusta Frederick (dau of Sir Charles Frderick)
  (i) George Frederick Prescott of Theobalds (b 09.08.1772, d 10.05.1801)
  m. (19.04.1796) Sarah Grote (dau of Andrew Grote, sister of George (the historian))
  (a) Frederick Joseph Prescott (b 02.07.1797, d 10.12.1888) had issue
  m. (17.11.1823) Elizabeth Oliveria Russell (d 1893, dau of Thomas Artemidorus Russell of Thurston by Elizabeth Oliveria, dau of Oliver Cromwell of Cheshunt)
  (b)+ other issue - Augusta (b 29.09.1798), Emma Sophia (b 28.10.1799), Sally (b 05.03.1801)
  (ii)+ other issue - Charles Elton (b 08.09.1773), Thomas Levison (b 23.02.1778), Augusta Frances (b 29.11.1775), Sohia Harriet (b 08.08.1780)
  (C) Mary Prescott (d unm)
  (3) Damiel Prescott (in St. Petersburgh, Russia)
  m. _ Edwards of Shropshire
  (A) John Prescott (in St. Petersburgh, Russia, 3rd son) had issue
  m. _ Cattley
  (B) Sarah Prescott
  m. Johnson Newman (Colonel)
  (i) Sarah Newman
  m. William A. Armstrong White
  (C)+ other issue (d unm) - George, William, Mary
  (4) Anne Prescott (a 1745)
  m. Joseph Chamberlain of Chester
  (5)+ other issue - Gregory (d 04.10.1724), Elizabeth (a 1745), Susannah (d 03.02.1772)
  b. Arthur Prescott (a 1745) mentioned by Earwalker
  m2. (sp) Anne Taylor
  ii.+ other issue - John, William, James, Henry, Jane, Elizabeth, Margaret
2. Geoffrey Prescott of London (merchant taylor)
  The following is supported by Visitation (London, 1634, 'Prescott').
  m. Joane
  A. Geoffrey Prescott of London
  B. William Prescott of London (a 1634)
  m. Suzan Bostock (dau of Charles Bostock of London)
  i.+ issue (a 1634) - Geoffrey, William, Suzan, Martha, Elizabeth
3. Alexander Prescott of Thoby in Essex, Sheriff of London (d 15.01.1621, goldsmith)
  The following is supported by Visitation (Essex, 1634, 'Prescott').
  m1. Martha Pemberton (dau of John Pemberton of London & niece of Sir John Pemberton (Mayor of London))
  A. Sir John Prescott of Radwinter, Essex
  B. Alexander Prescott of Thoby (a 1634)
m. Isabel Stafford (dau of Francis Stafford)
  i.+ issue (a 1634) - John (b c1624), Alexander, Henry, Martha, Mary, Isabel, Elizabeth
  C. Edward Prescott of London
  i. Rebecca Prescott (bur 22.01.1675, coheir) possibly fits here
  m. (by 1637) Sir William Leman of Warboys & Northaw, 1st Bart (bur 03.09.1667)
  D. Mary Prescott
  m. Thomas Hodges (son of Alderman Hodges of London)
  E. Martha Prescott
  m. Richard Turner of London
  m2. (sp) Anne Little of Staffordshire (dau of _ Little of Bray, widow of Roger Houghton, m3. _ Listar)
4. Edward Prescott of London (dry salter)
  m1. Anne Mattingley (dau of William Mattingley of Cookham)
  m2. Judith Ciprian ("a Spaniard", widow of William Kingsmill of Hampshire (son of Sir William))
5. Elizabeth Prescott
  m. _ Phillips
6.+ other issue - Richard, Jane

Main source(s): Betham's 'Baronetage' (vol 4, 1804, #420 'Prescott of Theobalds Park, Hertfordshire', p264*+) with input/support from BP1934 ('Prescott'), BLG1952 ('Prescott (now Brandle) formerly of Arborfield Court'), 'The history of the church and parish of St. Mary-on-the-Hill' (J.P. Earwalker (edited by Rupert Morris, 1898), 'Prescott of Chester, &c', p267)
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