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Emily Prance
Sex: Female
Birth: 9th November 1894
Death: 9th April 1969
Father: John Prance
Mother: Susan (?) Prance
Spouse/Partner: William Richard John Cornelius


Emily Prance was born on 9th November 1894 in either Marwood or West Down[1] (possibly Braunton[2]) in Devon[3]. Her father was John Prance and her mother was either Susan or Sarah Prance.

Emily recounted that she had six older brothers who went off to work in South Wales and that her mother died in childbirth. Emily was brought up by an aunt.

She became a domestic servant at the age of 12. In 1911, at the age of 17, she was working as a servant for Hayman Bradley, a miller farmer and dealer in Milltown, Marwood[4].

Before 1914, she may have taken up work at The New Inn, Ilfracombe, where she met William Cornelius. (William appears to have sent her a photograph of him in military uniform from overseas, presumably during the war), suggesting they knew each other before the war began).

Emily and William married on 6th June 1923 at the parish church in Marwood, Devon. At the time, Emily's address was given as Guineaford, Marwood while William was living in Barnstaple [5]., suggesting that they were no longer working in Ilfracombe.


ChildrenEdit

Name Birth Death
Children of Emily Prance and William Cornelius


John Cornelius 3rd October 1933
Bournemouth
13th March 2003
Harrogate


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 1911 census
  2. ^ Emily's death certificate
  3. ^ Emily's death certificate
  4. ^ 1911 census
  5. ^ Emily's marriage certificate

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