'Pratt03'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Pratt of Cabra Castle, Pratt of Cottesbach, Pratt of London, Pratt of Wellingborough

John Pratt of Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
m. Joanna Gore (dau of Thomas Gore of Lutterworth)
1. Henry Pratt of London (dsp c1644, 2nd son)
m. Doell Shenton (dsp, dau of Rev. John Shenton of Croft)
2. John Pratt 'of Lutterworth' of Wellingborough & Cottesbach (b c1598, d c1656)
  m. Helena Aston (dau of Robert Aston of Leicester)
  A. Thomas Pratt of Hinckley, later of Cottesbach, Leicesstershire (b c1628, a 1683)
  m1. Elizabeth Copley (dau of Christopher Copey of Wadworth)
  i. Elizabeth Pratt (d young)
  m2. Elizabeth St. Nicholas (dau of Thomas St. Nicholas of Ashe, widow of Whittingham Wood)
  ii.+ other issue (a 1683) - John (b c1662), Thomas (b c1666), Elizabeth (b c1664), Mercie (b c1667)
  m3. Hester Hall (dau of Henry Hall of Shawell)
  vi.+ other issue - Joseph (a 1683), Nathaniel (d by 1683), Jonathan (b c1680), Matthew (b 1683)
  B. John Pratt of London (a 1683)
  m. (sp?) Eleanor Franklyn (dau of Edward Franklyn of London)
  C. Matthias Pratt of London (a 1683)
  m. (sp?) _ Tours of London
  D. Joseph Pratt, to Ireland had issue "several children"
  m. _ Clements (dau of Abraham Clements of Coventry)
  E. Benjamin Pratt, to Ireland had issue "several children"
m. _ Mortimer
  F. Patience Pratt
  m. (1662) Thomas Leadbeater (vicar of Hinckley)
  G. Elizabeth Pratt
  m. Nathaniel Banne of Cheshire
  H. Ruth Pratt
  m. Robert Smith of London
  I. Hannah Pratt
  m. John Stanley (rector of Cottesbach)
  J. Lydia Pratt
  m. Sylas Baigay of Leicester (clerk)
  K.+ other issue - Jonathan (d unm by 1688), Hester (a 1688)
3. Anne Pratt
  m. John Dyson of Holbarrow Green, Inkbarvis
4. Elizabeth Pratt
  m. Obadiah Brokesby of Stoke
5.+ other issue (d unm) - Thomas, Hugh (d c1650)



Note that Commoners (referred to below), BLG1886 & BLGI1912 confirm that the Joseph below (of the Cabra line) had a younger brother Benjamin who was ancestor of the Winters of Agher. However, it is surely not coincidence that the family shown above included people in Leicestershire and that they show brothers Joseph & Benjamin who went to Ireland, with Benjamin marrying a Mortimer. That the Joseph above married a Clements, whereas the Joseph below married Frances Cooch then Elizabeth Mervyn, indicates that, unless there has been confusion between them and/or others, they were not the same people but they must surely have been closely connected.
_ Pratt in Leicestershire
1. Joseph Pratt 'of Cabra', Sheriff of co. Meath (a 1641, emigrated to Ireland)
  m1. Frances Cooch (sister/heir of Col. Thomas Cooch of Cabra Castle and Covoaddy)
m2. Elizabeth Mervyn (dau of Sir Audley Mervyn)
  A. Benjamin Pratt of Cabra Castle (dsp 06.12.1721, Provost of Trinity College, Dublin, 2nd son)
  m. Philippa Hamilton (d 27.01.1767, dau of James Hamilton, 6th Earl of Abercorn)
  B. John Pratt 'of Dublin' of Cabra Castle (d 1740)
  BLG1886 identifies John's wife and mother of his children as Henrietta Clements but TCB (vol 1, 'Savile', p50) identifies his wife, and mother of at least Mary, as ...
  m. Honoretta Brookes (dau of Sir John Brookes of York, 1st Bart)
i. Mary Pratt
  m1. (1722) Sir George Savile of Rufford, 7th Bart of Thornhill
  m2. Charles Morton (Dr.)
  ii.+ 2 sons (d young)
  D. Mervyn Pratt (d 1751)
  m. (1704) Elizabeth Coote (dau of Thomas Coote of Coote Hill)
  i. Joseph Pratt of Cabra (Rev.)
  m. Elizabeth Chetwode (dau of Knightley Chetwode of Woodbrook)
a. Mervyn Pratt (d 1798)
  b. Joseph Pratt of Cabra Castle (d 1831, Rev.)
  m. (1770) Sarah Morres (dau of Hervey Morres,1st Viscount Mountmorres, by Letitia Ponsonby)
  (1) Joseph Pratt of Cabra Castle (b 1775, d 27.08.1863, Colonel) had issue
  m1. (1806) Jemima Roberta Tynte (d 1822, dau of Sir James Stratford Tynte, Bart of Tynte Park)
  Their 2nd son assumed the name Tynte.
  m2. (1826, sp?) Nichola Sophia ?? (relict of C.W.C. Hamilton of Kingscourt)
  (2) Harvey Randal Savile Pratt, later De Montmorency of Castle Morres (b 09.1782, d 20.09.1859, 3rd son) had issue
  BLG1886 ('De Montmorency of Castle Morres') reports that he married ...
  m. (07.1811) Rose Lloyd Kearney (d 01.1874, dau of John Kearney, Bishop of Ossory)
  (3) Mary Pratt (dsp 1798)
  m. (08.1796) Sir John Bennett Piers, 6th Bart (d 22.07.1845)
  (4)+ other issue - Mervyn (d 1823, Rev.), Letitia
  c. James Butler Pratt of Drumsna, co. Leitrim (d 1829)
  m. Margaret Foster (dau of William Foster of Dunleer)
  (1) James Pratt (2nd son) had issue
  m. (1821) Juliana Hallowes (dau of Colonel John Hallwoes of Glapwell Hall)
  (2) Elizabeth Pratt (d 1810)
  m. (1799) _ Bellingham
  (3) Anne Pratt
  m. _ Donovan
  (4) Frances Pratt
  m. _ Salvador
  (5)+ other issue (d unm) - William (b 1775, d 1864), Henry, daughter
  d. Elizabeth Pratt
  m1. Dr. C. Morton
  m2. _ Bacon
  e. Ann Pratt
  m. Henry Foster
  ii. Elizabeth Pratt
  m. Dr. _ Burleigh
iii. Anne Pratt
  m. John Pratt of Agher
  iv. Frances Pratt
  m. Joseph Methee
  E. Lydia Pratt (d 05.02.1714) probably of this generation
  m. (c02.1698) John Preston of Balsoon (b 1677, d 1732)
  F.+ other issue - Joseph (d young), Margaret
2. Benjamin Pratt (a 1641, emigrated to Ireland)
  The following came from Commoners (vol 2, 'Winter of Agher', p548).
  m. Margaret Mortimer (dau of James Mortimer of Lislin, co. Cavan)
  A. Benjamin Pratt of Agher
  m. Jane Nugent (dau of Thomas Nugent of Clonlost by dau of Cooke of Cookesborough)
  i. John Pratt (d(vp?)sp)
  ii. Margaret Pratt (eldest daughter)
  m. Francis Winter (d 1743)
3. John Pratt (a 1641, emigrated to Jamaica)

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 23.10.22) : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 4, part 1, 1807, 'Pedigree of Pratt of Cottesbach', p152)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 27.08.05, updated 07.04.08 & 23.10.22) : BLG1886 ('Pratt of Cabra Castle'), BLGI1912 ('Pratt of Cabra Castle')
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