b. 27 July 1829
Father*George PIERCE
Mother*Sarah (?) b. c 1808, d. 1830
Adoptive fatherWilliam PRIOR b. c 1782, d. 20 Dec 1844
Adoptive motherHannah (?) b. c 1784, d. 13 Aug 1858
Note*Emma PIERCE Emma PEARCE: Daughter of George & Sarah.

There is a burial of a Sarah PEARCE aged 22 at Addington on 13th June 1830.

Surrey Marriage Index has a marriage of George PEARCE and Sarah JUDD at Croydon in September 1827. 
Name Variation Emma PIERCE was also known as PEARCE. 
Birth*She was born on 27 July 1829 at Shirley, Surrey.1 
BaptismShe was baptized on 30 August 1829 at St Mary the Blessed Virgin, Addington, Surrey.1 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 in the household of William PRIOR at Addington, Surrey;

1841 Census:
Place: Starve Acre, Addington
Name Age Sex Born In County? Occupation
William PRIOR 55 M N Ag Lab
Hannah PRIOR 55 F N -
Emma PRIOR 12 F Y -
George PIERCE 30 M N Ag Lab
John KNIGHT 25 M N Ag Lab
Henry DILLOCK 8 M Y -.2

Last Edited8 Oct 2007


  1. Transcript of the Parish Register of Addington, Surrey, unknown period (unknown repository, unknown repository reference.)
  2. Online image of the 1841 Census for England and Wales (Ancestry.co.uk, http://www.ancestry.co.uk.)