Ernest Prater

Ernest Prater

Male 1864 - 1950

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  • Name  Ernest Prater 
    Born  11 Mar 1864  Islington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    War  1899-1902  South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Served for a time with the 3rd Middlesex Artillery. He became a Boer War correspondent for The Sphere, sending back illustrations from the battlefield.  
    Census  1911  Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Was living at The Leas, Westcliff, Newquay 
    Event  The most well known of the Prater brothers he has an entry in Wikipedia extolling his various talents. 
    Occupation  Publishers Clerk, Home Decorator, Artist, Illustrator (worked for various newspapers as an illustrator including The Sphere, The Graphic and Black and White Budget), Photographer. He specialised in illustrating boy's adventure stories and was noted for his painting "The Last Pass: A Thrilling Moment in a Rugby Match". Collaborated with Sidney Paget to illustrate the Sherlock Holmes books.  
    Died  Jun 1950  Hendon, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I2848  Fidgen
    Last Modified  16 Dec 2015 

    Father  Joseph Prater,   c. 25 May 1820, Crantock, Cornwall Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1900, Stoke Newington, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Jane Harriet Larkins,   b. 12 Feb 1829, City Road, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1896, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  11 Mar 1851  Shoreditch, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID  F979  Group Sheet

    Family  Florence Alice Norris,   b. Jul 1876, Edmonton, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Jun 1949, Memorial Hospital, Finchley, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married  20 Jan 1898  Holborn, London Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Gladys Alma Prater,   b. 1900, Southend, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Marie Lilian Marguerite Prater,   b. 1902, Muswell Hill, London Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Maisie Winifred Prater,   b. 1905, Finchley, London Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. Ruby Albina Prater,   b. 1908, Southend, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Raleigh Brandon Prater,   b. 7 Jun 1909, Rochford, Essex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1992, Tunbridge Wells, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified  18 Dec 2013 
    Family ID  F981  Group Sheet

  • Photos

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    The Founding of Cambridge University, 1109
    The Founding of Cambridge University, 1109
    by Ernest Prater
    Lacrosse
    Lacrosse
    by Ernest Prater
    King Caedwalla attacking the Isle of Wight
    King Caedwalla attacking the Isle of Wight
    by Ernest Prater
    Ernest Prater
    Ernest Prater