Thomas Cooper Prior b 1835 in Halstead ( son of Samuel and Rachel (nee Willett) but later lived in Sudbury where he was a tailor. He married Mary Ann Piper in1854(d of George and Mary). After 3 children she died in 1861. Thomaswent on to marry again a Ann Porter and there was one daughter Selina. Ann died and he had a 3rd marriage to Isabelle Wilson kown as Elizabeth. Thomas had 2 daughters Hepzibah and Caroline, Thomas died in 1872.