The Prodgers family

In the old churchyard is an altar tomb with high iron railings and an inscription on top in large capital letters:

Emily the beloved child of the Rev. Edwin and Caroline Prodgers who departed this life in the 18th year of her age 19th March 1850. Also the Reverend Edwin Prodgers who died December 5th 1861 Et 75, 20 years Rector of this Parish and Caroline his dear wife who survived him fifteen months and died March 4th 1863 Et 70.

There were two consecutive rectors of Ayot St Peter called Edwin Prodgers- father and son, who between them held the position from 1841 to 1867.

A full description of the Prodgers family, together with illustrations, can be found on the page entitled The Prodgers tomb