I know I recommended try with the filter set for England., but did you try Ireland and
Wales. There was migration via the Bristol Channel and the North Devon Ports.
From: Adrian Bruce [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: 19 September 2019 20:20
To: Devon Rootsweb
Subject: [DEV] Re: Modern version of Proughter / Prother?
I just checked births / baptisms in FamilySearch - no Proughter after
1500s, some Prought in the late 1700s in Gloucestershire; 1 Proughter
A similar story with marriages and burials - odd entries here and
there that I'd need to see the originals of, to be certain they
So it suggests that it's either a temporary spelling variation or - if
it was permanent, then it went extinct soon after.
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