Prankerd, Peter Dowding (1819 -1902)
Peter Dowding Prankerd was a native of Bristol. In 1839 he emigrated to Adelaide South Australia, where he worked as a land developer and mine operator, amassing a great fortune. Returning to Bristol in 1872 he bought a large house known as The Knoll in Sneyd Park, Bristol. His son, Percy John Prankerd (b. 1859) was a barrister.