Burton Pritchard is a great-grandson of Dorcas Pritchard, Abigail Morrison and Bountiful Ford, a son of Dust and Mrs. Pritchard, and a brother of Noah, Constance, Forbearance, Innocence, Whimsy, and Done Pritchard; in addition, he has another brother and two other sisters.

He and his brother Noah regularly play Quodpot, and generally considers Quidditch a sport for "sissy furriners."