The Proctors are an Indie Pop band formed in 1993 in the Midlands area of England. They are signed to label Shelflife Records. The band has rarely played live, but has gained a loyal following through their recordings alone. Gavin Priest, Adrian 'Josef' Jones and Stephen Davies had previous played together as The Cudgels, as lead guitarist, drummer and bass guitarist, respectively. Gavin's sister Christina Priest joined them to become the fourth founding member of The Proctors, and performs on vocals with Gavin.