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Sophia Holford born about 1822 in Addlestone or Chertsey- help please.
« on: Sunday 01 February 15 09:22 GMT (UK) »
Sophia Holford married John Thomas Morton in Windsor in 1844 and died there in 1913.
The census records give her place of birth as either Addlestone or nearby Chertsey.
I have been unable to find any record of her birth. I've looked on Ancestry, Family Search (their Addlestone records only start in 1841) and Freereg (No Addlestone records at all.)
I would be grateful if someone could suggest anywhere else I could search.
Are the records for Surrey online anywhere?
Cooper- Berks, Herts, Wrexham,Birmingham
Garrett- London, Berks
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Harvey- Essex
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Re: Sophia Holford born about 1822 in Addlestone or Chertsey- help please.
« Reply #1 on: Sunday 01 February 15 10:03 GMT (UK) »
what is her father's name on marriage cert?
And witnesses?

Do you have her in 1841?

Suz
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Re: Sophia Holford born about 1822 in Addlestone or Chertsey- help please.
« Reply #3 on: Sunday 01 February 15 16:23 GMT (UK) »
Surrey History centre don't seem to have PR's for the period you are after in Chertsey, Addlestone, New Haw or Woodham. 

http://www.rootschat.com/links/0xvo/

There are a George, Sarah and Mary Halford resident in the Kings Head Chertsey in 1841.  :-\
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Re: Sophia Holford born about 1822 in Addlestone or Chertsey- help please.
« Reply #5 on: Monday 02 February 15 17:39 GMT (UK) »
Thank you everyone for your replies-in order- I haven't got her marriage certificate, suzard -maybe I should send for it -a father's name would be helpful. The first census I have found was after her marriage in 1851. The nearest I have found in 1841 is Sophia Holford born abt 1819 in Sussex Brighthelmsone. While the age would fit -given the "rounding" of ages in 1841 and the born in Sussex is a tick box for born in county so may be wrong-there is no evidence to place her there-and no other family members with her so no clues.
The Halford link in Chertsey is helpful Rosie-they could be members of her family-possibly her parents?
Iv'e followed the other links and it doesn't look as if the Addlestone /Chertsey baptismal records are available before 1838, sadly. It looks as though buying the marriage certificate is my best bet.
Thanks again  :)
Cooper- Berks, Herts, Wrexham,Birmingham
Garrett- London, Berks
Morton-Berkshire
Harvey- Essex
Hambling, Royal,Dale,Jackson, Tann, Boatwright Edridge/Etheridge/Uttridge -all Norfolk
Osborne-Norfolk and Northumberland/Durham

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Re: Sophia Holford born about 1822 in Addlestone or Chertsey- help please.
« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 03 February 15 18:51 GMT (UK) »
The nearest I have found in 1841 is Sophia Holford born abt 1819 in Sussex Brighthelmsone. While the age would fit -given the "rounding" of ages in 1841 and the born in Sussex is a tick box for born in county so may be wrong-there is no evidence to place her there-and no other family members with her so no clues.

Thanks again  :)

Possible the Sophia Holford in Brighthelmstone in 1841 is the Sophia baptised 1823 in Clayton Sussex -parents Nathan & Barbara

There is a tree on A******y which gives "your" Sophia's father as Robert -no source given

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Re: Sophia Holford born about 1822 in Addlestone or Chertsey- help please.
« Reply #7 on: Wednesday 04 February 15 14:15 GMT (UK) »
Thank you suz-I thought it was unlikely she would be living so far from home. I did see the Ancestry tree naming her father as Robert but there's no evidence so I assume it's another of those unhelpful "hints".
I've just sent for the marriage certificate.I hope it might name her father-I'll keep you posted. Jan
Cooper- Berks, Herts, Wrexham,Birmingham
Garrett- London, Berks
Morton-Berkshire
Harvey- Essex
Hambling, Royal,Dale,Jackson, Tann, Boatwright Edridge/Etheridge/Uttridge -all Norfolk
Osborne-Norfolk and Northumberland/Durham

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Re: Sophia Holford born about 1822 in Addlestone or Chertsey- help please.
« Reply #8 on: Wednesday 04 February 15 18:51 GMT (UK) »
Safest thing is marriage cert - will be good to hear details when it arrives

Suz
Thornhill, Cresswell, Sisson, Harriman, Cripps, Eyre, Walter, Marson, Battison, Holmes, Bailey, Hardman, Fairhurst Noon-mainly in Derbys/Notts-but also Northampton, Oxford, Leics, Lancs-England
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