20 Nov 1805 - 11 Feb 1883
She was born
exactly a month after The Battle of
Trafalgar 21st of October 1805.
This lady is the 'youngest'
in the line of
my Field ancestors.
She is descended from a male line of 'Fields'
which has great potential for further investigation.
1806 Jan 5 Sophia was baptised at St. Andrews, Canterbury. Her parents
Barber Field, a saddler who was from Woodkirk, nr
Yorkshire, and her mother
was Sophia Crockford, 4 Mar 1780 - 23 Nov 1828 ,
of Borden, Sittingbourne, Kent.
1825 Jan. 9 She married James Barber, widower, thought to be
her cousin, at Wakefield.
They had the following children :-
above boys appear in the 1841 Census, living in Chesterfield with
Frederick and Sophia Barrett, though they are
their names are given as Barrett, should have been Barber.
In that census Molly (Field) Barber, the boys' great-aunt was
present at the Chesterfield address. Molly's late husband
Thomas Barber had
been an Officer of Excise at Wakefield.
- William Ainley Barber,
- Thomas Barber, b.1835
1835 Dec. 21 Sophia's husband, James Barber died.
Barrett, a printer and compositor.
They had the following four children :-
1841 the infant Susannah lived at Highside House,
Heighington with her aunt,
Susannah Wilkinson (nee Barrett) whose husband was William Wilkinson,
Registrar of BMD,
presumably at Darlington. She appears to have died (1859 Q4) at
her parents' home no.30 Young Street, Doncaster aged only 21 years.
- Susannah, b. 11 Nov 1837,
Henry Barrett b.1840,
Chesterfield; died 4 Mar. 1919 , Manchester (g.grandfather) He and his
and Eleanor (below) all died within 30 days.
death of Susannah (1859 Q4) she appears to have replaced her
sister at the Wilkinson's home in Darlington. She later
William Henry Cowper, coal and iron
merchant. Their house Ravenscroft, Nut Lane, Grove Hill,
known mansion of the area, built in the style of a French
Her sister Mary
Jane, lived about 100 yards to the west (see Mary Jane,
Eleanor's husband was born in Delph, Saddleworth, Yorkshire
- g.grandfather's sister Eleanor. b.1842, Chesterfield;
died 15 Feb. 1919
John Watson Armitage, Borough Accountant at Darlington. So
the Barrett family appear to have been well acquainted with
local dignitaries at Darlington.
- g.grandfather's sister Caroline, b.1845,
1871 Census Mary at home
with parents, 30 Young St., Doncaster. Occupation, Milliners'
- g.grandfather's sister Mary Jane,
1875 June 10 age 27, Mary
Henry "Joseph" Balthasar Hubert Winterschladen Link
at St.Cuthbert's Church Link, Marton-in-Cleveland.
Her sister Eleanor's
husband William H Cowper is shown as a witness on the marriage
certificate. The W's house, Rhine Lodge,
Grove Hill, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, was a well known mansion of the
Eleanor, lived about 100 yards to the
Eleanor, above). Joseph Winterschladen (believed to be Jewish) was born
Prussia, Germany, though he became naturalised English and attended the
above church all of his married life.
Sophia, 1881 Census. She was in Darlington at
the home of William Wilkinson, a widower, her husband's
It seems strange that her husband Frederick was then living
Cheshire Cheese pub
1883 Feb 11 Sophia died at 11 Hume Terrace,
Informant on the death certificate was her son-in-law
John.W.Armitage. (In the 1881
Census he was enumerated as 'Borough Accountant'.)
 Sophia Crockford's
lifespan was found in the Winterschladen of Middlesbrough family
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