1806 Jan 5 Sophia was baptised at St. Andrews, Canterbury. Her parents
Barber Field, a saddlerwho was from
Yorkshire, and her mother
was Sophia Crockford, 4 Mar 1780 - 23 Nov 1828 ,
of Borden, Sittingbourne, Kent.
1825 Jan. 9 At Lambeth, St.Mary's (Kennington, London) she
Barber believed to be her
of Molly Barber-Field whose husband was Thomas Barber, Officer of
They had the following children :-
There were (3?)
other children who
did not survive infancy.
Note : The
above boys William and Thomas appear in the 1841 Census living in
Frederick and Sophia, though they are
their names are given as Barrett which should have been Barber
they were Frederick Barrett's step-sons.
Molly Barber (nee Barber-Field) the boys' grandmother
present at the Chesterfield address.
Molly's late husband
Thomas Barber had
been an Officer of Excise at Wakefield.
Sophia and Frederick had the following four children
Susannah, b. 11
1841 the infant Susannah lived at High Side Bank (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.
Henry Barrett1840 - 1919,
He and his
and his sister Eleanor (below) all died within 30 days.
sister Eleanor. b.1842,
died 15 Feb. 1919
death of Susannah (1859 Q4) Eleanor appears to have replaced
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
John Watson Armitage, Borough Accountant at Darlington. So
the Barrett family appear to have been well
local dignitaries at Darlington.
sister Mary Jane,
Mary Jane at
with parents, 30 Young St., Doncaster. Occupation, Milliner.
1875 June 10 age
wine-merchant Henry Joseph Balthasar Hubert Winterschladen Link
at St.Cuthbert's Church Link,
Her sister Eleanor's
husband William H Cowper is shown as a witness on the marriage
certificate. The W's house (extant), Rhine Lodge,
Grove Hill, Marton Road, Middlesbrough, in those days a well known
mansion of the
area and sister Eleanor, lived about 100 yards to the
Eleanor, above). Joseph Winterschladen was born
Prussia, Germany, though he became naturalised English and attended the
above church all his married life.
(For reference only : In 1728 James Cooke later known as Captain James
Cook, navigator, was baptised at the above St.Cuthbert's Church.)
Rhine Lodge c.1908
and a Model T Ford car.
Mr & Mrs Winterschladen on the back seat ? And a
the door ?
Census. She was
in Darlington at
the home of widower William Wilkinson her husband's
It seems strange that her husband Frederick was then living
Cheshire Cheese pub
in Doncaster and his marital status in the census 'widower', plainly a
false entry as Sophia lived until 1883.
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'.)
lifespan was found in the Winterschladen of Middlesbrough