Sophia HARRIDGE1

b. 15 November 1781, d. 8 May 1855
Father*Thomas HARRIDGE b. 1 Sep 1740, d. 9 Jun 1827
Mother*Susanna GURNETT b. c 1746, d. 20 Oct 1812
Birth*Sophia HARRIDGE was born on 15 November 1781 at Leigh on Sea, Essex.2 
BaptismShe was baptized on 10 January 1782 at St Clement's Church, Leigh-On-Sea, Essex; Leigh-on-Sea Parish Registers on SEAX (http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk), Image 45: 1782 January 10 Sophia Daughter of Thomas & Susanna Harridge was baptized.3,4 
Marriage*She married John CARTER, son of John CARTER and Rose ROLLORTH, on 4 May 1802 at Holy Trinity Church, Rayleigh, Essex; Married by Rev Miles Moore, curate. 
Married Name As of 4 May 1802,her married name was CARTER. 
(Witness) MiscSophia HARRIDGE was a defendant in the suit in the Court of Chancery contesting the execution of
the will of Thomas Harridge (d1827). Brought by William
D'Aranda and Elizabeth, and others (see list below). The
actual Bill of Complaint has not yet turned up but there
are several 'answers' of the defendants.


Complainants:

William D'Aranda
Elizabeth D'Aranda
Susannah Harridge
Eliza Harridge
Thomas Harridge
Mary Harridge
Henry Harridge Carter
James Caldwell Carter
Emma Carter
Mary Carter
Crispe Harridge Carter
John Carter
Eliza Charlotte Carter
William Bacon Carter
Alleyne David Carter
Charlotte Kennett
Sophia Kennett
Eliza Kennett
Henrietta (aka Harrietta) Kennett
Thomas Henry Kennett
Richard Kennett
Mary Ann Kennett
John Carter Kennett
Matilda Kennett
Robert Kennett
Arthur Stanes Kennett
William Stanes Kennett
Theresa Ford
Sophia Ford
Emma Ford
Harriott Ford
Frederick Ford
Mary Ann Ford
William D'Aranda Ford
Susannah Ford


Defendants:

David Harridge
Thomas Walker
Mary Walker
Crisp Harridge
Susannah Attridge
John Carter
Sophia Carter
Susannah Harridge Carter
Thomas Kennett
Charlotte Timson Kennett
Theresa Jones Ford with William Peter D'ARANDA R.N. and Elizabeth HARRIDGE circa 1829.5
Census*Sophia HARRIDGE appeared on the census of 7 June 1841 at Broomfield, Essex;

1841 Census:
Address: Broomfield, Essex
NAME AGE OCCUPATION BORN IN COUNTY
CARTER, Sophia 55 Ind Y
HAGAR, Elizabeth 15 FS Y.6

 
(Witness) CensusShe appeared on the census of 30 March 1851 in the household of William Bacon CARTER at Burton-in-Kendal, Westmoreland;

1851 Census:
Address: Burton, Westmoreland
Ref: HO107/2441, Folio: 597, Page: 32
NAME REL MARR AGE OCCUPATION BORN
CARTER, William B Head W 30 School Master Essex, Chelmsford
CARTER, Sophia Mother W 70 Annuitant Essex, Leigh
THORNTON, Mary J Serv U 15 Housemaid Westm, Kendal.7
 
DeathSophia HARRIDGE died on 7 May 1855 at Suffolk, England, at age 73.8 
Death*She died on 8 May 1855 at age 73.9 

Family

John CARTER b. 13 August 1779, d. 3 July 1838
Marriage*She married John CARTER, son of John CARTER and Rose ROLLORTH, on 4 May 1802 at Holy Trinity Church, Rayleigh, Essex; Married by Rev Miles Moore, curate. 
Children
Last Edited20 Jun 2011

Citations

  1. Will of Thomas Harridge of Rayleigh, Essex, 1823/1826, proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury, London, 27 Aug 1827.
  2. Various Authors, Family Tree Records, Various Dates, Western Australia (Helen Mary Carter, (HMC)) "unknown cd."
  3. International Genealogical Index (IGI) compiled by the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, http://www.familysearch.org, Version 2.5.0 (2005). Unknown cd.
  4. Baptism Entry of Leigh St Clement, 1684-1797 (Essex Record Office, D/P 284/1/1) "Leigh-on-Sea Parish Registers on SEAX (http://seax.essexcc.gov.uk), Image 45: 1782 January 10 Sophia Daughter of Thomas & Susanna Harridge was baptized."
  5. Court of Chancery, Six Clerks Office, "D'Aranda v Harridge 1829, TNA Doc Ref: C13/2226/32."
  6. Online image of the 1841 Census for England and Wales (Ancestry.co.uk, http://www.ancestry.co.uk.)
  7. Online image of the 1851 Census for England and Wales (Ancestry.co.uk, http://www.ancestry.co.uk) "Class: HO107; Piece: 2441; Folio: 597; Page: 32."
  8. Newspaper, various authors, various publishers,. "The Essex Standard, Colchester, Essex, England.
    Friday, May 11, 1855." "May 7th, aged 74, at Cornard Great House, the residence of her daughter, Sophia, widow of Mr. Carter, formerly wine merchant at Chelmsford, and mother of Mrs. Harridge, late of the Rectory House, Lamarsh."
  9. Thomas Harridge Pedigree from D'Aranda v Head, 1858. (National Archives) , J68/1029.