Sophia FORD1

b. 21 January 1813, d. 1891
Father*James FORD b. 1776
Mother*Theresa Jones HARRIDGE b. 8 Apr 1784, d. 19 Feb 1844
Note*Sophia FORD 1841 Census:
Address: Up Harley St, Marylebone, London
GOLDSMID, Francis H     33     Barrister     Y
GOLDSMID, Louisa S     21               N
NEWBURN, James      26     M S          N (Scotland)
FIELD, Charlotte          45     F S          Y
FORD, Sophia          29     F S          N
ODELL, Mary          28     F S          N

1851 Census:
Address: 15 Up Harley st, Marylebone, London
NAME               REL     MARR     AGE     OCCUPATION          BORN
GOLDSMIT, Francis H     Head     M     42     Barrister in actual practice     London
GOLDSMIT, Louisa S     Wife     M     31     wife of Barrister          Sussex, Brighton
McLEAN, Jane          Servant     U     27     House Servant          Berks, Bradfield
EVANS, Caroline           Servant     U     28     House Servant          Berks, Sonning
FORD, Sophia          Servant     U     37     Ladies Maid          Essex, Rayleigh

1861 Sophia is a widow living at St Pancras with her niece Sophia FORD and 1
servant, she is a landed proprietor.
1871 Sophia is a lodger at Highworth Cottages, Lewisham, with a income from
1881 Sophia is a widow and is living in a boarding house at 11 Leinster sq,
London, with a income from dividends.

Also a death for her 1891, June qtr, Lewisham, 1d, 834

Her age seems to vary
1841 29yrs
1851 39yrs
1861 45yrs
1871 54yrs
1881 66yrs
1891 81yrs. 
BirthShe was born in 1813 at Rayleigh, Essex.2 
Baptism*She was baptized on 21 January 1813 at Rayleigh, Essex.3,4 
(Witness) MiscShe was a complainant (plaintiff) 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.


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


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
Marriage*Sophia FORD married Charles Lewis Henry ECOFFEY on 22 November 1851. 
Married Name As of 22 November 1851,her married name was ECOFFEY. 
Death*Sophia FORD died in 1891 at Lewisham; Death Entry: Jun Qtr 1891 Lewisham 1d/834, aged 81.6 


Charles Lewis Henry ECOFFEY d. 3 May 1856
Marriage*She married Charles Lewis Henry ECOFFEY on 22 November 1851. 
Last Edited27 Nov 2009


  1. Yvonne Szwedyc (HARRIDGE descendant),.
  2. Various Authors, Family Tree Records, Various Dates, Western Australia (Helen Mary Carter, (HMC)) "unknown cd."
  3. Thomas Harridge Pedigree from D'Aranda v Head, 1858. (National Archives) , J68/1029.
  4. International Genealogical Index (IGI) compiled by the The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints,, Version 2.5.0 (2005). Unknown cd.
  5. Court of Chancery, Six Clerks Office, "D'Aranda v Harridge 1829, TNA Doc Ref: C13/2226/32."
  6. Index to BMD Registration Entry Starting in 1837, compiled by FreeBMD, Commenced 1998 (ongoing) "unknown cd."