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Lily Sophia Drury/ginger nee Shaw

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Sharon Report 1 Apr 2013 12:02

Ancestry -

Name: Lillie Sophia Shaw
Mother: Sophia Shaw
Father: George Henry Shaw

The spelling of Lily seems to have changed


MarieCeleste Report 1 Apr 2013 12:04

Could Lily Sophia be Sophia's daughter from a previous marriage?

London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921

Name: George Henry Shaw - bachelor, a labourer
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1849
Age: 29
Spouse Name: Sophia Nicholas - WIDOW
Spouse Age: 36
Record Type: Marriage
Event Date: 9 Apr 1878
Parish: Notting Hill St Clement
Borough: Kensington and Chelsea
Father Name: Stephen Shaw - labourer
Spouse Father Name: Joseph Perter (Porter) - labourer
Register Type: Parish Register

Address for both - 127 St Anne's Street

Witnesses: Elizabeth McCarthy & Charles Dyas (the latter seems to be a professional witness as is on other pages)


Mary Report 1 Apr 2013 12:17

Sophia Porter married 17/10/1852 to William Nicholas.
She was a minor and he full age dad of Sophia was Joseph Porter and the witness's were Elizabeth Porter and Thomas Rich.Address Dudley street.

So would she have been older than stated on 1881 census!!



Mary Report 1 Apr 2013 12:24

1871 Kensington Town 28b . 54
Sophia Nicholas says 1818 but more like 1838 needlewoman no status ie married widow etc
James 1863 kensington
Emily 1868 Kensington.

So this is the same woman.



Flip Report 1 Apr 2013 12:27

Sophia Porter
Age: 15
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1836
Relation: Daughter
Father's Name: Joseph Porter
Mother's name: Elizabeth Porter
Gender: F (Female)
Where born: Greenford, Middlesex, England
Civil parish: Greenford
County/Island: Berkshire
Country: England
Street Address:


Condition as to marriage:


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Registration district: Brentford
Sub-registration district: Brentford
ED, institution, or vessel: 3
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 47
Piece: 1699
Folio: 710
Page Number: 12
Household Members:
Name Age
Joseph Porter 40
Elizabeth Porter 30
Sophia Porter 15
Miriam Porter 11
Ann Sarah Porter 8
Sarah Porter 72


Flip Report 1 Apr 2013 12:42

Births Dec 1879 (>99%)
Drury Lily Sophia Greenwich 1d 951

Must have missed this earlier

Sorry, ignore this - have picked up the wrong name.


Flip Report 1 Apr 2013 12:47

Births Dec 1878 (>99%)
SHAW Lillie Sophia Fulham 1a 201


Flip Report 1 Apr 2013 12:50

Lillie Sophia Shaw
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 25 May 1887
Father's Name: George Henry Shaw
Mother's name: Sophia Shaw
Parish or Poor Law Union: Paddington St Augustine
Borough: Westminster
Register Type: Parish Registers

Aged 8 written in margin, father a labourer, of 33 Elford Place


Sharon Report 1 Apr 2013 13:07

Thank you everyone - I really do appreciate your help.
Armed with all this information, think I now have a few more questions to ask my family, such as a possible Canadian link?
I'm a little bit rusty to say the least as I've not been doing my tree for a while now, but hopefully after processing all the info I'll be back on track.
Thank you one again



Flip Report 1 Apr 2013 13:18

Sophia had an older sister Ellen on 1841 census:

Ellen Porter
Record Type: Baptism
Baptism Date: 2 Feb 1834
Father's Name: Joseph Porter
Mother's name: Elizabeth Porter
Parish or Poor Law Union: Greenford
Borough: Ealing
Register Type: Bishop's Transcript

Father labourer of Greenford Green.


Mary Report 1 Apr 2013 14:04

Ellen Nicholas 1854 married Stephen Ward born @ 1840 in France.
They had son Charles D (Douglas) Ward born 14/10/1877,he is the grandson? on 1891 census with the Shaw family.

Also William Nicholas bap 19/12/1858 to William and Sophia Nicholas nee Porter.



rose Report 7 Jul 2015 13:08

Hello all I am after information on either my Great,Great Grandmother Sarah Tamblyn born abt 1839 in perhaps Cornwall England,she married Abraham Turner who was born at Parracombe devon England thats about all I know.Please help