Sophia SHEPHERD

1852–12 November 1879
Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom

The Life of Sophia

When Sophia SHEPHERD was born in 1852, in Pembrokeshire, Wales, United Kingdom, her father, James SHEPHERD, was 37 and her mother, Anne Bennett, was 31. She married William Holloway on 16 April 1878. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Stanton Harcourt, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Maidenhead, Windsor and Maidenhead, Berkshire, England, United Kingdom for about 10 years. She was buried in Stanton St John, Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Holloway
1848–
Sophia SHEPHERD
1852–1879
Marriage: 16 April 1878
William Charles Holloway
1889–
Gladys Hilda Holloway
1891–1976
Horace Hector Holloway
1894–1965

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
16 April 1878
Stanton Harcort,Oxon,ENG
children

(3)

    William Charles Holloway

    Male1889–Male

    Gladys Hilda Holloway

    Female1891–1976Female

    Horace Hector Holloway

    Male1894–1965Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (2)

1854 · The Crimean War

Age 2

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
1867 · Great Reform Act of 1867

Age 15

The Great Reform Act of 1867 gave males the right to vote. This also helped to form the Welsh Liberal Party. It was the second of three reforms that would take place.

Name Meaning

English: from Middle English schepherde ‘shepherd’ (composed of words meaning ‘sheep’ + ‘herdsman’ or ‘guardian’), hence an occupational name for a shepherd. This English form of the name has absorbed cognates and equivalents from several other languages (for forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sophia Holloway in household of William Holloway, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Sophia Shepherd in household of James Shepherd, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • Sophia Shepherd in household of James Shepherd, "England and Wales Census, 1861"

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