Sylvia Shore

about 1806–1846 (Age 40)
Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sylvia

Sylvia Shore was born about 1806, in Middlesex, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of Edward Shore. She married Charles Toms on 9 October 1832, in Marylebone, London, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in London St Bartholomew the Great, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1841. She died in 1846, in St Bartholomew by The Royal Exchange, London, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 40, and was buried in Allhallows, Kent, England, United Kingdom.

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Charles Toms
Sylvia Shore
Marriage: 9 October 1832
Edward Toms
Rachel Toms
Sylvia Toms
Alfred Toms
Louisa Sarah Toms
Amelia Toms
Emily Toms
Matilda Toms
Dorcas Maria Toms

Spouse and Children

9 October 1832
Marylebone, London, England, United Kingdom


+4 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Edward Shore




World Events (6)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 2

The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.

Age 9

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.

Age 17

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived by the seashore, Middle English schore.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived on or by a bank or steep slope, Old English scora. There are minor places named with this word in Lancashire and West Yorkshire, and the surname may also be a habitational name from these.3 Americanized spelling of Ashkenazic Jewish S(c)hor(r) or Szor, variants of Schauer .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sylvia Toms in household of Charles Toms, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
  • Selvia Shore, "British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices"
  • Syliva Toms in entry for Matilda Toms, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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