Sophia Garland

1803–28 January 1845 (Age 42)
Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Sophia

When Sophia Garland was born in 1803, in Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Garland, was 28 and her mother, Sarah White, was 26. She married William Wood on 13 November 1834, in Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She died on 28 January 1845, in Ardsley, Yorkshire, England, at the age of 42, and was buried in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

William Wood
Sophia Garland
Marriage: 13 November 1834
Charles Wood
Susannah Wood
Elizabeth Wood

Spouse and Children

    William Wood



13 November 1834
Darfield, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom


    Charles Wood


    Elizabeth Wood


    Susannah Wood


Parents and Siblings

    John Garland


    Sarah White




    Sarah Garland


    John Garland




    Sarah Garland


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World Events (6)

1808 · The British West Africa Squadron

Age 5

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 12

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 18

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.

Name Meaning

English:1. metonymic occupational name for a maker of garlands or chaplets, perhaps also a habitational name from a house sign. The word is first attested in the 14th century, from Old French, and appears to be of Germanic origin. 2. habitational name from a minor place, such as Garland in Chulmleigh, Devon, named from Old English gāra ‘triangular piece of land’ ( see Gore ) + land ‘cultivated land’, ‘estate’.

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

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  • Sophia Garland, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Sophia Garland, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"
  • Sophia Garland, "England Marriages, 1538–1973"

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