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Sophia (Barker) Overton (1827 - abt. 1901)

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Sophia Overton formerly Barker aka Loads
Born in Whissonsett, Norfolk, Englandmap
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Wife of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
Wife of — married in Whissonsett, Norfolk, Englandmap
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Biography

Christening: 4 Feb 1827. Whissonsett, Norfolk, England. [1]

Note: 1827 BAPTISM: Name Sophia Barker. Gender Female. Christening Date 04 Feb 1827. Christening Place Whissonsett, Norfolk, England. Father's Name Stephen Barker; Mother's Name Mary Barker. SOURCE: "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https:/familysearch.org/ark:/619031:1:NJTF-ZZK : 30 December 2014), Sophia Barker, 04 Feb 1827; citing Whissonsett, Norfolk, England, reference item 7 p 33; FHL microfilm 2,262,557.

1848 MARRIAGE: Name James Loads. Spouse's Name Sophia Barker. Event Date 15 Oct 1848. Event Place Whissonsett, Norfolk, England. Father's Name Henry Loads. Spouse's Father's Name Stephen Barker. SOURCE: "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https:/familysearch.org/ark:/619031:1:NJMG-6YL : 10 December 2014), James Loads and Sophia Barker, 15 Oct 1848; citing Whissonsett, Norfolk, England, reference 22; FHL microfilm 2,262,557.

1851 CENSUS: 98 Spring Well Road, Whissonsett, Norfolk. Name: James Loads. Age: 24. Birthplace: Whissonsett, Norfolk. Relationship to Head of Household: Head; Occupation: agricultural labourer. Schedule Type: Household. SOURCE: "England and Wales Census, 1851", index, FamilySearch (https:/familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1SGX8-L16 : accessed 6 March 2015), James Loads, 1851. NOTE: Wife: Sophia, 24 born Whissonsett; son George H., 2, born Whissonsett. A John Loads, 31; his wife Mary Ann, 35; and children Robert and Mary Ann (4 & 2) are living next door at #99. All are born Whissonsett and John is an agricultural labourer. Is John a cousin of James??.

1861 CENSUS: Fakenham Road, Whissonsett, Norfolk, England. Name Mary Barker. County Norfolk; Ecclesiastical Parish Norwich; Registration District Mitford. Gender Female. Age 66; Marital Status Widow. Occupation Pauper Agricultural Labourer Widow. Relationship to Head of Household Head. Birth Year (Estimated) 1795. Birthplace ..., Norfolk. Page Number 3. Registration Number RG09. PieceFolio 1244 115. Affiliate Record Type Household. Mary Barker Head F 66 ..., Norfolk. Sophia Loads Daughter F 35 Whissonsett, Norfolk. George Loads Grandson M 11 Whissonsett, Norfolk. James Loads Grandson M 7 Whissonsett, Norfolk. Mary Ann Loads Granddaughter F 4 Whissonsett, Norfolk. Eliza Loads Granddaughter F 0 Whissonsett, Norfolk. SOURCE: "England and Wales Census, 1861," database with images, FamilySearch (https:/familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:M7FT-SB8 : 6 April 2016), Mary Barker, Whissonsett, Norfolk, England; from "1861 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http:/www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 9, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

1867 MARRIAGE: Name John Overton. Birth Date 1818; Age 49. Spouse's Name Sophia Loads. Spouse's Birth Date 1826; Spouse's Age 41. Event Date 10 Aug 1867; Event Place Whissonsett, Norfolk, England. Father's Name William Overton; Spouse's Father's Name Stephen Barker. SOURCE: "England Marriages, 1538–1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https:/familysearch.org/ark:/619031:1:NJMG-FQK : 10 December 2014), John Overton and Sophia Loads, 10 Aug 1867; citing Whissonsett, Norfolk, England, reference 61; FHL microfilm 2,262,557.

ALSO: 1867 MARRIAGE: Name John Overton. Spouse's Name Sophia Loads. Event Date 04 Aug 1867. Event Place Whissonsett, Norfolk, England. SOURCE: "England Marriages, 1538-1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https:/familysearch.org/ark:/619031:1:NJMG-FXV : 10 December 2014), John Overton and Sophia Loads, 04 Aug 1867; citing Whissonsett, Norfolk, England, reference ; FHL microfilm 2,262,557.

1871 CENSUS: Name George Loades. Event Place Whissonsett, Norfolk, England; Enumeration District 11. Gender Male. Age 22; Marital Status Single. Occupation Agricultural Labourer. Relationship to Head of Household Son-in-law. Birth Year (Estimated) 1849. Birthplace Whissonsett, Norfolk. Entry Number 4; Affiliate Image Identifier GBC1871/18490259. Household: John Overton Head M 51 Tittleshall, Norfolk. Sophia Overton Wife F 43 Whissonsett, Norfolk. George Loades Son-in-law M 22 Whissonsett, Norfolk. Mary Anne Loades Daughter-in-law F 13 Whissonsett, Norfolk. SOURCE: "England and Wales Census, 1871", database with images, FamilySearch (https:/familysearch.org/ark:/619031:1:VFXH-WL8 : 24 July 2015), George Loades in entry for John Overton, 1871. NOTE: assume the enumerator meant step-son and step-daughter as George is listed as single in the original census document.

1881 CENSUS: Whissonsett, Norfolk, England. Name Sophia Overton. Registration District Mitford. Gender Female. Age 54. Marital Status (Original) Widow; Occupation Wash Woman. Relationship to Head of Household Head. Birth Year (Estimated) 1827. Birthplace Whissonsett, Norfolk, England. Page Number 16; Registration Number RG11; PieceFolio 1982118. Affiliate Record Type Household. SOURCE: "England and Wales Census, 1881," database with images, FamilySearch (https:/familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:Q278-D3GR : 18 August 2016), Sophia Overton, Whissonsett, Norfolk, England; from "1881 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing p. 16, Piece/Folio 1982118, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey; FHL microfilm 101,774,627.

1891 CENSUS: High Street, Whissonsett, Norfolk. Name Sophia Overton. County Norfolk; Parish Whissonsett; Ecclesiastical Parish WHISSONSETT. Registration District Mitford; Residence Note High Street. Gender Female; Age 64. Marital Status Widow; Occupation Parish Allowance. Relationship to Head of Household Head. Birth Year (Estimated) 1827; Birthplace Norfolk, England. Page Number 6; Registration Number RG12; PieceFolio 1557 98. SOURCE: "England and Wales Census, 1891," database with images, FamilySearch (https:/familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:4WRY-6ZM : 14 October 2015), Sophia Overton, Whissonsett, Norfolk, England; from "1891 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http:/www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing PRO RG 12, Norfolk county, subdistrict, The National Archives of the UK, Kew, Surrey.

1901 CENSUS: High Street, Whissonsett, Norfolk. Name Sophia Overton. Event Date 31 Mar 1901. Event Place Whissonsett, Norfolk, England. County Norfolk. Civil Parish Whissonsett. Ecclesiastical Parish Whissonsett St Mary With Horningtoft St Edmonds. Sub-District North Elmham. Registration District Mitford. Residence Note High Street. Gender Female; Age 74. Relationship to Head of Household Head. Birth Year (Estimated) 1827; Birthplace Whissonsett, Norfolk. Schedule Type 112; Page Number 16. SOURCE: "England and Wales Census, 1901," database, FamilySearch (https:/familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XSFR-NBQ : 29 August 2015), Sophia Overton, Whissonsett, Norfolk, England; from "1901 England, Scotland and Wales census," database and images, findmypast (http:/www.findmypast.com : n.d.); citing North Elmham subdistrict, PRO RG 13, The National Archives, Kew, Surrey.

RESEARCH NOTES/LEADS: 1846 MARRIAGE: Name James Loads. Spouse's Name Sophia Barker. Event Date 20 Aug 1846. Event Place Whissonsett, Norfolk, England. SOURCE: "England Marriages, 1538-1973 ," database, FamilySearch (https:/familysearch.org/ark:/619031:1:NJMG-V4T : 10 December 2014), James Loads and Sophia Barker, 20 Aug 1846; citing Whissonsett, Norfolk, England, reference ; FHL microfilm 2,262,557.

Marriage Husband @I99@. Wife Sophia Loads, Overton. Child: George Henry Loads. Child: James Loads. Child: @I2018@. Child: Ann Loads. Child: @I2015@. Child: @I2019@. Marriage 15 Oct 1848. Whissonsett, Norfolk. [2]

Husband John Overton. Wife Sophia Loads, Overton. Marriage 10 Aug 1867. Whissonsett, Norfolk, England. [3]

Sources

  1. Source: #S8
  2. Source: #S30
  3. Source: #S30
  • Source: S8 England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975


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