Sophia Lane1

#548, (January 1802-April 1849)
Father*James Lane2 b. 1768, d. Jul 1823
Mother*Dinah Streatfield2 b. 1779, d. 2 May 1866
ChartsThe Lanes from Chelsfield
The Streatfields from Farningham
Birth*JAN 1802 Sophia Lane was born in JAN 1802 at Eynsford, Kent, England.1 
Baptism24 JAN 1802 She was baptized on 24 JAN 1802 at St Martin of Tours, Eynsford, Kent, England.1 
Marriage*16 FEB 1823 She married William Davis on 16 FEB 1823 at St. Mary, Newington, London, England.3,4 
Marriage*10 FEB 1845 Sophia Lane married William Gibson, son of John Gibson and Anne Hodsoll, on 10 FEB 1845 at St Alphege, Greenwich, Kent, England.5 
Death*APR 1849 Sophia Lane died in APR 1849 at Farningham, Kent, England, aged 47.6 
Married Name16 FEB 1823 Her married name was Davis.7 
(Witness) Marriage13 MAR 1824 She witnessed the marriage of William Gibson and Philadelphia Lane on 13 MAR 1824 at St Mary's Church, Newington, Surrey, England.8 
Married Name1838 Her married name was Gibson.9 
Residence30 MAR 1841 Sophia Lane and William Gibson lived at Farningham, Kent, together with Emily Caroline Gibson, Anne Hodsoll and Mary Gibson.10 
(Witness) Birth8 JUN 1842 Sophia Lane witnessed the birth of Samuel Gibson on 8 JUN 1842 at Farningham, Kent.11,12 

Family 1

William Davis b. 9 Oct 1806, d. Dec 1837
Marriage*16 FEB 1823 Sophia Lane married William Davis on 16 FEB 1823 at Newington, London.3,4 

Family 2

William Gibson b. Mar 1804, d. 12 Sep 1867
Marriage*10 FEB 1845 Sophia Lane married William Gibson, son of John Gibson and Anne Hodsoll, on 10 FEB 1845 at Greenwich, Kent.5 
Last Edited6 May 2015


  1. [S20] International Genealogical Index (1982), bapt, Sophia Lane, father James, mother Dinah; Eynsford; C131382.
  2. [S20] International Genealogical Index (1982), James/Dinah.
  3. [S80] London, Marriages & Banns, marriage; William Davis & Sophia Lane, witness Mary Davis; St Mary, Newington, no 45.
  4. [S20] International Genealogical Index (1982), M055631.
  5. [S80] London, Marriages & Banns, marriage, William Gibson, widower, father John Gibson; & Sophia Davis, widow, father James Lane; Greenwich.
  6. [S17] BMD indices, Dartford, Kent, Apr-Jun 1849, vol 5 79.
  7. [S29] Email from, Peter Lindley quoting London & Metropolitan Archives X14/112 page 15.
  8. [S80] London, Marriages & Banns, marriage; Philadelphia Lane spinster & William Gibson, batchelor. No. 137, 1824. witnessed by sister Sophia Davis.
  9. [S25] Extracted from the 1841 census, interpolated!
  10. [S25] Extracted from the 1841 census.
  11. [S1] Copies of B, M, & D Certificates, birth; Samuel Gibson, father Willam, mother Sophia, late Davis, born Lane, Farningham, Kent, no. 308, 1842.
  12. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Dartford, Kent, Apr-Jun 1842, vol 5 104.
  13. [S2] Book inscriptions.
  14. [S2] Book inscriptions, Written in book of William Davis.'
  15. [S25] Extracted from the 1841 census, age 8, with Thomas.
  16. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census, with Emma Wansbury.
  17. [S26] Extracted from the 1851 census, age 14 at census.
  18. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census, age 19 at census.
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