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Sophia Langford, one of 94 convicts transported on the Surprize, February 1794
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
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life span was 57 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to Life
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/1, Page Number 197 (99)
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Anonymous on 28th July, 2012 wrote:
Sophia Langford was sentenced along with Sarh Townsend for stealing a wooden box containing some medicine powder, value 1s., from Mary Price.
Sophia was 20, single, 5’2" tall, brown hair, grey eyes and fresh complexing.
22/3/1795: Had a child Richard to John Shaw, conceived on the voyage. Shaw was a cooper and crew member of the Surprize.
1801: Aged 29 was living with Thomas Allwright (Active 1791).
1806: Still with Allwright, she had a TOL and had 5 children, all illegitimate. By 1810 Sophia and Allwright had parted.
1822: Aged 50 living with Thomas Wheeler (Admiral Gambier 1811) a baker in Sydney.
1/6/1825: Died as Sophia Allwright, aged 56.
Convict Changes History
Anonymous on 28th July, 2012 made the following changes:
date of death 1825-00-00, gender f