Mrs Sarah Sharp (née Woofe)

No Dates


Of Mulgrave Castle, Whitby, England, 1817-1820.

  1. Sister of Dr John Woofe (q.v.). Baptised 21/01/1754 in Easington, Yorkshire, daughter of Rev. Joseph Woofe, sometime rector of Howden.

  2. Married Stephen Sharp 08/02/1775 in York. She was age 21 and he was 23. They had five children baptised in Scarborough, Yorkshire: Stephen (1776), Elizabeth Woofe (1777), Maria (1779), Sally (1783) and John Woofe (1786).

  3. Her husband may be the Stephen Sharp, late of Scarborough, master mariner, deceased, intestate, whose creditors were requested to send an account of their respective demands, and the nature of their securities (if any) to Mr Robert Bosman, administrator of the personal estate of the deceased, or to Mr McGeorge, attorney at law, in Scarborough, in March 1787.


  1. England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database online].

  2., England, Select Marriages, 1538–1973 [database online];, England, Select Births and Christenings, 1538-1975 [database online];, England & Wales, Christening Index, 1530-1980 [database online].

  3. Newcastle Courant 03/03/1787.

We are grateful to Demetrius Ferguson for his assistance with compiling this entry.

Further Information

Maiden Name
Stephen Sharpe
Stephen, Elizabeth Woofe, Maria, Sally, John Woofe

Associated Estates (3)

The dates listed below have different categories as denoted by the letters in the brackets following each date. Here is a key to explain those letter codes:

  • SD - Association Start Date
  • SY - Association Start Year
  • EA - Earliest Known Association
  • ED - Association End Date
  • EY - Association End Year
  • LA - Latest Known Association
1817 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Not known

Capacity not known, but assumed to be connected to her brother John Woofe and husband Stephen Sharpe.

1823 [EA] - 1829 [LA] → Owner
1832 [EA] - → Previous owner

Relationships (1)

Sister → Brother

Addresses (1)

Mulgrave Castle, Whitby, North Yorkshire, Yorkshire, England