Sophia Annesley

1803 - 1895

Claimant or beneficiary


Sophia Annesley, co-owner with Lucy Annesley (q.v.) of the Diamond estate in Trinidad in 1828, and awarded the compensation for a single enslaved person in 1834. The two women were daughters of Major Richard Annesley (q.v).

  1. In 1851 Sophia Annesley born Trinidad aged 40 'spinster' was a visitor at the house of Richard Paul Joddrel and his wife, described as 'peer's daughter', in Childwick Bury, St Albans. In 1881 and 1891 aged 77 and 87 respectively, she was living at 30 Princess Terrace, 'aunt', with Ponsonby A. Lyons, a clergyman. Her death was registered at Pancras Q4 1895 aged 92. Ponsonby A[nnesley] Lyons was the son of the Rev. Thomas Alfred Lyons of Dunmore Rectory, Tuam, Co. Galway and of Lucy Lyons nee Annesley.


  1. 1851, 1881 and 1891 censuses online;, England and Wales, FreeBMD Death Index, 1837-1915 [database online]; National Probate Calendar 1881.

Associated Claims (1)

£64 0s 1d

Associated Estates (1)

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
1828 [EA] - → Joint owner

Relationships (2)

Daughter → Father

Addresses (1)

30 Princess Terrace, St Pancras, London, Middlesex, London, England