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Rear Admiral HANCOCK CB [24416]
Sophia HANCOCK [24408]
(Abt 1822-1899)


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1. Rev Alfred EDERSHEIM D D [2060]

Sophia HANCOCK [24408]

  • Born: Abt 1822, Cheltenham GLS
  • Marriage (1): Rev Alfred EDERSHEIM D D [2060] on 1 Aug 1867 in Trinity Church Ryde IOW
  • Died: 2 Mar 1899, Oxford OXF aged about 77

bullet  General Notes:

Edersheim - Hancock. August 1, at Trinity Church, Ryde, by the Rev Arthur Wade, MA, Incumbent, assisted by the Rev George Prothero, Chaplain to the Queen at Osborne, the Rev Dr Edersheim, St Andrew's Church, Torquay, to Sophia, youngest daughter of the late Rear Admiral Hancock, CB.
Belfast News Letter Tuesday, 6 August 1867.

Civil List Pensions.
The list of pensions granted during the year ended 20th of June, 1894 and charged upon the civil list is as follows:
Mrs Sofia Edersheim, in recognition of the merits of her late husband, Dr Edersheim, as a writer on theology and biblical criticism, 75/-
London Evening Standard Wednesday 4 July 1894.

Mrs Edersheim has presented to Exeter College, Oxford, the library of her deceased husband. It contains a valuable and useful collection of Hebrew and modern theological books. Mr Edersheim's three Grinfield Lectures on the Septuagint, which he wrote out at Mentone, will be read during this term by Professor Margoliouth.
Bucks Herald Saturday, 1 June 1889.

Edersheim. On the 2nd inst, at 6 Crick-road, Oxford, Sofia, widow of the Rev Alfred Edersheim MA, DD, in her 78th year.
Reading Mercury Saturday, 11 March 1899.

Birth year1822
Death quarter1
Death year1899


bullet  Other Records

1. Census: England, 5 Apr 1891, Weston Supermare SOM. Sophia is recorded as head of house a widow aged 69 living on her own means born Cheltenham GLS


Sophia married Rev Alfred EDERSHEIM D D [2060] [MRIN: 8795] on 1 Aug 1867 in Trinity Church Ryde IOW. (Rev Alfred EDERSHEIM D D [2060] was born on 7 Mar 1825 in Vienna Austria and died on 16 Mar 1889 in Menton France.)

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