Second Generation

Sophia Cockley (1867 - ? )
      A daughter of Mary Cockley the Witch of Burnham, Creeksea, Ostend, Essex, England

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Sophia Eliza Cockley   (1867 - ? )

Wife of

Henry Clayden
~ the Wharf Laborer ~

 

~ 1867

9.          SOPHIA ELIZA COCKLEY  was born in the 3rd Quarter (Jul-Aug-Sep) of 1867 in Burnham, Essex.

 

Father:          William Cockley

Mother:        Mary Sadler                    click here:  To see more about the parents

 

From the England & Wales Birth Index:

Name:                              Sophia Eliza Cockley
Date:                                Jul-Aug-Sep  1867
Registration District:    Maldon
County:                           Essex
Volume:                          4a
Page:                               227

 

 

~ 1871

In 1871, Sophia Cockley, age 4, was living with her parents in The Quay in Burnham, Essex (see page on the parents for census details).

 

~ 1881

In 1881, Sophia Cockley, age 13, was living with her mother at Oyster Pit Yard in Burnham, Essex (see page on the parents for census details).

 

~ 1891

In 1891, Sophia Cockley, age 23, was a visitor at her sister's home, William and Elizabeth Vinton's place at Back Street in Rainham, Essex.

From the 1891 census of Rainham:

Name - Relationship – Married or Single – Age – Sex – Profession – Birthplace

Back St.

William James Vinton   Head     M.   34 M    Butcher      **              Rainham  Essex
Elizabeth Vinton             Wife      M.   32 F                                            Burnham   Essex
Do.              Do.              Daur      S     12 F      Scholar                         Rainham      Do.
Sarah             Do.              Daur      S.     8 F        Do.                                    Do.           Do.
Florence       Do.                 Do.      S.      7 F        Do.                                    Do.           Do.
William James  Do.         Son       S.      5 M       Do.                                    Do.           Do.
Sophia Cockley                Visitor  S.    23 F                                             Burnham      Do.

     ** Neither Employer nor Employed  

 

~ 1892

Sophia Cockley married HENRY CLAYDEN in the 4th Quarter of 1892 in the Romford registration district of Essex.

From the England & Wales Marriage Index:

Name:      Sophia Cockley / Henry Clayden
Date:        Oct-Nov-Dec  1892
District:    Romford
County:    Essex
Volume:   4a     Page:  538

 

Henry Clayden was born ca. 1867 in Rainham, Essex.

He probably was married before as there was a daughter, Edith Clayden, age 14 listed in the 1901 census.

She would be born ca. 1887, long before Henry Clayden's 1892 marriage to Sophia Cockley.

 

~ 1901

In 1901, Henry and Sophia Clayden were living on Melville Road in Rainham, Essex.  Henry was a Wharf Labourer.

From the 1901 census of Rainham:

Name - Relationship – Married or Single – Age – Sex – Profession – Birthplace

Melville Rd

Henry Clayden   Head   M   34 M    Wharfe Labourer   Worker   Essex   Rainham
Sophia    Do         Wife   M   33 F                                                             Do     Burnham
Edith       Do        Daur   S    14 F                                                              Do     Maldon
Henry      Do        Son             3 M                                                             Do     Rainham
Ernest      Do       Son              1 M                                                             Do           Do
(Baby) Claydon  Daur            8 days F                                                     Do          Do

 

 

 

Children of Henry and Sophia (Cockley) Clayden

 

22.          HENRY CLAYDEN  was born ca. 1898 in Rainham, Essex.

 

23.          ERNEST CLAYDEN  was born ca. 1900 in Rainham, Essex.

 

24.          (Baby daughter) CLAYDEN  was born ca. 1901 in Rainham, Essex.

 

 

Sources:

1.     1867 birth of Sophia Eliza Cockley.  England & Wales Birth Index online at Ancestry.com.  Date Jul-Aug-Sep  1867, Registration District Maldon, County Essex, Volume 4a, Page 227.  Searched on June 17, 2011 Friday 4:31 PM.

2.     1871 Census of England, Essex, Burnham, District 2, Image Nos. 19 & 20, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office reference: R.G. 10 1671, Original Page Nos. 19 & 20, Stamped Page No. 34, No. of Schedule 109, Household of William Cockley.   Searched on April 21, 2010 Wednesday 3:30 PM.

3.     1881 Census of England, Essex, Burnham, District 2, Image No. 39, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office reference: RG 11 / 1773, Original Page No. 38, No. of Schedule 198, Household of Mary Cockley.   Searched on April 21, 2010 Wednesday 3:57 PM.

4.     1891 Census of England, Essex, Rainham, District 8, Image No. 2, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office reference: RG 12 / 1374, Original Page No. 2, Stamped Page No. 4, No. of Schedule 6, Sophia Cockley a visitor in the household of William James Vinton.   Searched on April 22, 2010 Thurday 5:15 PM.

5.    1892 marriage of Sophia Cockley and Henry Clayden.  England & Wales Marriage Index online at Ancestry.com.  Date Oct-Nov-Dec  1892, District Romford, County Essex, Volume 4a, Page 538.  Searched on April 22, 2010 Thursday 4:29 PM.

6.     1901 Census of England, Essex, Rainham, District 10, Image No. 5, Ancestry.com.  Public Record Office reference: RG 13 / 1657, Original Page No. 5, Stamped Page No. 17, No. of Schedule 25, Household of Henry Clayden.   Searched on April 22, 2010 Thursday 5:22 PM.

 

1st Publication on June 18, 2011 Saturday  4:58 PM

 

Researched and Compiled by William Wallworth

 

 

 

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