Sophia Points 1
- Christened: 4 Jun 1815, St Mary, Lambeth
8 May 1834 Sophia leaves for Australia, Van Dieman's Land, by Albion Steamer to Gravesend and Sthrathfieldsaye to VDL. [JH Email July 2012]
UGLOW FAMILY. Sophia BAKER 1814-1891 (nee POINTS)
married John UGLOW (1799-1880) in 1845. She had first married
Phillip BAKER (1805-1843) Sergeant in 21st Regiment who was
transferred to King George Sound about 1833. BAKER had
married Sophia POINTS about 1835. Four children survived.
• John and Sophia donated Lot 53 Duke Street to the
Methodist Church, and 30 pounds towards the building fund
• George UGLOW (1846-1937), son of John and Sophia
Uglow, married Marion Ellen EARNSHAW (1846-1926) in
1887. (Marion's sister was Maud BIRD of Strawberry Hill).
Their daughter was Sophia Mary Muriel (known as MURIEL
1889-1968). She lived in the family home on Middleton Road
and cared for her mother and father. Marion's diaries for the
years 1871-2 and 1926 have been deposited with the Battye
Library. File includes 35 pages photocopied from the 1926
diary. Also a list of names and places listed in the diary (2p.).
• Sophia POINTS/BAKER/UGLOW's brother George POINTS
(1822?-1888) probably came to Western Australia and
owned Lot 216 Plantagenet Location 24 in 1885. Sophia
UGLOW bought Lots 217 and 218 in 1885.
Web (Misc), Email JH July 2012.