NameSophia Sarah NIXON , 1C4R
Birth13 Jan 1839, Glasgow, Scotland
Baptism24 May 1839, St. Andrews Glasgow
Death7 Oct 1915
FatherHenry George NIXON (1796-1849)
MotherCaroline Melissa DANBY (1797-1857)
Spouses
Birth1829, St. Pancras, Camden, Middlesex
Death1905
OccupationSolicitor
Marriage1858
ChildrenJohn Nixon (1859-1940)
 Walter Robert (1862-1878)
 Sophia Mary (1866-1935)
 Henrietta Graham (1868-1891)
 Rosa Caroline Bellamy (1871-1947)
 Gertrude Sarah (1873-1956)
 Madeline Alice (1880-1967)
Notes for Sophia Sarah NIXON
from another researcher
Catholic registers
St Andrews, Glasgow
Sophia Sarah, lawful child of Henry George NIXON and Caroline DANBY born 13 Jan 1839 and baptised 24 May 1839, sponsors: (William or Wallace? GORDON) and Caroline NIXON.

In the 1841 census civil parish of St. Pancras, Ossulstone hundred (Holborn Division), Middlesex, Registration District St Pancras, sub district Grays Inn Lane.
Henry Nixon age 45, Middlesex, musician.
Catherine [mistake] Nixon age 44, born in Middlesex. Frances Nixon, female, age 20, born in Middlesex.
Jane Nixon age 13, born Middlesex.
Henrietta Nixon age 11, born Middlesex.
Valentine Nixon, male age 5, born in Middlesex.
Maria? Nixon, female age 3, not born in England.
Sophia Nixon age 2, not born in England.

In the 1851 census civil parish of Lambeth, ecclesiastical parish of St Mary, Surrey, Lambeth registration district sub district Lambeth first church living at No. 8 Union Place.
Caroline Nixon, Head of family, widow, age 43 [the date although clear must be a mistake as John Danby could not be her father and this doesn’t match the 1841 census], born at St Giles Middlesex, school mistress.
Daughter Caroline M. Nixon age 23, born Lambeth Surrey, Professor of Music.
Daughter Henrietta G? Nixon age 21, born Holloway Middlesex, Teacher of Dancing.
Son Valentine Nixon age 14, born Holloway, Middlesex, Clerk ?? Office.
Daughter Sophia S Nixon age 12 born Glasgow.
Son Henry C. Nixon age 8 Hemingdon? London.
Servant Ellen Pursell age 13? born Ireland.

In the 1871 census 103 Jamaica Road, St. James, Bermondsey, St. Mary Magdalen Bermondsey, Southwark.
Head John J. Watts, age 41, Attorney and Solicitor, born St. Pancras, Middlesex.
Wife Sophia S. Watts, age 30, born Glasgow, Scotland.
Son John N. Watts, age 11, scholar, born Southwark, Surrey.
Son Walter R. Watts, age 9, scholar, born Southwark.
Daughter Sophia M. Watts, age 5, scholar born Bermondsey, Surrey.
Daughter Henrietta G. Watts, age 3, born Bermondsey, Surrey.

In the 1881 census 103 Jamaica Road St. James, Bermondsey, Southwark, London.
Head John J. S. Watts, age 51, solicitor, born St. Pancras, Middlesex.
Wife Sophia Sarah Watts, age 42, born Glasgow, Scotland.
Son John Nixon Watts, unmarried, age 21, articled clerk, born St. Georges Southwark.
Daughter Sophia Mary Watts, age 15, scholar, born Bermondsey, Surrey.
Daughter Henrietta Graham Watts, age 13, scholar, born Bermondsey.
Daughter Rosa Caroline Watts, age 9, scholar, born Bermondsey.
Daughter Gertrude Sarah Watts, age 7, scholar, born Bermondsey.
Daughter Madeline Alice Watts, age 5 months, born Bermondsey.

In the 1891 census 6 The Marina, Herne, Kent.
Head Alfred Steel, widower, age 29, timber merchant, employer, born Bermondsey, London.
Son Alfred G. Steel, age 7 months, born New Cross, Kent.
Mother in Law, Sophia S. Watts, age 52, born Glasgow, Scotland.
Sister in law Sophia M. Watts, single, age 25, professor of music, born Bermondsey, Surrey.
Sister in law Rosa C. B. Watts, single, age 19, born Bermondsey.
Sister in law Madeline A. Watts, age 10, born Bermondsey.
Servant Ulysses T. Barber, age 14, office boy, employed, born British North America [Canada], British Subject.

In the 1901 census 32 Lewisham High Road, St. Paul Deptford, London.
Head John J. Watts, age 71, Solicitor, employer, born St. Pancras, London.
Wife Sophia Watts, age 62, born Glasgow, Scotland.
Son John N. Watts, age 41, single, solicitor, employer, born St. George the Martyr.
Daughter Sophia M. Watts, age 35, single, born Bermondsey, London.
Daughter Madeline Watts, age 20, single, born Bermondsey.
Son in Law, Alfred Steel, widower, age 39, timber merchant, own account, born Bermondsey.
Grandson Alfred G. Steel, age 10, born Deptford, London. 1 boarder, 1 servant.

In the 1911 census 104 Adelaide Road, Brockley, S.E., Lewisham, London.
Head Sophia Sarah Watts, age 72, widow, 9 children born alive 5 still living, born Glascow [as spelled], Scotland.
Daughter Madeline Alice Watts, age 30, single, professor of violin, born Bermondsey. 1 servant.
The residence has 7 rooms.

In the October to December 1915 death index Sophia S. Watts, age 76, Wandsworth, London, volume 1d, page 782

National Probate Calendar
Sophia Sarah Watts of 7 Deerhurst-road Streatham Surrey widow died 7 October 1915 Administration London 4 April 1916 to John Nixon Watts [son] solicitor. Effects 98 pounds 7 shillings 9 pence.
Notes for John James (Spouse 1)
Name, birth year, marriage year and death year from The Danbys by Shelby Whittingham.

In the 1891 census 32 Lewisham High Road, St. Paul Deptford, London.
Head John J. Watts, married, age 61, solicitor, neither employer or employed, born St. Pancras, London.
Son John N. Watts, single, age 31, solicitor, born Southwark.
Daughter Gertrude S. Watts, single, age 17, born Bermondsey.
Visiter Maria Millar, single, age 17, born Bexley Heath, Kent.
1 general servant
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