Sophia Hoare was born on 23 July 1771 in Streatham, daughter of Henry and Hester Thrale of "Streatham Park"
She was christened at St Leonard's church on 11 August 1771 and was a favourite of Samuel Johnson who called her "dear, sweet, pretty, lovely delicious Miss Sophy"
She attended Mrs Stevenson's school in Queens Square, London, and Mrs Cumyns's boarding school
On 13 August 1807, Sophia married Henry Merrick Hoare (1770 - 1826). He was the 3rd son of Baronet Sir Richard Hoare and Henry was a banker in the family firm ( founded by his great great grandfather. Henry was also the 15th great grandson of King Edward I (1239-1307) and 16th great grandson of Henry III (1297-1272) ). On hearing of the wedding, which she did not attend, Sophia's mother wrote of Sophia's kindness and civility.
Image below is my picture of Sophia's mourning tablet by John Flaxman at St Leonard's Church in Streatham
(extracts David Thrale)