Lockhart, Sophia Charlotte

NOBLEMAN (SCOTLAND)
BORN 24 Oct 1799, Edinburgh - DIED 1837
REAL NAME Scott, Sophia Charlotte
GRAVE LOCATION London: Kensal Green Cemetery, Harrow Road, Kensal Green (075/3 (991))

Elder daughter of Sir Walter Scott and Margaret Charpentier. She married John Gibson Lockhart (1794-1854). They lived for five years on Scott's estate at Abbotsford in the Borders and in Edinburgh. Their son John Hugh was born in 1821. After they moved to London, they had two more children, Walter (1826) and Charlotte (1828). She fell seriously ill early in 1837 and died in May of that year. She was buried next to her sister Anne at Kensal Green Cemetery in London. Lockhart wrote an elegy for her, "When youthful faith has fled" that was much liked by Thomas Carlyle.

Related persons
• is brother/sister of Scott, Anne

Images

The grave of Charlotte Sophia Lockhart at Kensal Green Cemetery, London.
Picture by Androom (08 Feb 2012)

 

The grave of Charlotte Sophia Lockhart at Kensal Green Cemetery, London.
Picture by Androom (08 Feb 2012)

 

Sources
Paths of Glory, The Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery, London, 1997
Nineteenth Century Literay Manuscripts, Part 4


Loewensberg, Verena

Published: 26 Jan 2014
Last update: 21 Mar 2018