Sophia Woodfall entry: Overview screen.
30 October 1780
SW was born in London
into a well-established family of publishers and journalists.
By November 1803
SW published the earlier of her two novels, the epistolary Frederick Montravers; or, The Adopted Son
14 May 1852
The former SW died at the age of seventy-one from "decay of nature", at 55 Great Ormond Street
. Her death was listed under her married name, McGibbon.