Sapience  Lethbridge

View of New Plymouth from Liardet Street. Taken from the seaward side of Liardet Street and looking south west. Marsland Hill and the Barracks can be seen on the left in the background. St Mary's Church and many city buildings can be seen. Src

SAPIENCE LETHBRIDGE was b: 12 Jan 1854 in Devon St, New Plymouth to parents George Yates Lethbridge and mother Frances (Fanny) nee Perry 

Bapt: 30 Nov 1854, New Plymouth - Rev. H Hanson Turton

She d: 8th May 1864 at New Plymouth, Taranaki after her return from Nelson where her mother had taken the children for safety during the war period.

Taranaki Herald, 14 May 1864:

LETHBRIDGE: On Sunday, the 8th instant, Sapience, eldest daughter of Mr. G. Y. Lethbridge, aged 10 years and 6 months. A beautiful and intellectual child, endeared by her gentle disposition to all around. With her loss a wide-circle of affectionate friends will miss a sunbeam from their path.

She d: of scarlet fever - Bur: 12 May 1864, Devon Road Wesleyan Cemetery