By Maureen Wiesner
This article was originally published in the April 2004 edition of Soul Search, the journal of The Sole Society
Susan (Ellis) Soole was born in Ickleton, CAM in about 1814 and married Nicholas Walker Soole, a carpenter, in 1832. Nicholas and Susan moved from Ickleton to Chrishall, ESS in the late 1830s. Susan died in 1897 and is buried with Nicholas in Chrishall churchyard.
Nicholas and Susanís daughter Emma Soole was born in Chrishall in 1854, the twelfth of their fourteen children. She married widower Benjamin Bullen in 1889. Maureen Wiesner, who has allowed us to reproduce these photos is Benjamin and Emmaís gt grand-daughter
A Photo of Emmaís mother Susan can be seen in our gallery. The photo below is Emma Soole
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