The Sole Society, a Family History Society researching Sole, Saul, Sewell, Solley and similar names




from Len Barnett


 This article was originally published in the December 2007 edition of Soul Search, the journal of The Sole Society


As an experienced freelance maritime researcher, for some years I have posted online guides to investigating mariners in British service.


I now have two new ones that may be of interest and use to some of your members. One relates to the 'Honourable' East India Company (realistically from the mid 18th century to c.1834); with the other concerned with the various naval local-defence forces from the Indian Marine through to the Royal Indian Navy (researchable again essentially from the mid 18th century to 1947).




View all of Lenís Guides at:


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