Charles SOLE born 1843 and family, of Eastry, Kent
These 25 photographs have kindly been provided by Linda Brand
Charles SOLE was born in 1843 at Eastry, Kent, the ninth son of Edward and Rosanna (nee DRAYSON) SOLE. He is the great grandfather of Linda Brand. Charles married Sarah RAYNER in 1869 at Ryde, IOW and they had two children. Sarah died in 1873 shortly after the birth of the second child at the age of 28 and Charles married her sister Mary RAYNER in 1874. This second marriage produced five children. Charles was a Market Gardener for most of his life in Woodnesborough, Kent. He died in 1928 aged 84.
Mary SOLE (nee RAYNER) (1843-1918) was Charles’ second wife and the sister of his first wife Sarah RAYNER.
Charles SOLE (1843-1928) with stepdaughter Nellie RAYNER and his daughter Sarah Jane.
William Charles SOLE (1871-1948) was the son of Charles and his first wife Sarah. He was a Coachman and later a Market Gardener; he was also a member of the Salvation Army.
Charles Roland SOLE (1911-90) & his sister Mary SOLE (1910-? ) were the children of William Charles. Charles continued the Market Gardening business in Worth, Kent.
Ella Rosetta DRIVER nee SOLE (1872-? ) with husband Charles Benjamin and son Ernest. Ella was the daughter of Charles and his first wife Sarah.
Edward John (Ted) SOLE (1874-1931) was the eldest son of Charles and his second wife Mary. He was a farm labourer.
Catherine (Kate) SOLE nee SPARROW (1868-1956) was the wife of Edward (Ted).
Sarah Jane (Jen) BOYLETT nee SOLE was eldest daughter of Charles and his second wife Mary and the wife of Felix (Fid) on left of photo
The wedding of Sarah Jane SOLE and Felix BOYLETT on 24th May 1923 at Eastry, Kent. [Standing from left – Charles Roland SOLE (son of William), Horace RUTHERFORD, William SOLE, Felix BOYLETT (groom), Sarah Jane SOLE (bride), Christopher LOTT snr, Christopher LOTT jnr, Walter LOTT; Seated from left – Emily SOLE nee BOYLETT (wife of William and sister of Felix – the groom), Kate RUTHERFORD nee SOLE, Jean RUTHERFORD, Charles SOLE, Mary SOLE (daughter of William), Charlotte LOTT nee SOLE
Kate (Kit) SOLE (1879 -? ) was the second daughter of Charles and his second wife Mary and the wife of Horace RUTHERFORD.
Kate (Kit) RUTHERFORD nee SOLE (1879 -? ) with her husband Horace & daughter Jean [ca 1923].
Jean Rosemary RUTHERFORD (1918- ), the daughter of Kit and Horace and the person who has recently passed on these photos to Linda Brand. She is now (2006) living in retirement.
Charlotte SOLE (1881-? ) was the third daughter of Charles and his second wife Mary and the wife of Christopher LOTT.
Charlotte LOTT nee SOLE (1881- ) with her husband Christopher and baby Christopher [ca 1908].
Christopher LOTT (1880-? ) the husband of Charlotte SOLE.
Charlotte LOTT nee SOLE (1881- ) with her husband Christopher & sons Christopher & Walter.
Annie WEST nee SOLE (1884- ) was the youngest daughter of Charles and his second wife Mary and the wife of Thomas Sutton WEST, with her children Cyril Allen, Ethel, Nell & Nancy.
Phyllis Marjorie STEEL nee WEST (1910-2000) with her husband Robert. Phyllis was the daughter of Thomas and Annie (nee SOLE) WEST and the mother of Linda BRAND who is now the keeper of these photos.
Phyllis Marjorie WEST (1910-2000).
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