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




By Vashti Waterhouse


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


Am just back from a trip including UK where I did a little family history in Kent, but not on my SAUL ancestors. Still, one keeps an eye out, for other names as well, so herewith in case these snippets are of some use to other members:


From Chislet Cemetery - Kent - this headstone:


In Memory of Richard Solly of this Parish who departed this life the 12 July 1797 aged 63 years Also Mary wife of the above Richard Solly who departed this life 8 October 1798 aged 80 years.


And in Westminster Abbey:


To the Memory of Charles Holmes EsqR Rear Admiral of the White. He died the XXI st of November MDCCLXI. Commander in Chief of His Majesty's fleet station'd at Jamaica aged L.


Eerected by his neeces (sic) Mary Stanwix and Lucretia Sowle


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