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


William Sole (b1843), Emma Sole (b1848) & family

A North Walsham Wedding in 1905. This photo shows the family of William and Emma Sole and was taken at the wedding of their daughter Ethel to Jack Sutton, in North Walsham, Norfolk, England.

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William and Emma had 11 children, the ones not in the photo being: Walter James (b 1870), William Ernest (b 1877) and Herbert Arthur (b 1881)

William was born in Tasburgh, Norfolk on 3 may 1843, the son of James and Letitia (nee Turner) and married Emma Ellis in North Walsham on 2 November 1868. Like his father William worked with horses all his life starting as a post-boy. He is said to have ridden as a postillion for the Earl of Suffield and in later life an ostler at the King’s Arms Hotel in North Waisham. He died on 11 Jan 1926

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A North Walsham Wedding in 1905


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