Sole, John (1814-1905)

Family

John was born on 9 June 1814 at Portsea, Hampshire, to parents John and Elizabeth. He was baptised on 3 July 1814 at St Peters Wesleyan Chapel, Daniel Street and Green Row, Portsmouth.

Census returns identify the following occupations for John.

  • 1841 PM minister, at Beverley, Yorkshire.
  • 1851 Baptist preacher at Market Yarborough, Leicestershire
  • 1861 Baptist minister at Westbourne, Sussex
  • 1871 a baker & confectioner at Guelph, Ontario, Canada
  • 1881 Baptist preacher at Guelph, Ontario
  • 1881 Baptist minister visiting sister in Portsea.
  • 1891 Methodist clergyman at Guelph, Ontario
  • 1901 retired

The family emigrated to Canada in 1871.

He married Elizabeth Rae (1816-1905) at Paisley, Scotland. Census returns identify two children.

  • Elizabeth Rae (1848-1920) – married Robert Johnston, a baker (1901), in 1871
  • John Walker Flavell (1851-1924) – a barber (1911)           

John died in on 14 August 1905 in a street-car accident at Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Circuits

  • 1839 Bradford
  • 1840 Hull
  • 1842 Driffield
  • 1843 Glasgow
  • 1844 Driffield
  • 1845 Swinefleet
  • 1847 Scotter
  • 1849 Epworth
  • 1850 disappears

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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