Fannie Sole

16 January 1826–22 February 1907 (Age 81)
Gillingham, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Fannie

When Fannie Sole was born on 16 January 1826, in Gillingham, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Sole, was 45 and her mother, Elizabeth Hide, was 40. She married Henry Thomas Darley on 25 August 1850, in Gillingham, Kent, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 6 daughters. She lived in Sheerness, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1871 and Minster in Sheppey, Kent, England, United Kingdom in 1881. She died on 22 February 1907, at the age of 81.

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Family Time Line

Henry Thomas Darley
Fannie Sole
Marriage: 25 August 1850
Fannie Elizabeth Mary Darley
Mary Darley
Elizabeth Darley
Thomas Henry Darley
Grace Darley
Emma Jane Darley
Louisa Darley

Spouse and Children

25 August 1850
Gillingham, Kent, England, United Kingdom


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    John Sole


    Elizabeth Hide




    Ann Sole


    William Sole


    Emma Sole


    Ellen Sole


    Martha Sole


+1 More Child

World Events (6)


Age 4

Eclectic Period (Art and Antiques).
1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor

Age 7

The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
1854 · The Crimean War

Age 28

The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.

Name Meaning

English:1. topographic name from Old English sol ‘muddy place’, or a habitational name from one of the places named with this word, as for example Soles in Kent. 2. nickname for an unmarried man or woman, from Middle English, Old French soul ‘single’, ‘unmarried’ (Latin solus ‘alone’). 3. Catalan ( Solé ): variant of Soler .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Fanny Darley in household of Thomas H Darley, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Fanny Darley in household of Thomas H Darley, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Fanny Darley in household of Henry Darley, "England and Wales Census, 1871"

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