Thomas George Soden (1856 – 1940)

Thomas was born in Bathurst in 1856.

He married to Emma Elizabeth Riggall in Rockhampton QLD on 14/07/1887.

Emma was born in April 1865 and baptised on 01/10/1865 in Carlton, Lincolnshire, England. She arrived in Australia on board the “Melpomene”, departing Plymouth and arriving in Rockhampton QLD on 20/01/1883.

They had the following children:

  • Claude Hilton Soden (1892 – 1959)

  • Ivy Ethel Soden (1894 – 1966)

Thomas died on 07/01/1940 in Brisbane.

Emma died in Brisbane on 09/06/1943.

Thomas & emma soden H

Claude Hilton Soden (1892 – 1959)

Claude was born in Armidale on 10/04/1892.

He married to Elizabeth Jane Dowle in Bellingen in 1922. Elizabeth was born in Bellingen in 1893.

Elizabeth Jane Dowle

Elizabeth Jane Dowle (courtesy JCuthel)

They had 2 children.

Claude died in Chatswood on 03/07/1959.

Elizabeth died on 02/03/1990 in Auburn.

Ivy Ethel Soden (1894 – 1966)

Ivy was born in Queensland on 22/07/1894.

She married to Patrick William Walsh in Queensland on 24/11/1926. Patrick was born in St George Queensland on 06/03/1894.

They had 2 children:

  • Desmond Ralph Walsh (1926 –   ?  )

  • Shirley Patricia Walsh (  ?  )

Ivy died on 10/01/1966 in Brisbane QLD.

Patrick died on 06/08/1969 in Brisbane QLD.