William Wellington Soden (1858 – 1933)

William was born on 04/10/1858 in North Sofala.

​He married to Susan Florence Crawford on 07/03/1878 in Bathurst.
Florence was born in Sofala on 06/11/1854 and baptised on 04/02/1855.

They had the following children:

  • Norman Richard Wellington Soden (1878 – 1952)

  • Sodon Soden (1878 –   ?   )

  • Herman Clifford Soden (1880 – 1946)

  • Jessie Pearl Soden (1881 – 1964)

  • Fanny Selina Soden (1884 – 1954)

  • Archibald Soden (1886 – 1886)

  • Annie Soden (1886 – 1886)

Susan died in Randwick on 27/08/1926.

William went to Western Australia about 1900 with his younger brother Charles. It is not known how Jessie is related to either Charles or William. It’s certainly not William’s daughter Jessie Pearl.

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Jessie died in 1938 in Perth. On her death register no age or parents are listed.

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William died in Greenbushes WA on 02/07/1933.

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Norman Richard Wellington Soden (1878 – 1952)

Norman was born in Wellington NSW in 1878.

He married to Adelaide Payneham Milorell, born in 1886, in Victoria AUS in 1909.

On 27/03/1921 they both arrived in London England (from Brisbane) on board the “Ormonde”.

They left London on 02/01/1923 to Sydney on  board the “Moreton Bay”.

They spend most of their time in Victoria. In 1949 the moved to Newcastle NSW.

Norman died in Hamilton NSW on 11/01/1952.
Adelaide died in Newcastle on 28/02/1952.
Both are buried at Sandgate Cemetery, Newcastle NSW.


Sodon Soden (1878 –   ?   )

Sodon was born in 1878 in Wellington.

His birth is registered under number 24291 and that of his brother Norman under 24292.

There are no more details available for Sodon. Was there an administrative error, registering the child under an incorrect name, or ……… ????


Herman Clifford Soden (1880 – 1946)

Herman was born in Sofala in 1880.
He died on 19/08/1946 in East Coolgardie WA and is buried there.