I have ancestors by the name of SOLER living in Gloucestershire, England.It may be the same surname as the SOLLERS in Colonial Maryland.
Descendants of John SOLERS
1 John SOLERS ~ Probably of Evington Manor/ or Leigh Manor .. 2 Katherine SOLERS b: Abt. 1430 of Shipton Solers, Gloucestershire d: Bef. 1497 in Gloucestershire ...... +William TWYNHO b: Abt. 1425 of Cayford, Sommersetshire d: Aft. 1497 in Gloucestershire ...... 3 Walter TWYNHO b: Abt. 1450 in Shipton Solers, Gloucestershire .......... +??? CAREW b: Abt. 1455 in first wife m: Abt. 1479 ...... *2nd Wife of Walter TWYNHO: .......... +Anne Kennells m: Abt. 1485
"An estate of 100 acres in Evington held of Westminster Abbey by John DEANE at hisdeath in 1493 may have been Evington manor.John DEANE'S heir was his nephew, John MOORE. (Cal. Inq. p. m. Henry VII, p. 406) The estate that was held at his death in 1497 by William TYINHOE in right of his late wife Katherine, daughter of John SOLERS, was probably Evington manor although it wasdescribed as the manor of Leigh.William TWINHOE was succeeded by his son Walter, (Ibid. iii, p. 236.The manor, however, was said to be held of Tewkesbury Abbey, not Westminster.) and in 1548 aWilliam TWINHOE and his son, Edmund demised Evington manor to Richard ATWELL.The manorpassed to Richard's son, Thomas ATWELL.... ("Victoria History of Gloucestershire," Vol. VIII, p. 63)
Is anyone working on this family? Pat Bishop Obrist