I would like to thank the staff of the following repositories for the valuable assistance ,
patience and cordiality afforded me in researching this material:
 
The Bamberg City Archives,Germany
The Genealogical Society of Ireland , Dublin , Ireland
The Genealogical Resource Library, Toronto, Canada
The General Registry Office ,Dublin,Ireland
The Gilbert Library , Dublin , Ireland
The Guildhall Library, London, England
The National Archives,Dublin, Ireland
The National Library of Ireland , Dublin ,Ireland
The Niedersächsisches Staatsarchiv, Hannover,Germany
The Public Record Office, Kew , London, England.
The Registry of Deeds,Dublin, Ireland
The Representative Church Body Library, Dublin, Ireland
The Roslea Heritage Centre, Roslea,co. Fermanagh , Ireland
The Sligo County Library and Archive, Ireland
The Society of Friends’ Library, Dublin, Ireland
The Society of Genealogists’ ,London , England.
The Staatsarchiv Leipzig , Germany
The Swalcliffe Society , Oxfordshire, England
The U–Boot Archiv, Cuxhaven, Germany
The Wimbledon All-England Lawn Tennis Museum

My special thanks go to the following people who provided information or other assistance:
 
Frieda Carroll, Archivist, The Genealogical Society of ireland , Dublin , Ireland
Julie Carpenter, Honorary Secretary , The Swalcliffe Society , Oxfordshire,England
Dr. Brian Gee , Cornwall, England
R.M. Harvey, Chief Archivist, Guildhall Library, London, England
John McTernan , Sligo Historian and Archivist, Ireland
Len Metzner, Anglo-German Family History Society , Somerset, England.
Tom Milligan, Director of the Family History Centre, Latter Day Saints’, Dublin, Ireland
Alan Milner , Waterloo Database
Dr. Noth,  Oberarchivar,   Bamberg State  Archives, Bamberg, Germany
James Sewell, City Archivist ,  Corporation of London Archives, London, England.
Herrn Voigt, Leipzig State Archives, Leipzig ,Germany

A special word of thanks must go to the following Soden  family members ,
relatives  and ‘ cousins’, some newly discovered along the way:

Peter Soden,my brother, Dublin , Ireland
Marie Feeney, neé Soden , my sister, Toronto, Canada
for all their assistance and patience
 
Nora Soden, my aunt, Dublin, Ireland
Peter & Mary Soden, Pottle, Cavan, Ireland
Bob & Doris Soden, Decatur, Alabama, USA
Jim & Edna Soden, Toronto, Canada
Matthew Soden, Washington, USA
Ronald Soden, Aberwysweth, Wales
Terence & Jean Soden, Berkshire, England.
Terry Soden, Wisner, Nebraska, USA

Kathleen Andersen, Alberta, Canada
Joyce Brown, Virginia , USA
Jim Cullen, Sandusky, Ohio, USA
Richard Corbett, Chester, England
Karen D’Or, California, USA
Joy Gothe, New South Wales, Australia
Ken Gould, Dorset, England
Marilyn Higson, Oxfordshire, England
Otto Hoefer, Celle, Germany
Mark Hutcheson, Dublin, Ireland
Alistair Jack, Oxfordshire, England.
Judy Kierle, Clare, Queensland, Australia
Julie Kimpton, Staffordshire, England
Margaret Laughton, Ontario, Canada.
Kenneth Lynnott, Warwickshire, England
Eilish McHugh, Blackrock, Dublin, Ireland
Lynn Reilly Marshall, Connecticut, USA
Len Metzner, Somerset, England
Margaret Morgan, Tauranga, New Zealand.
Douglas Norden, Ontario, Canada
David Obee, Calgary, Canada.
Bonnie Reynolds, Midland, Ontario, Canada
Roslyn Robinson, Freeman’s Reach, New South Wales,  Australia
Judy Scott, New South Wales, Australia
Barbara Stacey, Solihull, England.
Jim Steel, Ayrshire, Scotland
Charlie Stevenson, California, USA
Bro. Paul Vieson, Dayton, Ohio, USA
Tom Kelly and Pat Walsh for their invaluable technical guidance and patience .