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This is my family originating from the village of Owslebury in Hampshire. Looking forward to hearing from folk with links to the name.
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Started by Dawn. Last reply by Diana Glasspool Dec 10, 2009.
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Started by Christine Gibbins. Last reply by Christine Gibbins Oct 20, 2009.
My great grandfather was Victor Glasspool and his wife was Margaret (Maggie) Sextroh. Victor was born 1872 in Surrey, England to Jesse and Harriet (Wildy/Wilday) Glasspool who were married on August 30, 1952 in Egham.
Jesse was the son of a Robert Glasspool (possibly of Berkshire) and I am still searching for his wife.
Jesse's occupation before emigrating to Canada was as a 'baker, grocer' in Wokingham and as I mentioned earlier married in Egham.
Note #1, I have found no siblings for Jesse Glasspool, son of Robert Glasspool.
Note #2, Victor had 10 known (to me) brothers and sisters. I tend to believe he was one of the youngest of his siblings, since his parents married in 1852 and Victor was born in 1871. Below is a list of Victor's brothers and sisters (in no particular order). Some may have emigrated to Ontario Canada with Jesse and Harriet (re-researching the date, but it may have been approximately 1880).
01. Walter Glasspool - emigrated to Ontario, Canada. US?
02. Henry Glasspool - emigrated to Ontario, Canada
03. Charles Glasspool
04. Elizabeth Glasspool
05. Polly Glasspool
06. Ned Glasspool (died April ?) - maybe Ned was Edwin??
07. Kate Glasspool
08. Mary Glasspool
09. Tom Glasspool
10. Robert Glasspool - I have some notes that Victor's brother Robert married 'Sarah' and had 3 children Rose, Harriet (Glasspool) Kniep (spouse: Louis Kniep (d. 1988) and Victor Glasspool (d. 30 Jul 1974).
(Note: Deleted and Re-posted Comment as I could not see an 'Edit function' in the interface).
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