John Glasson

 BORN 31 January 1777 at Tremearne, Breage, Cornwall, England.
 DIED 30 April 1856 in Cornwall. Link 
 FATHER John Glasson (1752-1828)
 MOTHER Blanche Kemp (1769-1855)
 MARRIED Mary Glasson (1783-1855) on 30 June 1801
 CHILDREN   Elizabeth Glasson (-1854)
Mary Glasson (1814-1872)
Richard Glasson (1813-1892)
Eliza Glasson (1808-1884)
John Glasson (1803-1890)
William Glasson (1810-1889)
Joseph Glasson (1817-1891)
Susan Glasson (1824-1897)
Robert Glasson (1822-1842)
Henry Glasson (1826-1891)


In Militia, trained men for Napoleonic wars. Commissioned as a Lieutenant.

Owned or controlled neighbouring farms of Tremearne, Trequean, and Ledgereth.

West Briton 14 May 1841 reports:
VALUABLE FREEHOLD ESTATE near the rich Trewavas Mine, In the Parish of Breage, for Sale.

To BE SOLD by AUCTION, on Friday, the 21st day of May instant, by Three o’clock in the Afternoon, at the House of Mrs., GLASSON, Innkeeper, in Porthleaven, in the Parish of Breage, on such conditions as shall be then and there produced, the Fee-simple and Inheritance of and in all that compact and very desirable TENEMENT, FARM, and PREMISES called LEDGERETH, in the said parish of Breage, now in the occupation of the Proprietor, Mr. John GLASSON, of Tre[nictrue], comprising Two good Farm Houses, Barn, Stables, and other convenient Outbuildings, and about 21 a. 3.. 25p, of exceedingly rich arable, meadow, and pasture land.

The estate is delightfully situated, and overlooks the sea, and the lodes of the rich Trewavas Copper Mine, which is distant about half a mile only, are running through it, and likely to be very productive.

The property will positively be sold, as Mr. Glasson, having sons in New South Wales, is desirous of laying out money in that colony.

For viewing the Premises, apply to the Proprietor, and for further particulars to Mr. T.H. EDWARDS, Auctioneer &c., Helston.

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