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Robert Cassels

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Memorial at Glasgow Necropolis.

Robert Cassels (1812-1890)

Iron Master - Glasgow Iron Co

c.1812 Born in Glasgow

1841 Married Mary Wilson in Barony, Lamark[1]

1861 Robb Cassels 49, iron master, living in Clyde St, Row, Dumbartonshire, with Mary Cassels 43, Mary Cassels 19, Robert W Cassels 12, Peter W Cassels 6, Agnes 3[2]

1871 Robert Cassels 59, Iron & Coal Master 3000 Men, living in Anderston, with Mary W Cassels 53, Mary Cassels 29, John Cassels 26, Peter W Cassels 16, Agnes B Cassels 13[3]

1881 Living in Kelvin, an iron and coal merchant, with Mary W Cassels 63, Robert Cassels 32, iron merchant, Peter W Cassels 26, Agnes B Cassels 23[4]

1890 Death of Robert Cassels[5]

1906 Death of his son John Robert Cassels[6]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. Scotland, Select Marriages
  2. 1861 census
  3. 1871 census
  4. 1881 census
  5. Glasgow Necropolis
  6. National Probate Calendar