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Thomas Townsend Glascott

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Thomas Townsend Glascott (1800-1880) of Glascott Brothers

Born in Middlesex son of Thomas Glascott[1]

1801 Baptised in Whitechapel, son of Thomas and Mary Glascott[2]

1825 Married in Chingford to Isabel Brattie

1837 Married Harriet Morley in East Ham

1841 Thos Glascott 35, annuitant, lived in Liverpool with Harriet Glascott 20, Harriet Glascott 3, Elenor Glascott 2, Infant Unnamed 10 Days[3]

1841 WHEREAS a Fiat in Bankruptcy is awarded and issued forth against Mary Glascott, George Minshaw Glascott, and Thomas Townsend Glascott, of Great Garden-street, Whitechapel-road, in the county of Middlesex, Copper Merchants and Brass and Copper Manufacturers, Dealers and Chapmen (which said Thomas Townsend Glascott hath lately carried on business at Liverpool, in the county of Lancaster, also in copartnership with John Anderson, of Liverpool aforesaid, as Oil Merchant and Manufacturer of Varnish), and they being declared bankrupts are hereby required to surrender themselves to Joshua Evans, Esq. one of Her Majesty's Commissioners of the Court of Bankruptcy, on the 16th day of November instant, ....[4]

1847 'THOMAS TOWNSEND GLASCOTT. I carry on business as a copper-merchant in Brownlow-street, and I have a shop in Holborn'[5]

1851 Listed as a Copper Merchant. Age 50?[6]

1880 Died in Victoria, Australia

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Sources of Information

  1. Marriage record
  2. BMD
  3. 1841 census
  4. London Gazette 5 Nov 1841
  5. Old Bailey Proceedings
  6. 1851 Census