Gustavus Richard Glasson

(1839—1894)





 BORN 1839 in NSW.
 Data 

NSW Birth Record V18392024 162A/1839

GLASSON GUSTAVAS R
RICHARD & EMMA
 
 DIED 12 July 1894 in Liverpool, NSW.
 Data 

NSW Death Record 7573/1894

GLASSON GUSTAVUS R
RICHARD & EMMA
@ LIVERPOOL
 
 BURIED Liverpool Cemetery, NSW.
 
 FATHER Richard Glasson (1813-1892)
 MOTHER Emma Hamline Mi(t)chell(e)
 
 MARRIED 1 Annie Tom (1840-1872) in 1862 in Orange, NSW.
 Data 

NSW Marriage Record 2628/1862

GLASSON GUSTANCE R & TORN ANNE
@ ORANGE
 
 CHILDREN   Ann Olga Hamline Glasson (1865-1924)
Edmund Cecil Glasson (1867-1923)
Richard GWL Glasson (1869-1957)
 
 MARRIED 2 Emma Lavinia Tyrrell (1857-1898) in 1877 in Sydney, NSW.
 Data 

NSW Marriage Record 295/1877

GLASSON GUSTAVUS RICHARD & 
TYRRELL EMMA LOUISIA
@ SYDNEY
 
 CHILDREN   Harold Tyrrell Glasson (1878-)
Emma Muriel Glasson (1879-1954)
Cyril Glasson (1881-1881)
Lisle Glasson (1883-)
Violet M Glasson (1885-)
Eric Hylton Glasson (1886-1949)
Nellie F Glasson (1889-)
Herbert Gordon Glasson (1891-1967)
Gustava Theodora Glasson (1894-1940)


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Post Office directory shows him living as a squatter in Bundella, Cadia in 1872.

Gustavus Richard Glasson was born in Bathurst (?), a year after Richard and Emma's marriage in Cornwall, when family residence would have been at Guyong House. Reportedly buried in Liverpool Cemetery. Worked on family's Cadia property. Married Annie Tom and they built a house, Cadira about 2 km south-west of Godolphin. They had William and Olga before Annie died in 1872. Gustvaus then became a Methodist minister, re-married and had another family. Gustavus and William were excellent bush poets as was another William Glasson of Springfield, Qld who was Gustavus's grandson from his second marriage.

In Jan 1873 was accepted as a candidate for Wesleyan ministry.
Wesleyan minister at Gunnedah, NSW.
Was minister in Armidale in 1892.
Jim Fletcher notes that Gustavus bought a 100 acre block of land at Willow Point on the Wallamba River, downstream from Nabiac, NSW in 1885. Jim also notes that the Glassons were in Wingham area for the birth of Lisle in 1883 and in Kiama in 1885.

Eric Hylton Glasson was the subject of legal proceedings in 1918. He was a soldier in the AIF when extradited from NSW to the Solomon Islands charged with the murder of a native boy while he was a plantation manager for Lever Brothers. He was found not guilty after a trial in Fiji.




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