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Name: John Cassels

Burial Number: 0896

Gender: Male

Occupation: Grain Merchant; Flour Importer; Fruit Grower;

Born: 00/00/1848

Died: 19/04/1918

Buried: 23/04/1918


John Lockhart Cassels was born in Greenock, Renfrewshire, Scotland, in 1848 and was baptised at the Old Parish , Greenock, on 26 November. His parents were Robert Cassels and Helen née Anderson. He lived in Scotland for most of his life, only moving to Worthing sometime between 1901 and 1911 to 6. Belsize Road.

He had been a grain merchant and flour importer but became a fruit grower in Worthing.

He married twice. His first wife  was Jemima Robertson and they had a daughter, Ethel Mima. Jemima died in 1882 and in 1887 John married Mary Thompson Livingstone, who was born in Valparaiso,Chile, but was a British subject by parentage.  There were no children from the second marriage.

Although his address was 6, Belsize Road, John died at ‘Gainsborough’, Richmond Road, on19 April 1918 leaving £3366 2s 4d.

Researcher: Angela Levy

The Grave

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Location in Cemetery

Area: SES Row: 10 Plot: 19

Exact Location (what3words): gangs.vine.fear

Ashes or Urn: Unknown



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In loving memory of John Lockhart Cassels formerly of Glasgow died April 19th 1918 aged 69 also of Mary Thompson Cassels died 3rd April 1944 aged 83 years "Thou shalt be like a watered garden"

Further Information


Name: John Lockhart Cassels

Gender: Male

Born: 00/00/1848

Town: Greenock

County: Renfrewshire

Country: Scotland


Maiden Name: Not applicable

Marriage Date: //

Spouse First Name: Jemima

Spouse Last Name: Robertson

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Marriage Date: //1887

Spouse First Name: Mary

Spouse Second Name: Thomspon

Town of Marriage: Unknown

County of Marriage: Unknown

Country of Marriage: Unknown

Information at Death

Date of Death: 19/04/1918

Cause of death: Unknown

Address line 1: Gainsborough

Address line 3: Richmond Road

Town: Worthing

County: Sussex

Country: England


No obituary has been entered.

Personal Effects

Money left to others: £3366 2 s 4 d

Current value of effects: Not calculated

Census Information


37, Hamilton Street, Greenock, Renfrewshire.

Robert Cassels, 38, head; Mary Ann Scott, 30; Helen Cassels,28; Isabella Maclachan, 22; Robert F Cassels, 5; Fred A Cassels, 2; William Cassels, 7 months;


26, Hamilton Street, Greenock

Helen Cassels, 38, head; Robert F Cassels, 15, son; Fred A Cassels, 14, son; John L Cassels, 12, son; Magga (sic) G Cassels, 7 daughter; Mary Annie Cassels, 4, daughter; Margaret Anderson, 70, mother; plus 1 servant


58, Hill Street, Glasgow, Lanarkshire

Ellen(sic) Cassel (sic) 48, head; Robert F Cassel (sic), 25, son; Fred A Cassel (sic), 24, son, John L Cassel (sic), 22, son; Margaret Anderson, 80, grandmother(sic);

plus 1 servant


24, Leven Street, Glasgow Govan

John L Cassels, 32, head, grain merchant; Jemima Cassels, 24, wife;

plus 1 servant


7, Olrigg, Terrace, Glasgow Govan

John L Cassels, 42, head, grain merchant; Mary Livingstone Cassels, 30, wife; Ethel Mima Cassels, 8, daughter;

plus 1 servant


18, Glencairn Drive, Glasgow Govan

John L Cassels, 52, head, flour importer; Mary Cassels, 40, wife; Janet Livingstone, 52, sister-in-law; plus 1 servant


6, Belsize Road, Worthing

John L Cassels, 62, fruit grower;  Mary Cassels, 50, wife; Ethel M Cassels, 28, daughter; Christina   Livingstone ?  ,58, visitor;

plus 1 servant

Miscellaneous Information

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