Giblett, Jacob


Collection date: Jan 1906

Area: Somerset - Bridgwater Surrounds

Jacob Giblett of Meare nr Glastonbury (1832-1913): age 77, 1 song ‘Taffy’ (FT806) 19 Jan 1906 + 2 more in Jan 1907: Jacob was baptised 22/4/1832 at Meare church, son of Esau Giblett, labourer and his wife Ann.

Jacob was an agricultural labourer all his life, living at West Hay, a small village NW of Meare. He married Elizabeth Callow, daughter of James Callow, labourer at Meare church on 22/10/1857. Neither could sign their name. They had 8 children. Elizabeth died in Nov 1897 but Jacob lived on till Aug 1913.

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