Thorp / Thorpe Family Bible

This Bible contains information on the Thorp Family of Swavesey, Cambridgeshire and is not for sale. Presented to Ada Thorpe on her marriage to Edward Glass, at St Mary's Church, Woolwich on 30th January 1884.


The Self Interpreting Family Bible. Illustrated containing the Old and New Testaments by the Late Rev John Brown. Minister of the Gospel at Haddington.
Includes a life of Rev John Brown.
Printed by: John G Murdoch. 41 Castle Street, Holborn, London.
Undated. C. 1880.
Size: 33 x 26 x 10cm
Condition: Fair



In London in possession of Susan Collins - a direct descendant of Edward and Ada Glass, who says:
I reckon that there are three more identical bibles out there somewhere. Four of Samuel Thorpe's children married within a year and I assume they recieved a similar gift. It would be fun if another turns up.

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