Jessamine Cottage/Jasmine Cottage (inc. ‘End Cottage’)


The Norton Family have kindly provided detail of the Wiles family and their time at Glebe Cottage and Home Farm:

  • These records include reference to George and Martha Wiles who in their later years lived in the ‘End Cottage’ attached to Jasmine Cottage and bordering the churchyard. These two cottages are now one and are known as Jessamine Cottage.
  • “In the latter days, George worked alongside his son on the (Home) farm. George died in 1930 and Martha in 1931.”
George & Martha at End Cottage behind Jessamine (Norton family)
George & Martha at End Cottage behind Jessamine (Norton family)
W0354b Mrs Martha Wiles at 'End Cottage' behind Jasmine Cottage and by the churchyard
W0354b Mrs Martha Wiles at ‘End Cottage’ behind Jasmine Cottage and by the churchyard
End Cottage behind Jessamine latterly the home of George & Martha Wiles
End Cottage behind Jessamine latterly the home of George & Martha Wiles
(from left to right) Tom Wiles Jnr, Tom Wiles Snr, John Wadkin, Fred Wiles, George Wiles; hand milking at Glebe Farm cow sheds (Norton family)
(from left to right) Tom Wiles Jnr, Tom Wiles Snr, John Wadkin, Fred Wiles, George Wiles; hand milking at Glebe Farm cow sheds (Norton family)