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Mason family


Grandfather Mason,
Photo: Peter Mason
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Item #: 6074
Grandfather, Grandmother and their eight sons -
Jim, Tom, Oswald, Bill, Rowland, Granville, Clarry and Maurice, my father.
Probably taken around 1914

Comment by: Elayne on 8th May 2008 at 21:17

Thank you so very much for this photo Peter, I remember visiting uncle Bill {Newtown?} and Granville in Rhyll. I have been trying to put my own photos on of Grandpa maybe you could be of help?

Comment by: Elayne on 8th May 2008 at 21:28

And to think my dad could have been Anthony Oswald! I wonder were the Michael came from?

Comment by: Bob Aspey on 9th May 2008 at 10:08

Wow! Brilliant picture Peter! I remember them all except your grandparents.....and what voices!....Keep em coming

Comment by: Fert on 10th May 2008 at 19:12

Marvellous photograph. Curious.... is this connected with the James Mason Singers (The Bethel?)

Comment by: Elayne on 11th May 2008 at 14:07

Yes Fert they were the Mason singers and belonged to Bethel. The next generation down was my dad Anthony and his brothers Bryan and Peter, although I'm not sure if uncle Bryan was actually in the Mason singers. Maurice was my Grandpa. I remember travelling around to different Chapels on Sundays whilst they sang. Maurice Monk from Bethel also sang with them. Us kids used to play in the gardens and there was always a 'Sunday School' tea! Many happy memories.

Comment by: Fert on 11th May 2008 at 15:09

Thank you Elayne, if I could put a smiley face on here I would!
My critturs will have known your critturs very well indeed in the Bethel. So nice to see what was to become a well respected group.

Comment by: Elayne on 12th May 2008 at 21:15

Who are your critters then fert?

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