GEORGE MASON

 

 

Mayor 1875 – 1876.

 

 

Member of the Liberal Party.

A member of the established church – Church of England.

George was elected to the Council in 1854 as one of the representatives of the Bridge Ward.

 

Born: 1812, St. Nicholas, Ipswich.

Baptised: 24th June 1812, St. Nicholas Church, Ipswich.

 

CENSUS

 

1841   Foundation Street, St. Mary at the Quay, Ipswich.

 

George was 28 years old, a surveyor.

 

1861   Foxhall Lodge, Foxhall, Suffolk.

 

George was 48 years old, a Timber Merchant – employing 235 men & 1 boy and a Farmer – employing 14 men & 3 boys. He was married and head of the household.

Eliza, 46.

George, 18, a Timber Merchant’s son.

Sarah, 16.

Frank, 12.

Herbert, 5.

1 cook.

1 housemaid.

1 groom.

 

1871   6, College Street, St. Peter’s, Ipswich.

George was 58 years old, a Timber Merchant and Seed Crusher – employer. He was married and head of the household.

Eliza, 56.

Sarah, 26

Grace, 24.

Frank, 22, a Clerk.

Augusta, 21.

1 visitor.

1 cook.

1 general domestic servant.

 

1881   Broadwater, Belstead Road, Ipswich.

Justice of the Peace, Ipswich Session court, the Town Hall.

George was 68 years old, a Justice of the Peace and Alderman, Seed Crusher – employing 44 men. Timber Merchant – employing 13 men and a Cement & Lime Maker – employing 31 men.

Ellen, 50.

1 nurse.

1 cook.

2 housemaids.

 

1891   Broadwater, Belstead Road, Ipswich.

 

George was 78 years old, a Justice of the Peace and Merchant Seed Crusher Company. He was married and head of the household.

Ellen, 60.

Grace, 44.

1 cook.

1parlourmaid.

1 housemaid.

 

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