Monthly Archives: January 2012

An introduction to the Mason family

I’ve called this blog “All Roads Led to London“ – but the Mason family is one of the branches of my tree that I haven’t managed to trace out of London …yet.  The family is quite complex as there were … Continue reading

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A silk postcard from the front – 1915

October 1915 In October 1915 my great-grandfather, Herbert Cecil Mason (1888 – 1972), was somewhere in France with the  Army Service Corps. He had joined up before the start of the war, on 22nd July 1914, and embarked for France … Continue reading

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Family stories!

Welcome to my family history blog! I suppose my interest in family history began when I was about 9 when my paternal grandmother gave me two silk cards from the First World War and told me that my great-grandfather (Herbert … Continue reading

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