Category Archives: Dorsett

Mary Ann Dorsett born in Sunbury in 1792

For some time now I’ve wondered whether I would ever find out more about my 4x great grandmother Mary Ann Dorsett who married William Millington Mason in 1818.  I knew from the 1851 census that she was born in Sunbury, … Continue reading

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Mystery Monday: Researching “Mrs Wakerley”, Part 4.

Trying to trace the origins of my great great grandmother Mary Ann(e) Mason, previously Wakerley and formerly Davis has been a real nightmare. At her first marriage (to John Blenchall Wakerley) she gave no father’s name – a line is … Continue reading

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John Mason 1829-1873

I’ve written about my 3x great grandfather in my post about the brickwall that I have regarding his wife, Esther Turner. For the sake of completeness, however, I’ll summarise what I think I know about him here. I’m uncertain about … Continue reading

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