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MASON, Sir William James Peake, Bart.,
of Compton Castle, Somerset. — Cr. 1918.

Elder son of George Holt Mason, Esq., of Broadwater,
Tunbridge Wells, who d. 1900, by Laura Mary, dau.
of the late Charles Moakes, Esq. ; b. 1863 ; m. 1885
Edith, dau. of the late Alexander Murray Affleck,
Esq., of Dumfries. Sir William Mason, who was
called to the Bar at the Middle Temple 1891, is a
Magistrate for Somerset, and Lord of the Manors of
Compton Pauucefoot and Blackford. — Compton Castle,
Compton Pauncefoot, Somerset; Carlton Club, s.w. ;
4, Temple Gardens, Temple, e.c.

Heir, bis son Glyn Keith Murray, D.8.0. (with Bar), Capt.

14th (King's) Hussars and Acting Lieut.-Col. Doriet Yeo. ;

educated at Eton and at the R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst ; b.

1888 ; wi. lal8 Grace Elinor, 2nd dau. of Nimrod Keen, Esq.

MASON, Matilda, Lady.

Dau. of the late Robert Henry Sparkes, Ksq. ; in. 1887
Sir George Charles Mason, who was a Magistrate for
the County of London, and who was cr. Knt. 1895, and
d. 1904.

+ MASON, Sir Thomas, Knt.— Cr. 1909.

2J. 18—. Sir Thomas Mason is a Contractor and
Chairman of the Clyde Trust, and was appointed Chai
man of the Board of Commissioners in Lunacy in Scot-
land 1909.-6, Rowan Eoad, Bellahouston, Glasgow.

MASON, Col. Henrt Paul, of Eden Place,
Westmorland.
Eldest son of Thomas Mason, Esq., J.P. and D.L.
(High Sheriff of Westmorland 1873), of Kirkby



Stephen, who d. 1891, by his 1st wife Sarah, eldest
dau. of the late Henry Jackson, Esq., of Kirkby
Stephen ; b. 1855 ; m. 1890 Helen Arbuthnot, elder
dau. of the late Rev. Henry Arbuthnot Feilden, Hon.
Canon of Carlisle, and Vicar of Kirkby Stephen, and
has, with other issue, a son, *Paul Randle Feilden,
Capt. 4th Batt. King's (Liverpool) Regt. ; educated at
Eton and at New Coll., Oxford; i. 1893; »». 1917 Joyce
Madeline, only child of Arthur Liiwford Wigan, Esq.,
of Forest Park, Berkshire. Col. Mason is a J.P. and
D.L. for Westmorland (High Sheriff 1913),Lieut.-Col.
and Hon. Col. late Comm. 4th Batt. Border Regt.,
temp. Lieut.-Col. in the Army and joint Lord of the
Manor of Great Musgrave.— jBiic» Place, Kirkby
Stephen, Westmorland.

MASON, James Francis, Esq., of Eynsham
Hall, Oxfordshire.
Only son of James Mason, Esq., of Eynsham Hall, who
d. 1903, by Isabel, who d. 1915, dau. of the late Charles
Barry, Esq., of Orpington; 6.1861 ; m. 1896Lady Evelyn
Margaret Lindsay, a Lady of Grace of the Order of St.
John of Jerusalem, only dau. of the 26th Earl of Craw-
ford, and has, with other issue, a son, * Michael
Henry, b. 1900. Mr. Mason, who was educated at
Eton, was formerly Capt. and Hon. Major Oxfordshire
Hussars Y.C., and temp. Capt. 2nd Batt. Oxfordshire
Vol. Eegt. 1916-18, and is a Magistrate for Oxford-
shire, Conde de Pomarao in Portugal, Hon. Command-
ant 2ud Batt. Oxfordshire Vol. Regt.. and Lord of the
Manor of Eynsham; sat as M.P. for Windsor 1906-18.
—Eynsham Hall,near Witney; Marlborough, Travellers',
Arthur's, and Carlton Clubs, s.w. ; Bachelors' Club, w. ;
16. Brtdon Street, w.

MASON, ROBEET Haetet, Esq., of Necton
Hall, Norfolk.

Eldest son of Robert Blake-Humfrey , Esq. , of Wroxham
House, Norfolk, who d. 1886, by Charlotte, youngest dau.
of thelateLieut.-Col.JohnHarvey, of Holmwood Thorpe,
Norfolk ; b. 1843 ; m. 1873 Jane Charlotte, elder dau.
of the late Rev. Arthur Wilson Upcher, and has, with
other issue, ♦ Alwyne, a Magistrate for Derbyshire and
for Radnorshire; 6. 1875; m. 1905 Clara, only dau.
of the late Charles Rowland Palmer-Morewood. Esq.,
of Alfreton Park, Derbyshire, and of Ladbroke Hall,
Warwickshire, and has, with other issue, a son, 'Erie
Alwyne, b. 1906. Mr. Mason, who was educated at
Eton and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1865),
called to the Barat the Inner Temple 1867, and assumed
the surname of Mason by royal license 1879, is a J.P.
and D.L. for Norfolk (High Sheriff mS,).— Necton
Hall, Swaffham, Norfolk ; New University Club, s.w.

MASON, RnPEKT, Esq., of Audenshaw Hall,
Lancashire.
Elder son of Hugh Mason, Esq., of Groby Hall, Lan-
cashire, M.P. for Ashton-under-Lyne 1880-5, who d.
1886, by Betsey, who d. 1861, dau. of the late Abel
Buckley, Esq., of Alderdale Lodge, Lancashire; h.
1859 ; m. 1881 Annie Mason, youngest dau. of the late
James Davenport, Esq., of Marland, Lancashire, and
has issue. Mr. Mason is a Magistrate for Lancashire,
and was High Sheriff of Anglesey MQ&. — Cartrey.
Beaumaris, Anglesey ; Audeiishaw Hall, Audenshaw ;
Reform Club, s.w.

MASON, Sydney, Esq., of Manor House, Dids-
bnry, and Groby Hall, Lancashire.
Younger son of Hugh Mason, Esq., of Groby Hall,
M.P. for Ashton-under-Lyne 1880-5, who d. 1886, by
Betsey, who d. 1861, dau. of the late Abel Buckley,
Esq., of Alderdale Lodge, Lancashire; b. 1861 ; m.
1890 Amy, eldest dau. of John MacClure, Esq., of



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Norris Bank House, Stockport, and has issue. Mr.
Mason is a Magistrate for Lancashire and a cotton-
spinner at Ashton-under-Lyne. — Manor House, Bids-
bury, Manchester; Tan-y-Cocd, near Mcnai Bridge,
Anglesey.

MASON, William Henky, Esq., of Morton
Hall, Nottingbamshire.
Eldest son of George William Mason, Esq., of Morton
Hall, who d. 1891, by Marianne Atherton, who d.
1908, dan. of the late Capt. Joseph George Mitford,i
of Laugharne, Carmarthenshire; b. 1846; m. 1st
1885 Sybil Mitford, who d. 1885, dau. of William
Henry Johnston, Esq., of Annandale, Clifton ; 2ndly
1896 (marriage dissolved 1915) Alice Muriel, eldest
dau. of the late Rev. Edmund St. Aubyn, Rector of
Babworth, Nottinghamshire. Mr. Mason, who was
educated at Harrow and at Trinity Coll., Cambridge
(B.A. 1869), and called to the Bar at the Inner Temple
1871, is a Magistrate for Nottinghamshire (High
Sheriff l^li).— Morton Hall, near East Betford;
Junior Carlton Club. s.w. ;

MASON. See Collett-Mason. j

MASSEREENE AND FERRARD, Viscount
(Algernon Willum John ClotwoethtI
Skeffington, D.S.O.)— Or. 1660 and 1797.
Younger and only surviving son of Clotworthy John I
Eyre (Foster Skeffington), 11th Viscount Massereene
and 4th Viscount Ferrard, by Florence Elizabeth
only child of the late Major George John Whyte-
Melville; b. 1873; «. 1905; m. 1905 Jean Barbara,!
2nd dau. of Sir John Stirling Ainsworth, 1st Bart.,
of The Flosh, and Hareeroft, Cumberland, and of
Ardanaiseig, Argyllshire. Viscount Massereene and
Ferrard, who was educated at Winchester and at the
R. Mil. Coll., Sandhurst, and sits in the House of
Lords as Lord Oriel, U.K.. cr. 1821, is H.M.'s Lieut,
force. Antrim, Major ret., late 17th Lancers, and Major
N. Irish Horse ; was a P.A.A. and Q.M.G. 1915, an
A.Q.M.G., with the temp.,rank of Lieut.-Col., 191 5-16,
D.A.a.M.G. 1916, and a Member of the London C.C.
1913-19; appointed an A.Q.M.G. 1919. — Antrim
Castle, CO. Antrim; Oriel Temple, Colton, co. Louth.
Hfir, his son John Clotworthy Talbot Foster Whjte-MelTiUe,



MAS SET, the Right Hon. William Fer-
guson.

Son of the late John Massey, Esq., by Marian, dau.
of the late William Ferguson, Esq.; b. 1856; m.
1882 Christina, eldest dau. of Walter Paul, Esq., of
Auckland, New Zealand. Mr. Massey, who was
educated at Public School and Secondary Schools at
Londonderry (Hon. LL.D. Cambridge 1916 and
Edinburgh 1917), has been a Member of the House of
Representatives, New Zealand, since 1896; was Prime
Minister, Minister of Lauds, Agriculture, Labour, and
Industries and Commerce, Commissioner of State
Forests, and Minister in charge of Land for Settle-
ment, Valuation, and Scenery Preservation Depart,
ments, Dominion of New Zealand, 1912-15, a Member
of the Imperial War Conferences in London 1917 and
1918, and a Delegate of New Zealand at the Peace
Conference 1919, and has been Prime Minister and
Minister of Lands and of Labour since 1915. — Welling-
ton, New Zealand; Northern Club, Auakland, and
Wellington Club, Wellington, New Zealand.

MASSEY, Mrs., of Bamford Hall, Lancashire.

Eleanor Eugenia, youngest dau. of Edward Mattison
Harrison, Esq., Barrister-at-Law, who d. 1876, by Ann
Euphemia, who d. 1900, only dau. of the late Henry



I Baskcomb, Esq., of Manor House, Chislehurst ; m. 1887
Edward Stocks Massey, Esq., of Bamford Hall, a J.P.
for Lancishire, who d.s.p. 1909. — Bamford Hall, near
Rochdale, Lancashire ; Lyceum Club, w. ; 4, Montagu
Mansions, Portman Square, w.

MASSEY, Major William Francis Elcocke,
of Poole Hall, Cheshire.
Only son of Francis Elcock Massey, Esq., of Poole
Hall, who d. 1 897, by Caroline Louisa, youngest dau.
of William Henry Horuby, Esq.; b. 1873; m. 1904
Doreen, 2nd dau. of Major Robert Wilson Kearsley,
of Edton Square, London. Major Massey, who was
formerly laeut. E. of Chester's Imp. Yeo., previously
Capt. 3rd Batt. P. of Wales's W. Yorkshire Regt.,
and Lieut. 2nd Batt. Imp. Yeo. in S. Africa, was temp.
Major Remount Service 1914-18 and a Deputy Assist-
ant Director of Remounts 1918. — Residence: Green
Lodge, Great Bowden, Market Harborough.

MASSEY, William Gltnne, Esq., ofCornelyn,
Anglesey.
Son of William Massey, Esq., of Cornelyn, who rf. 1897 ;
b. 1869. Educatedat Harrow and at TrinityColl., Cam-
bridge ; formerly Major R. Anglesey Engineer Militia ;
is a J.P. and D.L. for Anglesey, and was High Sheriff
1904. — Cornelyn, Llangoed, Anglesey; Oxford and
Cambridge Club, s.w.

MASSEY. Seeaan«a.

MASSIE, Edward Richard, Esq., of Codding-
ton, Cheshire.
Eldest son of Adm. Thomas Leehe Massie, of Cod-
dington, who d. 1898, by Charlotte Hester, only dau.
of the late Edward Venables Townshend, Esq., of
Wincham Hall, Cheshire; b. 1845; m. 1st 1866 Olga
Marie, Baroness von Wessenberg Ampringen, who d.
1878 ; 2ndly 1904 Margaret, 3rd dau. of Sir Henry
Churchill Maxwell - Lyte, K.C.B., and has, with
other issue, a son, * Roger Henry, Lieut.-Col. and
Brevet Col. R.G.A. ; b. 1869; m. 1902 Cecil, eldest
dau. of Maurice Hall, Esq., of Middleburg, Cape
Colony, and has, with other issue, a son, *Thomas
Antony, b. 1906. Mr. Massie, who was formerly Lieut.
78th Highlanders, is a Magistrate for Cheshire, and
Lord of the Manor of Coddington. — Coddington, near
Chester ; Naval and Military Club, w.

MASSINGBERD, Stephen, Esq., of Gunbj
Hall, Lincolnshire.
Eldest son of Edmund Langton, Esq., who d. 1875, by
Emily Caroline Langton (who d. 1897, having re-
sumed her name of Massingberd on.,s. to this estate),
eldest dau. of the late Charles Langton Massingberd,
Esq., of Gunby Hall ; b. 1869 ; )n. 1895 Margaret, v,-ho
d. 1906, 2nd dau. of the late Vernon Lushington, Esq.,
K.C., formerly a County Court Judge. Mr. Massing-
berd, who was educated at Charterhouse and at Trinity
Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1891), is a J.P. and C.C.
for Parts of Lindsey, Lincolnshire, Major 3rd Batt.
Lincolnshire Regt., Lord of the Manor of Gunby, and
Patron of Welton-le-Marsh. — Gunby Hall, Burgh,
Lincolnshire.

MASSINGBERD-MUNDY. See Mundy.

iMASSON, Lady.

Th^rAse Emilie Louise, dau. of Erederich Kriiger,
Architect, of Berlin; m. 1875 Lieut.-Col. Sir David
Parkes Masson, CLE., who was for 16 years Lieut.-

I Col. Comm. 1st Punjab Vol. Rifles, V.D., an Hon.

1 A.D.C, to Commanders-in-Chief and to Viceroys of
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India, and M.L.C. of the Lieut.-Governor of the MASSY-BERESFORD, JoHN GeOEGE Beres-
Punjab 1901-7, and who was cr. Knt. 1904 and d. pQRD, Esq., of Macbiehill, Peeblesshire ;

1916. and of St. Hubert's, co. Fermanagb.

Eldest son of the Very Eev. John Maunsell Massy-
Beresford, of Macbiehill and St. Hubert's, some time
Dean of Kilmore, who d. 1886. by Emily Sarah, who
d. 1893, dan. of the late Rev. John Isaac Beresford, of
Macbiehill; b. 1856 ; m. 1892 the Hon. Alice Elizabeth
MulhoUand, youngest dau. of John, 1st Lord Dunleath,
and has, with other issue, a son,* Tristram Hugh, M.C.,
Capt. Rifle Brigade ; educated at the R. Mil. Coll., Sand-
hurst; b. 1896. Mr. Massy-Beresford, who was educated
at Jesus Coll., Cambridge (B.A. 1 SSOUnd was formerly
Lieut. Lanarkshire Yeo. Cav., is a J.P.for Peeblesshire,
and a J.P. and D.L. for co. Fermanagh (High Sheriff
1900).— Si. Hubert's, Belturbet ; Junior Constitutional
Club, w. ; ffi. St. George Yacht Club, Kingstown.



MASSY, Lord (Hugh Somerset John Massy).
— Cr. 1776.

Only son of John Thomas William, 6th Lord, a
Representative Peer of Ireland, by Lady Lucy Maria,
who d. 1896, youngest dau. of Somerset Richard, 3rd
Earl of Carrick ; b. 1864 ; s. 1915 ; m. 1886 Ellen Ida
Constance, 2nd dau. of the late Charles William AVise,
Esq., of Rochestown, co. Tipperary. Lord Massy was
formerly Lieut. 5th Batt. Leinster Eegt. (R. Meath
Militia) and High Sheriff of co. Limerick 1887.—
Hermitaqe, near Castleconnell, co. Limerick; Maxsy
Lodge, Anglesboro', co. Limerick ; Killakee, co. Dublin.

Heir, his son Hugh Hamon Charles Georsre. i. 1894 ; m. 1919
" " " ■ * late Richard Leonard, Esq. "'



Margaret, 2nd ";»jj-^"j'^_''^= »^:^ij^'j;";"5,;^Ji7;^'„;„"°$'^,;; I MASSY-DAWSON, Capt. Francis Evelyn,
1 D.S.O., of Ballynacourtd, co. Tipperary.

Eldest son of Francis Staunton Massy-Dawson, Esq.,
who d. 1908, by Julia Eliza, only dau. of the late T. C.
Gilmour, Esq., of New Orleans, U.S.A. ; i. 1872 ; s. his
cousin George Henry Edward Massy-Dawson, Esq.,
J.P., 1916. Capt. Mas.sy-Dawson is Capt. ret. R.N.
and a Chevalier of the Legion of Kononr.—United
Service Club, s.w.



+MASSY, Hugh Hammon de Moleyns, Esq., 1
of Riversdale, co. Limerick. I

Onlv son of Hugh Hammon George Massy, Esq., of
Riversdale, whofl!. 1918, by Hortense Mary, youngest
dau. of the late Thomas John Ponnefather, Esq., of
Marlow. CO. Tipperary; b. 1895; is Lieut. R. Innis- ^
killing VMStWers.— Riversdale, Tipperary. j



MASSY, Mrs., of Cottesmore, Pembrokesbire. j
Emma Elizabeth Rhys, only child of John Stokes,
Esq.,' J.P. and D L. (only son of the late John .Stokes
Stokes, Esq., of Cuffern, Pembrokeshire), who d. 1888,
by Sophia Elizabeth, who d. 1907, dau. of the late
Francis Edward Gray, Esq.; m. 1881 Arthur Wel-j
lington Massy, Esq. (5th son of the late Edward
Taylor Massy, Esq., J.P. and D.L., of Cottesmore), a'
J.P. for Pembrokeshire, who d. 1916, leaving, with other
issue, a son, * Hugh Royd Stokes, D.S.O., M.C., Major
R.A. ; b. 1884 ; m. 1912 Maud Ina Nest, only dau. of |
Col. Thomas James Roch, formerly R.A., ofLlether,
Pembrokeshire, and has, with other issue, a son, * Hugh i

Peter Stokes, b. ]91i.— Cottesmore, '^«w/


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