This section shows on the far right that the B in last
column referred to BLIND!!! To see larger picture of 2 Blind,
right click on it then select "view image".
diretly below half way down the page we find this entry:
the street name space has been removed.
Elizabeth Masons marriages said to be many!?? She
could easily have afforded a divorce from first husband too.
m1 ? probably to Henry James Duff, June q 1894, Brentford 3a/92 - one man of the same name aged 32 died <Brentford in Dec q. 1895
m2 Francis ARNOLD aged 48 journalist in 1901 census born Germany - NI
I think Elizabeth Mason m. Francis Arnold in June q. 1895 Brentford,[ in Middlesex] 3a/216
- need to send off for this to prove it.
Certainly both their names are on the same page in the same volume. on freebdm -
and there area only 4 names on it in all. sept 2008 Liz
Her father James Mason Jr. born c 1839 was the son of Sarah Richmond and James Mason, mariner of
Maldon, Essex. Her mother was Elizabeth Glasscock, born at Great Saling, Essex very near Braintree.
James and Elizabeth Mason have been currently documented as living at:
Witham, Rochford and Cressing near
Braintree, Essex. James Mason Jr. died 1916, tombstone in the churchyard of All Saints, Cressing, [recorded
1991] states "headstone of James Mason 'for 45 years a faithful official of the Great Eastern Railway Company”.
We know that he was an accountant according to the census below and
from Gilbert Hember’s note on back of
Elizabeth Arnold's 1921 Xmas photograph.
James Mason Jr., had three children, all of whom we believe died without issue.
Elizabeth Mason born c1869 Witham, Essex [from 1881 Census] and
Sidney Mason Reg. Dist. Witham born June quarter 1871 Reg. District, 4a, page 336, and
Frank Victor Mason born Witham Reg. District, Dec quarter 1874.
|see “Middlesex County Times,” April 29th,
Madame ELIZABETH ARNOLD.
The Travels and Writings
of a former Ealing Resident.
In 1913, Mme. Elizabeth Arnold
started on a second Indian tour, during which she had the constant
encouragement of Mrs. E. G. Coyle, Sir Malcolm Hailey, Sir John Maynard,
and many others. Already in the spring of 1914 she began to write her poetry
of the Vedant; .....
“Kavita Kaumundi” (Title
“Moonlight Poet”). She, had continued her books in a quiet spot in the
Himalayas, under the aegis of Sir John Maynard, then Commissioner of Lahore.
He was much interested, and writes that he had “many opportunities
Madame Arnold has also been
busy on Japan and in recognition of her articles - ”The Women of Japan,”“Japanese
Culture” and “Women and Great Ideas” (this latter appeared under her English
pseudonym, Lola Hoy, in the “Daily Mail,” Feb. 11, 1921. She was invited
to meet His Imperial Highness the Crown Prince of Japan ........
Further research into the public records for Elizabeth Mason’s life events:
In 1901 Census, found Elizabeth :
Arnold age 30, born Essex, Witham, Census of Middlesex, Ealing W. occ. Pianist & Piano ...
Search for the Marriage of James Mason Jr. - Registered for Sep quarter
[as there were only 3 entries on this page- for 2 men and this one woman named Elizabeth was born Great
Saling very near Braintree.] I am sure these 2 below married, BDM Registered:
GLASSCOCK Elizabeth, Braintree # 4a, 489, MASON James, Braintree # 4a489
Search for the Marriage/s of Elizabeth Mason b c 1869 got
Elizabeth Mason - later known as Madame Arnold is said to have married more than once. So a search of
public records has been made but nothing found is convincing that these records below relate to our cousin
but may do...?
see above in red marriage to a Mr Arnold has been found. first name Francis born Germany c 1850