MASON Alfred

Posted on: February 27th, 2018 by Reg Jackson

Born c1881 in Chelsea, London (11C).

1898 From 1898 he was serving in the navy, initially on the Impregnable. When he signed up he gave his occupation as a painter (PRO UK Royal Navy Register of Seaman’s Services, 1855-1928).
1911 Stoneware potter labourer, 7 Prewitt Place, St Mary Redcliffe parish (30), living with his wife Florence (30), born in Bedminster, Beatrice (9), born in Bedminster, Alfred (7), Gladys (5), Ernest (3) and Victor (5 mths), all born in St Mary Redcliffe parish (11C).
1921 6 Oct. Alfred Mason (41) of Ship Lane, a kiln hand at a local pottery, was accused of assault by his wife. She described repeated acts of brutal cruelty and was living separately from him at Wellington Court, Cathay. Every resident in the street signed a petition against his behaviour. He was sent to prison for 6 months with hard labour (Western Daily Press).

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