'Mason06'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Mason of Aldenham Lodge, Mason of Leicester
[We are not aware of any connection beween the families shown below. They share the page for our convenience.]

Nichols starts with the following Richard who "had several brothers and sisters".
Richard Mason of Leicester (d 26.03.1668)
m. Emmet Oneby (bpt 26.03.1631, d 28.02.1706-7, dau of John Oneby of Hinckley)
1. Richard Mason of Leicester (b 12.12.1653, d 23.02.1690, 2nd son)
  m. Anne Jarman (d 1733, m2. John Burdett of Leicester)
  A. Anne Mason (b 1680)
  m. (19.05.1699) William Pick (bur 21.01.1705)
  i. Anne Pick (bpt 01.09.1704, d 30.12.1776)
  m. Nathaniel Morris of Melton Mowbray (d 1744)
  a. William Morris (bpt 17.02.1740, a 1804)
  m. (27.07.1775) Anne Green (b 02.11.1746, a 1804)
  (1)+ issue - Charles (b 01.08.1776, d 02.09.1776), Charles (b 30.05.1779, d 23.047.1779), William Henry (b 10.09.1781, d 16.08.1782), Nathaniel (b 11.09.1789, d 12.09.1799), Anne (b 26.03.1777, d 09.04.1778), Elizabeth (b 21.09.1780, d 19.01.1781), Eliza (b 17.06.1785, a 1804)
  b. Anne Morris (bpt 21.02.1733, a 1804)
  m. (1777) William Mason of Garthorpe (b 1728-9, d 14.04.1779)
  ii.+ other issue (dsp) - Jarman, Richard, William
  B Dorothy Mason (b 1682, d c1734)
  m. (1707) William Cradock
2. George Mason (bpt 19.05.1665, d by 1722)
  A. Catharine Mason (d 05.1771)
  m. James Gough (d c1755, stockbroker)
  i. John Gough (dsp)
3. Emmet Mason (b 04.047.1656)
  m. _ Ewin
  A. Joan Ewin
  m1. _ Wyndham
  m2. _ Wray
  B. Mary Ewin
  m. Thomas Neal
  C. Elizabeth Ewin
  m. William Worrall
4. Anne Mason (b 08.10.1658)
  m. Rev. Henry Courtis
  A. daughter
  m. Rev. _ Hooper of Leicestershire
  i. Isaac Hooper (plumber in Watling Street)
  ii. Diana Hooper
  m. Isaac Fawcett (verger of St. Paul's)
5. Dorothy Mason (b 09.09.1663)
  m. George Savile
  A.+ issue - George (of Staple Inn), Charles, Richard
6.+ other issue - John (b 05.11.1652, d unm), William (b 1666, d 11.1677), Elizabeth (b 20.08.1660, d unm 1694)



BLG1879 identifies the arms of the following family as "Per fess erm. and az., a lion rampant with two heads counterchanged". That indicates that there may have been a connection with the family shown on Mason02.
John Mason of Porters, Hertfordshire (b 09.03.1686)
m. (23.02.1728) Emilia Wade (dau of Field Marshall (George) Wade)
1. John Mason 'of Greenwich'
m. (02.06.1757) Elizabeth Finch (dau of John Finch, son of Daniel, 2nd Earl of Nottingham)
  A. Bryant Mason 'of Bushey' (d 02.1809, 2nd son)
  m. (20.06.1785) Elizabeth Browne (dau of Colonel Samuel Browne)
  i. John Finch Mason of Aldenham Lodge, Watford, Hertfordshire (b 12.10.1788, d 16.04.1853) had issue
  m1. (24.08.1813) Mary Cox (d 11.06.1819, dau of Colonel Samiel Cox of Sandford Park by Cateret d'Auvergne)
  m2. (01.03.1821, sp) Jane Cottrell Dormer (dau of Sir Clement Cottrell Dormer of Rousham)
  ii. Elizabeth Mason (d 29.03.1870)
  m. (24.04.1817) Robert Montgomery
  iii. Charlotte Mason
  m. F. Allen
  iv. Anne Mason
  m. Rev. James Acland Templer
  v. Emily Mason
  m. W. Pollard
  vi.+ other issue - Francis, Henry Browne (Captain RN), George Frederick (captain), Thomas (Rector of Shapwick)
  B.+ other issue - Finch (b 09.05.1758, d 01.07.1796), Elizabeth, Charlotte, Emilia, Georgiana
2.+ other issue - George, William, Emilia, Elizabeth

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section : 'History and Antiquities of the County of Leicester' (John Nichols, vol 3, part 2, 1804, 'Pedigree of Mason of Leicester', p1184)
(2) For lower section : BLG1879 ('Mason of Aldenham Lodge')
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