'Mason05'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Mason of Necton

(1) Carthew identifies the arms of the following family as "Argent, a fess, and in chief two leopards' heads azure", sometimes implaled (for Miller) "Ermine, three wolves' heads gules".
(2) Carthew shows 3 unconnected families which were in fact probably closely connected but with the connection not known.
Paul Miller alias Mason 'the younger' of Necton (bpt 16.08.1562, bur 03.05.1617)
m. Joan
1. Richard Miller alias Mason of Necton (bpt 27.05.1585, d before 30.05.1645)
  m. (04.08.1618) Ann Scott (d before 25.08.1666)
  A. Priscilla Miller alias Mason (b 1624, bur 08.10.1657)
  m. Owen Pretheroe of Palgrave
  B.+ other issue - John (bpt 06.05.1627), Richard, Philippa (b 1637)
2. Paul Miller alias Mason (bpt 18.04.1591)
  m. Mary (bur 02.02.1620-1)
3. William Miller alias Mason (bpt 21.04.1594, d before 21.08.1651)
  m. Elizabeth Gay (a 1651, dau/heir of John Gay (clerk))
  A. Richard Mason (b by 1673, d 1703)
  B. Elizabeth Mason
  m. Nicholas Tinkler
  C. Anne Mason (bpt 20.04.1627)
  m. Thomas Bilby
4. Jane Miller alias Mason (b 1596)
  m. (1623) Edward Case
5.+ other issue - Stephen (b 1587), Joane (b 06.05.1588), Cecily (b 1592-3), Margaret, Susan (b 1596)



We show the following family 'for the sake of completeness' even though we do not have a connection to it from elsewhere in the database.
Thomas Miller alias Mason of Necton (d by 1625?)
m1. (30.05.1568) Margaret Brand
1.+ issue - William (bpt 21.12.1572), Richard (bpt 21.11.1574), Thomas (bpt 1579), Katherine (bpt 16.01.1568-9), Agnes (bpt 1570-1), Martha (bpt 1578), Mary (bpt 1586)
m2. (by 1599) Catharine Burlingham



?? Mason
1. Richard Mason of Necton (d before 08.09.1691)
2. William Mason of Castleacre (d after 27.08.1688)
  m. Agnes
  A. Richard Mason of Necton
  B John Mason of Necton (d before 03.07.1694)
  m. Katherine Pell of Dersingham
  i. Thomas Mason of Swaffham (d before 01.04.1748, grocer, younger son?)
m. Mady Bodham (dau of Thomas Bodham of Swaffham)
  a. William Mason of Necton Hall
  m. Elizabeth Blomefield (dau of Rev. Francis Blomefield of Fersfield ("the Norfolk historian"))
  (1) William Mason of Necton Hall (d 14.08.1835)
  m. (08.11.1787) Elizabeth Columbine (d 12.01.1849, dau/heir of Rev. Paul Columbine)
  (A) William Mason of Necton, Sheriff of Norfolk (a 1850, d unm, Lt. Colonel)
  (B) George Mason, later Blomefield (d unm 18.06.1871, Lt. Colonel, 4th son)
  (C) Henrietta Katherine Mason (d 31.10.1879)
  m. (06.1825) Rev. Charles Vernon Holme Sumner
  (D)+ other issue (d unm) - John, Henry (RN), Elizabeth (d 17.12.1878)
  b. Mary Mason
  m. John Marcon of Swaffham
  c. Susanna Maria Mason
  m. Francis Columbine, Mayor of Norwich (b 1725-6, d 24.02.1808)
  ii.+ other issue - William of Necton (d before 03.08.1755), Richard of Necton (dspm before 18.06.1703)

Main source(s): 'West and East Bradenham' (G.A. Carthew, 1883, 'Pedigree of Mason of Necton', p159+)
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