Ned Mason's headstone
Collection:Clonbrock
Year:1899
Description:A photograph of Ned Mason's headstone. This man was an uncle to John Mason, the 'park keeper'. John was the third generation of his family to perform this role. The engraving on the headstone reads, "In memory of Edward Mason. Born 20th January 1863. Died 17th February 1896. Formerly forester at Castlegar. Erected by Sir William H. Mahon as a tribute to his high character and faithful services". There is an older headstone behind this one, and there are trees in the background. The photograph was taken in 1899.