Thomas Wilfred Mason

Settler of township lots: Lot 9, Conc. 5, Stanhope

Location: Location: Map point is the farm house at 1125 Boshkung Lake Road

Land acquisition: 1942 from Alfred Ernest Mason. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 76).

Other land:

  • Lot 7, Conc. 5, Stanhope - 1948 from Alfred E. Mason. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 62).
  • Lot 5, Conc. 5, Stanhope - 1948 from Angus Coulter. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Image 76).
  • North half Lots 9 & 10, Conc. 6, Stanhope - 1937 from Clifford Barry to Thomas Wilfred Mason & Elvin Johnson. Ontario Land Parcel Register - Stanhope (Images 29 & 32).

Dates of residency:

  • 1942 until his death in 1994

Interesting facts:

Go to Stanhope Museum on Facebook and read weekly excerpts transcribed from the daily diaries of Stanhope farmer Wilfred Mason.

First landowner: 1875 James Hewitt from The Crown

Succeeding landowner:

Link to Settlers of Algonquin Highlands family tree

Wilfred Mason - June harrison 1971 engagement. Owner/Source Lydia Coulter Scrapbook Collection - Book 8, Pg 12, File name Wilfred Mason June Harrison engagement 1971 LC8 pg 12.jpg

Photo 1: Students 1918 Bottom row, second from right is Wilfred Mason; top left back row is Myra Mason; top right third in is Dick Hewitt (Peter Hewitt's dad). Photo taken by Margaret Hewitt (Coulter), the teacher in 1918. Source: Peter Hewitt's Photo Collection 'hewitt001'

Photo 2:

Photo 3: Standing Left to right - Alfred Mason, Sarah Mason, Wilfred Mason, Muriel Brown, Jamie Chambers, Doug Brown, Frank Chambers. Front row Left to right - Keith Chambers, Norma Chambers, Madelaine Bailey, Myra Mason, Bill Chambers, Nellie Chambers, Alice Chambers. Wilfred married June Harrison when he was 61 and he was 20 years older than June. They did not have children. Source: Peter Hewitt’s Photo Collection ‘Mason.doc'

Photo 4: Masons & Davies: see verso: Wilfred Mason, Myra Mason, Sarah Mason, Gladys Davies - daughter, Lizzie Davies – m – Alfred Davis. Source: Peter Hewitt’s Photo Collection ‘Masons & Davies'.