Vera Lillian Mason

18 February 1913–September 1953 (Age 40)
Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Vera Lillian

When Vera Lillian Mason was born on 18 February 1913, in Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom, her father, Ernest Mason, was 29 and her mother, Amy Farncombe, was 27. She married Frederick Cyril Benge in September 1938, in Fulham, London, England, United Kingdom. She died in September 1953, in St Albans, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 40.

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Frederick Cyril Benge
Vera Lillian Mason
Marriage: September 1938

Spouse and Children

    Frederick Cyril Benge



September 1938
Fulham, London, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

    Ernest Mason


    Amy Farncombe




World Events (8)


Age 1

Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.
1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

Age 1

After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

Age 11

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

Name Meaning

1 English and Scottish: occupational name for a stonemason, Middle English, Old French mas(s)on. Compare Machen . Stonemasonry was a hugely important craft in the Middle Ages.2 Italian (Veneto): from a short form of Masone .3 French: from a regional variant of maison ‘house’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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