Masons galore and not a brickie in sight!

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Where: Waterford, Ireland

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This fine group of the Free Mason group taken by Mr. Poole shows them in their regalia and probably in their rankings also? Who were they and have we seen any of them before when we met the society personnel of the Waterford region?

Photographer: A. H. Poole

Collection: Poole Photographic Studio, Waterford

Date: Catalogue range c.1901-1954. Likely early in range.

NLI Ref: POOLEWP 0708b

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    • 31/Jan/2019 08:55:31

    Mr G. Todd might be one of them - from the catalogue "Mr. G. Todds Masonic group".

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    abandoned railways

    • 31/Jan/2019 09:01:03

    Royal Shamrock Lodge, Waterford Address: 1 Waterside Sq., Waterside, Waterford Constituted: 1795 Originally warranted as 817 in 1795; exchanged for 32 in 1843.

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    abandoned railways

    • 31/Jan/2019 09:21:27 ..Captain Todd had a daughter Eliza, and when she was five years old (in 1881), her mother died (aged 31), and Eliza was sent from her home in Wales to London. Meanwhile her grandfather, Captain W.L. Pearn had retired in Waterford, bought a pub at the top of Exchange Street (on the right hand side), and lived at No.7 William Street. Eliza Todd came to Waterford and worked at Poole's Photographic shop on the Quay'

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    • 31/Jan/2019 09:31:09

    [] According to the marriage record, her father was George Todd.

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    National Library of Ireland on The Commons

    • 31/Jan/2019 09:58:41

    [] Here are the Preans and Todds in the 1901 Census in William Street.

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    O Mac

    • 31/Jan/2019 14:21:09

    If anyone still needs to be woken up... here's the Dubliners with their version of The Masons Apron.

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    Robert Jack Images

    • 31/Jan/2019 19:58:53

    oh that silly protestant ascendancy.

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    • 31/Jan/2019 22:52:52

    I was invited to give a presentation and later to join. I don't wear an apron and just not into secret handshakes.

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    • 01/Feb/2019 12:54:35 that is the sort of sectarian comment that a National Library site does not need

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    Karin Joy Passmore

    • 02/Feb/2019 15:18:41

    Freemasonry: a heretical religion.

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    • 21/Mar/2019 22:13:00

    Beautiful old pictures