purplecat: Faded B&W of a Child with a decorative border (General:Genealogy)
2019-02-14 08:15 pm

Throwback Thursday: Masonic Acroutrements

We currently have a great deal of B's father's possessions (consisting mostly of photos and equipment for performing eye tests) on the kitchen table. Amongst it was the below. Jonathan Sellers was B's great great grandfather. He started out as a "Bobbin and Shuttle Maker" but by the time of his death was being described as a "Timber Merchant".

A leather pouch with a broken clasp with the words `Jonathan Sellers' Mariners Lodge 249 stamped on it and a symbol I assume to be masonic
More pictures under the Cut )