George Mossop, 1860 - c1940


Son of William Mossop,  and Elizabeth, baptised 5/8/1860.


George and his brother John were said to have carved a stone lion (couchant) which was in a wall at Nether Wasdale.  MHB remembers seeing it on the end of a garden wall.  When he enquired about it in the village (1999) he was told that someone had attempted to steal it and it had been moved to a safe place some distance away.  No more details were forthcoming!

George was ordained as a minister in the Methodist Church.

He emigrated to Canada  (perhaps Toronto?) and lived to an age of about 80 years.

He had at least one daughter, called Florence.

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