MAHON, Gilbert

1865 - 1947

Gilber Mahon

Born at Rawmarsh, Yorkshire on 7 October 1865, son of Sir William Vessey Ross Mahon, 4th bart. (1813-1893), and his wife Jane née King (1838-1895), who married on 12 October 1853 and were an Anglo/Irish family. He married at Paddington, London on 19 March 1895, Fanny Blakeney (1863-1931), who was born in Galway, Ireland. As a partner, with brothers Edward (18621937) and John Fitzgerald Mahon (18581942), in the 'Prospecting Syndicate of British Columbia Ltd.', of Vancouver he lived and travelled extensively to North America and Canada but in 1911, a 45 year old 'of independent means' living at Sudbrooke Cottage, Ham Common, Ham, Surrey with his 47 year old wife Fanny [Frances]. He exhibited at the Ipswich Art Club in 1932 from the Conservative Club, St James's Street, London two oil paintings 'Farmyard' and 'Walberswick'. He died at New Forest, Hampshire on the 2 January 1947.