Wellington Botanical Gardens Memorial Register
Thomas (Quaker) Mason and Mason oak

photographed by P C Tomlinson on 02/02/2010

photographed by P C Tomlinson on 02/02/2013
GPS 41 17 1.1 S 174 45 43.71 E
photographed by P C Tomlinson on 02/02/2010

Quercus canariensis X robur.

Planted on the 15th May 1994

to commemorate the family reunion of the descendants of

Thomas 'Quaker' Mason

the last Chairman of the Botanic Garden Board 1891

location:

Southern end of the Glenmore Street lawn

Bronze plaque below tree

notes:

The tree was propagated by a descendant of Thomas Mason from an acorn taken from an oak tree originally planted by Thomas Mason at the family home in Taita.

 

A detailed summary of Thomas Mason and also of Alfred Ludlam can be found at http://friendswbg.org.nz/MASON.html

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