General Sir William Henry
Mahon
Male
Ireland
1856-12-31
Castlegar, County Galway, Ireland
1926-08-13
Holyhead, Anglesey, Wales


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From The Times, 16 August 1926:

Obituary – Sir William H. Mahon

Sir William Henry Mahlon, Baronet, of Castlegar, Ahascragh, Co. Galway, died on Friday, in his 70th year. The second son of the Reverend Sir William Vesey Ross Mahon, rector of Rawmarsh, Yorkshire, he was born on December 3 1, 1856, and succeeded as fifth baronet in 1893.

In the South African War he commanded the 4th Battalion the West Yorkshire Regiment, and was awarded the D.S.O. in 1901. Sir William was a magistrate for the West Riding and a magistrate and deputy lieutenant for County Galway, for which he was High Sheriff in 1898.

He married in 1905 the Honourable Edith Augusta Dillon, sister of Lord Clonbrock; she survives him with two sons and a daughter. He is succeeded by his elder son, George Edward John, born in 1911.



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Archive statistics 1881 - 1892
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57
36


Tournament wins 1890 - Hull Westbourne Avenue (Amateur)
1886 - Ilkley (Open)
1886 - Burton on Trent (Amateur)
1886 - Hull Westbourne Avenue (Amateur)
1885 - Hull Westbourne Avenue (Amateur)


Tournaments Sheffield - 1892 Yorkshire Championships - 1891 Leicester - 1890 Ilkley - 1890 Hull Westbourne Avenue - 1890 Sheffield - 1889 Burton on Trent - 1889 Darlington - 1889 Staffordshire - 1889 Ilkley - 1888 County Dublin Championships - 1888 Fitzwilliam Club Championships - 1887 Ilkley - 1886 Burton on Trent - 1886 Chapel Allerton - 1886 Hull Westbourne Avenue - 1886 Irish Championships - 1885 Leicester - 1885 Edgbaston - 1885 Worcester - 1885 Hull Westbourne Avenue - 1885 Northern Lawn Tennis Association Tournament - 1884 Darlington - 1882 Doncaster and Barnsdale Athletic and Lawn Tennis C - 1882 Scarborough - 1882 Cheltenham - 1881

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