He was replacing missing bricks in the aqueduct from which the great waterfall flowed. He had placed the bricks he was working with on a small wooden table. When the tempest from the cataclysm struck, he was turned to stone along with all the other citizen's of Daventry. Connor vowed that if it was all within his power he would liberate the good man from his vile condition. The mason had put his bricks on a table near the aqueduct. Connor knocked the mason's bricks from the table into the aqueduct to divert the flow of water and allow access into the secret passage into Castle Daventry. Connor restored the Mason when he fixed the Mask of Eternity. He may have been married to the deceased Mathilda Mason.