September 2009 archive

Consecration of Morley Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners No. 1905

Following the consecration of Morley Lodge of Mark Master Masons No. 1905 on 23rd September 2009 the Provincial Grand Master, Right Worshipful Brother James Bennett Truswell undertook the pleasant duty of consecrating Morley Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners No. 1905 on Tuesday 13th October 2009. The new Lodge is to be attached to the Mark Lodge and in similar fashion to become the first Royal Ark Mariner daylight Lodge in the Province meeting at 11.00am …

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Consecration of Morley Lodge of Mark Master Masons No. 1905

The last Mark Lodge to be consecrated in our Province was Aireferry Lodge No. 1769 in Goole on 2nd March 1996. After a request by the Provincial Grand Master, Right Worshipful Brother James Bennett Truswell, to investigate the need for a Mark and a Royal Ark Mariner daylight Lodge, Right Worshipful Brother Brian Morris Batty, Past Provincial Grand Master and Very Worshipful Brother Brian Addy adopted the proposal and identified a desire from Brethren for …

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Aireferry Escorted Visit

The first escorted visit for the new acting officers took place on 21 September 2009 at Aireferry Lodge MMM, Goole under the watchful eye of our Provincial Grand Master. It was a very proud occasion for all the team being able to escort our PGM into the temple with much solemnity and dignity. It is almost 13 years since Aireferry was consecrated and the Worshipful Master, W Bro A M Carroll, and all his team …

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Cleeves & Whitehead Holiday to Blackpool

13th – 18th September 2009 A party of 40 Mark Masons, relatives and dependants enjoyed a 5 day holiday at the Sheraton Hotel, Blackpool, sponsored by the Cleeves and Whitehead Trust. The holiday makers left Brighouse on Sunday 13th September and returned on Friday the 18th after a very enjoyable stay in the company and care of our Welfare Officers Judith Mann, Freda Buxton and Bro. Phillip Mann who, as always, provided sterling and very …

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Mark Inter Provincial Golf Match West Yorks v’s Yorkshire N&E

Oakdale Golf Club, Oakdale Moor, Harrogate Thursday 3rd September 2009 The combination of the threat from the North and East team and a very, very windy day at The Oaks in Harrogate, the venue for the annual match, led to an extremely nervous West Yorkshire team. So the twelve just men from West Yorkshire (or should that be just twelve men) assembled on the first tee. W Bro Bob Corfield was there to give his …

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