June 2010 archive

Visit to Mark Grand Lodge 2010

Over 100 of West Yorkshire’s brethren made the trip to Grand Lodge by train and car; the majority on the East Coast train that called at Leeds, Wakefield and Doncaster for a duration of just over two hours to King’s Cross. On arrival at Grand Lodge, the splendour of which we had only ever seen before in pictures was everything we had hoped it would be. When we entered the Temple, which is absolutely magnificent, …

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Grand Honours 2010

At the Annual Grand Lodge Investiture Meeting, held at Freemasons Hall on Tuesday 8th June 2010, the Most Worshipful Grand Master appointed or promoted to Grand Rank, the following Worshipful Brethren from our Province.   Malcolm Jeffery Forrest Assistant Grand Organist Edward Keith Patnick Past Grand Junior Overseer Keith Hardwick Trott Past Grand Junior Overseer John Morgan Past Grand Senior Deacon William Richardson Past Grand Senior Deacon Gilbert Ayodele Jarret Past Assistant Grand Director of …

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Demonstration of the Old York Workings, Britannia Lodge

When the South Yorkshire Association of Installed Masters in the Degree of Mark Master Masons was formed one of its objectives was “to further the interests of Mark Masonry by any means that may be mutually agreed”. The first President, Bro. Geoffrey Le Pla, wished to see an old Mark Ritual performed. He had copies of an opening and closing of a MMM Lodge circa 1850 and a copy of a Ceremony of Advancement from …

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