November 2019 archive

A special night for Haywra Lodge of Mark Master Masons No 525, 5th November 2019

Well, not just for Brother Nigel Dyson, the Master Elect but also for the Representative of the Provincial Grand Master, see later. The Lodge firstly received a Eulogy in respect of W.Bro.Gerald Bickerdike. given in very warm and sincere tones by Brother Tim Wilkinson and the brethren stood in respect of departed merit. The Lodge was then opened in due form by the Worshipful Master, W.Bro. Andrew Darling, the Minutes were confirmed and the Accounts …

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MBF Provides further support for Flood Victims in South Yorkshire

The Mark Benevolent Fund has donated £20,000 to the South Yorkshire Community Foundation, the body organising the main flood relief appeal. This matches a similar amount donated by the MCF, and a further £10,000 from the Craft charity. The Provincial Grand Master said it was good to see the Masonic Family working together for a common cause.

Wharfedale Lodge of Mark Master Masons No. 1027, Escorted Visit

November 7th gathering together from across the Province, Mark Master Masons heading for Westbourne House, some quicker than others. The reason, one of the worst days on record for rainfall in the Sheffield/ Doncaster area.. Well I could say so what as I was travelling north from Wakefield away from all the devastation. But unfortunately, W.Bro. Andrew Simpson, Worshipful Master of the Wharfedale Lodge had been working in Sheffield and was stuck.  Then the news, fortunately, …

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A Memorable celebration of ‘Sixties Music’ in the company of John Whitworth

As part of his Charitable Fundraising activities, W. Bro. John assisted by his hard- working wife Carol, held two concerts at Pontefract Masonic Hall. These were on the 26th October, when forty-nine attended and the 2nd November when the Hall was virtually full with seventy-eight eager to have a sing along. They included Mark Master Masons and their Ladies but also members of a Choir where John is a member. As usual it began at …

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Installation, James Bramley Morley Lodge of M.M.M. No. 1905

The culmination of a year that the Worshipful Master, W.Bro. John Edward Ryder Davies can be proud of as Brethren gathered at Blenheim House on the 6thNovember. This was to witness him passing the reins to the Senior Warden, Bro. Martin Wallace in the presence of the Provincial Grand Master, R.W.Bro. James Steggles G.M.R.A.C. who, after the opening procedures was, upon a report, admitted accompanied by W.Bro. Sam Carris, Elected member of the Charity Executive. The main …

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