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Dewsbury RAM No. 641, A triumph for the Installing Commander, W. Bro. John, ‘Noddy’ Fitzpatrick

Posted Jason Cunningham on  1 July, 2022
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Time for a new pair of hands at the tiller and several vessels moored at the quayside in Dewsbury, Monday the 21st June, to witness  the hand over.  A number of the regular Crew absent on leave, the Director of Ceremonies, now Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies, W. Bro. Andrew Brown sought to press some crew and visitors into service. With a wonderful turn of phrase, ‘we need a Senior Deacon  and John Davies you

Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons Tuesday 7th June 2022

Posted Jason Cunningham on  17 June, 2022
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A wonderful day at Great Queens Street. Brethren from all around the World gathering with one purpose, to attend and support the Brethren who were to receive Grand Rank appointments.There were six Brethren in total from our wonderful Province:Appointment to Acting Grand RankW.Bro. Andrew J. Brown – Dep.G.D.C.- Eland No.493First Appointments to Acting Grand RankW.Bro. Paul Gareth Bowen – A.G.Org. – Fearnley No.58W.Bro. Stephen Spooner – G.Stwd. – Brighouse No.753First Appointments to Past RankW.Bro.Ian N.E.Lewis

Installation at the West Yorkshire Mark Provincial Grand Stewards Lodge No.2018. 

Posted Jason Cunningham on  17 June, 2022
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Wednesday 8th June 2022.  The Pontefract Masonic Hall was the setting for its first installation after its Consecration in November 2021 and, was well attended. The meeting was opened the Worshipful Master Worshipful Brother F. Lesley Davey.  The Brethren then stood in a few moments of silence to departed Brethren; the Assistant Grand Master Right Worshipful Brother Stephen Davison and Worshipful Brother David H Lees.  Various Lodge business was then dealt with including a successful ballot for 8 joining members. A report was given the Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies Worshipful Brother Andrew Brown

Huddersfield and Halifax Installed Masters Association 

Posted Jason Cunningham on  17 June, 2022
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The re-arranged H&H.I.M.A. AGM was held on Monday 30th May 2022 at the Assembly Rooms, Brighouse. The attendees at the committee type meeting were the Lodge I.M.A.Representatives and interested Past I.M.A. Presidents. On this occasion there was no pre meeting dinner. The outgoing President, Worshipful Brother Lance Milburn reported that the past year or so had been exceedingly difficult due to covid. Since activity had restarted, he thanked the members who had attended the visits for their support. Although Lodge meeting attendances were down and patience was needed, now was

Brighouse Lodge of Mark Master Masons No.753.  One Hundred not out!

Posted Jason Cunningham on  15 June, 2022
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The Lodge celebrated its Centenary on Monday 13th of June 2022.  It actually being consecrated on the 25th of February 1922 and, is still batting very strongly indeed!  A 6.00 p.m. start and the Brethren were eager to get to the crease.  The Lodge was swiftly opened, and the dispensation read.  The Worshipful Master Worshipful Brother Steve Spooner then paid tribute to Right Worshipful Brother Stephen Davison Assistant Grand Master.  The Brethren standing for a few moments of silence in respect for the much-loved and respected departed Brother. Various