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    Duncan attends Swinton Chapter convocation

    The principle guest for the installation meeting of the Swinton Chapter No 6100 held at Swinton Masonic Hall was Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals Duncan Smith. On arrival, Duncan was welcomed by Eccles Group Vice Chairman Patrick Walsh who presented Duncan with a bag of the traditional Eccles cakes to which he gratefully received. […]

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    Stanley of Bickerstaffe Chapter installation

    The companions of Stanley of Bickerstaffe Chapter No 3511 and their many guests, held their installation convocation at Ormskirk Masonic Hall and for this occasion the chapter was honoured by the presence of Malcolm Warren as the representative of the Grand Superintendent Tony Harrison. For the meeting Malcolm was accompanied by the Ormskirk and Bootle […]

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    David is installed at Egerton Chapter

    Companions and friends witnessed the installation of David Hill as first principal at the meeting of Egerton Chapter No 2216 held at Elm Bank Masonic Hall. The principal guest was Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals Chris Butterfield PGStdB who was accompanied by grand officer Dave Walmsley PGStdB, Jim Hardman PrGStwd and Eccles Group Vice Chairman […]

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    Peace and Unity installs its next master

    A successful ballot at the previous meeting saw the Lodge of Peace and Unity No 314 install Ian Crawford Walton as the next master of the lodge. The principal guest of the evening was Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Randerson. He was supported by Past Provincial Grand Master Peter Hosker, Past Deputy Provincial Grand Masters […]

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    David takes the chair for the third time

    David Catterall returned to the chair of Halcyon Lodge No 6500 for the third time and the lodge was honoured by the presence of Assistant Provincial Grand Master Derek Parkinson and Past Assistant Provincial Grand Master Bill Seddon. They were accompanied by grand officers Ian Greenwood, Stan Rigby and Chairman of Preston Group Stephen Bolton. They […]

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    Principals proclaimed at Fermor Hesketh

    The companions and visitors of Fermor Hesketh Chapter No 1350 gathered at the Litherland Masonic Hall to witness Kenneth (Ken) Meath being proclaimed as first principle for a second year. The companions were pleased and honoured to have the presence of Anthony (Tony) Hall, Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals as their principal guest for […]

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    Brian goes around the block again

    The brethren and guests of Atherton Lodge No 4488 assembled for their 859th regular meeting at Leigh Masonic Hall for the glorious occasion of, and to celebrate, the installation of Brian Brittain into the chair of King Solomon. The principal guest representing the Provincial Grand Master Tony Harrison was Assistant Provincial Grand Master David Randerson. […]

  • Eric becomes first principal

    The installation meeting of Old Masonians West Lancashire Chapter No 7702, to install Eric Miller into the first principal’s chair, was attended by almost 30 members and guests. The chapter was opened in the traditional style by Malcolm Alexander, the installing first principal and the usual administration was undertaken. Malcolm announced that Samuel Boardman had […]