Senior Officers of the Royal Arch

The Royal Arch Provincial of West Lancashire is headed by the Grand Superintendent Tony Harrison. Tony is assisted by Paul Renton who is his Deputy Grand Superintendent, Christopher Butterfield the Second Provincial Grand Principal and Rev Canon Godfrey Hirst Third Provincial Grand Principal, and six Assistants to the Provincial Grand Principals.

  • Paul Renton
    Deputy Grand Superintendent

  • Chris Butterfield
    Second Provincial Grand Principal

  • Tony Harrison
    Grand Superintendent
    History and Masonic CV

  • Rev Canon Godfrey Hirst
    Third Provincial Grand Principal

  • Sam Robinson
    Assistant to the Pr  G  Principals
    Responsible for the Bootle, Garston,
    Gladstone, Woolton and Liverpool Groups.

  • Tony Hall
    Assistant to the Pr  G  Principals
    Responsible for the Chorley and
    District,
    Leyland and District,
    Ormskirk and District
    and Southport Groups.

  • Colin Rowling
    Assistant to the Pr  G  Principals
    Responsible for the Eccles and
    District,
    South Eastern,
    St Helens and Prescot,
    Widnes and Warrington Groups.

  • Duncan Smith
    Assistant to the Pr  G  Principals
    Responsible for the North and South
    Fylde and Blackpool Groups.

  • Mike Threlfall
    Assistant to the Pr  G  Principals
    Responsible for the Wigan and
    District, Preston and Leigh Groups.

  • Barrie Crossley
    Assistant to the Pr  G  Principals
    Responsible for the Furness and South Lakeland and
    Lancaster and District Groups.


  • Peter Taylor
    Provincial Grand Scribe Ezra

  • David Thomas
    Provincial Grand
    Director of Ceremonies