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MBF Grand Diamond Award for Lechmere Lodge No 59

At their Zoom meeting on 16th February the Provincial Grand Master was pleased to make a virtual presentation to the Lechmere Lodge of Mark Master Masons No 59.

Earlier in the day the Worshipful Master, W.Bro. Barry Benge, had received a package with a note saying “to be left unopened until instructed”.

When the moment came it was the Provincial Grand Master’s privilege to present the Worshipful Master with the MBF Grand Patron Diamond Award on behalf of all of the members of the Lodge, congratulating the Lodge on their sustained effort to achieve this goal. Read more here.

Provincial Appointments and Promotions 2021-2022

The Provincial Grand Master has been pleased to announce his Provincial Appointments and Promotions for the coming year.

Mark Officers will be invested at the Annual Provincial Meeting on Saturday 12th June 2021, subject to any prevailing Covid restrictions still in force

Those with Provincial Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank will be invested at the Provincial RAM Assembly on Tuesday 18th May 2021.

As always, I am sure we all join our Provincial Rulers in congratulating those who have been appointed and wishing them the best for their year in Office.

Active Ranks
Provincial Grand Master R.W.Bro. EJ Rymer, Prov.G.M.  
Deputy ProvGM Paul Alan Yarnell 1334
Assistant ProvGM Richard John Green 1351
Senior Warden Paul Loy Wong 1334
Junior Warden David John Collett 893
Master Overseer Paul James Rowlands 1938
Senior Overseer Colin Verdun Young 1920
Junior Overseer Richard Kenneth (Rick) Abbotts 667
Chaplain Justin Trevelyan Parker 590
Treasurer Simon Everard Humberstone 977
Registrar Robin Stanton 893
Secretary Adrian Carl Hutt 1135
Director of Ceremonies Stuart James Cameron 59
Almoner James Frederick Peter (Jim) Mulligan 59
Charity Steward Mark John Winfield 330
Inspector of Works Geoffrey Michael (Geoff) Watkins 923
Sword Bearer Michael Harold (Mike) Phillips 1334
Deputy Chaplain Josephus Adwale Davies 667
Deputy Secretary David John Hughes 1623
Deputy DC Derek Wyn Owen 977
Senior Deacon (1) Brian Reginald Chadd 59
Senior Deacon (2) William Ernest (Ernie) Roberts 330
Junior Deacon (1) Michael Anthony (Mike) King 1351
Junior Deacon(2) Philip Albert (Phil) Hill 1135
Assistant Chaplain Keith  Howard Green 1623
Assistant Secretary Gary Vale 667
Assistant DC Julian William Taitt 893
Organist Alexander Michael (Alex) Sinton 59
Standard Bearer Edwin Anthony (Tony) Corfield 1260
Asst. Standard Bearer Gareth James Thomas 1351
Inner Guard Barry Benge 59
Steward (1) Philip Alpheus Ratcliffe 590
Steward (2) Clive Malcolm Hampson 1623
Steward (3) [Barrie] Stuart Rothero 747
Steward (4) Paul Howard Palmer 923
Tyler Sean Warner 923
Non-collar Officers
Information Michael Anthony (Mike) King 1351
IT and Webmaster Neil John Ernest Crabbe 923
Membership Stephen Walker 893
Grand Officer Liaison Brian Philip Scoffield 1351
Demo & Support Team Mark John Winfield 330
Past Ranks
Rule 78 W.Bro. Ian Wolstencroft 1943
  David John Hughes 1623
  Gary Vale 667
Provincial RAMGR Rank (May 2021 onwards)
Provincial Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank William Ernest (Ernie) Roberts 330
Provincial Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank Jeremy James Hancox 330
Provincial Royal Ark Mariner Grand Rank Trevor Rodway Barnes 977

With fraternal regards and best wishes to you and yours.

Update 15th June – Please see below the updated guidance for holding online business meetings.

Seven Step Process For Holding A Virtual Business Meeting
Seven Step Process For Holding A Virtual Business Meeting
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