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Mark Master Masons of Surrey
Visit to the Provincial Mark Grand Lodge Of Middlesex

In October 2018 a number of Surrey Mark Masons attended the Annual Meeting of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of Middlesex held at the Royal Masonic School for Girls, Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire.

The delegation from Surrey included the Provincial Grand Master, the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, the two Assistant Provincial Grand Masters and the Provincial Grand Secretary.

Visit to the Provincial Mark Grand Lodge Of Middlesex

Also present were a number of Surrey Mark Masons who are also members of Middlesex Mark Lodges including W.Bro. John Billett of Collingwood Lodge of Mark Master Masons, Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies (Middx.).

The meeting was opened by RW.Bro. Edward R Garty, who received their Travelling Keystone and took the minutes of the last meeting. He then welcomed the distinguished guests of the Province.

The RW Provincial Grand Master then re-appointed W.Bro. David C White, PGSD, as Deputy Provincial Grand Master and VW.Bro Steven M Vanhinsbergh, PGJO, as Assistant Provincial Grand Master. After thanking W.Bro. John M Edwards, PGJD, for everything he had done for the Mark Province of Middlesex over many years as Assistant Provincial Grand Master the RW Provincial Grand Master obligated, invested and installed W.Bro. Peter J Hyde as Assistant Provincial Grand Master.

Visit to the Provincial Mark Grand Lodge Of Middlesex

After investing his Officers the RW Provincial Grand Master addressed Provincial Grand Lodge. Provincial Grand Lodge was then closed in due form. After the meeting the Mark Master Masons of the Province of Middlesex and their guests sat down to a splendid lunch in the dining room of the Royal Masonic School for Girls.

Article and photos by Chris Eley