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An Official Visit to Lingfield Lodge

In September, W.Bro. Tim Ford, Provincial Grand Secretary, made an Official Visit to Lingfield Lodge of Mark Master Masons and Lingfield Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners No. 1419. Also present as a was W.Bro. Chris Eley, Past Assistant Provincial Grand Master.

The afternoon started off with a Royal Ark Mariner meeting where the Worshipful Commander, W.Bro. Chris Da-Silva_Skinner, welcomed the Official Visitor, who was saluted with 3.

The main item on the agenda was to Proclaim W.Bro. Chris Da-Silva_Skinner as Worshipful Commander for the ensuing year. The Worshipful Commander then appointed and invested his officers.

An Official Visit to Lingfield Lodge

The Official Visitor presented the Worshipful Commander with a MBF Vice Patron collaret thanking the Lodge for their continued support for the Festival.

An Official Visit to Lingfield Lodge

A Lodge of Mark Master Masons was then opened by the Worshipful Master, W.Bro. Wally Maynard, PProvGStwd, who welcomed the Official Visitor and other guests. W.Bro. Tim Ford was again saluted with 3.

A ballot for Advancement was conducted in respect of Bro. Dale Kevan Brunt a member of Friendship and Welcome Lodge No 6495, proposed by W.Bro. Wally Maynard and seconded by W.Bro. David Skilleter. This proved in his favour and Bro. Dale Brunt was admitted and advanced to the Honourable Degree of Mark Master Mason by W.Bro. Wally Maynard, assisted by W.Bro. Mike Flynn. W.Bro. Chris George presented the Working Tools. A special mention for Bro. Paulo Campos-Vigouroux of Woodgrange Lodge No 1111 who acted as Senior Warden in an excellent manner.

An Official Visit to Lingfield Lodge

Bro. Dale is the newest member of Lovekyn Chantry Chapter whose members gathered for a group photograph.

An Official Visit to Lingfield Lodge

After the Lodge was closed the Brethren of the Lingfield Mark Lodge and their guests sat down to a most enjoyable meal at the Nutfield Masonic Hall.

Article and photos by Chris Eley