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  • First for Furness

    The Companions of Furness Chapter gave their usual warm welcome to the Second Provincial Grand Principal, Excellent Companion Christopher Charles Butterfield at their installation meeting at the Ulverston Masonic Hall. Excellent Companion Barrie Crossley conducted the proceedings with dignity and sincerity as he installed Excellent Companion Les Preston back into the chair as first principal. […]

  • John Browne back at Baldwin

    Due to a conflict with the Provincial Grand Chapter convocation Baldwin Lodge No 1398 installation meeting moved from its traditional Wednesday date to a Friday. On this occasion it was decided to hold both the ceremony and installation banquet at Barrow in Furness Masonic Hall. The principal guest was group chairman Peter Schofield. Peter was […]

  • 50 Years for George

    Assistant Provincial Grand Master Keith Kemp made his way to the Market Hall in Hawkshead to lead the celebrations as George Blenkarn marked his golden jubilee as a member of the craft. Keith was welcomed to the meeting by WM David Cole and as is usual on such occasions accepted the gavel when it was […]

  • Alan Steel’s 50th Celebration

    There was a good turn out for the meeting of Semper Sursum Chapter No 5622 which saw Alan Steel celebrate 50 years as a Royal Arch Mason. Leading the celebrations was Barrie Crossley who was accompanied by five grand officers, group chairman Peter Schofield and acting officer Tony Cassells who were all under the watchful […]

  • Group Committee Meeting May 2019

    Twice a year Furness and South Lakeland group chairman Peter Schofield along with his group officers and together with the representatives from the lodges, chapters and other orders hold a meeting to discuss the state of the group. These meetings affords an opportunity for the representatives to raise any concerns that may have been flagged […]