Famous Masons

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  • On this page you will find a list of some of the most famous Freemasons.

    Monarchs

    King George IV (1762–1830)

    King William IV (1765–1837)

    King Edward VII (1841–1910)

    King Edward VIII (1894–1972)

    King George VI (1895–1952)

    Statesmen

    Edmund Burke (1729–1797)

    George Canning (1770–1827)

    Lord Randolph Churchill (1849–1895)

    Sir Winston Churchill (1874–1965)

    Leopold S Amery (1873–1955)

    Religion

    Geoffrey Fisher Archbishop of Canterbury (1887–1972)

    Sir Israel Brodie (1895–1979)

    Scientists

    Sir Joseph Banks (1744–1820)

    Dr Edward Jenner (1749–1823)

    Sir Alexander Flemming (1881–1955)

    Sir Bernard Spilsbury (1877–1947)

    Explorers

    Sir Richard Burton (1821–1890)

    Captain Robert Falcon Scott RN (1868–1912)

    Sir Ernest Shackleton (1874–1922)

    Charity

    Dr TJ Barnardo (1717–1779)

    1st Viscount Leverhulme (1851–1925)

    Sir William ‘Billy’ Butlin (1899–1980)

    Actors

    David Garrick (1717–1779)

    Edmund Kean (1787–1833)

    Sir Henry Irving (1838–1905)

    Sir Donald Wolfitt (1902–1968)

    Peter Sellers (1925–1980)

    Ernest Borgnine (1917–2012)

    Writers

    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

    Edward Gibbon (1734–1794)

    Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751–1816)

    Robbie Burns (1759–1796)

    Sir Walter Scott (1771–1832)

    Anthony Trollope (1815–1882)

    Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (1836–1911)

    Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859–1930)

    Rudyard Kipling (1865–1936)

    Artists

    Sir James Thornhill (1676–1734)

    William Hogarth (1697–1764)

    John Zoffany (1733–1810)

    Sir John Soane (1753–1837)

    Music

    Thomas Arne (1710–1778)

    Samuel Wesley (1766–1837)

    Sir Henry Bishop (1786–1855)

    Sir Arthur Sullivan (1842–1900)

    Rick Wakeman

    Entertainers

    Sir Harry Lauder (1870 – 1950)

    David Nixon (1919 – 1978)

    Cyril Fletcher (1913 – 2005)

    Nat Jackley 1909 – 1988)

    Bob Monkhouse (1928 – 2003)

    Alfred Marks (1921 – 1996)

    Edmundo Ross (1910 – 2011)

    Cyril Stapleton (1914 – 1974)

    Tommy Trinder (1909 – 1989)

    Jimmy Wheeler (1910 – 1973)

    Charlie Cairoli (1910 – 1980)

    Roger de Courcey

    Sportsmen

    Harold Abrahams (1899 – 1978)

    Jackie Milburn (1924 – 1988)

    Sir Donald Campbell (1921 – 1967)

    Malcolm Campbell (1885 – 1948)

    Sir Leonard Hutton (1916 – 1990)

    Jock Stein (1922 – 1985)

    Sir Alec Rose (1908 – 19991)

    Sir Clive Lloyd

    Colin Cowdrey (1932 – 2000)

    Jim Peters (1918 – 1999)

    Sir Arthur Gold (1917 – 2002)

    Len Shackleton (1922 – 2000)

    Joe Wade (1921 – 2005)

    Leslie Compton (1912 – 1984)

    Herbert Sutcliffe (1894 – 1978)

    Bill Bowes (1908 – 1987)

    Sir Thomas Lipton (1848 – 1931)

    Jack Dempsey (1895 – 1983)

    Arnold Palmer

    Tony Allcock

    Peter Ebdon

    Mark Wildman

    ‘Smokin Joe’ Frazier (1944 – 2011)

    Royal Navy

    Admiral Sir Sidney Smith (1764–1840)

    Admiral Lord Charles Beresford (1841–1919)

    Admiral of the Fleet The Earl Jellicoe (1895–1935)

    Army

    General Sir John Moore (1761–1809)

    Field Marshall The Duke of Wellington (1769–1852)

    Field Marshall The Earl Roberts of Kandahar VC (1832–1914)

    Field Marshall The Earl Kitchener of Khartoum (1850–1916)

    Field Marshall Sir John French 1st Earl of Ypres (1852–1925)

    Field Marshall The Earl Haigh (1861–1928)

    General Reginald Wingate (1861–1953)

    Field Marshall The Viscount Wolseley (1883–1913)

    Field Marshall Sir Claude Auchinleck (1884–1981)

    Field Marshall The Earl Alexander of Tunis (1891–1969) Click the link to watch a video about  The Earl Alexander of Tunis

    Lieutenant Colonel ‘Paddy’ Maine DSO (1915–1955)

    Royal Air Force

    Marshall of the Royal Air Force The Lord Newall (1886–1963)

    Squadron Leader Henry Melvin ‘Dinghy’ Young DFC and Bar (1915–1943)