Lodge of Fraternity  No: 5916

Lodge of Fraternity  No: 5916

The News

In recent years, the Lodge has donated nearly £36,000 to local, national and international good causes, ranging from the local taxi drivers’ charity to its largest single donation of £2,750 to the Myotubular Trust.


Other recipients have included:

Asian Tsunami Appeal

ASET

ASPIRE

Bosom Pals

BUST/Lady McAdden Appeal

China Hiking Challenge

Essex & Herts Air Ambulance Trust

Essex Provincial Charity Fund

and Festival 2011

Fair Havens Hospice

Guidewoods 2000

HARP

Hearing Dogs for Deaf People Trust

Help for Heroes

Motor Neurone Association

OSM Benevolent Trust

Pinpoint Cancer Appeal

Promise Nepal

Rethink

Royal Masonic Benevolent Institution

Shelter Box Trust

Slimathon

Southend and Essex Masonic Welfare Trust

Southend Hospital  Bladder Scanner Appeal

Southend Hospital Cancer Unit

Southend Hospital Foundation

Sri Lanka Appeal

The Aquabox Trust

The Institute of Cancer Research

The Myotubular Trust

The Peaceful Place Trust

The Samaritans

Soldiers Off The Streets

2012

Bro Kamal Khan is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Tony Carr promoted to PPSGD

WBro Patrick Wilkins re-appointed ProvGrand Orator

2011

Bro Matt Slade is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro John Drabble is appointed DepProvGReg

WBro Patrick Wilkins re-appointed ProvGrand Orator

WBro David Harrison appointed ProvAGDC in Chapter

WBro David Badger appointed ProvGStwd in Chapter

WBro Reg Bacon promoted to PPGSwdB in Chapter

WBro Trevor Bacon promoted to PPGSoj in Chapter

2010

Bro Peter Steele is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Bob Brown is appointed PPAGReg

WBro John Chapman promoted to PPDepGSwdB

WBro Patrick Wilkins re-appointed ProvGrand Orator

WBro Paul Tarrant appointed PAGDC

WBro Alan Garner appointed ProvGSoj in Chapter

WBro Ron Couldridge appointed ProvGStB in Chapter

2009

WBro Patrick Wilkins is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Ronald Couldridge is appointed PPJGD

WBro Reginald Bacon promoted to PPJGW

WBro David Harrison promoted to PPDepGSwdB

WBro Patrick Wilkins re-appointed ProvGrand Orator

WBro Gerry Willmore appointed PPAGDC in Chapter

WBro Paul Tarrant appointed PAGDC in Chapter

2008

Bro Dennis Lockhart is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro John Drabble is appointed ProvAGDC

WBro Patrick Wilkins is appointed as the first Prov Grand Orator

WBro Donald Grimes promoted to PPJGW

WBro Trevor Bacon appointed to London Grand Rank

WBro Paul Tarrant is appointed ProvGDC in Chapter

WBro John Drabble appointed PGStB in Royal Ark Mariners

2007

WBro David Badger is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Patrick Wilkins is appointed ProvJW

WBro John Rogers appointed PPAGDC

WBro David Badger promoted to PPGSwdB

WBro Alan Goodfellow appointed PPGSN in Chapter

WBro Dennis Saunders is appointed 3rd Grand Master in

The Worshipful Society of Free Masons (the Operatives)

2006

WBro Reg Bacon is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Ray Harris appointed PPAGDC

WBro Alan Goodfellow promoted to PPJGW

WBro Paul Tarrant appointed ProvDepGDC in Chapter

WBro Reg Bacon appointed PPGSoj in Chapter

WBro Alan Garner appointed PPGStB in Chapter

2005

WBro Bob Brown continues as WM,
following the sad death of Master-elect Maurice Bailey


WBro David Harrison is appointed ProvAGDC

WBro Gerry Willmore appointed PPAGDC

WBro Colin Innes promoted to PPJGW

WBro John Drabble appointed PAGStB in Mark

2004    The Lodge celebrated its 60th anniversary in February


Bro Bob Brown is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Andy Leggett appointed PPGStB

WBro Melvyn Bushnell promoted to PPGSD

WBro Dennis Saunders appointed PAGDC in Chapter

WBro Paul Tarrant is appointed Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals in Chapter

2003   

Bro Ron Couldridge is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Patrick Wilkins promoted to PAGDC

WBro Paul Tarrant is appointed Provincial Grand Sword Bearer

WBro Tony Carr appointed PPGStB

WBro Michael Fogarty promoted to PPSGD

2002   

Bro John Drabble is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Bill Barker appointed PPAGReg

WBro Patrick Wilkins appointed PAGDC in Chapter

2001   

Bro John Rogers is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro David Harrison appointed ProvGStwd

WBro Alan Garner promoted to PSGD

WBro Arthur Hill promoted to PPJGW

WBro Reg Bacon promoted to PPGSwdB

WBro Patrick Wilkins promoted to PPSGN in Chapter

WBro Colin Innes promoted to PPGSwdB in Chapter

WBro Dennis Saunders is appointed GSwdB in Mark

Lodge of Fraternity becomes a Double Grand Patron of the Essex Festival appeal 2011

WM Peter Steele is pictured handing a cheque for £20,000 to the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, VWBro Peter Holland, representing five years of lodge contributions to the festival appeal

WBro Reg Bacon’s wife, Stella, presents a cheque to the Myotubular Trust for £2,750 in 2007

WBro Ray Harris presents a cheque to the Essex Air Ambulance service, the proceeds of his Master’s List

2013

Bro John Lavery is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Dennis Lockhart is appointed PPAGReg

WBro Ray Harris is promoted to PPDepGSwdB

WBro Patrick Wilkins re-appointed ProvGrandOrator

WBro John Rogers is promoted to PDepGSwdB

WBro Patrick Wilkins is promoted to PJGD

WBro Paul Tarrant is appointed Grand Secretary at
Mark Masons’ Hall

2014

Bro Trevor Suckling is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Matt Slade is appointed Provincial Grand Steward

WBro David Badger is promoted to PPJGW

WBro David Tomlinson is appointed PAGDC

WBro Paul Tarrant is promoted to PJGD

WBro Colin Innes is appointed PAGDC in Chapter

WBro Peter Steele is appointed ProvGStwd in Mark



Fraternity members including Master Elect Trevor Suckling, and friends and Bro Tony Adams wife Michelle had their heads shave to raise money for the Teenage Cancer Trust, following Bro Trevor’s teenage son Luke starting a course of treatment. The group have raised more than £750

2015

WBroTrevor Bacon is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Peter Steele is appointed PPAGReg

WBro Ron Couldridge is promoted to PPJGW

WBro Ray Harris is appointed PPGStdB in Chapter




2016

WBroDavid Harrison is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Paul Tarrant is appointed Assistant Provincial Grand Master and Inspector General in Rose Croix

WBro Kamal Khan is appointed PPJGD

WBro John Chapman is promoted to PPJGW

WBro David Harrison is promoted to ProvGSoj

WBro David Badger is promoted to Prov1stAsstGSoj

2017

WBro Ian Bement is installed as Worshipful Master


WBro Paul Tarrant is appointed Senior Grand Deacon




WBro Reg Bacon is promoted to PPGSN

WBro Ron Couldridge is promoted to PPGSwdB






WBro Paul Tarrant is invested as an Assistant Provincial Grand Master by   the Provincial Grand Master,
RWBro Rodney Lister Bass and appointed Senior Grand Deacon by
the MW the Grand Master


He is also appointed Inspector General for the District of South Essex by the Supreme Council 33rd Degree of the Ancient & Accepted Right (Rose Croix)