Northumberland Freemasons


Northumberland Freemasons
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  • Great Detective work identifies the lost final resting place of Northumberland's Past Provincial Grand Master June 3, 2021
    In May 2019, ex-police officer David Pentleton, the Almoner of Alnwick Lodge No 1167, which meets at Alnwick Masonic Building, came across the grave of Henry George Percy, the 7th Duke of Northumberland and Provincial Grand Master of the Province of Northumberland between 1869 and 1886, in Lesbury Church Yard, whilst conducting research on behalf […]
  • Leading North East presenter hunts for ghosts in Northumberland's masonic buildings May 7, 2021
    One of the North East’s leading personalities, Night Owls presenter Alan Robson, has carried out an investigation into ghostly goings on at an iconic Freemasons building in Newcastle Alan, who has a host of talents including author, TV presenter, radio phone in host and paranormal investigator conducted the night-time vigil at the Maple Terrace Masonic […]
  • Music and Laughter in Northumberland – The Best Medicine for Special NHS Show April 21, 2021
    Northumberland Freemasons have pledged their support to the NHS by sponsoring a special variety show to say thank you to NHS, Social Care and Frontline Workers Freemasons throughout England and Wales are leading the world's ‘first' celebration of NHS, Social Care and Frontline Workers Day on 5 July 2021 and in the North East, Northumberland […]
  • Northumberland Freemasons launch new radio show January 29, 2021
    Northumberland Freemasons now have their own radio show. The monthly show called Sound Level is being hosted by volunteers at community radio station Radio Northumberland as part of their commitment to connecting as many diverse groups across the county as possible during lockdown Presented by Tom Stewart from Widdrington Station and produced by Keith Newman […]
  • Northumberland Freemasons donate essential PPE to frontline care workers May 26, 2020
    In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, members of Oriental Lodge No. 9371 in the Province of Northumberland, made donations to purchase medical grade face masks for local care homes across the county Care workers are on the frontline in the fight against the virus and there had been widley reported issues with a lack of […]
  • Northumberland Freemason Tom’s Easter mission to help community during coronavirus pandemic April 16, 2020
    Northumberland Freemason Tom Stewart has been single handily delivering hundreds of eggs to deserving causes this Easter The eggs have been donated to a masonic motorcycle association for distribution to children throughout the North East. Normally at Easter, the Northumbria Chapter of the Widows Son’s Masonic Bikers Association would travel on their motorcycles to a […]
  • Maritime charity sets sail after receiving new vessel from Northumberland Freemasons July 4, 2018
    A nautical charity that operates from Berwick to Hartlepool has received a new boat to assist in training its members and helping the community from Northumberland Freemasons The Northumbria Unit of the Maritime Volunteer Service (MVS) received a new rigid inflatable boat aptly named 'Northumberland Freemason' at Newcastle’s Quayside after a £15,000 donation from the […]
  • Northumberland Freemasons donate £300,000 for local charities July 20, 2017
    At a celebration dinner to mark the 300th anniversary of the United Grand Lodge of England, Northumberland Freemasons gave away £300,000 to local charities Provincial Grand Master of Northumberland Ian Craigs hosted the event at St James’ Park where almost 800 Freemasons, their families and special guests from North East charities celebrated the Tercentenary. Special […]
  • Durham Masonic Rugby Team take on Northumberland at Darlington RFC September 5, 2013
    Durham tries again There is nothing like healthy sporting rivalry between Provinces, and so it proved when Durham masonic rugby team took to the field at Darlington RFC in an exciting rematch against the reigning champions, Northumberland Last year Durham had only eight players but returned with 25 recruits to win 36-29. Durham club chairman […]
  • Royal College of Surgeons receive £50k from Provincial Grand Chapter of Northumberland September 5, 2013
    Royal College support from Northumberland At the annual meeting of the Northumberland Provincial Grand Chapter, Grand Superintendent Peter Magnay welcomed representatives from the Royal College of Surgeons and presented them with a cheque for £50,000 towards financing their research in Newcastle. Professor Robert Pickard and two of his research fellows, Peter Kullar and Raveen Sander, […]
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  • Great Detective work identifies the lost final resting place of Northumberland's Past Provincial Grand Master June 3, 2021
    In May 2019, ex-police officer David Pentleton, the Almoner of Alnwick Lodge No 1167, which meets at Alnwick Masonic Building, came across the grave of Henry George Percy, the 7th Duke of Northumberland and Provincial Grand Master of the Province of Northumberland between 1869 and 1886, in Lesbury Church Yard, whilst conducting research on behalf […]
  • Leading North East presenter hunts for ghosts in Northumberland's masonic buildings May 7, 2021
    One of the North East’s leading personalities, Night Owls presenter Alan Robson, has carried out an investigation into ghostly goings on at an iconic Freemasons building in Newcastle Alan, who has a host of talents including author, TV presenter, radio phone in host and paranormal investigator conducted the night-time vigil at the Maple Terrace Masonic […]
  • Music and Laughter in Northumberland – The Best Medicine for Special NHS Show April 21, 2021
    Northumberland Freemasons have pledged their support to the NHS by sponsoring a special variety show to say thank you to NHS, Social Care and Frontline Workers Freemasons throughout England and Wales are leading the world's ‘first' celebration of NHS, Social Care and Frontline Workers Day on 5 July 2021 and in the North East, Northumberland […]
  • Northumberland Freemasons launch new radio show January 29, 2021
    Northumberland Freemasons now have their own radio show. The monthly show called Sound Level is being hosted by volunteers at community radio station Radio Northumberland as part of their commitment to connecting as many diverse groups across the county as possible during lockdown Presented by Tom Stewart from Widdrington Station and produced by Keith Newman […]
  • Northumberland Freemasons donate essential PPE to frontline care workers May 26, 2020
    In response to the Coronavirus pandemic, members of Oriental Lodge No. 9371 in the Province of Northumberland, made donations to purchase medical grade face masks for local care homes across the county Care workers are on the frontline in the fight against the virus and there had been widley reported issues with a lack of […]
  • Northumberland Freemason Tom’s Easter mission to help community during coronavirus pandemic April 16, 2020
    Northumberland Freemason Tom Stewart has been single handily delivering hundreds of eggs to deserving causes this Easter The eggs have been donated to a masonic motorcycle association for distribution to children throughout the North East. Normally at Easter, the Northumbria Chapter of the Widows Son’s Masonic Bikers Association would travel on their motorcycles to a […]
  • Maritime charity sets sail after receiving new vessel from Northumberland Freemasons July 4, 2018
    A nautical charity that operates from Berwick to Hartlepool has received a new boat to assist in training its members and helping the community from Northumberland Freemasons The Northumbria Unit of the Maritime Volunteer Service (MVS) received a new rigid inflatable boat aptly named 'Northumberland Freemason' at Newcastle’s Quayside after a £15,000 donation from the […]
  • Northumberland Freemasons donate £300,000 for local charities July 20, 2017
    At a celebration dinner to mark the 300th anniversary of the United Grand Lodge of England, Northumberland Freemasons gave away £300,000 to local charities Provincial Grand Master of Northumberland Ian Craigs hosted the event at St James’ Park where almost 800 Freemasons, their families and special guests from North East charities celebrated the Tercentenary. Special […]
  • Durham Masonic Rugby Team take on Northumberland at Darlington RFC September 5, 2013
    Durham tries again There is nothing like healthy sporting rivalry between Provinces, and so it proved when Durham masonic rugby team took to the field at Darlington RFC in an exciting rematch against the reigning champions, Northumberland Last year Durham had only eight players but returned with 25 recruits to win 36-29. Durham club chairman […]
  • Royal College of Surgeons receive £50k from Provincial Grand Chapter of Northumberland September 5, 2013
    Royal College support from Northumberland At the annual meeting of the Northumberland Provincial Grand Chapter, Grand Superintendent Peter Magnay welcomed representatives from the Royal College of Surgeons and presented them with a cheque for £50,000 towards financing their research in Newcastle. Professor Robert Pickard and two of his research fellows, Peter Kullar and Raveen Sander, […]
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  • It;s A Family Affair At Bothal Lodge October 16, 2021
    After the much delayed celebration of its Centenary in September, Bothal Lodge No.4116, which meets at Ashington Masonic Hall, had further reason to celebrate, when 23 year old Mr Connor Shields became the latest member of the Lodge on 13th October. Prior to the commencement of the initiation ceremony the Worshipful Master, Ted Nesbit, invited […]
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  • Charles Returns From The Dead To Reach Fifty Years In Freemasonry October 15, 2021
    Today we turn our attentions to W.Bro Charles Mennim of Lord Warkworth Lodge No.1879, which meets at Amble Mosonic Hall, on reaching fifty years uninterupted service in Freemasonry. Charles was initiated in May 1970, into All Saints Lodge No.4253, which was subsequently erased in March 1997. He is a current member of Northumbrian Masters Lodge […]
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  • Fifty Not Out For Brother Tommy October 13, 2021
    Congratulations to Bro. Tommy Tweddle of St Peters Lodge No.481, which meets at Maple Terrace Masonic Building, on reaching fifty not out in Freemasonry. Tommy was initiated into Freemasonry in June 1970, into the now erased Cricketers Lodge No.7508 and in 2014 he joined St Peters Lodge and has thoroughly enojyed his Freemasonry, from the […]
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  • Northumberland Freemasons Donate To Morpeth Mayors Charity October 11, 2021
    Northumberland Freemasons, through the Richard Henry Holmes Benevolent Fund, have once again helped kick start the Mayor of Morpeths year long charity fundraising activities with a £5000 donation. The Mayor, during their year in office, selects a charity to support, and this year Councillor David Bawn, has selected a local Morpeth charity, namely Contact (Morpeth […]
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  • Mercy Mission for Norman West October 9, 2021
    A kind-hearted Northumberland Freemasons has been rewarded for his tireless, unpaid charity work in the community, with a prestigious national award. Norman West, a Freemason of 45 years, of Holy Cross Lodge No.3679, which meets at Wallsend Masonic Hall, recently travelled to Mansion House, London, to receive the much coveted Order of Mercy award from […]
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  • Celebrations For Diamond Denis October 8, 2021
    Many congratulations to 98 year old W.Bro Denis Eggleton on reaching his diamond jubilee in Freemasonry, having served sixty years uninterupted service in the Craft. Denis was initially interviewed as a canidate for Freemasonry in October 1960, at a shop at 14 Cloth Market, by one of the Founder Members, W.Bro Pembury, along with 6 […]
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  • Diamond Celebrations For Andrew McNeil October 6, 2021
    Congratulations to W.Bro Andrew McNeil on reaching sixty years uninterupted service to Freemasonry. Andrew was initiated Nepos Lodge No.6570 in June 1960., which was subsequently erased in2009. He became a Founder Member of Sure and Steadfast Lodge No.8927, which meets at Wallsend Masonic Building, in March 1980, which he is still a member of. He […]
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  • Bothal Lodge Finally Able To Hold Centenary Celebrations October 2, 2021
    Congratulations finally to Bothal Lodge No.4116, which meets at Ashington Masonic Hall, on being able to celebrate there Centenary anniversary. Bothal Lodge was the brainchild of 7 Past Masters of Ashington Lodge No.2868, in October 1919, led by W Bros John G.D.H. Gray, Frederick Wiseman and Robert Joisce. The first organisational meeting was held in […]
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  • Double Celebration For Plessey Lodge October 1, 2021
    The Brethren of Plessey Lodge No. 6242, which meets at Blyth Masonic Hall, recently had cause for a double celebration. First on the list was the presentation of certificate to celebrate 50 years of uninterupted service in the Craft for Bro. David Sharples. David was initiated into Plessey Lodge in May 1971, when he was […]
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  • ‘Allo ‘allo ‘allo, what’s going on here, then? September 30, 2021
    Congratulations to W.Bro John Jeffrey, of St Wilfred Lodge No.5439, which meets at North Shields Masonic Building, on completing fifty years of uninterupted service in the Craft. John was initiated into Freemasonry in March 1971, into St Wilfred Lodge, becoming Master in 1979, 1999 and 2018 and is currently the Lodges Chaplain. He was honoured […]
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PROVINCIAL GRAND LODGE OF NORTHUMBERLAND

Provincial Grand Master
John J. Craigs

Provincial Grand Secretary
Stuart Cairns

Address
17 Lansdowne Terrace
Gosforth
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE3 IHP

Tel: 0191 213 6990

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