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The Consecration of The Lodge of the Argonauts, No. 8210

 

The Lodge was consecrated by the Provincial Grand Master, the R.W.Bro. Brig. C.B.S. Morley, along with the Deputy Provincial Grand Master and the Assistant Provincial Grand Master, the ceremony taking place in the Holmes Temple at 80 London Road Leicester. The Lodge celebrated its 25th anniversary on 2nd March 1993. Over the years, the Lodge has been honoured by the Province with a number of the Brethren being appointed to both Active and Past Provincial Grand Rank, the highest rank being Active Provincial Senior Grand Warden in 2006–2007. 

 

The Lodge Warrant was issued by Grand Lodge on 14th February 1968, and the Lodge was consecrated on 5th March 1968, being the second daughter of the Lodge of the Golden Fleece No.2081, the other daughter being Jason Lodge No.7716. The Founders consisted of 17 members of the Golden Fleece, they were assisted by the following Grand and Provincial Officers occupying the Chairs:

 

Senior Warden

Junior Warden

Chaplain

Secretary

Director of Ceremonies

Senior Deacon

Junior Deacon

Ass Dir. of Ceremonies

Organist

PG Pursuivant

Tyler

W. Bro. J J. Underwood

W. Bro. David Foister

W. Bro. J R Proffit

W. Bro. Sidney Brown

W. Bro. Oscar Farrent

W. Bro. A K Barby

W. Bro. A D Farmer

W. Bro. D A. Todd

Bro. J Carr

W. Bro. E. Jones

W. Bro. C. Waugh

The First Master to be Installed by the PGM was W. Bro. Thomas Clarke, who then appointed the following Officers:

Senior Warden

Junior Warden

Chaplain
Treasurer
Secretary
Director of Ceremonies
Senior Deacon
Junior Deacon
Asst. Secretary
Inner Guard
Steward
Steward
Steward
Tyler

W. Bro. Albert Ward - Named on Warrant but not appointed

W. Bro. Frederick Roworth - Named on Warrant but not appointed

W. Bro. Reginald Williamson

W. Bro. Arnold Greaves 

W. Bro. Donald Abbot

W. Bro. Frank Greasley 

W. Bro. Albert Gay

Bro. Alan Stevens

Bro. Albert Flude

Bro. George Wallis

Bro. Robert Cavers

Bro. Edward Tiernan

Bro. Frederick Sutton

Bro. Stanley Wright 

At the Second rising W. Bro. Frank Greasley proposed the first candidate for initiation, a Mr. Fredrick Garth Dring who was initiated on the 02nd April 1968 and was installed as the first Master in October 1977.

 

The Volume of the Scared Law was donated and presented to the lodge by W. Bro. Leslie Hutchinson Worshipful Master of our Sister Lodge, Jason Lodge No. 7716 and is inscribed accordingly.

 

The Past Masters of The Lodge of the Argonauts, No. 8210

* 1968   THOMAS A. W. CLARKE, PPJGW

* 1968   T. FREDERICK ROWORTH, PPSGW

* 1969   ALBERT T. GAY, PPAGStB

* 1970   ALLAN J. STEVENS, PPJGD

* 1971   GEORGE A. WALLIS, PPGSwdB

* 1972   STANLEY WRIGHT, PPAGDC

* 1973   ROBERT S. CAVERS, PPJGD

* 1974   ALBERT D. FLUDE, PPJGD

* 1975   EDWARD TIERNAN, PPJGD

* 1976   FREDERICK G. SUTTON, PPAGDC

  1977   F. GARTH DRING

* 1978   JOHN H. EDWARDS

  1979   NEVILLE HARRIS, PPSGW

* 1980   E. STANLEY WARD, PPAGDC

* 1981   ROBERT G. FREAKES

* 1982   SATYA D. KHOSLA, PPJGW SLGR

  1983   GRAHAME D. MASON, PPAGStdB

* 1984   PHILIP CHAMBERLAIN, PPSGD

  1985   ROBERT W. BOULTON, PPSGW

* 1986   DENNIS KEMP, PPSGD

  1987   JEFFREY HUNTER, PPGSuptWks

* 1988   DAVID J. K. SMITH, PPSGD

  1989   ALAN R. STEPHENS, PPGSwdB

* 1990   TONY R. PRATT, PPJGD

  1991   JOHN M. GILDING, PPDGDC

  1992   MANOHAR LAL MALHAN, PPJGW

* 1993   JOHN A. K. SMITH, PPGSuptWks

* 1994   TILAK RAJ JOHAR, PPSGD

* 1995   J. KENNETH MOLD, PPGSwdB

* 1996   BRIAN M. CRAWLEY, PPGSwdB

  1997   JOHN E. ILIFFE, PPSGD

* 1998   JAYANTILAL.L.SHAH, PPSGD

* 1999   F. JOHN ROE, PPAGDC

  2000   CEDRIC J. HEWITT PPGStB

  2001   NARENDRA G. NAIK PPSGD

  2002   ROBERT W. BOULTON, PPSGW

  2003   KENNETH W. MOSS PPGSuptWks

  2004   SANJAY KUMAR KHULLAR PPAGDC

  2005   ALAN BEVERLEY PPAGDC

  2006   STEPHEN A. T. HALL PPAGStB

  2007   WILLIAM SMITH PPAGDC

* 2008   GRAHAM W. COLEY PPSGD

* 2009   TERENCE J. BISSETT PPGSwdB

  2010   ROGER B. BRAITHWAITE PPSGD

  2011   ROGER FLOWERS ProvGStB

  2012   GRAHAM A. BARCLAY

  2013   DAVID A. WEBSTER

  2014   WILLIAM SMITH PPAGDC

  2015   HITESH RAICHURA PPJGD 

  2016   DURAIRAJ JAWAHAR

  2017   BALVINDER HOONJAN

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