A Short History of Mark Masonry in North Wales

as researched by W. Bro. Robert H. Griffiths P.Pr.G.S.O.

 

 

1871

          St David's Lodge of Mark Master Masons No.38 (then known as No.25) consecrated in Llandudno

 

1872

          St David's comes under the control of GLMMM of England & Wales

 

1880        

          Consecration of Snowdonia Lodge No.259

          Province of North Wales formed

 

1883  

          Elffin Lodge No.321 founded

          Hunter Lodge No.324 founded

 

1885 

          St Eilian Lodge No.360 founded

 

1919 

          St Seiriol Lodge No.688 founded

 

1922

          Y Geninen Royal Ark Mariners Lodge No.259 founded

          St Giles Lodge No.760 founded

 

1925

           Idris Lodge No.821 founded

 

1927

          Hawarden Lodge No.838 founded

 

1933

          St Mabon Lodge No.919 founded

          The Eifl Lodge No.927 founded

 

1947

          Welchpool Lodge No.1084 founded

 

1953

          Colwyn Lodge No.1169 founded

 

1972

          Holywell Lodge No.1394 founded

 

1976

          Maen Clo Lodge No.1451 founded

 

1978

          Flint Lodge No.1509 founded

 

1983

          North Wales Lodge of Installed MMM No.1591 founded

 

1988

          Dyffryn Clwyd Lodge No.1647 founded

 

1993

          Buckley Lodge No.1703 founded

          Gwynedd Lodge of Installed MMM No.1708 founded

 

1996

          St Grwst Lodge No.1772 founded

 

2011

         North Wales Provincial Grand Stewards Lodge No. 1929 founded

 

2016

         Eryri Lodge No. 1973 founded

 

 

North Wales Provincial Grand Masters

 

Appointed

 

1880               William Bulkeley Hughes

 

1882               Colonel Sir Charles Hughes-Hunter

 

1909              Sir William Bulkeley Hughes Hughes-Hunter

 

1952              Alvin Langdon Coburn

 

1966              Eric Johnson

 

1974              Major Philip Arundale

 

1979              Fred Butterworth

 

1990             John Clarke Whittaker

 

1995             Eric Thomas

 

1999             John Henry Farrall

 

2004             Thomas Gareth Williams

 

2012             Peter Talbot