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The Province

The Province of Forfarshire covers all the Lodge in the City of Dundee (which includes the suburbs of Broughty Ferry, Lochee and Downfield), the Angus Towns of Monifieth, Carnoustie, Arbroath, Montrose, Brechin, Froickheim, Forfar. Kirriemuir, also the villages of Glamis and un in beautifulf Glenesk - Tarfside.

The Provincial of Forfarshire was first erected in 1797 when Bro George Paterson of Castle Huntly was appointed as the first Provincial Grand Master. The Present Provincial Grand Master is Bro Alexander S. Christie, who was appointed in 2010.

The Provincial Grand Lodge, as a formal lodge in iteself to support the Provincial Grand Master, with a Depute, Substitute, Secretary and Chaplain was not formed until 1815.

The years from 1797 to 1815 being just a Province under the supervision of one man - the Provincial Grand Master.

Update on Lodge Installations

Lodge Caledonian No.254 - Saturday 29th April 2017 at 4 pm

Lodge Discovery No.1789 - Saturday 6th May 2017 at 4 pm

Lodge Ancient No.49 - Saturday 13th May 2017 at 3 pm

 

PGL Forfarshire Lodge Visitations

To Lodge Ubique No.1192 - Now to be held on Monday 1st May 2017 at Kinghorne Road - Lodge Members and PG Lodge members only

The Wee Wander 2017

From Lodge St Andrew Lochlee No.282, Tarfside

8th July 2017 at 11 am

There are still some seats on the Bus going up there - See Graham Letford or Stan Nutt for details

Graham Letford's Cyclathon 2017Cartoon cyclist

As you are aware I have, over the last three years took part in the Dundee Cyclathon raising money through sponsorship from some of the Lodges, Brethren and business colleagues. To date with the kind generosity of all who have supported me and the charity fund, over £3000.00 has been raised for the Charitable and good causes that the Lodges and Brethren within the Province nominate.

This year it is my intention to do a “Tour De Province “cycling to every Lodge in the Province and completing the over 200-mile journey on Sunday 10th September 2017 at the Dundee 26 mile cyclathon.

I would like to ask for the support of all the Lodges in the Province on this occasion and call on your generosity once again and ask your lodge and any Brother that would care to make a personal donation, however small, contributing to the worthwhile causes we support within the Province.

I have attached a sponsor form for any Lodge and Brother who would care to make a pledge or donation.

 

Letter to Lodges.

Sponsor Form

 

 

Travelling MaulTravelling Maul

I would like to inform Lodges in the province that a “Travelling Maul “was kindly donated to Provincial Grand Lodge of Forfarshire at the October Quarterly communication.

The “Maul“ is in memory of Edith Mulholland the late wife of our Provincial Grand Master and with thanks to Masonic wives past and present.

The aim is to encourage visiting within the province as well as raising money for charity. Below are the guidelines regarding claiming the Maul.

The Maul is now in the hands of Lodge Progress 967 having been successfully claimed at Lodge Hilton St Andrew 1220 meeting of 3rd January.

1- The Travelling Maul will at all times remain the property of the PGLF.maul
2- Only Lodges within PGLF can claim the Travelling Maul.
3- The Lodge looking to claim the Travelling Maul must notify the holding Lodge of their visit.
4- There must be 7 or more Brethren including either the RWM or the IPM of Lodge claiming the Travelling Maul.
5- The Lodge claiming the Travelling Maul will pay £10 to PGLF for donation to charity.
6- The claiming Lodge will notify PGLF Secretary of their possession of Travelling Maul.
7- The Travelling Maul cannot be claimed on special visitation nights.
8- Where 2 Lodges turn up on same night to claim the Travelling Maul the Lodge with largest attendance will have rights to claim.

Ashlar Magazine - No.61, March 2017 now available from Iain McIntosh - £4.

 

 

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