Welcome to the Website of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Forfarshire

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.

Quarterly Communication of Provincial Grand Lodge

Friday 27th October 2017 in the Halls of Lodge Thistle Operative No.158,

21 Peter Street, Dundee

at 7.30 pm

Charitable Donations to Good Causes - April 2017

Lodges Forfar Kilwinning No.90and Lodge Lour No.309
Lodge St Vigean No.101
Lodge The Bruce No.593
Lifegate cafe, Whitfield
Lodge Caledonian No.254
St Margaret's Home, Dundee
Lodge Camperdown No.317
Dundee Disabled Children
Lodge Grange No.1073
Street Pastors. Artbroath
Lodge Panmure No.299
Joyful Girls
Lodge Dalhousie No.679
Autism Support Angus/Dundee
Lodge Ancient No.49
Jim Aitken (Maggies)
Provincial Grand Lodge


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.62, September 2017 now available from Iain McIntosh - £4.



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