Lodge History

Principal officers attending the Consecration of the Lodge were as follows.

Consecrating Officers

RWBro Major-General The Right Hon. Lord Burnham CB, DSO, MC, TD, PGW Provincial Grand Master

Assisted By

VWBro WR Andrews PGD Deputy Provincial Grand Master
WBro TH Jenks MBE, PPGW as Senior Warden
WBro D Swain PJGW as Junior Warden
WBro Rev H Pickles MA, RD, PPGC as Chaplain
WBro Rev Canon WHH Elliot MA, RD, PAGDC Provincial Grand Secretary as Secretary
RWBro Sir Gerald W Wollaston, KCB, KCVO, PGW Provincial Director of Ceremonies as Director of Ceremonies
WBro AR Price PGPurs as Inner Guard
WBro J Theobald PPGD Provincial Grand Tyler as Tyler

First Officers Invested

WBro WS Booth MA Worshipful Master
Bro RE Batting Senior Warden
Bro J Howland Junior Warden
Bro Rev DJ Amies MTh, BD, RD, PPGC (Oxon) Chaplain
WBro Major JW Shaw MBE, PPAGDC Treasurer
WBro AH Harman PPGW Secretary
WBro WW MacDonald Director of Ceremonies
Bro WD Taylor Senior Deacon
Bro EA Milner Junior Deacon
WBro LC Haddon Assistant Director of Ceremonies
WBro PJ Rowe PPGD Almoner
WBro HF Nottage PDGW (Egypt & Sudan) Assistant Secretary
Bro JE Ll Griffith Inner Guard
Bro Major LRW Long Steward
Bro ACG Smith Steward

The formal addresses concluding the Installation ceremony were given by

To the Worshipful Master The RW Provincial Grand Master
To the Wardens WBro TH Jenks
To the Brethren WBro D Swain

The Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master then presented a Sword which had been used by him in the 1914-1918 War. The WM received it with very grateful thanks and handed it to the temporary custody of the Provincial Grand Tyler. This ceremonial sword is now used by all Tylers in the Marlow Masonic Centre.

The Officers of the Lodge in the First 50 Years

Worshipful Master

1946 WBro WS Booth   1971 WBro CWW Jefkins
1947 WBro RE Batting   1972 WBro E Howard
1948 WBro J Howland   1973 WBro VG Brewer
1949 WBro WD Taylor   1974 WBro DK Osborn
1950 WBro EA Milner   1975 WBro AP Townsend
1951 WBro JE Ll Griffith   1976 WBro LJ Goodway
1952 WBro LRW Long   1977 WBro T Kelly
1953 WBro ACG Smith   1978 WBro KE Williams
1954 WBro WR Shaw   1979 WBro DB McLean
1955 WBro FG Wigmore   1980 WBro SM Andrews
1956 WBro FJ Turk   1981 WBro DC Paton
1957 WBro WR Compton   1982 WBro KJ Lawton
1958 WBro EAG Moores   1983 WBro BAC Keal
1959 WBro RH Hobden   1984 WBro NW Taylor
1960 WBro EV Sturt   1985 WBro WH Findlay
1961 WBro PF Todd   1986 WBro JH Horn
1962 WBro P Dorset   1987 WBro BC Wilson
1963 WBro AL Wood   1988 WBro GR Fuller
1964 WBro FHN Layton   1989 WBro P Douneen
1965 WBro EH Weaver   1990 WBro AB Milne
1966 WBro EH Weaver   1991 WBro DC Crombie
1967 WBro HP Day   1992 WBro CH Arnold
1968 WBro DJ Gwyer   1993 WBro AJ Cairns (Snr)
1969 WBro JE Hinton   1994 WBro JM Morgan
1970 WBro RJ Clibbon   1995 WBro NW Taylor

Other offices usually occupied by Past Masters

Chaplain

Treasurer

1946 WBro Rev DJ Amies 1946 WBro Major J W Shaw
1958 WBro AH Harman 1953 WBro EA Milner
1961 WBro ACG Smith 1966 WBro EAG Moores
1967 WBro WR Compton 1972 WBro RJ Clibbon
1975 WBro HP Day 1983 WBro EV Sturt
1979 WBro RH Hobden 1986 WBro BAC Keal
1988 WBro WW MacDonald 1993 WBro KE Williams
1990 WBro RH Hobden    

Secretary

Director of Ceremonies

1946 WBro AH Harman 1946 WBro WW MacDonald
1954 WBro WD Taylor 1967 WBro FG Wigmore
1967 WBro AL Wood 1975 WBro PF Todd
1975 WBro WR Compton 1977 WBro EV Sturt
1982 WBro DK Osborn 1978 WBro AP Townsend
1990 WBro BC Wilson    

Almoner

Charity Steward

1946 WBro PJ Rowe 1976 WBro CWW Jefkins
1966 WBro EV Sturt 1985 WBro T Kelly
1969 WBro FHN Layton 1989 WBro RJ Clibbon
1976 WBro J Hinton    
1979 WBro PF Todd    
1980 WBro LJ Goodway    
1988 WBro DC Paton    
1994 Bro WO Thorpe    

Tyler

Organist

1947 Bro RO Hucker 1948 WBro WS Booth
1957 Bro AJ Billinghurst 1956 WBro FO Nichols
1958 WBro AW Bolderstone 1973 Bro DB McLean
1662 Vacant 1975 WBro VG Brewer
1963 Bro RO Hucker

Senior Steward

1968 WBro SJ Wade
1970 WBro SC Mead
1980 WBro A Parker 1959 WBro F J Turk
1987 WBro CF Simpson 1977 WBro D K Osborn
1990 WBro JM Dickson 1984 WBro K E Williams
1993 WBro GA Bond 1989 WBro W H Findlay