Pendle members enjoy unique Installation

Bro Graham Thornton - youngest WM of Ormerod LodgeWhen Bro Graham Thornton was installed as Worshipful Master of Ormerod Lodge, No. 5713, he followed in the footsteps of both his father and his grand-father, and if his surname seems familiar, it is because Bro Thornton is the son of WBro Paul Thornton, District Chairman for Burnley and Pendle.His maternal grand-father was WBro Haworth, PPDepGSwdBr, who, like his Continue reading “Pendle members enjoy unique Installation”

New Provincial Grand Master Announced

WBro Sir David Austin Trippier, RD, JP, DL, PAGSwdB recently announced as the new Provincial Grand Master for East Lancashire. Born in May 1945, Bury Grammer School Old Boy David Trippier became a Conservative MP and Member of Parliament for Rossendale from 1979 -83. He was knighted after he lost his House of Commons seat and appointed High Sheriff of Lancashire for 1997. He subsequently became the Deputy Chairman of the Conservative Party’s Northern Board.  

Sir David Trippier joined Freemasonry in 1968 and was initiated in to Continue reading “New Provincial Grand Master Announced”