Joint Universities Scheme Meeting Takes Place Once Again

After a nearly three year hiatus, members of three Universities Scheme Lodges in the Province of Leicestershire and Rutland – Wyggeston Lodge No.3448,(University of Leicester), Castle of Leicester No,7767 (De Montfort University) and the Lodge of Science and Art No,8429 (Loughborough University) – were so pleased to meet once again for a joint meeting to celebrate the everContinue reading “Joint Universities Scheme Meeting Takes Place Once Again”

Wyggeston Lodge installs its’ 110th Master

After nearly two years of not being able to meet, the brethren of the Wyggeston Lodge were delighted to install W Bro Dr Christopher Kent last evening as its 110th Master. Dr Christopher Kent joined the lodge through the United Grand Lodge of England Universities Schemes and Provincial Website as an alumnus of the UniversityContinue reading “Wyggeston Lodge installs its’ 110th Master”

Members of Wyggeston Lodge make annual trip to Royal Yorkshire Lodge

Installation of youngest ever Master of Wyggeston Lodge

On the 15th November 2019, brethren of the Wyggeston Lodge were witness not only to the installation of their 109th master of the lodge; they were also privileged to witness the installation of the youngest ever Master in the history of the lodge, Bro Alexander Pohl. Having been initiated into Wyggeston Lodge 3448 in 2011Continue reading “Installation of youngest ever Master of Wyggeston Lodge”

The 52nd Master of Wyggeston Lodge Leicester (1961) – George Henry Moore

W.Bro. George Henry Moore PPSGW was initiated in the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448 in 1942. His passage to the Chair was much slower than is now customary, 19 years elapsing before his Installation as the Master in 1961. Subsequently he was elected to serve as the Treasurer in 1964. W.Bro. George was also a member ofContinue reading “The 52nd Master of Wyggeston Lodge Leicester (1961) – George Henry Moore”

The 22nd Master of Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester (1931) – Edgar Ronald Carr

W.Bro. Edgar Ronald Carr, an Accountant, was initiated in Wyggeston Lodge No.3448 on the 16th February 1922 and installed nine years later as Master in 1931. He was Treasurer of the Lodge for a total of 31 years from 1933 to 1964. A special double initiation in the Wyggeston Lodge took place in January 1958 when W.Bro.Continue reading “The 22nd Master of Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester (1931) – Edgar Ronald Carr”

The Third Master of the Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester (1912) – John David Johnson

John David Johnson was initiated into Freemasonry in the Commercial Lodge No.1391 on 26th October 1894. He was one of the Founders of the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448 in 1910 and was the first Director of Ceremonies and was installed as Master in 1912. He was subsequently Almoner of the Lodge from 1913 to 1919 andContinue reading “The Third Master of the Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester (1912) – John David Johnson”

The 15th Master of the Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester (1924) – John Harrison Jnr.

W.Bro. John Harrison Jnr., a Seedsman in Leicestershire, was initiated into Freemasonry in the Wyggeston Lodge No.3448 on the 17th May 1912 and was installed it’s as Worshipful Master in 1924. He was Treasurer of the Lodge for 7 years from 1926 to 1933, and a total of 20 years as Director of Ceremonies fromContinue reading “The 15th Master of the Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester (1924) – John Harrison Jnr.”

The Second Master of the Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester (1911) – Henry Jinks Grace

WBro Henry Jinks Grace was a very active and highly esteemed member of the Craft in the Province of Leicestershire and Rutland. Initiated in the Granite Lodge No.2028 in 1886, he was appointed Organist and Assistant Secretary in 1887, Secretary in 1890 and as installed as Master in 1894, an hour which his Mother LodgeContinue reading “The Second Master of the Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester (1911) – Henry Jinks Grace”

The First Master of the Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester in 1910 – Frederick Billson

Frederick William Billson LLB.Lond. was Initiated into Freemasonry in the Commercial Lodge No.1391, Leicester, on 31st May 1889 in his early 30’s and after serving in subordinate offices was Installed as Master on 30th April 1897. He was a Founder and first Inner Guard of the Lodge of Research No.2429 and was Installed a MasterContinue reading “The First Master of the Wyggeston Lodge, Leicester in 1910 – Frederick Billson”