KING ÆLFRED LODGE
W. Bro. Timothy John Hadfield – Worshipful Master
W. Bro. Matthew Anthony Wood –Master Elect
Telephone: 07780 996552
10 Edward Road
Tuesday, October 6, 2020
Dear Sir and Brother,
You are requested to attend the FOUR HUNDRED AND FORTY-EIGHTH Regular Meeting of the Lodge at The Masonic Centre, Alresford Road, Winchester. SO21 1HB on MONDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2020 at 6 p.m. punctually.
By Command of the Worshipful Master
A. K. Smith Esq. P.P.J.G.W., Secretary & Data Controller
Dress Code: Black or dark blue lounge suit, uniform, dark morning dress (Provincial & Grand Lodge Officers), white collar, black, Provincial or ‘approved’ Masonic tie, black footwear and black/dark blue socks. White gloves are NOT to be worn.
Coronavirus: ‘During the Coronavirus pandemic all brethren must observe social distancing measures and are advised to carry personal hand sanitising gel for use at appropriate times during the meeting. Face Masks MUST be worn’
General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR): ‘Data required for our use as a membership organisation is held by Grand Lodge, Provincial Grand Lodge and the Lodge(s) of which you are a member. In order to comply with the Data Protection legislation, your attention is directed to the Provincial Data Protection Policy and Notices referred to therein on the Provincial web site’.
OPENING ODE WILL NOT BE SUNG
Hail, Eternal! By Whose aid
All created things were made
Heaven and earth Thy vast design
Hear us, Architect Divine
May our work begun in Thee
Ever blest with order be
And may we when labours cease
Part in harmony and peace.
By Thy glorious majesty
By the trust we place in Thee
By the badge and mystic sign
Hear us Architect Divine
To open the Lodge.
To approve and confirm the pre-circulated Minutes of the 447th Regular Meeting of the Lodge held on Monday, October 5, 2020.
To read the Fire Regulations & Safety Notice.
To receive correspondence inc City of Winchester Freemasons Club report.
To consider a Notice of Motion given at the last regular meeting by Bro. Treasurer, that the 2021 Lodge subscriptions be increased by no more than £10.
To consider a Notice of Motion given at the last regular meeting by Bro. Treasurer, that Brethren whose fees are outstanding on October 31, 2020, be excluded in accordance with BoC Rule 181 and Lodge Bylaw Rule 6.
To Install Bro. Matthew Anthony Wood as Master of the Lodge.
To Appoint and Invest the Lodge Officers for the ensuing year.
To receive Propositions and transact any other Masonic business.
To close the Lodge.
NB Alms will be collected by Bro’s Senior and Junior Deacon as Brethren retire from the Lodge.
CLOSING ODE WILL NOT BE SUNG
Now the evening shadows closing
Worn from toil to peaceful rest;
Mystic arts and rites reposing
Sacred in each faithful breast.
God of light whose love unceasing
Doth to all Thy works extend
Crown our order with thy blessing
Build sustain us to the end.
Humbly now we bow before thee
Grateful for Thine aid Divine
Everlasting power and glory
Mighty Architect be Thine.
Official Rehearsal: Will be held on the Monday preceding the Regular Meeting, at 7 p.m. (except Bank Holidays) at The Masonic Centre, Alresford Road, Winchester. SO21 1HB. All Master Masons are invited to attend. Officers unable to attend should inform the Lodge Preceptor, W. Bro. Mick Whitfield, as soon as possible. Lodge of Instruction is held on most other Monday evenings at 7 p.m. Please contact the Lodge Preceptor, W. Bro. Mick Whitfield for confirmation.
Dining: At the Winchester Masonic Centre, after the Lodge Meeting. Meals should be paid for in advance by Direct Debit, Cheque or via the ‘Events’ page of the Lodge website, and booked at least seven days before the meeting. Names, Lodges, Ranks of guests should be provided. Owing to the cost of dining it is necessary to charge for meals ordered but not taken. Meal cost is £17 and may be paid for by BACS to: Lloyds Bank – Sort Code 30-99-71 – Account No 00304586 – Account Name King Ælfred Lodge No 7487 providing your name as payment reference. NO ADVANCE PAYMENT, NO MEAL, NO EXCEPTION!
Absent Brethren: The toast of Absent Brethren will be honoured at 9.00pm.
Future Meetings: December 2, 2nd Degree. (NB. all ceremonies are subject to change)
Almoner: Members should contact W. Bro. Aubrey Monahan, Almoner, in cases of illness or distress. Telephone: 023 8026 1892 or 07752 089899, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Proposal of Candidates: Brethren who wish to propose Candidates or Joining Members should communicate with Bro. Secretary in the first instance.
Annual Subscriptions: Annual Subscriptions for 2020 are £137.50 (exclusive of all Dining Charges) and payable in advance on January 1, 2020. Cheques should be made payable to ‘King Ælfred Lodge No. 7487 and sent to Bro. Treasurer, W. Bro. Ian E. Paddey, 17, Stubbington Way, Fair Oak, Eastleigh, Hampshire. SO50 7LQ. Telephone: 07745 696889, email: email@example.com or by internet banking to: Lloyds Bank – Sort Code 30-99-71 – Account No 00304586 – Account Name King Ælfred Lodge No 7487.
Masonic Charities: Brethren are enjoined to consult W. Bro. Mike Dant, Lodge Charity Steward, regarding the Masonic Charities. His address is ‘Tredan’, 9, Holly Hill Close, Southampton. SO16 7EU. Telephone: 023 8076 9093, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Royal Arch Masonry: Brethren interested in joining a Holy Royal Arch Chapter should consult Bro. Secretary or the Lodge Royal Arch Representative, W. Bro. Philip A. Chapman MBE JP.
Attendances at Lodges Overseas: Not all Masonic bodies abroad are recognised as regular by the United Grand Lodge. Brethren are urged not to make any Masonic contacts overseas with members of other Jurisdictions without consulting Bro. Secretary or ascertaining from the Grand Secretary at Freemasons Hall, that regular Masonry exists in the country concerned and obtaining the address to which Masonic enquiries in that country should be directed.
Change of Contact Details: The Lodge Secretary should be notified IMMEDIATELY of any Member’s change of address or contact details.
SOLOMON (Learning & Development) website, go to: https://solomon.ugle.org.uk to register.
Provincial website: https://www.hiowmasons.org/
NCA website: https://www.hantsmasonnc.org.uk/
NCA Nomads ‘Visiting Club’ go to: https://www.hantsmasonnc.org.uk/nomads to register
1. Bro. Adam Fraser Leon McLean – Initiated May 14, 2018, Passed November 4, 2019
2. Bro. Stephen Charles Oswald Herriotts – Initiated May 13, 2019, Passed February 3, 2020
1. Bro. Mr. Ryan H Rutlidge – Initiated January 6, 2020
2. Bro. Geoffrey Evans – Initiated January 6, 2020
Acceptance of an office in the Lodge is considered a pledge of attendance and performance of the duties thereof.
W.Bro. Timothy J. Hadfield ... Worshipful Master
Bro. Matthew A. Wood ... Senior Warden
Bro. Darren E. Foy ... Junior Warden
W.Bro. Mike E Robinson P.P.J.G.D., L.G.R. ... Chaplain
W.Bro. Ian E. Paddey ... Treasurer
W.Bro. Alan K. Smith P.P.J.G.W. ... Secretary
W.Bro. Andrew J. Parker P.P.D.G.Swd.B. ... Director of Ceremonies
W.Bro. D. Aubrey F. Monahan P.P.S.G.D., L.G.R. ... Almoner
W.Bro. Michael J. Dant P.P.G.Supt.Wks., L.G.R. ... Charity Steward
W.Bro. David C.L. McLean P.P.Dep.G.Reg. ... Mentor
Bro. Henry J. Gill ... Senior Deacon
Bro. Stuart J. Robinson ... Junior Deacon
W.Bro. Stuart L Mawson P.P.J.G.W. ... Asst. Director of Ceremonies
W.Bro. Brian Saunders. P.P.S.G.D. ... Organist
W.Bro. Richard N. Ings P.P.G.Supt.Wks. ... Assistant Secretary
Bro. Lee Saunders ... Inner Guard
Bro. Ernest D.Jeffs ... Senior Steward
Bro. Kenneth Foulkes ... Steward
Bro. Ryan Hadfield ... Steward
Bro. James Hadfield ... Steward
Bro. Daniel Gordon ... Steward
Bro. John Wright ... Steward
W.Bro. John L Harvey P.P.S.G.D. ... Tyler (guest)
W.Bro. Mick Whitfield P.P.J.G.W. ... Lodge Preceptor
W.Bro. Nigel Baber, P.P.S.G.D. ... Provincial Visiting Officer
W.Bro. Paul Hillyard P.A.G.Supt.Wks. ... North Central Area Chairman
W.Bro. Gordon Brakewell P.A.G.D.C. ... North Central Area Vice Chairman
W.Bro. Philip A.Chapman MBE,JP, PPSGW, LGR ... Royal Arch Representative
W.Bro. Sam P. Chapman Prov.S.G.D. ... Lodge Membership Officer
W.Bro. Ian E. Paddey ... COWFC Representative
RW.Bro. Jonathan C. Whitaker D.Prov.G.M ic. P.G.Swd.B
W.Bro. Noel R. Voice P.S.G.D. P.Asst.Prov.G.Master
W.Bro. David J. Flemming P.S.G.D. P.Asst.Prov.G.Master
W.Bro. Roy A. Quin P.S.G.D. P.Asst.Prov.G.Master
W.Bro. Terence S. Bruty P.A.G.Swd.B
W.Bro. Maurice R. Beale P.P.G.Supt. Wks.
W.Bro. Robert D. Seago, P.P.J.G.W., P.P.A.G.D.C. (West Kent)
Bro. Ron Terry, P.P.G.Std.B.
Bro. Simon Stone
PAST MASTERS OF THE LODGE
W.Bro. Maurice R. Beale P.P.G.Supt.Wks.
W.Bro. Jim A. Melrose P.P.A.G.D.C.
W.Bro. Ray A. Fisher P.P.G.Reg. L.G.R.
W.Bro. Michael B. Whitfield P.P.J.G.W.
W.Bro. Stuart L. Mawson P.P.J.G.W.
W.Bro. Philip A. Chapman MBE JP, P.P.S.G.W., L.G.R.
W.Bro. Alan J. Cookson P.P.Dep.G.Swd.B.
W.Bro. Richard N. Ings P.P.G.Supt.Wks.
W.Bro. Peter K. Mason P.P.D.G.Swd.B.
W.Bro. Mike E. Robinson P.P.J.G.D. L.G.R.
W.Bro. David C.L. McLean P.P.Dep.G.Reg.
W.Bro. V. Norman Morley P.P.G.Std.B.
W.Bro. Alan K. Smith P.P.J.G.W.
W.Bro. Andrew J. Parker P.P.D.G.Swd.B.
W.Bro. Philip D. K. Mason P.P.A.G.Swd.B.
W.Bro. Andrew S Fell P.P.A.G.D.C.
W.Bro. Brian R Saunders P.P.S.G.D.
W.Bro. Jeffrey. C. Radford P.P.S.G.D.
W.Bro. Sam P. Chapman Prov.S.G.D.
W.Bro. Andrew J. Rudge P.P.J.G.D.
W.Bro. Ian E. Paddey
W.Bro. Derek R Saunders (I.P.M.)
W. Bro. Michael Sharpe
W. Bro. D. Aubrey F. Monahan P.P.S.G.D., L.G.R.
W. Bro. Ronald N. Rainbird P.P.D.G.Reg
W. Bro. Philip N. Baughn L.G.R.
W. Bro. Michael J. Dant P.P.G.Supt.Wks., L.G.R.
W. Bro. David T. King P.P.D.G.Swd.B.
W. Bro. Malcolm R Hoskins. P.P.A.G.Reg.
W. Bro. Timothy C Howlett
W. Bro. Paul J Naish L.G.R.
W. Bro. Crawford J White P.P.Dep.G.Swd.B.
Bro. Noel R. Grimmett
Bro. Peter Knight
Bro. A. Wayne Hallett
Bro. Brian T. Hall
Bro. David T. Marsh
Bro. Lal Basra
Bro. John M. B. O’Toole
Bro. Timothy J. Hadfield
Bro. Matthew A. Wood
Bro. Henry J. Gill
Bro. John L Ball
Bro. Stuart J. Robinson
Bro. John A. Smallbone
Bro. Kenneth Foulkes
Bro. Darren E Foy
Bro. Ernest D Jeffs
Bro. Ian R Gowers
Bro. John Kent
Bro. Colin Tester
Bro. Lee R Saunders
Bro. James E Hadfield
Bro. Ryan T Hadfield
Bro. Adam F L McLean
Bro. John G Wright
Bro. Daniel M A Gordon
Bro. S. Charles O Herriotts
Bro. Ryan H Rutlidge
Bro. Geoffrey Evans