Henley on Thames News
A NEW worshipful master of the Thames Lodge masons, based in Henley, was installed at a special ceremony.
David Cummin, 64, from Reading, took up the post at a ceremony on April 29 attended by 41 members and guests at the Reading Road lodge of Mark Master Masons.
Right worshipful brother, his honour Ian Alexander QC, provincial grand master of the provincial grand lodge of mark master masons of Oxfordshire, attended the meeting and was joined by right worshipful brother Christopher Radmore, provincial grand master of the degree in Hertfordshire and right worshipful brother Richard Olliver, provincial grand master of the degree in Berkshire.
Brother Cummin, a former headteacher of St Edward’s Prep School in Reading, will hold the post for one year.
Also present were three past provincial grand masters -right worshipful bothers Richard Slade and James Hilditch, both past provincial grand masters of Oxfordshire, and Peter Sands, past provincial grand master of Berkshire
A grand lodge certificate was presented to brother Melvyn Williams by right worshipful brother James Hilditch, who is also currently provincial grand master of the craft in Oxfordshire.
The meeting was followed by a Festive Board in the Thames suite of the Masonic Centre.