The Richard Sandbach Lodge of Research

Reading Time: 2 minutes On Monday October 23rd, WBro Jonathon Hibbins was Installed as Worshipful Master of The Richard Sandbach Lodge of Research. In keeping with the tradition of The Lodge, it was then time for the new Master to deliver his Installation Lecture – ‘Was Sir Christopher Wren a Freemason’, a topic WBro Hibbins had obviously researched extensively … Read more

Kipling and the Craft

Reading Time: 91 minutes The need for this further essay was first made apparent to me when—in my capacity as Secretary of the Lodge and Editor of the Transactions—I began to receive inquiries from Brethren as far away as Vancouver and Singapore, asking for materials and information which might help them to complete their own papers on Kipling, and I found, to my surprise, that while our library contains a great deal of relevant material, there has never been a paper on Kipling in our Transactions.

Goose and Gridiron Ale House

Reading Time: < 1 minute Four lodges, which had been associated with re-building of St. Paul’s Cathedral, under the direction of Sir Christopher Wren met at the Goose and Gridiron Ale House, St Paul’s Churchyard, London in June 1717

Sir Robert Moray – The first recorded initiation in England

Reading Time: 12 minutes At Neucastell the 20 day off May, 1641. The quilk day ane serten nomber off Mester and others being lafule conveined, doeth admit Mr the Right Honerabell Mr Robert Moray, General quarter Mr to the Armie of Scotlan, and the same bing aproven be the hell Mester off the Mesone of the Log off Edenroth, … Read more