Freemason & Bishop Percy Mark Herbert

Reading Time: 2 minutes Bishop Percy Mark Herbert was born on 24th April 1885 at Shrewsbury where the family of the Earls of Powis, of which he was a member, held hereditary liberties.

His father was Major-General the Hon. William Henry Herbert who had seen distinguished service in the Crimean War and who was a son of Edward Clive, 2nd Earl of Powis and Sybella Milbank

Roger and Out for 2016 Perambulations!

Reading Time: < 1 minute On Thursday evening the 2016 programme of Festival Perambulations was completed by WBro Roger Michell who walked over twenty miles from Shrewsbury to Oswestry to attend a meeting of Cae Glas Lodge. Of course he was accompanied by the Walking Maul which has now journeyed over 500 miles around our Province, linking lodge with lodge … Read more

King’s Friends’ WBro Gerald Emerton takes his Coaches out for a Spin

Reading Time: < 1 minute Shrewsbury Steam Rally attracted thousands over the August Bank Holiday weekend to see and smell transport of a bygone era. Amongst the many exhibitors was WBro Gerald, a Member of Kings Friends Lodge no 293 who has a collection of vintage coaches. Gerald, his son and grandson exhibited three well turned out vehicles, a 1933 Leyland Cub, a 1949 Crossley SD 42/7 and a 1950 Bedford OB all were driven with great pride into the Main Arena for everyone to see. Gerald recently celebrated his 50th year in Freemasonry at King’s Friends’ Lodge and is looking forward to the coming season particularly the November meeting when the Lodge will welcome a very special visitor!