ASHINGDON LODGE -
sad passing of W.Bro. Fred Round
I regret to advise that I have ben informed of the sad passing of W.Bro. Fred Round by his sister, Jill.
Fred was 79 years old when he died on 6th August, 2018. His funeral will take place at Weston-super-Mare Crematorium on 31st August at 12.30. Anybody who wishes to go, please let me know and I can inform his sister.
Fred moved down to Weston-super-Mare, Somerset to be near his sister after his beloved wife Jean died.
He was initiated into Ashingdon Lodge on 12th May, 1984, he was W.M. in 1995 and was Director of Ceremonies from 2002 to 2003, Assistant Director of Ceremonies from 2000-2002, Chaplain 2005-2006 and Almoner 1998-1999. He was made an Honorary member on 9th May, 2015.
I will give our Almoner details of his sisters address so we can send our condolences.
Fred was a true gentleman. a good Mason and liked by all, he will be sadly missed by all those who knew him.
Tony Goater Secretary Ashingdon Lodge 9026
MENUS FROM 2017
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THERE ARE NO CHANGES TO THE PRICES FOR 2017- 31 AUGUST 2018
Menus and prices from September 2017.
Please note Bairds requirements
Your Secretary/Scribe E, etc.is the person to whom you should clarify the content and prices.
WINE LIST AND PRICES FROM May 2018
Click this link>> Wine list
please use this BAR PRE-ORDER FORM
Click this link>> To help the service in the bar, you may care to download and print this form.
HELP REQUESTED for POST-FESTIVE BOARD
Can you please ensure that glasses, wine bottles etc are taken from the sprigs and tables after the Festive Board and put on the tables near the Kitchen doors.
This will help Chris & Derek Childs to get them all back up to the bar for cleaning.
BLOOD AWARD FOR ALAN HARVEY OBE
Alan Harvey, a Director of Rochford Masonic Hall and Secretary of both Ashingdon and St Margarets Lodge has received an award from NHS Blood & Transplant Authority. He has received the highest (Diamond) award for giving 100 pints of blood. He has been a donor 52 years, since he was 18.
Trinity Lodge invites Prov Grand Almoner
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W. Bro. Bert Fuller
Tony Goater reports the sad news of the passing of W. Bro. Bert Fuller. He he was Master of Ashingdon Lodge 9026 in 1991-92.
Also he was The Director of Ceremonies from 1997 to 1998. Bert died on 11th June, 2018 aged 89 and his funeral service was on Friday 29th June at St. Andrews Church Rochford, where he was a Lay Preacher for many years right up to his sad passing, W. Bro. Derek Potter represented Ashingdon Lodge at the funeral.
CASTLE POINT LODGE 2nd DEGREE TRACING BOARD CLUB
A unique event at the Lodge
Click this link>> 2nd Degree T B Club
EAGLE GOLF TROPHY 2017
Click this link>> Chris Barclay's report
See attached for details of the above's results and date for the 2018 meeting.
TEMPLEWOOD CHAPTER - 50th ANNIVERSARY
Click this link>> 50th Anniversary picture and report
W BRO KEN JUMP PPJGW
Click this link>> W Bro Ken - two prestigeous awards in a few months
ROCHFORD DAYLIGHT LODGE
Interesting article from Tony Goater about Bowls tournament Click this link>> Inter Lodge Bowls tournament
St Margaret's Lodge , 3 generation involvement
Click this link>> Article regarding 3 Harveys
TRINITY LODGE MEMBER GETS WW 2 MEDALS
Bill Harvey has been honoured by Russia for Artic Convoy duty
Click this link>> Article regarding Bills medals
50 YEARS A MASON - TWICE!
Click this link>> Trinity Lodge double
NEW ROCHFORD LODGE WEB SITES
Rochford Masonic Hall is delighted that the following Lodges have their own Lodge sites
Click here to visit Eastwoodbury Lodge's web site
Click here to visit Ashingdon Lodge's web site
Click here to visit Stonewell Lodge's web site.
Click here to visit Wickford Lodge's web site.
Click here to visit Rochford Hundred Lodge's web site.
Click here to visit Wickford Lodge's web site.
Click here to visit Brownswood Lodge's web site.
70 YEARS A FREEMASON
Here is W.Bro Victor Crowley PPGSwdB receiving his certificate, commemorating 70 years in the Craft, from W.Bro Clifford Thoms APGM joined by W.Bro. Bob McLaughlin LGR, Master of The Lodge of Harmony 8476
W Bro Vic will be 92 in June this year, he still performs ritual to a very high degree and attends LOI every Monday
copied from the Essex Mason Facebook site
True Friendship - interesting past minutes
Click this link>> article found at Canterbury trip
Click this link>> Bears in Rochford!
TEMPLEWOOD LODGE'S BROWN FAMILY AFFAIR.
How much History can you cram into one Lodge Meeting!
read this fascinating article by David Kennedy
Secretary of Templewood Lodge No.7424. Click this link>> 60th Anniversary PLUS
TRINITY LODGE MAKE FURTHER HOSPICE DONATION.
At the recent Trinity Lodge Ladies Festival the Raffle raised £350.
Tom & Pam Wilson chose to donate the money to Havens Hospice, Westcliff.
This is not the first time Trinity have donated to this worthy cause.
Please click here to read the article in The Echo and the kind letter from Havens Hospice in response to the Donation
Havens Letter and Echo article
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