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Grand Lodge Appointments and Promotions 2021-22

31 March 2021

Dear Brethren

I am delighted to be able to report that the following brethren have been re-appointed to active Grand Rank.

W. Bro. Adrian Cleightonhills  Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies

W. Bro. Malcolm Lloyd  Grand Senior Deacon

W. Bro. Steven Groeger  Grand Junior Deacon

W. Bro. Ian MacGrain  Grand Steward


It is with great pleasure that I am able to inform you that the Grand Master has also been pleased to make the following first appointments to Past Grand Rank. 

W. Bro. John Peterkin  Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies

W. Bro. Graham Walsh  Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies

W. Bro. Paul Hillyard  Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies

W. Bro. Guy Sudron  Past Grand Standard Bearer

You will recall that W.Bro.Arthur Hawthorne received a field promotion on the 25th of January 2021 to Past Grand Standard Bearer.


In addition to these appointments, the Grand Master has been pleased to confer the following promotions in Mark Grand Lodge.

W.Bro.David Russell Past Grand Junior Overseer
W.Bro.Robert James Brown Past Grand Senior Deacon
W.Bro.Michael Geddes Past Grand Junior Deacon
W.Bro.Ian James Small Past Grand Junior Deacon

V.W.Bro David Smith received a Field Promotion to the rank of Past Grand Master Overseer on the 23rd of November 2020.

Additional Appointments not part of the Province’s allocation.

W.Bro.Alan John Krzysica Past Grand Junior Deacon.
W.Bro.Paul Adams Past Grand Junior Deacon..

W.Bro.Robert Allan Blake who is a Wiltshire based Mason, but a member of Mercury Lodge of Mark Master Masons 777 has been promoted to Past Grand Junior Overseer.

W. Bro.Graham Glazier who was a member of a number of Mark Lodges in the Province has been re-appointed to Grand Senior Deacon through his membership in the neighbouring Province of Dorset.

W.Bro.Alan Wakeford a member of Unity Mark Lodge 381, has been promoted to Past Grand Senior Deacon, through his membership of Lodges in the Province of London.

It has been another exceptional year for the Province of Hampshire & Isle of Wight. I am sure you will all wish to join the Provincial Grand Master and his Executive in congratulating these worthy Brethren on their preferment.

Yours sincerely and fraternally

Nigel D Bell

Provincial Grand Secretary