About Lodge Edinburgh Castle No.1764
Brief History of Lodge Edinburgh Castle No.1764
At 18:00 on the 31st October 1986, within Freemasons Hall, 96 George Street, Edinburgh, the brethren present were called to order and asked to be upstanding to receive the Most Worshipful Grand Master Mason, Brother J.M.Marcus Humphrey of Dinnet.
The Lodge was opened, passed and raised before the MW Grand Master Mason stated that the purpose of the meeting was to erect and consecrate a new Lodge named EDINBURGH CASTLE bearing Lodge number 1764 on the roll of the Grand Lodge of Scotland.
Having been presented with the Cornucopia, Vessel of Wine and the Vessel of Oil, the MW Grand Master Mason received the salute of the Master and Office Bearers, designate of Lodge Edinburgh Castle, the Grand Lodge and Consecration Ceremony were then closed in due and ancient form.
Ceremony of Installation
Lodge Edinburgh Castle was then opened for the first time, by the RW Past Depute Grand Master, Bro. Hector.C.Campbell. The Master designate, Bro William Alfred Thomson was then presented, having taken the obligation of Installed Master Bro. Thomson was proclaimed as RWM of Lodge Edinburgh Castle, 1764. The office bearers as per the following list were then installed in due and ancient form.
Substitute Master W.Riddell
Depute Master H.Bristow
Worshipful Senior Warden R.Lansley Worshipful Junior Warden R.Darey
Senior Deacon L.W.Walker
Junior Deacon A.Brown
Assistant Secretary R.Addison
Assistant Treasurer B.Clunie
Bible Bearer J.Conners
Inner Guard B.McKenzie
Senior Steward G.Gray
1st Steward R.Cooper 2nd Steward D.Currie
3rd Steward J.Liddell 4th Steward I.Black