Order of the Allied Masonic Degrees – Grand Ranks 2020

The District Grand Prefect, R.W.Bro. Michael James Leslie Whelan, JP is pleased to announce that the Grand Master, M W Bro. Thomas Firth Jackson has selected the following Brethren of our District for honours in Grand Council for 2020/2021.

 First Appointment 

 W Bro. Mark Gannaway of Wey Valley Council No 219 as Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies 


W. Bro. David Smith of Isle of Wight Council No 148 (and Councils, 199, 207, 219 and 269) to Past Grand Registrar. He will carry the title of a V.W.Bro. 

W. Bro.  Mathew Redgwell Burt of St St Cuthberga Council No 184 & Council 269 to Past Grand Junior Deacon.

W. Bro. Malcolm Reston Melbourne Lloyd of Anna Valley Council. No 199 and Councils 219 and 269. to Past Grand Junior Deacon,  

Also receiving a first appointment to Past Grand Standard Bearer via the District of London, is W Bro. Frank Jeremy Shaw, who is the District Grand Master of the R&SM District of Dorset, Hampshire and Isle of Wight,

All the above appointments will take effect from 27th October 2020.

And finally, our own District Grand Prefect is to be appointed as the Assistant Provincial Grand Master of the Craft Province of Dorset in October.

Our congratulations to all the recipients on well-deserved appointments and promotions.

Yours sincerely and fraternally

Ron Bentley

District Grand Recorder