The Province consists of 44 Mark Lodges and 21 Royal Ark Mariner Lodges, which enjoy a total membership of over 1500 Mark Masons. The Lodges are distributed throughout an area which stretches from Ripon in the North to Sheffield in the South and from Goole in the East to Barnoldswick in the West, meeting in 38 locations.

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Provincial Diary 2014/2015

  2 May 2014 Mark Golf Competition at Styrrup Hall Golf & Country Club (Nr Doncaster) 7 May 2014 Huddersfield, Halifax & District I.M.A. Annual Meeting, Willoyroyd MH, West Vale, Halifax 10 May 2014 Carl Whitehead Lodge of R.A.M. No. 110, Installation Meeting, Otley 14 May 2014 Bradford & District I.M.A., Annual Meeting, Spring Bank, …

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Long and Distinguished Service Awards

Long Service Certificates are presented to Brethren who have attained 50 years of service to Mark Masonry or to the Ancient and Honourable Fraternity of Royal Ark Mariners.  Celebration of such service is recognized by the presentation of a Certificate from the Most Worshipful Grand Master and a separate Certificate from the Provincial Grand Master. …

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Perkinton Mark

Formation of the Province of West Yorkshire

The Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons was formed in 1856, with Lord Leigh as Grand Master. In 1857, it was announced that the Grand Master “was very desirous, in all cases where three Lodges should be established in connection with this Grand Lodge in any county, to organize such Lodges into a Province, and …

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Annual Provincial Grand Lodge Meeting

The 2014 Annual Meeting of Provincial Grand Lodge was held on Saturday 26th April at Bradford Grammar School by kind invitation of Prince Edward, Fearnley, Caldene and Halifax Mark Lodges, also Prince Edward, Fearnley and Caldene RAM Lodges. In conjunction with the Huddersfield, Halifax and Districts Installed Masters Association. The meeting, presided over by R.W.Bro. James Steggles, the …

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Annual Provincial Grand RAM Assembly

The Annual Provincial Grand Royal Ark Mariner Assembly in 2014 will be held on Saturday 11th October at 11:00 a.m. at Tapton Hall, Sheffield by kind invitation of the Carl Whitehead Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners no.110. Please note that the 2014 meeting had been rescheduled from its usual 1st Saturday in October. This meeting is …

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Installed Masters’ Associations

To promote friendship, harmony and inter-visiting between all Mark Master Masons, primarily within the Mark Lodges belonging to the Association. The Installed Masters’ Associations provide a unique bond between Mark Masons in specific sectors of the Province and strengthen the link between the Province, its Lodges and their membership. Their purpose is to promote friendship, …

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