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 Memorable Cornelius Chapter Enthronement

Saturday 16th March 2019 witnessed the wonderful occasion when the remarkable 93 year old Ill Bro Bill Hale enthroned Ill Bro Ion Murphy into the chair of the Cornelius Rose Croix Chapter No 1091 in Cardigan. 

There cannot be many Brethren within the Province that do not know Bill and admire his superb command of Masonic ritual so it was with little surprise that all present were moved by the most sincere and accurate ceremony that Bill conducted.  

The Chapter provides the opportunity for Brethren to entertain their wives for lunch in the pleasant Cardigan dining room which is so enhanced by Bills wife Freda who always delights with her superb flower arrangements that adorn the dining tables.

Dyfed District visit to St Mary’s Priory Chapter Enthronement meeting.

On Thursday 17th January, Ill Bros Neil Devonald, Peter Gregory and John Watson accompanied the Inspector General V Ill Bro John Everett – 330 to the enthronement meeting of the St Mary’s Chapter 1010 in Chepstow – District of S Wales and Monmouthshire.

Following the excellent ceremony and most enjoyable hospitality, Ill Bro Tony Moles was presented with his 50 year certificate by the Inspector General for S Wales and Monmouthshire, V Ill Bro Paul Kelvin Smith – 330.

Pictured L to R are V Ill Bro John Norbury – IG N Wales, V Ill Bro John Everett, E & PP Andrew Twomlow enthroned MWS, V Ill Bro Paul Kelvin Smith, Ill Bro Tony Moles receiving 50year certificate, V Ill Bro David Edwards – Past IG for S Wales & Mon and V Ill Bro Ray Johnstone Smith – IG for Somerset.      

Presentation of patent extension to Inspector General – 21st September 2018

On Friday 21st. September, the District of Dyfed was honoured to receive Supreme Council member Most Illustrious Bro John Railton 33°, Grand Prior accompanied by Ill Bro Julian Soper 32°, Deputy Grand DC at the regular meeting of the Maridunum Chapter in Carmarthen .The purpose of the visit was to present our Inspector General, Very Illustrious Bro John Everett 33° with a further five year extension to his Supreme Council patent.

.This first meeting under the stewardship of the MWS E&PP Michael Eckley included the perfection of E&PP David Graham Jenkins prior to the presentation ceremony.

The well attended meeting included visits from the Inspectors General of South Wales and Monmouthshire, North Wales, Hereford & Gloucester and the past Inspector General of S. Wales & Mon.

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The lively festive board was at the Royal Ivy Bush hotel where the Grand Prior complemented the Chapter on the ceremony and outlined some of the many activities of the Supreme Council.Pictured from L. to R.:- Ill Bro Julian Soper 32° – Dep Grand DC, Most Ill Bro Rev John Railton 33° – Supreme Council Grand Prior, E&PP Michael Eckley – MWS Maridunum Chapter, V Ill Bro John Everett 33° – Inspector General for Dyfed and Ill Bro Michael Swann 31° – Dyfed District Recorder.