Lodge Gallery

Over the long history of Masefield Lodge, we have been privileged to have many members, from far and wide. Shown below, a selection of our present members together with some fondly remembered past masters.

Current Members of the Lodge

Subscribing members of Masefield Lodge

V.W.Bro. R.B.W. Price

R.B.W. Price

V.W.Bro. Richard Price

Past Grand Sword Bearer

Initiated into Masefield Lodge No. 2034, 13th November 1961, Master in 1974 & 1984.

Joined Worcestershire Provincial Grand Stewards Lodge No. 9142 in 2005. Provincial Grand Stewards Lodge of Warwickshire No. 9253 in 1998./p>

Appointed Provincial Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies in 1979. Past Provincial Senior Grand Warden in 1990. Past Deputy Grand Sword Bearer in 2007.

Past Grand Sword Bearer.

Celebrated 50 years in Freemasonry, 14th November 2011.

W.Bro. H.C. James

H.C. James

W.Bro. Harold Charles James

P.Prov.J.G.W. (Wales)

W.M. 1978, P.Prov.A.G.D.C. 1982, P.Prov.G.Supt.Wks. 1996, P.Prov.J.G.W. (Wales) 2013. P.Prov.G.Reg. 2013.

W.Bro. Peter Charles Band

P.C. Band

W.Bro. Peter Charles Band

Past Asst.P.G.M. P.S.G.D.

W.M. 1988 and 2007. Proposed by W.Bro. D.P. Alexander Seconded by W.Bro. F.H.R. Peal.

Prov.G.S.D.(Warks.) 1987, Prov.G.Stwd. Sep 1992, Prov.J.G.W. 1993, P.Prov.G.Swd.B.(Warks.) 1995, Asst. Prov. Grand Master 2003, Past Asst. Prov. Grand Master 2008.

Grand Rank P.A.G.D.C. 1999, P.S.G.D. 2004.

Preceptor, 1988 - 2003. Treasurer, 1991 - 2003.

W.Bro. Michael John Porter

M.J. Porter

W.Bro. Michael John Porter

P.Prov.G.Supt.Wks.

W.M. 1993. Proposed by Bro. J.A. Porter and seconded by Bro. James Newcastle Bray.

P.Prov.S.G.D. 1998, P.Prov.G.Supt.Wks. 2004.

W.Bro. Michael Alfred Bunn

M.A. Bunn

W.Bro. Michael Alfred Bunn

P.Prov.J.G.W.

W.M. 1994 and 2009. Proposed by Bro. R.J. Wood and seconded by Bro. J.A. Porter.

P.Prov.A.G.D.C. 1999, P.Prov.G.Supt.Wks. 2005, P.Prov.G.Reg. 2010, P.Prov.J.G.W. 2015.

W.Bro. Robin Douglas Symes

R.D. Symes

W.Bro. Robin Douglas Symes

P.Prov.J.G.W.

W.M. 1996. Proposed by W.Bro. J.A. Porter. and seconded by Bro. M.J. Porter.

Prov.G.Stwd. 1998, Prov.G.Supt.Wks. 2001, P.Prov.G.Reg. 2008, P.Prov.J.G.W. 2012.

Preceptor 1998 - 2017.

 W.Bro. David Stuart Carey

D.S. Carey

W.Bro. David Stuart Carey

P.Prov.J.G.W.

W.M. 1997. Proposed by Bro. P.J.L. Alexander and seconded by Bro. M.A. Bunn.

P.Prov.S.G.D. 1998, P.Prov.G.Reg. 2004, P.Prov.J.G.W., 2010.

Past Lodge Treasurer.

W.Bro. Stephen Michael Hester

S.M. Hester

W.Bro. Stephen Michael Hester

P.Prov.J.G.W.

W.M. 2001 and 2016. Proposed by Bro. G.J. Ling, and seconded by Bro. A.J. Sanderson.

Prov.A.G.D.C. 2006, P.Prov.G.Reg. June 2009, P.Prov.J.G.W. 2015.

W.Bro. Philip Anthony Symes

P.A. Symes

W.Bro. Philip Anthony Symes

P.Prov.G.Supt.Wks

W.M. 2003. Proposed by Bro. R.D. Symes and seconded by Bro. J.A. Carreras.

P.Prov.J.G.D. 2009, P.Prov.G.Supt.Wks 2015.

W.Bro. Derek John Silk

D.J. Silk

W.Bro. Derek John Silk

P.Prov.S.G.W.

W.M. 2005 and 2006. Proposed by W.Bro. M.A. Bunn and seconded by W.Bro. R.D. Symes.

W.M. 2005 P.Prov.S.G.W., 2011

Lodge Treasurer, and Provincial K.T. Treasurer.

W.Bro. John Henry Crowther

J.H. Crowther

W.Bro. John Henry Crowther

P.Prov.S.G.W.

Proposed by W.Bro. R.D. Symes and seconded by Bro. A.S. Jay (I.G).

W.M. 2008. Prov.G.Stwd., 2012, Prov.S.G.W. 2015.

Preceptor 2009- 2017

W.Bro. Stanley William Scott Southgate

S.W.S. Southgate

W.Bro. Stanley William Scott Southgate

P.G.St.B.

Proposed by V.W.Bro. R.B.W. Price and seconded by W.Bro. R.D. Symes.

W.M. 2010.

P.Prov.S.D. (Sussex) 2009.

Grand Lodge P.G.St.B.

W.Bro. David Arthur Morcom

D.A. Morcom

W.Bro. David Arthur Morcom

P.Prov.J.G.W.

Proposed by W.Bro. M.A. Bunn, P.Prov.G.Supt.Wks., J.W., and seconded by W.Bro. R.B.W. Price, P.Dep.G.Swd.B., Chaplain.

W.M. 2012. P.Prov.G.Swd.B., P.Prov.J.G.W., 2010

W.Bro. Richard John Morris

R.J. Morris

W.Bro. Richard John Morris

Past Master

Proposed by W.Bro. J. H. Crowther, Preceptor and seconded by W.Bro. P. C. Band, P.S.G.D., Asst.Prov.Grand Master.

W.M. 2013. Joined the Lodge on 08/01/2007.

W.Bro. Giuseppe Tambe

G. Tambe

W.Bro. Giuseppe Tambe

Immediate Past Master

Proposed by W.Bro. P. C. Band, P.S.G.D., Past Asst.Prov.Grand Master and seconded by W.Bro. M.A. Bunn, P.Prov.J.G.W.

W.M. 2014 and 2015. Joined the Lodge on 08/01/2007.

Joined the Lodge 12/01/2009.

Bro. Peter James Round

P.J. Round

Bro. Peter James Round

Lodge Junior Warden

Proposed by Bro. A. Ságvári and seconded by W.Bro. J.A. Carreras, P.Prov.J.G.W.

Joined the Lodge 11/04/2012.

Bro. Greg. A. Price

G.A. Price

Bro. Greg. A. Price

Lodge Senior Deacon

Proposed by W.Bro. S.W.S. Southgate, P.G.Std.B., P.Prov.S.G.D. and seconded by W.Bro. J.A. Carreras, P.Prov.J.G.W.

Joined the Lodge 12/11/2012.

Bro. Dennis Hamilton

D.G. Hamilton

Bro. Dennis Hamilton

Lodge Junior Deacon

Proposed by W.Bro. J. H. Crowther, Prov.G.Stwd., Preceptor and seconded by W.Bro. D.J. Silk, P.Prov.S.G.W.

Joined the Lodge 11/03/2013

Bro. Peter Allan Cashmore

P.A. Cashmore

Bro. Peter Allan Cashmore

Lodge Inner Guard

Proposed by W.Bro. J. H. Crowther, P.Prov.S.G.W., Preceptor and seconded by W.Bro. R.D. Symes, P.Prov.J.G.W. Preceptor

Joined the Lodge 12/01/2015.

Bro. M.K.J. Adderley

M.K.J. Adderley

Bro. M.K.J. Adderley

Master Mason

Proposed by W.Bro. M.A. Bunn and seconded by W.Bro. P.J.L. Alexander

Joined the Lodge 10/04/1995.

Bro. A. S. Jay

A.S. Jay

Bro. A. S. Jay

Master Mason

Proposed by W.Bro. R.B.W. Price and seconded by Bro. D. Thatcher

Joined the Lodge 11/01/1999.

Bro. P.L. Sword

P.L. Sword

Bro. P.L. Sword

Master Mason

Proposed by W.Bro. P.A. Symes, P.Prov.G.Supt.Wks and seconded by W.Bro. R.D Symes, P.Prov.J.G.W.

Joined the Lodge 14/01/2002.

Bro. B. Bayaca

B. Bayaca

Bro. B. Bayaca

Master Mason

Proposed by W.Bro. J.A. Carreras, and seconded by W.Bro. R.D. Symes.

Date of Joining 14/04/2008.

Bro. A.J. Slevin

A.J. Slevin

A.J. Slevin

Master Mason

Proposed by W.Bro. P.A. Symes, P.Prov.G.Supt.Wks and seconded by W.Bro. R.D. Symes, P.Prov.J.G.W.

Joined the Lodge 12/11/2018.

W.Bro. D.K. Ramsay

W.Bro. D.K. Ramsay

W.Bro. D.K. Ramsay

P.Prov.S.G.D.

Proposed by W.Bro. J. H. Crowther, and seconded by W.Bro. P. A. Symes, P.Prov.G.Supt.Wks.

Joined the Lodge 15/01/2019.


Past Members of the Lodge

Some past distinguished members of the Lodge who are sadly no longer with us.

W.Bro. Thomas R. Arter

T.R. Arter

W.Bro. Thomas R. Arter

Past Grand Warden

Date of Joining 06/05/1884

W.Bro. T.R. Arter lived in Moseley, and was a member of the firm of Daniel & Arter, spoon manufacturers, of Upper Highgate Road.

He was also a member of Bedford Lodge, and subsequently joined Lechmere, a volunteer Lodge. He was the third Worshipful Master of our Lodge.

Rear-Admiral W.Bro. Charles Stevens

C. Stevens

Rear-Admiral W.Bro. Charles Stevens

P.J.G.D.

Date of Joining 02/09/1890

HMS Volage, Engineer (became Engineer Rear Admiral), CBE, RN

He was also a member of Bedford Lodge, and subsequently joined Lechmere, a volunteer Lodge.

P.P.J.G.D. (Hants-IOW) 1922, P.G.Sec. 1923, P.J.G.D. 1933

W.Bro. John Suckling Pritchett

J.S. Pritchett

W.Bro. John Suckling Pritchett

S.G.D. 1918

OBE, MA, BCL

Honorary Member 10.12.1928, Asst.Prov.G.Master (Warks), Dep.Prov.G.Master (Warks) 1935, died 18 Jan 1941.

W.Bro. J.S. Pritchett was probably the most distinguished of our Founders, although he never occupied the Chair of the Lodge.

W.Bro. Arthur William Smallwood

A.W. Smallwood

W.Bro. Arthur William Smallwood

P.G.D.

Date of Joining 14/05/1917

P.A.G.St.B. 1950, P.G.D. 1957/p>

Died 8 Dec 1965

W.Bro. (Jim) Desmond Radford Counsell

D.R. Counsell

W.Bro. (Jim) Desmond Radford Counsell

P.G.D.

Joined 10/01/1921. W.M. 1936.

Prov.A.G.P. 1934, P.P.S.G.W. 1937

P.A.G.D.C. 1954, P.G.D. 1965

Country Member Oct 1939. Full Member 1949. Died 4 Nov 1979.

W.Bro. Cecil Powell Price

C.P. Price

W.Bro. Cecil Powell Price

P.P.G.Reg.

Joined 14/01/1946

W.M. 1958

P.P.A.G.D.C. 1964, P.P.S.G.D. 1976, P.P.G.Reg. 1983

W.Bro. Frederick Edward Bunch

F.E. Bunch

W.Bro. Frederick Edward Bunch

P.P.G.Reg.

A General Manager, Joined 10/02/1958

W.M. 1969

Prov.A.D.C. 1974, P.P.G.Reg. 1980

W.Bro. Derrick Amos Pickerden

D.A. Pickerden

W.Bro. Derrick Amos Pickerden

P.P.G.Reg.

Joined 08/02/1960

W.M. 1972

Prov.A.G.D.C. 1977, P.P.G.Reg. 1983

W.Bro. Francis Henry Robert Peel

F.H.R. Peel

W.Bro. Francis Henry Robert Peel

P.P.G.Swd.B.

Engineer and Company Director. Joined 12/02/1973

Proposed by W.Bro. D.P. Alexander and seconded by W.Bro. D.R.Counsell, P.G.D., P.Prov.G.W.

Prov.G.Swd.B.(Warks.), P.P.G.Swd.B. 1982

W.Bro. Albert Charles Lee

A.C. Lee

W.Bro. Albert Charles Lee

Prov.G.Treas.

Bank Manager. Joined 10/12/1951.

W.M.1963.

Proposed by W.Bro. D.P. Alexander and seconded by W.Bro. D.R.Counsell, P.G.D., P.Prov.G.W.

Prov.G.Treas. 1968

W.Bro. Alan Peter Roberts

A.P. Roberts

W.Bro. Alan Peter Roberts

P.P.S.W.G.

Chartered Accountant. Joined 11/01/1954.

W.M.1965.

Died 9 April 1993

P.P.G.Reg. 1970, P.P.S.W.G. 1981

W.Bro. David Rollinson

D. Rollinson

W.Bro. David Rollinson

P.Prov.A.G.Reg.

Company Director / Ballroom Dancer. Joined 12/11/1979.

W.M.1989. Died 9 Nov 1995

P.Prov.A.G.Reg. Sep 1994

W.Bro. Gerald Edwin Mills

G.E. Mills

W.Bro. Gerald Edwin Mills

P.Prov.S.G.W.

A Quantity Surveyor. Joined 09/11/1959.

W.M. in 1971. P.P.rov.A.G.D.C. 1976, P.Prov.G.Reg. 1984, P.Prov.G.S.W. 1990

Died 26 July 1995

W.Bro. Ronald Robinson

R. Robinson

W.Bro. Ronald Robinson

P.Prov.A.G.Reg

A Sales manager. Joined 10/02/1975.

Proposed by W.Bro. R.B.W. Price and seconded by Bro. J. McLeish.

W.M. in 1991.

Died 9 Aug 1996

W.Bro. Donald Peter Alexander

D.P.Alexander

W.Bro. Donald Peter Alexander

P.A.G.D.C.

A Wire Goods Manufacturer. Joined 11/02/1957.

W.M. in 1968 and 1985.

Prov.S.G.W. 1973. P.A.G.D.C..1979

Died 25 Dec 1996

W.Bro. Frederick Fowler

F. Fowler

W.Bro. Frederick Fowler

P.A.G.Swd.B.

A Company Director. Joined 13/04/1950.

W.M. in 1962.

Prov.S.G.W. 1973. P.A.G.Swd.B..1988

Prov.S.G.D. 1967, P.P.S.G.W. 1979, Certificate of Merit (Worcs)

Died 6 September 2003.

W.Bro. John Roderick Urwin

J.R. Urwin

W.Bro. John Roderick Urwin

P.Prov.A.G.D.C.

A Builder. Joined 14/04/1986.

Proposed by Bro. P.J.L. Alexander, and seconded by W.Bro. D.P. Alexander P.A.G.D.C., P.Prov.G.W.

W.M. in 1995.

P.Prov.A.G.D.C. 2000

Died Feb 2004

Bro. Colin Arthur Michael Sparrey

C.A.M. Sparrey

Bro. Colin Arthur Michael Sparrey

Lodge Secretary

Joined 08/11/1982.

Proposed by W.Bro. R.B.W. Price, and seconded by W.Bro. D.J. Studdard.

Died 26 Sep 2004

V.W.Bro. Robert Edwin Whitlock

R.E. Whitlock

V.W.Bro. Robert Edwin Whitlock

Deputy Provincial Grand Master

Manager, Midland Handwear & Leather Co. Carrs Lane.

Joined 08/12/1952, W.M. 1964.

Proposed by H.G. Rogers, and seconded by R.L.A. Hardwick.

Prov.A.G.D.C. 1969, Dep.G.D.C. 1975, G.D.C. 1977, P.Prov.S.G.W. 1979, Asst.Prov.G.M. 1982, Dep.Prov.G.M. 1993.

Grand Rank, P.A.G.D.C. 1997, P.S.G.D. 1984, P.G.Swd.B. 1994

Past Deputy Prov. Grand Master 1993, Celebrated 50 years in Dec 2002, Hon. Member 2003. Died 09/08/2005.

W.Bro. Frank Joseph Brennan

F.J. Brennan

W.Bro. Frank Joseph Brennan

A Past Lodge Secretary.

Group Export Executive

Joined 02/04/1971. W.M. 1984.

Proposed by W.Bro. A.P. Roberts, P.Prov.G.Reg., and seconded by W.Bro. R.E. Whitlock, P.Prov.A.G.D.C.

Resigned March 1989. Died 2006.

W.Bro. Kenneth Walter Adams

K.W. Adams

W.Bro. Kenneth Walter Adams

P.Prov.G.Swd.B. 1995

Sales Manager

Joined 11/11/1963. W.M. 1979.

P.Prov.A.G.D.C. 1984, P.Prov.G.S.D. 1990, P.Prov.G.Swd.B. 1995.

W.Bro. Philip Bartle Hodgkinson

P.B. Hodgkinson

W.Bro. Philip Bartle Hodgkinson

P.G.St.B.

Managing Director. Joined 11/04/1949.

W.M. 1960, Prov.A.G.D.C. 1965, P.P.G.Reg. 1973, P.P.S.G.W. 1979.

P.G.St.B. April 1985

Bro. Graham John Ling

G.J. Ling

Bro. Graham John Ling

Past Lodge Secretary

Sales Representative. Joined 09/03/1981.

Proposed by W.Bro. D.P. Alexander P.Asst.G.D.C., P.Prov.G.W. and seconded by W.Bro. F.H.R. Peal, P.Prov. G.Swd.B. (Warks)

Country Member. Died 15th June 2011.

W.Bro. John Andres Carreras

J.A. Carreras

W.Bro. John Andres Carreras

P.Prov.J.G.W.

General Manager (Motor Trade). Joined 12/12/1988.

Proposed by W.Bro. K.W. Adams and seconded by Bro. R.D. Symes.

2000 and 2011.

Prov. S.G.D. 2005, P.Prov.G.Swd.B. 2011, P.Prov.J.G.W. Obitt 2016.

Died Feb 2016.

W.Bro. Brian Bertram Crowden

B.B. Crowden

W.Bro. Brian Bertram Crowden

P.Prov.S.G.W.

W.M. 1982. Prov.G.Supt.Wks. 1987, P.Prov.J.G.W. Sep 1992, P.Prov.S.G.W. 2000.

Preceptor 1994 - 2011.