Three Provinces Celebrate at Wellesley!

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E Comp Michael Warner Prov H, MEGS Ian Hopgood,  E Comp Rodney Bancroft Prov J, Berks,  MEGS John Keeble,  MEGS James Hilditch and their teams from Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire.

On Monday the 8th of April 2019, our Grand Superintendent, E. Comp John Lionel Keeble accompanied by his executive and acting officers of the year attended a three Provinces fraternal exchange visit to the Royal Arch Province of Berkshire,  jointly visiting Berkshire was the Royal Arch Province of  Oxfordshire.

The delegations were most warmly welcomed by The Grand Superintendent of Berkshire,  E. Comp Ian Hopgood, his executive and team of officers. The host Chapter for the exchange visit was The Wellseley Chapter  of Berkshire  No 1899, meeting at the Berkshire  Masonic Centre, Mole Road, Sindlesham.

The occasion was marked by, The Wellseley Chapter’s one hundred and twenty five year since their consecration in 1899.

All present enjoyed a splendid thanks giving ceremony presided over by the Dedicating  Officer MEGS of Berkshire E Comp Ian Hopgood and his Executive. The ceremony was performed with great sincerity and dignity. A short well received oration was given, by E Comp Rodney Bancroft, Third Provincial Grand Principal of Berkshire on the Chapters illustrious history.

The convocation was followed by a hearty and happy festive board. Altogether a fine example of the fraternal friendship displayed in the Royal Arch.