The Pride of Surrey Council Installs Tim as T.I.M.

The Installation meeting of the Pride of Surrey Council No 168 took place in March. Present, and kindly occupying the Deputy Master’s Chair for the Installation, was our District Principal Conductor of the Work, Ill.Comp. Peter Kipps.

The Pride of Surrey Council Installs Tim as T.I.M. Ill.Comp. Barry Northmore thanked the Companions of the Council for the friendship and support he had received from everyone during his year as Thrice Illustrious Master and said how being in this wonderful Order had enabled him to understand and appreciate Freemasonry better.

Ill.Comp. Barry invited Ill.Comp. Peter Kipps to occupy the Deputy Master’s Chair for the Installation, and Ill.Comp. Chris Eley to occupy the Chair of P.C.W.

Comp. Tim Ford was obligated, invested and installed as Thrice Illustrious Master for the year in a very warm and sincere manner by Ill.Comp. Barry Northmore. Comp. Steve Jones was appointed and invested as the Deputy Master and Comp. Jim Maitland was appointed and invested as the Principal Conductor of the Work.

The Pride of Surrey Council Installs Tim as T.I.M. The Thrice Illustrious Master invited Ill.Comp. Peter Kipps to present a Grand Council Certificate to Comp. Stuart de Fraine Ford. This was done in a most interesting and informative way.

The Pride of Surrey Council Installs Tim as T.I.M. During the meeting the Council voted for a donation to be made to St Christopher’s Hospice in support of a charity walk being undertaken by Ill.Comp. Tony Laird, our Almoner. See www.stchristophers.org.uk.

After the customary photographs and a few drinks in the bar, the Companions of the Pride of Surrey Council and their guests sat down to a most enjoyable festive board at the Sutton Masonic Centre.

Article and photographs by Chris Eley


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