The Pride of Surrey Council Installation Meeting

The Installation meeting of the Pride of Surrey Council No 168 took place in March.

The main item on the agenda was to Install Comp. Steve Wigmore as Thrice Illustrious Master. Ill.Comp. Barry Northmore was invited to continue to act as Deputy Master; Ill.Comp. Chris Eley was invited to act as Principal Conductor of the Work, and Ill.Comp. Ray Seeley to act as Steward.

Ill.Comp. Steve Jones thanked his Officers for their support during the past year. Ill.Comp. Steve Wigmore was then installed as Thrice Illustrious Master for the year in an excellent manner by Ill.Comp. Steve Jones. As Companion Len Hillier was sunning himself in the Caribbean he will be invested as the Deputy Master at a later date. Companion Richard Wileman was appointed and invested as the Principal Conductor of the Work.

The Pride of Surrey Council Installation Meeting Ill.Comp. Steve Wigmore then appointed and invested his Officers.

The Pride of Surrey Council Installation Meeting Pursuant to Notice of Motion given at the last meeting, Ill.Comp. Chris Eley proposed and Ill.Comp. Tim Ford seconded a proposition to make Companion Roy Miller an Honorary member of the Council. This was carried unanimously. Sadly, Roy passed peacefully away on the 10th March.

Ill.Comp. Tim Ford proposed that the Council give a further donation of £200 towards the Surrey Mark 2022 MBF Festival. This was seconded by Ill.Comp. Chris Eley and approved. This brings our total donations to the Festival to £800.

The Pride of Surrey Council Installation Meeting 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.

The Pride of Surrey Council Installation Meeting Article and photographs by Chris Eley


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