Pride of Surrey Council Installation Meeting - 3rd June 2016

The Council was opened by the Worshipful Master, W Bro Tony Batcheler, and RW Bro Ray Hussey, District Grand Prefect for Surrey, was received and welcomed into the Council on the occasion of his Official Visit for the year; he was accompanied by W Bro Frank Powell, Deputy District Grand Prefect, and 7 District Officers of the Year.

Bro Gordon Stewart was Installed as Worshipful Master for the ensuing year by the Worshipful Master and W Bro Gordon then appointed and invested the Officers for his Year as Master.

W Bro David Milne-Leith PGSD who was one of the Founders when the Council was consecrated on 28th March 1992 and who has given exemplary service to the Council, was voted as an Honorary Member. W Bro David responded by expressing his delight and he thanked the brethren for the Honour bestowed upon him.

A total of 23 Members and Visitors attended the meeting and 22 later dined at a convivial Festive Board when the usual Toasts of the Order were duly honoured.

The next meeting of the Council will be in April 2017 when it is anticipated that 2 candidates for Membership will be Admitted into the Order.

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Grand Council of the Allied Masonic Degrees of England and Wales and Districts and Councils Overseas, District of Surrey