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New Worshipful Master, Matthew Pearce sits proudly in the Chair, flanked by his Wardens Bros Dan Jasper Richard Flounders.
Unusual? Yes, what’s more, each has reached his current respective ‘chair’ having served as officers of the Lodge in each of the posts that represent the standard route of progression. Lodge records indicate that this is the youngest ever combined team of principal Lodge Officers in the Lodge’s 90 year history!
Matthew Pearce is also a ‘Lewis,’ being the son of the Lodge’s Director of Ceremonies, WBro David Pearce whilst the Senior Warden, Bro Jasper is similarly related to Past Master and Lodge Mentor,
Proud fathers, both David Pearce (r) and Jasper stand with their sons and JW Richard Flounders following the installation meeting on 1st March.
Assistant Provincial Grand Masters were out ‘in force!’ John Webster the Assistant Provincial Grand Master represented at the installation and John Arthur, himself a Hartlepool mason was there too.
Also present was Past Assistant Provincial Grand Master Tony Currie – the PGM’s representative at David Pearce’s installation in 1997 – who was delighted to attend and sang the Master’s Song for Matthew at the Festive Board.
Past and Assistant Provincial Grand Masters Tony Currie and John Webster join Matthew on the dais together with John Arthur and John Webster’s Director of ; Ceremonies, WBro Peter Jones.

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