Meeting at the Masonic Hall, Bath Road, Keynsham BS31 1SR at 18.30 0n the third Friday of January, March (installation), September (2nd Friday) and November. The Lodge has 30 subscribing members
Officers of the Lodge - appointed Friday 17th March 2017
Worshipful Master - David Burrows Senior Warden - John Lawes Junior Warden - Nigel Middleton Master Overseer - Tony Fisher Senior Overseer - Chris James Junior Overseer - Paul Wilson Chaplain - John Bathe Taylor Treasurer - Val Cooke Registrar of Marks - Richard Cridland Secretary - Steve White Director of Ceremonies - Mike Cotton
Almoner - David Bishop Charity Steward - James Fagan Senior Deacon - Mike Thomas Junior Deacon - James Fagan Assistant D of C - Sam Mayer Organist - Tony Giles Assistant Secretary - Vacant Inner Guard - Neil Arthur Stewards - Robert Pratt, John Wenborn Tyler - Bob Ross
Past Masters of and in the Lodge
1989 David Nelson PPGM 1990 Tony Fisher PAGDC 1997 Bob Newman JO 2000 Steve White PGStdBr 2001 Mike Thomas JW 2002 Stuart Hadler PGStdBr
2006 Mike Cotton JW 2008 Val Cooke MO 2009 Jim Arthur JD 2010 Nigel Middleton SO 2011 John Lawes JD 2012 Bob Ross Dep Chaplain 2013 Sam Mayer JD
2014 James Fagan 2015 Neil Arthur IG 2016 David Maddern John Bathe-Taylor Reg Roger Blake PGJO, PDPGM Glos & Hereford David Burrows PGJD
Somerdale Lodge News and Events
9th September 2016 - A Master acts as the Candidate!
At the September meeting of the Lodge W.Bro Martin Slocombe, Master of the Nailsea Lodge of Mark Master Masons acted as candidate. Although the meeting wasn’t well attended the ceremony was conducted very well by David Maddern the master of the Lodge. It was a very enjoyable evening with both Masters playing their part well!
Left to right - Martin Slocombe, Master of Nailsea Lodge 1548, John Lawes JW, David Maddern Master and David Burrows JW.
Nearly 40 Mark Master Masons were present to see Nigel Middleton installed as the new Master of Somerdale. W.Bro Jim Arthur, the installing Master was assisted by past Masters, Stuart Hadler and Val Cooke. It was a pleasant and enjoyable evening.
The photo shows the new senior officers of the Lodge - Senior Warden - John Lawes, Master - Nigel Middleton and Junior - Warden Dennis Bradbeer.
Friday 19th November 2010, over 40 Mark Master Masons witness W.Bro Nigel Middleton and his team of officers advance Bro Chis James into the degree. The PGM, his Deputy and Wardens were present as were the Master of Carnarvon Lodge Terry Harrison and twelve of his brethren. The photo shows, PGM - David Nelson, Master of Somerdale - Nigel Middleton, candidate - Chris James and Deputy PGM - Ray Guthrie.
Believe it or not this is the younger Mervyn Western holding the Lodge banner, the photo is undated but probably around the time the Lodge was formed in 1984. There are some other photos of the consecration day, click on the 25th Anniversary meeting Photo link below
A short history of the Lodge with a decent photo of the banner could go here.