Meeting at the Masonic Hall, Bath Road, Keynsham BS311SR 18.30 On the third Monday of April (installation), June, October and December. The Lodge has 30 subscribing members.

Officers of the Lodge - appointed Monday 15th April 2019

Worshipful Master - Mike Wake
Senior Warden - Bill Roberts
Junior Warden - Paul Drake
Master Overseer - Paul Giblin
Senior Overseer - John Muskett
Junior Overseer - Keith Crease
Chaplain - Jon Winter
Treasurer -
Peter Parks
Registrar of Marks - Derek Fry
Secretary - Terry Harrison (obit)
Director of Ceremonies - Graham Howell
Almoner - Ken Ellis
Charity Steward -
Ray Guthrie
Senior Deacon - Jon Watts
Junior Deacon - Frank Simms
Assistant D of C - Tony Guthrie
Organist - Richard Kilburn (guest)
Assistant Secretary - Vacant
Inner Guard - Andy Bardens
Stewards - Vacant
Tyler - Bill Parks

Past Masters of and in the Lodge

1994 Tony Fisher PAGDC
1996 Ray Guthrie
PGSO
2001 Derek Fry SO
2003 Peter Parks
PGStdB
2007 Jon Winter MO
2009 John Muskett SO
2010 Terry Harrison MO
2011 Edgar Cannon ADC
2012 Graham Howell Swd Br
2013 Bill Parks JD
2014 Paul Giblin SD
2015/16 Tony Guthrie DPGM
2017 Barry McCormack StBr
2018 Ted Bevis

David Nelson PPGM
Ken Ellis SW

Carnarvon Lodge News and Events

December 2019 - Provincial Grand Masters Visit and donation to local charity

 
Carnarvon were delighted to see our Provincial Grand Master at their December meeting. On this occasion there was no candidate and brethren of the Lodge gave the Lecture on the Tracing Board and the Lecture on the Mark Degree. R.W. Bro Phil Voisey then presented our latest recruit, Bro David Weatherill with his Grand Lodge Certificate.
The Members approved a proposal to give £500 to Keynsham Dial a Ride, a very worthy local good cause.
In The photo left to right, David Weatherill, Phil Voisey and Provincial ADC Steve McNaughton.
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The cheque for £500 was subsequently presented at the Priory Lodge Burns Night at Keynsham on Friday 10th January 2020. Priory Lodge also donated £500 to the organisation showing a great example of the Craft and Mark degrees working together for local good causes.
Keynsham & District Dial a Ride covers an area from Keynsham, Whitchurch and Saltford, south as far as Timsbury. It enables travel for passengers who are unable to access public transport . Their vehicles are fully accessible enabling the use of wheelchairs and scooters. Dial a Ride used for shopping trips, medical appointments and social events.
The charity is part financed by Bath & North East Somerset Council, partly by making a small charge for every journey and relies on volunteer personel and donations to make up the difference in operating costs.
Terry Hopkins a volunteer manager at the charity thanked members of both Lodges for their generosity and said the money would help finance a replacement mini bus.
In the photo left to right are Mike Wake - Master of Carnarvon Mark Lodge, Terry Hopkins - Keynsham dial a ride, Richard Irwin - Master of Priory Lodge No 6913 and Mrs Julie Hopkins.
For more information about Dial a ride go to:
Bath and NE Somerset Council and Keynsham and District Dial a ride
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  • 16th April 2018 - Installation meeting

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    The Installation of Ted Bevis into the Chair of Carnarvon Lodge was indeed a memorable occasion, not just for Ted!
    Tony Guthrie the IPM deputised for the Master, Barry McCormack who was away on holiday. Tony installed Ted in fine style, as Deputy PGM Phil Voisey commented, "you won't see a better installation ceremony". On taking the chair Ted invested his officers and a very happy festive board followed the proceedings.
    In the photo are l to r: Mark Golding - Deputy Grand DC, Bill Roberts - Lodge Junior Warden, Phil Voisey - Deputy PGM, Master- Ted Bevis, Mike Wake - Lodge Senior Warden and John Smith Grand Senior Deacon.
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    It was good to see Masters from other Mark Lodges in attendance this evening, their suppourt much appreciated.
    Left to right, David Maddern - Master Somerdale Lodge, Ted Bevis - Master of Carnarvon Lodge, Malcolm Ashford - Master of Hallam Mark Lodge and Patrick Haxell - Master of Portal Mark Lodge.
  • 10th April 2017 - Installation meeting

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    After a successful two years in the Chair of Carnarvon, W.Bro Tony Guthrie installed his successor, Barry McCormack as Master of the Lodge in fine style. The ceremony was witnessed by the Deputy Provincial Grand Master, Philip Voisey who was accompanied by the Provincial Senior Grand Warden, Ian Anderson and Provincial DC Mark Golding. It was an excellent meeting with over forty Mark Master Masons present.
    In the photo from left to right - Mark Golding, Mike Wake (JW), Barry McCormack, Ted Bevis (SW) Phil Voisey and Ian Anderson.
  • June 2015 - Summer meeting

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    15th June 2015. The summer meeting of Carnarvon Lodge is always well attended, in addition to our many visitors there is an annual fraternal visit from the Master and Brethren of the Baldwyn Lodge of MMM in Bristol. This year was no exception, over fifty were present to see Bro Paul Marshall advanced into the degree. The PGM John Morgan congratulated the Master, Tony Guthrie and his team for an excellent ceremony.
    Photo: Barry McCormack - Senior Warden, Tony Guthrie - Master, Paul Marshall the new advance and Darren Dymond- Junior Warden.
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  • April 2012 Installation

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    Installation Night, 17th April 2012.
    The Deputy PGM, Ray Guthrie and the Provincial Senior Warden, Tony Heliker were present along with forty other brethren to see W.Bro Eddie Cannon install Bro Graham Howell into the Chair of Carnarvon Lodge. It was a pleasant evening of Mark fellowship. The New Master is in the photo with Bill Parks the Senior Warden on the left and Paul Giblin the Junior Warden on the right.
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