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St Cecelia Chapter No 811 - Report : 18th Feb 2019


The Enthronement meeting was held on 18th February 2019 at Sindlesham Court, Mole Road, Wokingham, Berks, and was attended by the Inspector General, V\Ill\Bro. Roy Ernest Stone 33° and the District Recorder, Ill\Bro. Tony Rees 31°.  There were 24 in attendance, including Ill\Bros. Raymond Head 32° (HM), Robin Trevett 31° (252), Graham Field 30° ( 287) and E & P Bro. Roger Tomlinson 18° (613).The MWS, E & P Bro. John MacNeil 18° greeted all present, making a special mention to the Inspector General, offering him the Baton, which was graciously declined.


Ill\Bro. Vic Bickers 30°, acted as Marshal and E &P John Patey 18°, as Capt. of the Guard..


E & P Bro. Richard Morrell 18° proposed the minutes of the meeting held on Friday 7th December 2018, be confirmed as a true record. This was seconded by E & P Bro. Colin Payne 18° and carried by the members.


The District Recorder, Ill\Bro.Tony Rees 31°, presented a Supreme Council certificate to E & P Bro. Paul Byron 18°, in his usual excellent manner.


The Treasurer, Ill\Bro. Ian Holland 31°, presented the audited accounts for year the ending 31st December 2018. Ill\Bro Ray Duncan 30°, proposed the adoption of the accounts, coupled with a vote of thanks to the Treasurer and Examiners. This was seconded by Ill\Bro. Les Matthews 31° and carried by the members.


The DC, Ill\Bro. Ray Duncan 30° presented E & P Bro Richard Morrell 18° as MWS elect for the ensuing year. E & P Bro. John MacNeil 18°, Enthroned  E & P Bro. Richard in a very warm and sincere manner.


The new MWS then invested his officers and those elected by the Chapter with the authority of their respective office, as follows:

Prelate Ill\Bro. Paul Jenkins 30°
First General E & P Bro. Colin Payne 18°
Second General Ill\ Bro. Roger Jones 18°  (absent)
Treasurer Ill\Bro. Ian Holland 31°
Recorder Ill \Bro. Les Matthews 31°
DC Ill \Bro. Ray Duncan 30°
Almoner E & P Bro. David Lawrenson 18° (absent)
Marshall E & P Bro. Clive Litten 18° (absent)
Raphael E & P Bro. Ray Sharp 18°
ADC Ill \Bro. Richard Wood 30°
Asst.Recorder Ill \Bro. Lindsay Maskell 30°
Herald E & P Bro. John Patey 18°
Organist Ill \Bro. Graham Seeman 31°
Capt of Guard E & P Bro. Simon Tull 18° (absent)
Stewards E & P Bro. Simon Williams 18°
  E & P Bro. Kevin Clark 18° 
  E & P Bro. John Knox 18° (absent)
Outer Guard E & P Bro. Andrew Morris 18° 


The Address to the Chapter was delivered by the Inspector General.


The Almoner, E & P Bro. David Lawrenson 18°, was unavoidably absent due to his own poor health.


The  Alms were collected.


The M. W. S. rose for the first time.

Recorder noted information received from Supreme Council;

            a - Annual Circular No 136.

            b - Change of Supreme Council Officers


The M. W. S. rose for the second time.

Recorder noted all information received from the District

The Inspector General congratulated the new MWS on his Enthronement and also Ill\Bro. Les Matthews 31°, on his recent promotion to 31°


The M. W. S. rose for the third time.

Recorder noted the following;

a – Apologies of the absent brethren will be recorded in the minutes.

b – Gave Notice of Motion at the next meeting he will propose Ill\Bros. Cyril Corbett 30° and Doug Jamieson 31° for Honorary Membership.


The Third Point was conducted by the M.W.S. Richard Morrell 18° and the Chapter closed in due form. The Brethren retired to the Abbey Room to enjoy a most harmonious Festive Board, where the usual Toasts were honoured.


Newly Perfected...

J A Teague

Perfected 28th February 2019 into

Albert Victor Chapter No.117

S Zakhariev

Perfected 7th February 2019 into

Windsor Castle Chapter No.252

A Mecifi

Perfected 26th October 2018 into

Maidenhead Chapter No.613

S Graesser

Perfected 22nd October 2018 into

Albert Victor Chapter No.117


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David Barham 1940-2019

Maidenhead Chapter No.613

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Frank Barker - 1944-2018

Albert Victor Chapter No.117

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Sydney Horne 1928-2018

Sinodun Chapter No.548

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