Lodge History

Photo of a Thornhill Lodge Centenary Firing Glass


The Lodge was consecrated on the 24th of July 1907 by the Provincial Grand Lodge of Durham and was officiated by the Provincial Grand Master Rt W. Lord Barnard the grandfather of the present Lord Barnard.

100 Years

On the evening of the 21st of November 2007 at 6.15pm the Worshipful Master, officers and members of Thornhill Lodge along with their guests and other visitors joined together to celebrate the Centenary of Thornhill Lodge.

The centenary celebration was attended by the Provincial Grand Master, late Rt W. Bro. Derek Richmond, accompanied by a Provincial deputation.

'The Thornhill Lodge Centenary Celebration Booklet' in PDF format

Photo of a Thornhill Lodge Past Masters Jewel

The founding members were:

W.Bro. J.D. Todd PM PPrGW
W.Bro. W.H. Hope PM
W.Bro. G. Wanless PM PPrGStB
W.Bro. W. Deakin PM
W.Bro. A. White PM
Bro. A. Chatt
Bro. W. Hunter
Bro. R. Deighton
Bro. A. French (Jnr)
Bro. T.J. Welch
Bro. P. Rule
Bro. H.J. Giles
Bro. G. Petre
Bro. T. Rutherford
Bro. C.B. Lax
Bro. G. Greenshields
Bro. H. Bell
Bro. T.D. Moffat
Bro. P.C. Morris