Leigh-on-Sea Lodge meets four times a year. As well as regular meetings Lodge members organise a wide range of social events and other functions to involve friends and familing>
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For further information please contact the secretary Ivor Rose by email: Ivor@logicalthinking.co.uk
Leigh-on-Sea Lodge No 4708 was consecrated on Monday March 23rd 1925 at Great Queen Street by The R.W. P.G.M. Col. The Right Hon Lord Lambourne P.C.; C.V.O.; L.L; In a year when Daylight Saving Time was made permanent by Parliament, a Roman mosaic was uncovered at Colchester and John Logi Baird demonstrated television for the first time.
The founding member’s professions were that of builders, schoolmasters, clergymen, undertakers, and local retailers dealing in meat, corn, wines and spirits in and around the Leigh area.
The first regular meeting was held on Wednesday 29th April 1925 in the afternoon at the Queens Hotel Westcliff-on-Sea. Wednesday being chosen as it was early closing day for the local shops. It continued to meet here on the 3rd Wednesday in February and April and the 4th Wednesday in September and November, until its 49th regular meeting on April 21st 1937 when it moved to The Palace Hotel Southend-on-Sea.
It became a Founding Lodge of The Southend Masonic Temple and moved to its new venue in Woodgrange Drive, Southend in 1959 where it has remained until 2006 before moving to Saxon Hall.
Lodge members have changed considerably over the years but Leigh-on-Sea 4708 has always remained a welcoming friendly Lodge and continues to hold a large number of different social events in addition to its regular meetings.
The Lodge continues have four meetings a year on Wednesdays in September, November, February and April.
To know more about Leigh-on-Sea please contact the secretary Ivor Rose by e-mail: Contact Ivor