SUPREME COUNCIL OF THE ANCIENT AND ACCEPTED RITE

ROSE CROIX DISTRICT OF NORTHAMPTONSHIRE & HUNTINGDONSHIRE

© Rose Croix District of Northamptonshire & Huntingdonshire

2015

District News

Visit of Grand Treasurer General - 13 December 2016

Thomas a Becket Chapter was honoured with a private visit from the Grand Treasurer General H.E., M.Ill. Bro.Guy Elgood who had accepted an invitation from the Inspector General, V.Ill. Bro. Rev. Tony Avery to join him in celebrating his 33 years of membership of the Antient & Accepted Rite. The Recorder, Ill. Bro. Roger Wood gave a brief history of the Inspector General’s career and presented him with documents recalling the events.


The meeting was held to witness a splendid Enthronement ceremony of E.&P.Bro. Joe Apea by the outgoing Sovereign, Rev. John Simmonds.


The Grand Treasurer General presented an 18th Degree Certificate to E.& P. Bro. Raymond Lambert in a very interesting and informative manner which was well received by all those present.

History of the District now available

At a meeting of the Castle Ashby Chapter N. 1138 on 26 May 2015, the District Recorder, Ill. Bro. Christopher Smith 32° gave an talk entitled “The Development and History of the Ancient and Accepted Rite in the District of Northamptonshire & Huntingdonshire”.


In presenting his paper, Ill. Bro. Smith explained that time would not allow him to give more than a brief outline of all the events in the preceding years, but that he would ensure a copy of the History would be made available on the District website (see the Links Section).


He invited all members to contact him with any additions, amendments or corrections together with any interesting stories or anecdotes which would augment the History.  These could be submitted by email to chrism.smith@ntlworld.com.