Following the Installation meeting-
V EKt Phil Broadhurst congratulating EKt Tom McCarten 25th January 2024
September – 2 candidates installed as Knights of the Order (Daniel Oare & Simon Gildea)
November – I candidate for installation as a Knight of the Order (Oli Jenner)
January – Installation meeting
March – Malta meeting with 3 candidates and Installation of the Eminent prior.
Royal Edward Preceptory No. 14
The Installation meeting of Royal Edward Preceptory No.14 took place on the 10th of July 2023.
Knights of the Royal Edward Preceptory No.14
Palestine Preceptory No 217
In an excellent ceremony last night, Wednesday 26th April 2023, Palestine Preceptory installed 5 new Knights as Knights of Malta. E. Kt Brian Williams conducted the installation ably assisted by E. Kt Gehard Horeis and a first class Address on the Hisrory of the Order by E.Kt Andrew Slawson.
A warm welcome then to Knights John Lacey, Carl Holmes, Geoffrey Lloyd, Jamie Lacey and Paul Rowbottom. Unfortunately we forgot to take a photograph!
Royal Edward Preceptory No. 14
The provincial team visited Royal Edward Preceptory recently to witness a Malta Ceremony. Here are some photographs of the evening.
Sub-Prior, Peter Butler, Provincial Prior Alan Pierce and the Eminent Preceptor Mark Holmes also known as:-Rt.Em.Kt.Pt Mark Holmes, Grand Superintendent and High Prelate District No 26. Also showing a new candidate, Mark Keyworth and finally some of the Provincial Bodyguard present at the Ceremony.
St Hilary Precptory Installation
Preceptory of Faith and Hope No 326
On 25th October 2022 at Maesgwyn Hall, Wrexham.
The REPP and PSP with Kt. David Keane of the Preceptory of Faith and Hope No 326, on the occasion of him being installed as a Knight of the Order of St John of Jerusalem, Palestine, Rhodes and Malta.
The REPP with the Officers of the Pentagonal Table – Acting Eminent Prior, E.Kt. Peter Butler, P.Gt.Swd.B.,Prov.Sub-Prior; Provincial Captain General, E.Kt. John Bird; Provincial Lieutenant General, E.Kt. Michael Green.
Palestine Preceptory No. 217
On Wednesday 26th October, the Preceptory was honoured by the vsit of the Provincial Prior, R.E. Kt. Alan Pierce, and members of his Bodyguard, to witness the installation of E. Kt Peter Martindale as Eminent Preceptor for the forthcoming year. The ceremony was conducted by the incumbant Eminent Preceptor, E.Kt. Steve Parker, ably assisted by E.Kt. John Higginson for the Priory of Malta installation.
St. Salem Preceptory No. 15
“The Provincial Prior and members of St. Salem Preceptory No. 15 at the meeting on 22 September 2022.”
Preceptory of St. George No. 318
“Probably the hottest meeting of the year ?… the Preceptory of St. George No. 318, the Province of Cheshire and North Wales Bodyguard Preceptory , met in temperatures heading towards 36 degrees at Maesgwyn Hall, Wrexham on Monday 18 July. E.Kt. Peter Butler, Past Dep. Gt. Swd. B., Provincial Sub-Prior was Installed into the Chair by E. Kt. Fraser Fowlie, Past Dep. Gt. Marshal, Provincial Chancellor.
A relaxed festive board followed on with jackets being discarded for the sake of comfort.
Overall, an enjoyable and comfortable meeting – despite the heatwave. “
Palestine Preceptory 217
On Wednesday 27th April 2022, Palestine Preceptory 217 celebrated its Centenary after a delay due to meetings being postponed due to Covid. On an excellent occassion the Eminent Preceptor, Em.Kt. Steve Parker, was honoured to receive the Centenary Warrant from the Most Eminent and Supreme Grand Master, Paul Raymond Clement GCT, who conducted the ceremony in an exemplary manner.
Croes Newydd Preceptory
Kt. Malcolm Pashley with the Provincial Prior and Provincial Sub-Prior
at Croes Newydd Preceptory March 2022.
de Tabley Preceptory
This news item also appears on the Mark Mason’s Hall #fridayfeeling section of their website.
Pictured are Em. Kt. Dr. William Munro and the Provincial Prior, R. Em. Kt. Alan Pierce, following the field promotion of Dr. Munro to Past Provincial Second Constable on 7 February 2022, at Menai Preceptory, Bangor.
On Wednesday 23rd February Palestine Preceptory welcomed initiated two new Knights into the order. The ceremy was conducted by Eminent Preceptor, Steve Parker and ably (and gratefully) assisted by his marshall Gerhard Horeis and John Higginson, who delivered the “farmyard” explanation. An excellent evening was preceeded by the taking of a Preceptory photograph in readiness for the Centenary celebration in April. (So you will have to wait to see that!)
St. Werburgh Preceptory
Llewelyn Fawr Preceptory
De L’Isle Preceptory
Members of the De L’Isle Adam Preceptory together
with the Provincial Prior at their January meeting
Croes Newydd Preceptory
The installation of the Prior in the presence of the provincial sub prior at Croes Newydd Preceptory.
E.Kt. Robert Butcher with the Provincial Sub-Prior E.Kt. Peter Butler, P.Gt.Swd.B.[KM].
Palestine Preceptory No. 217 Installation
The Palestine Preceptory, No. 217, met for the first time since 2020 to install Kt. Steve Parker as Eminent Preceptor for the ensuing year. A case of Provincial Webmaster becoming an Eminent Preceptor.
The ceremony was graced by the presence of the Prov.Sub. Prior for Cheshire & North Wales, Em. Kt. Peter J. Butler, PDGSwdBr, accompanied by E.Kt. Fraser Fowlie, Dep.Gt.Marshal. However, it was also a sad occasion as the previous Eminent Preceptor, E. Kt. Paul Grice had passed away whilst still in office.
Full addresses and contact details can be found on the List of Preceptories page.