Lodge Murdostoun Castle No.1096

Charter granted 2nd November 1911

REGULAR MEETINGS - 2nd & 4th Tuesday from September to April, Except December 2nd Tues only

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Our Gallery

Some Photographs taken at Lodge events, other items of interest, and some historical data not contained in the History page.

(Webmaster: This page is in no particular order (yet!). One of these days it will be organised and structured somewhat more efficiently.)

Centenary Reception


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The next image is of a certificate of exemption from paying annual dues. It was given to Bro Lamond Watson (member No.51 on the Register of Members) as he was serving in The Royal Garrison Artillery during the First World War.

One of many of our Brethren who served our country, Bro Watson thankfully came home again. So many others did not.

The original card is little bigger than credit card size when folded closed. You will see from the date that it was issued in 1916. A terrific item of memorabilia. And for an item close to 100 years old, it is still in remarkable condition.

Our grateful thanks to Bro Lamond Taylor for allowing us to take an image of the card.


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The next two images are of the 50th Anniversary Dinner programme. Thanks to Bro John Strachan P.M. for unearthing this programme , the Consecration programme and the 75th Anniversary booklet from his personal archives.


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This next three images are of the programme for the Ceremony of Consecration of our current Temple. Another great item of memorabilia for display thanks to Bro John Strachan P.M.



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This next image is probably the last surviving copy of our 75th Anniversary booklet - at least it's the last one Webmaster knows about! Thanks once again to Bro John Strachan P.M. for blowing the dust from his archives.


. . . . and from the inside page of the 75th Anniversary booklet, a message from the then RWM Bro J Douglas Allan - now sadly and suddenly gone to the Grand Lodge above. His message stands the test of the years and the last paragraph is as relevant today as it was when first written in November 1986.


. . . . . . to be continued.

This page will grow as more "goodies" come to light which we can share for the pleasure of all who visit our website.

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