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Roger Brentnall Pemberton

Shropshire Provincial Grand Master

Most Excellent Grand Superintendent Provincial Grand Chapter

Born 1951 in Cheshire, but moved to the seaside resort of Colwyn Bay at the age of two. Went to school at Merton House, Penmaenmawr and afterwards at Abergele Grammar School before winning a place at Christ Church, Oxford where he gained an MA in English Language and Literature.

Roger moved to Shropshire in 1980 to set up a company importing and distributing into the automotive aftermarket. After 30 years he sold the business to an American company and Roger retired to an even more hectic career. He is currently Chairman of Relate, Shropshire and Herefordshire, a Director of The Midlands Air Ambulance Charity and of The City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra.

Roger joined The Roden Lodge in 1988 and became WM in 1998. He was Provincial Grand Sword Bearer in 2003, Provincial Senior Grand Warden in 2007 and was honoured by the RtWPrGM with the office of Deputy Provincial Grand Master in 2011. In the Royal Arch, Roger is a member of The Roden Chapter and was invested as PPrGSoj in 2005 and as PrGJ in 2010. In 2011 he became PrGH for Shropshire . He is also a member of FitzAlan Lodge No 1432, Dinorben Lodge No 8580 (North Wales) and Shropshire Installed Masters’ Lodge No 6262. He is also a member of the North Shropshire Mark Lodge No 840 and the North Shropshire Royal Ark Mariners Lodge No 840.

His hobbies include Opera, Classical Music and working his Springer Spaniel. Roger is married to Monica who after a career as a Barrister is now an Appeal Judge in the Immigration Tribunal. He has three children, Myles, a Marketing Manager, and Emma and Alexandra who are both schoolteachers.

 


Jeremy Kenneth Lund

Shropshire Deputy Provincial Grand Master

Jeremy was born in Dartford, Kent in 1958. He attended St Bartholomew’s Grammar School, Newbury before going up to the Queen’s College, Oxford to read Music. After a spell in Exeter to qualify as a teacher, he took up his first post at King William’s College, Isle of Man, and in 1983 was Initiated into the King William’s Lodge 3883, of which he remains a member.

Jeremy moved to Shrewsbury in 1987 to become Director of Music at Prestfelde School. Being an Organist, he was quickly snapped up by the Salopian Lodge of Charity 117, becoming its Worshipful Master in 2004. He has been PrGOrg of Shropshire, and in 2014 was promoted at PrGSW before being honoured as PAGDC in 2018. He has been Communications Officer for Shropshire since 2012, as well as DC of Sabrina 4158 and a member of 6262. Jeremy, a member of Salopian Chapter 262, is PPrGScN in Shropshire and Organist of 6262 Chapter.

In other Degrees, he is a Mark Mason, a Royal Ark Mariner, a member of Rose Croix and of the Masonic Order of Athelstan. In his spare time he still enjoys playing music as suborganist at Shrewsbury Abbey, writes choral music and other arrangements for young musicians. Both Jeremy and Roger Pemberton have a great love of music as well as of Masonry.

 


Ian Edgington

Shropshire Provincial Grand Secretary

Born in 1963 in Bromsgrove, Worcestershire where he was educated. 

Ian moved through his work to Shropshire in 1982 where he settled and remains to the present day.

He was Initiated into the Vale of Uscon Lodge No. 8935 in 1995 and became its Worshipful Master in 2001. He is also a member of Shropshire Installed Masters’ Lodge No. 6262, and in the Royal Arch, Eyton Chapter of St. John No. 601 and Shropshire Installed First Principals’ Chapter No. 6262.

His hobbies include golf and anything to do with motoring and motor sport.


 

David John Kettle

Deputy Grand Superintendent Provincial Grand Chapter

David John Kettle, (although he prefers to be called Dave) was born in 1953 in Birmingham and educated at Bournville Boys Grammar Technical School. He later attained an LLB Degree at Birmingham Polytechnic and a Cert.Ed from Canterbury Christ Church College. Following a career in the Birmingham City Police and West Midlands Police he retired with the rank of Superintendent in 2002. He then operated a successful Training Consultancy until finally retiring from full time employment in 2009. He has been happily married to Cheryl since 1978 and they have one daughter, Sonia.

He was Initiated in Old Dixonians Lodge No 6037 in Warwickshire in 1987 becoming its Master in 1993. He is also a member of, and has been Master of, the Wernlegh Abbey Lodge No 6356 in Worcestershire and the Caer Caradoc Lodge No 6346 in Shropshire. He is also a Member of the Shropshire Installed Masters Lodge No 6262. He is a Past First Principal of the Caer Caradoc Chapter No 6346 and is also a member of the Shropshire Installed First Principals Chapter No 6262. He is a Past Provincial Grand Officer in Warwickshire and Worcestershire and, in Shropshire, he was appointed Provincial Assistant Grand Secretary and Provincial Assistant Grand Scribe Ezra in April 2007. He was promoted to Provincial Grand Secretary and Provincial Grand Scribe Ezra in 2011. He is also active in Mark, Royal Ark Mariners, Order of Secret Monitor and Rose Croix.

 


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Active Provincial Officers 2018-2019

Rank

Name

Lodge

No

PrSGW D.P.M. Griffiths Salopian L of C 117
PrJGW D.M. Purslow Salopian 262
PrGChaplain The  Rev. P.N. Niblock Old Ben 9461
PrGTreasurer J. Hollick Pengwerne 3229
PrGReg D. Kettle Caer Caradoc 6346
PrGSec I. Edgington Vale of Uscon 8935
PrGDC D. Hedley Teme 4267
PrGSwdB A.M. Ibbot Pengwerne 3229
PrGSuptWks M. Gough St. Oswald 1124
PrDepGDC C. Lucan-Pratt Old Ellesmerian 5368
PrGAlmoner D. Foulkes Salopian L of C 117
PrGChStwd S. Aucott Pengwerne 3229
PrGMentor C.H. Jones Round Table 9104
PrGOrator No appointment
PrSGD J.D. Hemming St. Oswald 1124
PrSGD P.L. Mills Teme 4267
PrJGD P. Cherrington Fitz Alan 1432
PrJGD S.C. Lewis Cleobury

6972

PrAsstGSec G. Breakwell Salopian Lodge of Charity 117
PrAsstGDC L.A. Ganly St. Johns 601
PrAsstGDC C.D. Kerfoot West Mercia 9719
PrGOrganist (Bro) J. Greatorex Fitz Alan 1432
PrGStdB S.R.D. West-Wynn Clive 1575
PrGStdB J.M. Larby Cae Glas 8572
PrGPursuivant J.A. Wilson Vale of Uscon 8935
PrGStwd T.G. Prestwood Castle 1621
PrGStwd N.T. Pockock St. Mary’s 8373
PrGStwd (Bro) N.E. Wright Salopian L of C 117
PrGStwd (Bro) D.J. Cotton St. Alkmund 2311
PrGTyler R.E. Bricknall Roden 6243

 

Provincial Royal Arch – Active Appointments – 2017-2018

Rank

Name

Chapter

No

MEGS Roger Pemberton
DepGS Dave Kettle Caer Caradoc 6346
2ndPrGP Mike Parry Fitz Alan 1432
3rdPrGP John Hollick Pengwerne 3229
PrGScE Ian Edgington Eyton St John 601
PrGScN Stephen Rogers Pengwerne 3229
PrGTreasurer Dennis Hill Venables 611
PrGReg Peter Road-Knight Salopian 262
PrGDC John Norman Venables 611 262
PrGSwdB David Tipper Eyton St John 601
PrDepGDC Martin Wildman Fitx Alan 1432
PrGAlmoner Peter Cherrington Fitz Alan 1432
PrGChStwd Not appointed
PrGSojourner Roger Michell Pengwerne 3229
Pr1stAsstGSoj David Bramwell Fitz Alan 1432
Pr2ndAsstGSoj Brian Goodwin Pengwerne 3229
PrAsstGScE Alan Colby Idsall 7133
PrGStB Winston Cree Clive 1575
PrGStB Trevor Calton Clive 1575
PrGOrganist Jonathan Greatorex (Comp) Fitz Alan 1432
PrGStwd Mike Lewis Castle 1621
PrGStwd Barry O’Neill Fitz Alan 1432
PrGJanitor Rolie Bricknall (Comp) Roden 6243