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Roger Brentnall Pemberton

Provincial Grand Master, Most Excellent Grand Superintendent

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 the Midlands Air Ambulance Charity.

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,The Iron Bridge Lodge No 9897, Dinorben Lodge No 8580 (North Wales), Lodge of Silent Temple No 126 (East Lancs)and Shropshire Installed Masters’ Lodge No 6262. He is a member of the North Shropshire Mark Lodge No 840 of the North Shropshire Royal Ark Mariners Lodge No 840 and of the Edgbaston Council of Royal and Select Masters.  Roger is a Vice President of the Manchester Association for Masonic Research and in January 2020 will become President.

Hobbies include Opera, Classical Music, book collecting and walking. Roger is married to Monica, who followed a career as a Barrister and is now a retired Judge. Together, Monica and Roger have five children, Myles who runs a marketing company, Emma and Alexa who are school; teachers, Felicity who is an opera singer living in Italy and Luke who is an actor.


Jeremy Kenneth Lund

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 PrSGW before being honoured as PAGDC in 2018, then PGSwdB in 2019. He was Communications Officer for Shropshire from 2012 to 2018 and is a member of 6262. Jeremy, a member of Salopian Royal Arch 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. He is still occasionally in demand as a Lodge Organist!


Ian Edgington

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

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.



Active Provincial Officers 2019-20





PrSGW  D. J. Heywood  Column  6900
PrJGW  T. K. Arscott  Cae Glas  8572
PrGChaplain  D. B. Thomas (Rev.)  St Oswald  1124
PrGTreasurer  J. C. Hollick  Pengwerne  3229
PrGReg  D. J. Kettle  Caer Caradoc  6346
PrGSec  I. W. Edgington  Vale of Uscon  8935
PrGDC  D. J. Hedley  Teme  4267
PrGSwdB  A. M. Fisk  Vale of Uscon  8935
PrGSuptWks  M. Gough  St. Oswald  1124
PrDepGDC  K. J. Gwilliam  Cleobury  6972
PrGAlmoner  D. R. H. Foulkes  Salopian L of Charity  117
PrGChStwd  S. D. Aucott  Pengwerne  3229
PrGMentor  C. H. Jones  Round Table  9104
PrGOrator  D. Purslow  Salopian  262
PrSGD  M. J. Hall  Caer Caradoc  6346
PrSGD  S. Pritchard-Jones  Round Table  9104
PrJGD  T. Pellington  Sabrina  4158
PrJGD  L. J. Francis  Cae Glas  8572
PrAsstGSec  G. Breakwell  Salopian L of  Charity  117
PrAsstGDC  J. A. Wilson  Vale of Uscon  8935
PrAsstGDC  C.D. Kerfoot  West Mercia  9719
PrGOrganist  J. Greatorex  Fitz Alan  1432
PrGStdB  F. N. Cromie  Idsall  7133
PrGStdB  M. Keogh  St. Mary’s  8373
PrGPursuivant  E. J. Biddle  Albric Festival  9576
PrGStwd  J. P. Kennedy  Brownlow  2131
PrGStwd  N. Garavini  Longmynd  4877
PrGStwd  D. L. Williams  Uxacona  5724
PrGStwd  J. E. Brown  Forester  7221
PrGTyler  R.E. Bricknall  Roden  6243


Provincial Royal Arch – Active Appointments – 2019-20





 MEGS  R. B.  Pemberton  Roden  6243
 DepGS  D. J. Kettle  Caer Caradoc  6346
 2ndPrGP  D. M. Parry  Fitz Alan  1432
 3rdPrGP  S.C.Rogers  Pengwerne  3229
 PrGScE  I. W. Edgington  Eyton St. John  601
 PrGScN  A. J. Tipton  Eyton St. John  601
 PrGTreasurer  D. J. Hill  Venables  611
 PrGReg  P. C. Road-Knight  Salopian  262
 PrGDC  J. F. Norman  Venables 611  262
 PrGSwdB  M. A. Wildman  Fitz Alan  1432
 PrDepGDC  R. L. Brooks  Forester  7221
 PrGAlmoner  A. Caswell  Caer Caradoc  6346
 PrGChStwd  no  appointment
 PrGSojourner  A. M. Ibbott  Pengwerne  3229
 Pr1stAsstGSoj  W. H. Jones  Clive  1575
 Pr2ndAsstGSoj  P. J. Everall  Idsall  7133
 PrAsstGScE  A.  Colby  Idsall  7133
 PrGStB  D. A. Towers  Fitz Alan  1432
 PrGStB  M. G. Rix  Roden  6243
 PrGOrganist  Comp. J.  Greatorex  Fitz Alan  1432
 PrGStwd  B. Walker  Eyton St. John  601
 PrGStwd  R. G. Chilvers  Fitz Alan  1432
 PrGJanitor  Comp. R. E. Bricknall  Roden  6243