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Peter Allan Taylor

Shropshire Provincial Grand Master

Peter-Taylor-GM-9-Jul-2011Peter Allan Taylor was born in 1944 and educated at Queen Mary’s Grammar School, Walsall.

He graduated as a Bachelor of Laws from London University and qualified as a Solicitor in 1977. He was appointed Deputy District Judge for the Midlands Circuit in 1991.

He was initiated into Idsall Lodge No. 7133 in 1979 and became its Worshipful Master in 1991. He has served the Province as Provincial Grand Sword Bearer, Provincial Grand Registrar and Deputy Provincial Grand Master under a patent granted in 2002. He was appointed Provincial Grand Master for Shropshire in July 2011.


Roger Brentnall Pemberton

Shropshire Deputy Provincial Grand Master

Roger-Pemberton-AGDC-1-1Born 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.


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.



Active Provincial Officers 2017-2018





PrSGW Phil Addicott West Mercia 9719
PrJGW Rodney Stokes Brownlow 2131
PrGChaplain Phil Niblock Old Ben 9461
PrGTreasurer John Hollick Pengwerne 3229
PrGReg Dave Kettle Caer Caradoc 6346
PrGSec Ian Edgington Vale of Uscon 8935
PrGDC Dave Hedley Teme 4267
PrGSwdB Rodger Davy Vale of Uscon 8935
PrGSuptWks Derek Mattinson Albric Festival 9576
PrDepGDC Chris Lucan-Pratt Old Ellesmerian 5368
PrGAlmoner David Foulkes Salopian L of C 117
PrGChStwd Simon Aucott Pengwerne 3229
PrGMentor Chris Jones Round Table 9104
PrGOrator No appointment
PrSGD Ian Galliers Longmynd 4877
PrSGD Charles Evason Caer Caradoc 6346
PrJGD Philip Wright Brownlow 2131
PrJGD Simon Huntington Uxacona


PrAsstGSec Garry Breakwell Salopian Lodge of Charity 117
PrAsstGDC Kevin Gwilliam Cleobury 6972
PrAsstGDC Lee Ganly St. John’s 601
PrGOrganist (Bro) Jonathan Greatorex Fitz Alan 1432
PrGStdB David Moore Albric Festival 9576
PrGStdB Ray Dickson The Iron Bridge 9897
PrGPursuivant Clive Jones St. Mary’s 8373
PrGStwd David Astbury Roden 6243
PrGStwd Jim Reynolds Forester 7221
PrGStwd Chris Parkin St. Mary’s 8373
PrGStwd Ed Warner Cae Glas 8572
PrGTyler Rolie Bricknall Roden 6243


Provincial Royal Arch – Active Appointments – 2017-2018





MEGS Peter Taylor Idsall 7133
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