Lodge of Sincerity No. 428 – Amalgamation – 21st September 2016

The WM, WBro Michael Shiels ProvJGD, WM of Lodge of Sincerity, gladly vacated the Chair of King Solomon to allow the VWBro Alan Glazier, DepProvGM to conduct the historic amalgamation ceremony.

VWBro Alan Grazier was well supported by a large number of acting provincial officers and distinguished guests.

The evening celebrated the Amalgamation of the following Lodges:-

  • Semper Fidelis Lodge No 3453
  • Sinceritas Lodge No 4934
  • Lodge of Sincerity No 428

into the Lodge of Sincerity No. 428.

The dedication was performed by WBro Rev’d Barry Jobber, AsstGChap, the Provincial Grand Chaplain.

A brief history of the three lodges can be found at Lodge Histories.

Normally the lodge meets at Hartford Golf club, but for this special meeting, it was held at Christleton near Chester.


Left to Right:- WBro Paul Massie, PSGD, APGM, WBro George Mann, PSGD, APGM, VWBro Alan Glazier, PGSwdB, DepProvGM, WBro Michael Shiels WM, PPrJGD, WBro Martin Barlow, PSGD, APGM, WBro David Dyson, PSGD, APGM, WBro Michael Leese, PAGDC, ProvGSec.


The distinguished guests were joined by the lodges Senior and Junior Wardens.

To the Left:- WBro Peter Langley SW and to the Right:- Bro Ian MacDonald JW.


Sincerity Social Board.