On Yonder Book that oath I took

Harmony Lodge No. 4390 held their 777th Regular Meeting on 8th April the Lodge was treated to “An Interactive Masonic Evening”  and was enthralled by “The Walking Charge” otherwise known as “On Yonder Book” performed by WBro Sylvester During.

This charge is regularly performed by Hampshire & Isle of Wight Provincial Grand Stewards Lodge No. 9263 and originated in the USA written by WBro Bob Morris Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Kentucky in 1884 and the refrain reads:-

On Yonder book that oath I took

and break it will I never

but swear by this, and this, and this

for ever and for ever

Sylvester During gave an emotionally powerful performance











RWBro Steven Adcott PGM accompanied by WBro Maxwell Leese PSGD APGM for Area 3 together with a delegation of Grand Lodge Officers and Acting Provincial Officers thoroughly enjoyed the evening which was topped off by an International Banquet