Celebrations of 50 years in The Royal Arch are rare and to mark this milestone there was a large deputation from the Province. The Chapter received Deputy Grand Superintendent, EComp J R Bramley ProvGStB, The Second Provincial Grand Principal, EComp P E Rowland ProvGStB, the Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals, EComp S C Teare ProvGStB, Grand Officers and members of the Provincial Team.
During the ceremony EComp J R Bramley took the first principles chair and gave a well briefed history of Geoff’s life and journey though Freemasonry from his education at Bollington Cross School through his career to the top levels of management in the paper industry. EComp. G H Whitehurst PProvGSoj was exalted into Whiston Chapter 3614 on 21stMarch 1966, and acted as First Principal for 2 years from 15th May 1987 to 14th May 1989. EComp Geoff was promoted to PProvGSwdB and thoroughly congratulated by all the dignitaries.