WBro Adam Parry a member of the Chester based County Palatine Lodge was invested by MWBro Metropolitan Grand Master Sir Michael Snyder as a Metropolitan Grand Steward on 2 March and is now a Member of London Grand Rank. Adam who is Past Master and Treasurer of Neptune Lodge number 22 (260 years old) based at Great Queen Street and will wear the distinguishing Red Apron for one year, unlike Cheshire he will return the apron in 12 months and replace it with a dark blue. Adam is a well know Chester and North Wales Freemason he is a Past Master of The Lodge of Rhuddlan Castle 7737, member of Cambrian Meridian Lodge 9876 and Old Ruthinian Lodge 9399. In April 2017 he will become Master of Cheshire County Palatine Lodge 6856.
If you think you are seeing red when you visit The County Palatine Lodge you would be right, the Lodge now has three Crimson Aproned Stewards, Adam Parry Metropolitan Grand Steward, Nick Woodward Cheshire Provincial Grand Steward and Michael Hughes Past Provincial Grand Steward. WBro George Mann APGM was on hand to congratulate Adam on his achievement when the Lodge held their first meeting of the year at Queen Street Chester. County Palatine Lodge was suffering from a shortage of members some years ago but has now regenerated with a good number of young dynamic members who showed their worth at a first class third degree ceremony yesterday.
Adam Parry Metropolitan Grand Steward with his distinctive London Badged Crimson Apron.
Currently Junior Warden of County Palatine Lodge Adam was voted as Master Elect and will become Master of the Lodge in April.
The Crimson Aproned Members of County Palatine Lodge left to right : George Mann APGM; Adam Parry Metropolitan Grand Steward; Nick Woodward Cheshire Provincial Grand Steward; Michael Hughes Past Cheshire Provincial Grand Steward