The Province of Forfarshire covers all the Lodge in the City of Dundee (which includes the suburbs of Broughty Ferry, Lochee and Downfield), the Angus Towns of Monifieth, Carnoustie, Arbroath, Montrose, Brechin, Froickheim, Forfar. Kirriemuir, also the villages of Glamis and un in beautifulf Glenesk - Tarfside.
The Provincial of Forfarshire was first erected in 1797 when Bro George Paterson of Castle Huntly was appointed as the first Provincial Grand Master. The Present Provincial Grand Master is Bro Michael E Mulholland, who was appointed in 2015.
The Provincial Grand Lodge, as a formal lodge in iteself to support the Provincial Grand Master, with a Depute, Substitute, Secretary and Chaplain was not formed until 1815.
The years from 1797 to 1815 being just a Province under the supervision of one man - the Provincial Grand Master.
Charitable Donations to be distributed to Local Good Causes 2017-2018 - Approved at Quarterly Meeting of 27th Ocober 2017
Presentation of the funds raised on the recent "Tour De Province " of £5075.00 was presented to David Taylor Depute Provincial Grand Master at the Dundee City Chambers Civic Reception on Tuesday Night 7th November 2017.
Current 2017-2018 Lodge Installations
Provincial Grand Lodge of Forfarshire
Please find below visitations to which all office-bearers past and present are most welcome
Laying Poppy Cross at Dundee Memorial Garden
With the Para's in the City Square after
I would like to inform Lodges in the province that a “Travelling Maul “was kindly donated to Provincial Grand Lodge of Forfarshire at the October Quarterly communication.
The “Maul“ is in memory of Edith Mulholland the late wife of our Provincial Grand Master and with thanks to Masonic wives past and present.
The aim is to encourage visiting within the province as well as raising money for charity. Below are the guidelines regarding claiming the Maul.
The Maul is now in the hands of Lodge Progress 967 having been successfully claimed at Lodge Hilton St Andrew 1220 meeting of 3rd January.
1- The Travelling Maul will at all times remain the property of the PGLF.
2- Only Lodges within PGLF can claim the Travelling Maul.
3- The Lodge looking to claim the Travelling Maul must notify the holding Lodge of their visit.
4- There must be 7 or more Brethren including either the RWM or the IPM of Lodge claiming the Travelling Maul.
5- The Lodge claiming the Travelling Maul will pay £10 to PGLF for donation to charity.
6- The claiming Lodge will notify PGLF Secretary of their possession of Travelling Maul.
7- The Travelling Maul cannot be claimed on special visitation nights.
8- Where 2 Lodges turn up on same night to claim the Travelling Maul the Lodge with largest attendance will have rights to claim.
Formed in 1736 theGrand Lodge of Scotland is the governing body for all Freemasonry in Scotland.
Formed in 1861 the Provincial Grand Royal Arch Chapter for Angus and Mearns is the governing body for Royal Arch Masonry in this area.