Welcome to the Website of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Forfarshire

The Province

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.


The funeral of David Doogan Substitute Provincial Grand Master and P.M. Hilton St Andrew 1220 will take place on Tuesday 28th November at 10.15am at Dundee Crematorium. Regalia to be worn

Charitable Donations to be distributed to Local Good Causes 2017-2018 - Approved at Quarterly Meeting of 27th Ocober 2017

1 Lippen Care £500 Lodges 309/90
2 Rocksolid £300 Lodge 225
3 Dalhousie Day Care £300 Lodge 123
4 Monifieth Local History £300 Lodge 1073
5 St Pius Community Cafe £300 Lodge 317
6 Dundee ADHD £300 Lodge 967
7 Reach Across Arbroath £300 Lodge 101
8 Art Angel £300 Lodge 448
9 Glenlaw House £300 Lodge 49
10 C.O.P.D. Angus £300 Lodge 1252
11 Asbestos Tayside £300 P.G. Lodge
12 Enable Montrose/Brechin £300 Lodge 15
13 Nicky Duncan £300 Lodge 486
14 Angus Cardiac Group £300 Lodge 679


Graham Letford's Cyclathon 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.


Also another cheque from P.G.L. was presented to the Lord Provost Charity Fund

Current 2017-2018 Lodge Installations

Download a current copy of the Lodge Installations List of Times and Dates - (version 11, 18th November 2017)

Provincial Grand Lodge of Forfarshire

Please find below visitations to which all office-bearers past and present are most welcome
Times for office-bearers.


Lodge Broughty Castle No 486. Thursday 23rd November 7.30pm. - Initiation
Lodge Montrose Incorporated Kilwinning No 182.Tuesday 21st November 6.45pm 225th Re-Dedication.
Lodge Albert No 448. Saturday 25th November 3.30pm Installation.
Lodge Thistle Operative No 158. Saturday 25th November 4.30pm Installation.
Lodge Montrose Kilwinning No 15. Saturday 25th November 2.30pm Installation.

P.G. Master Laying Poppy Cross in Dundee, Saturday 4th November

Laying Poppy Cross at Dundee Memorial Garden
With the Para's in the City Square after


Cabaret Evening

on Friday 23rd February 2018

in the Lochee Burns Club, Muirton Road, Dundee

Entertainment - Pat Cairns as 'Neil Diamond' and 'Kenny Rogers' Also Dancing and a Raffle

Tickets £7.50 - from P.G. Secretary, Graham Letford

Travelling MaulTravelling Maul

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.


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