Provincial News & Events

2024 RAM Annual Assembly

The 2024 RAM Annual Assembly took place at Maes Gwyn Hall, Wrexham on Saturday the 6th of April, where over 100 Royal Ark Mariners attended.

With the PGM taking the chair to invest those 8 North Wales Members he had appointed to Provincial RAM Grand Rank. he congratulated them for their service to the degree:

  • W.Bro Edwin Aubrey, Y Geninen 259
  • W.Bro. Mark Turnball, Hunter 324
  • W.Bro. John Eirwyn Thomas, St Eilian 360
  • W.Bro. John Crump, St Giles 760
  • W.Bro. Garrie Falconer, Idris 821
  • W.Bro. Walter Renshaw, Holywell 1394
  • W.Bro. Graham Sherratt, Holywell 1394

Also to be honoured with Provincial RAM Grand Rank was W.Bro. Dr. John Lister Jones-Morris, who sadly passed away only weeks before the ceremony took place. A very respected member of Idris Lodge of Royal Ark Mariners no 821 and Eifl Lodge of Mark Master Masons no 927, he will be missed by all the Brethren who knew him. Our sympathies go to his family and friends.

The Provincial Grand Master then brought those present up to date with news both local and national, particularly the close cooperation between the Craft and Mark Masonry.

In a friendly ‘Magic of the Mark’ atmosphere the Festive Board was enjoyed by all, with those present being urged by the PGM to encourage promotion of the Craft and Royal Arch, which would lead to a thriving Mark and RAM degree.