About the Province

Welcome to the Province and to our Website

This website is here to provide information for both existing Mark Masons and anyone looking to learn more about us.

We have no secrets, so please feel free to browse the pages, to learn more about our activities, events and history.

We are a relatively small Province in terms of numbers, but large in terms of our geographic area and the generosity of our hearts.

The Magic of the Mark – Hwyl Y Marc

The Magic of the Mark is an informative video from Mark Masons Hall that provides a great deal of information on the Degree, and explains the Mark Benevolent Fund, progression within the Degree, how it is administered, and much more.

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Provincial History

Our history begins in 1871, with the Consecration of St David’s Lodge of Mark Master Masons No. 38 (then known as No. 25) in Llandudno, which came under the control of the Grand Lodge of Mark Master Masons of England & Wales in 1872.

Eight years later, a second Lodge of Mark Master Masons  – Snowdonia Lodge No. 259, was Consecrated in Porthmadog and in the same year the modern Province of North Wales was formed.

Learn More about our History Learn more about Snowdonia Lodge

The 2022-2023 Provincial Team

OfficeNameLodgeNumber
Provincial Grand MasterJohn S. EvansElffin321
Deputy Provincial Grand MasterPhilip Joseph EdwardsSt Giles760
Senior WardenRoy PotterDyffryn Clwyd1647
Junior WardenJohn Eirwyn ThomasSt Seiriol688
Master OverseerJohn Stuart HughesSt Davids38
Senior OverseerRobin Anthony GillhamHawarden838
Junior OverseerRobert Gwynfor OwenEifl927
ChaplainAndrew Pettigrew DaviesSt Davids38
TreasurerDavid Purton TurveyBuckley1703
RegistrarJacob BuisSt Grwst1772
SecretaryColin Anthony LeminHunter324
Director of CeremoniesGareth Wynne DaviesHolywell1394
AlmonerPaul SeftonHunter324
Charity StewardMichael William PughSt Giles760
Inspector of WorksAlan RuddHolywell1394
Sword BearerGlyn JonesSt Eilian360
Deputy ChaplainFarrell Andrew Peter McManusWelchpool1084
Deputy SecretaryBrian Sion JonesSt Seiriol688
Deputy Director of CeremoniesAlan John ImpettSt Seiriol688
Senior DeaconWalter Rollinson RenshawFlint1509
Senior DeaconColin PeateWelchpool1084
Junior DeaconChristopher Dutton GoftonSnowdonia259
Junior DeaconGraham Neil RobertsHawarden838
Assistant ChaplainKenneth Leonard ElliottHawarden838
Assistant Director of CeremoniesDavid RatchfordFlint1509
Assistant Director of CeremoniesIolo Wyn JonesColwyn1169
OrganistKenneth David WilliamsSt Giles760
Standard BearerJohn CrumpSt Mabon919
Assistant Standard BearerArwyn Richard HughesSt Eilian360
Inner GuardPhilip Henry HughesBuckley1703
StewardDavid O’BrienHunter324
StewardThomas Christopher ShawHolywell1394
StewardArfon RobertsSt Seiriol688
TylerWilliam Harrison TallontireSt David’s38

2019-2020 Team Visit Schedule

DateLodgeMark/RAMTypeLocation
17/09/19St Seiriol 688MarkCentenaryBangor
07/11/19St Giles 760MarkInstallationWrexham
19/11/19Eifl 927MarkInstallationPwllheli
15/01/20Y Geninen 259RAMInstallationBangor
25/02/20St Giles 760RAMElevationWrexham
12/03/20Idris 821RAMElevationPwllheli
04/04/20RAM AssemblyRAMWrexham
08/04/20Idris 821MarkInstallationBarmouth
18/05/20Holywell 1394RAMInstallationMostyn
20/06/20Provincial Grand LodgeMarkConnah’s Quay