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Author Topic: Freemasonry in Marple- The Doric Lodge.  (Read 2979 times)
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alan@romiley
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« on: March 24, 2009, 03:18:58 PM »

I have read the article in the Marple website about the Doric Lodge and was wondering if anyone has any old history books about the Lodge. I have seen a couple of articles on the net. but nothing about it's actual history over the years.

I am collating information about some local organisations and I would appreciate a copy of any old documents-or the loan of.
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« Reply #1 on: June 30, 2011, 10:00:04 AM »



Freemasonry is one of the world’s oldest secular fraternal societies. The following information is intended to explain Freemasonry as it is practiced under the United Grand Lodge of England, which administers Lodges of Freemasons in England and Wales and in many places overseas.


www.cheshiremasons.co.uk
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« Reply #2 on: June 30, 2011, 10:23:09 AM »

I see - and I thought you wanted to talk about the pile of stones left over from Dan Bank.
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« Reply #3 on: June 30, 2011, 04:53:58 PM »

Very witty response Andrew, I must remember that one-at least it's clean.
Have a good look on that new wall you just might find a "Mark"
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« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2011, 05:53:27 PM »



Freemasonry is one of the world’s oldest secular fraternal societies. The following information is intended to explain Freemasonry as it is practiced under the United Grand Lodge of England, which administers Lodges of Freemasons in England and Wales and in many places overseas.


www.cheshiremasons.co.uk

Very interesting but your point is....?
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« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2011, 10:49:16 PM »

...don't walk up Market Street with one trouser leg rolled up?    Grin
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« Reply #6 on: July 19, 2011, 11:21:10 PM »


Henrietta  That ill behoves you
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« Reply #7 on: January 11, 2012, 01:00:54 PM »

Gentlemen.

You will find a mention of the Doric Lodge in Marple on the Marple website. It's member are mostly from the Marple Community. but not restricted to such.

The lodge welcomes inquiries for membership from applicants over the age of 21 and who are of good character and have a genuine desire to be of service to mankind and the community in which we live.

Freemasons are prohibited from discussing religion or politics at there gatherings, it is not a religious organisation and has members from many faith groups, including Muslim and Roman Catholic but atheist are excluded from membership.

The Doric Lodge has met in Marple for over 100 years and currently has a membership of 43 and increasing.

The Lodge meets on the third Thursday of every winter month

If you are interested in becoming a member, or indeed are a former member of another lodge and would like to consider rejoining, please send me a PM and I will be pleased to let you have further information. Take a look at the websites.
http://www.ugle.org.uk/
http://www.cheshiremasons.co.uk/
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« Reply #8 on: January 29, 2012, 10:29:01 PM »

Gentlemen.

You will find a mention of the Doric Lodge in Marple on the Marple website. It's member are mostly from the Marple Community. but not restricted to such.

The lodge welcomes inquiries for membership from applicants over the age of 21 and who are of good character and have a genuine desire to be of service to mankind and the community in which we live.

Freemasons are prohibited from discussing religion or politics at there gatherings, it is not a religious organisation and has members from many faith groups, including Muslim and Roman Catholic but atheist are excluded from membership.

The Doric Lodge has met in Marple for over 100 years and currently has a membership of 43 and increasing.

The Lodge meets on the third Thursday of every winter month

If you are interested in becoming a member, or indeed are a former member of another lodge and would like to consider rejoining, please send me a PM and I will be pleased to let you have further information. Take a look at the websites.
http://www.ugle.org.uk/
http://www.cheshiremasons.co.uk/

What's in it for me (except a a secret handshake)
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« Reply #9 on: January 30, 2012, 11:25:22 AM »

Gentlemen...

And there rests MY case!  Tongue
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« Reply #10 on: January 30, 2012, 12:21:59 PM »

Gentlemen...

And there rests MY case!  Tongue

Hmm..  how about Ladies:

http://www.marple-uk.com/community/townswomenguild.htm

http://www.marple-uk.com/community/nwr.htm

http://www.marple-uk.com/community/wi.htm

3 : 1  Grin
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« Reply #11 on: January 30, 2012, 12:35:42 PM »

Gentlemen.

You will find a mention of the Doric Lodge in Marple on the Marple website. It's member are mostly from the Marple Community. but not restricted to such.

The lodge welcomes inquiries for membership from applicants over the age of 21 and who are of good character and have a genuine desire to be of service to mankind and the community in which we live.

Freemasons are prohibited from discussing religion or politics at there gatherings, it is not a religious organisation and has members from many faith groups, including Muslim and Roman Catholic but atheist are excluded from membership.

The Doric Lodge has met in Marple for over 100 years and currently has a membership of 43 and increasing.

The Lodge meets on the third Thursday of every winter month

If you are interested in becoming a member, or indeed are a former member of another lodge and would like to consider rejoining, please send me a PM and I will be pleased to let you have further information. Take a look at the websites.
http://www.ugle.org.uk/
http://www.cheshiremasons.co.uk/

What's in it for me (except a a secret handshake)

Duke, you ask "whats in it for me"

Well, we aim to make good men-better and  a person who expected to gain pecuniary or mercenary advantage by attempting to join, would not be acceptable.

I do beleive that the links shown in this thread will give you an insight into what it's all about
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« Reply #12 on: January 30, 2012, 12:45:48 PM »


Although not officially attached to the United Grand Lodge of England, there is a Masonic Membership available to Ladies.
I know very little about this organisation except that it is an honourable institution. I do understand that that 2 lodges meet
at the Stockport Masonic Guildhall.
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« Reply #13 on: January 30, 2012, 12:54:37 PM »


Although not officially attached to the United Grand Lodge of England, there is a Masonic Membership available to Ladies.
I know very little about this organisation except that it is an honourable institution. I do understand that that 2 lodges meet
at the Stockport Masonic Guildhall.


This Link may help Lisa and other ladies
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« Reply #14 on: January 30, 2012, 02:16:33 PM »

Gentlemen.

You will find a mention of the Doric Lodge in Marple on the Marple website. It's member are mostly from the Marple Community. but not restricted to such.

The lodge welcomes inquiries for membership from applicants over the age of 21 and who are of good character and have a genuine desire to be of service to mankind and the community in which we live.

Freemasons are prohibited from discussing religion or politics at there gatherings, it is not a religious organisation and has members from many faith groups, including Muslim and Roman Catholic but atheist are excluded from membership.

The Doric Lodge has met in Marple for over 100 years and currently has a membership of 43 and increasing.

The Lodge meets on the third Thursday of every winter month

If you are interested in becoming a member, or indeed are a former member of another lodge and would like to consider rejoining, please send me a PM and I will be pleased to let you have further information. Take a look at the websites.
http://www.ugle.org.uk/
http://www.cheshiremasons.co.uk/

What's in it for me (except a a secret handshake)


Q,
Are Freemasons expected to prefer fellow
Masons at the expense of others in giving
jobs, promotions, contracts and the like?
A
Absolutely not. That would be a misuse of membership
and subject to Masonic discipline. On his entry into
Freemasonry each candidate states unequivocally that he
expects no material gain from his membership. At various
stages during the three ceremonies of his admission and
when he is presented with a certificate from Grand Lodge
that the admission ceremonies have been completed, he
is forcefully reminded that attempts to gain preferment
or material gain for himself or others is a misuse of
membership which will not be tolerated. The Book of
Constitutions, which every candidate receives, contains
strict rules governing abuse of membership which can
result in penalties varying from temporary suspension
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