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PONEKE Lodge No 21 - United Order Of DRUIDS - 1886

Journal by ngairedith

I have taken some extracts from the Hutt City Library site from the page
Lower Hutt Past and Present (1941)

I highly recommend a visit to their site for some wonderful info and photos of that district and the early settlers.

I am doing some short overviews from their database:

journal 1 - settlers of LOWER HUTT 1839 - 1941

journal 2 - the PILGRIM MOTHERS of the Hutt Valley

journal 3 - PETONE's first 100 years, - list of names

journal 4 - PETONE men who fell WWI - list of names

journal 5 - FREEMASONRY - Ulster Lodge No. 62

journal 6 - LOYAL PETONE LODGE - No, 6542

journal 7 - Ancient Order Of Foresters - COURT EPUNI, 7314


journal 9 - PETONE Branch - Hibernian Australasian Society 1910

journal 10 - PETONE PIONEER BRANCH - Oddfellows


journal 12 - PONEKE LODGE - Ancient Order of DRUIDS

journal 13 - PETONE Town Board - formed 1881

journal 14 - HUTT RIVER BOARD - formed 1879

(additions in italics or capitals are mine)
- (remember the article was written in 1941)

(additions in italics or capitals are mine)
- (remember the article was written in 1941)


... PONEKE LODGE No.21 United Ancient Order of Druids, North Island, New Zealand, was opened under charter from the Grand Lodge of Australia on May 19, 1886.
The following were the foundation members of the Lodge: Chas. I. Brugere, Geo. Wooland, Geo. D. Mulford, Walter Cudby, John T. King, Wm. Riddler, Tom Colpman, Frederick Comwella, Stephen McCarthy, Frank Drespin, Robert Scrimshaw, Arthur Vincent, George Lomas, Henry Thompson, Michael Carroll, Edward Battersby, Chas. C. Lomas, and John Brown.
Since its inception the office of Trustee has been filled by J. Gaynor, J. W. List., A. Marsden, J. W. Greenwood., J. Gilmour, W. H. Edwards., W. B. Gough., and L. Price. The present trustees are Bros. Gough, Edwards, and Price. The office of secretary has been filled successively by the following brethren: F. Wallace, E. A. King., H. J. Wynyard., L. Price, T. Townsend, and A. L. Williams. The last-named has held the office for sixteen years.
Distinguished service has been rendered by Past District President Bro. Price (present trustee) who was Grand President of the order in 1924; Past District President Bro. Gough (present trustee) who has held the position of President of the U.F.S. Dispensary Board for the past seventeen years (still in office); the present secretary?A. L. Williams, who is a Past Grand President and still in office as a member of the Grand Lodge Executive.
Present officers are as follows: A.D. Bro. F. M. Butler; J.P.A., Bro. W. H. Bacon; V.A., Bro. W. Poole. Secretary, Bro. A. L. Williams; Treasurers, Bro. A. L. Parker; Inside Guardian, Bro. MacDonald; Outside Guardian, Bro. W. T. Brown; Arch Druids Bards, Bros. S. King. and L. G. Chambers; Vice Arch Bards, Bros. H. Hope. and I. L. Gough; Minute Secretary, Bro. L. Price. Musician, Bro. F. Reed. Master of Ceremonies, Bro. N. H. Lawrence; Auditor, Mr. S. Hogg.

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on 2011-06-05 07:49:13

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