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Crapaud, Prince Edward Island
Established 1869

2009 Membership 35

Meets 2nd Tuesday in each month at 7:30 pm
except July & August at the Masonic Lodge, Highway 13, Crapaud
(North off Trans Canada Highway, immediately on East side of road, next to Dawson Funeral Home)

A History of True Brothers Lodge No. 8 – Est. 1869

This article is reprinted from The Pattern Set For Us: A History of the Concordant and Related Bodies of Freemasonry Past and Present on Prince Edward Island with the kind permission of the author, RW Bro. George Doughart, Grand Historian.

Sources:

A History of True Brothers Lodge No. 8 by W.Bro. John H. Myers PM, June 24, 1944

History of True Brothers Lodge No. 8 A.F and A.M., Crapaud, P.E.I., 1869-1969, Narrative Compiled and Delivered by M.W.Bro. James Archibald Thomson PGM.

125th Anniversary Special Edition – A Brief History True Brothers Lodge No. 8, written and compiled by W.Bro. Robert Stevenson PM with the assistance of W.Bro Norman MacDonald PM, Historian.

Lodge Minutes (February 1876 – December, 1885 are missing, also 1994)

Proceedings of the Grand Lodge of Prince Edward Island, A.F. & A.M.

The Warrant from the Grand Lodge of England to establish True Brothers Lodge in Tryon was dated January 28, 1869. The petitioners for the Warrant were Alexander Dunbar, John Muirhead, John Lang, John MacWilliams, Henry Twining, John D. Reid, Albert Compton and others. The first principal Officers were

Worshipful Master Bro. John Muirhead
Senior Warden Bro. John MacWilliams
Junior Warden Bro. John Lang

True Brothers Lodge was No. 1251 on the Registry of the Grand Lodge of England and the number was inscribed on the Worshipful Master’s Jewel that is still in use in the Lodge.