Trinity College Lodge No. 1765
Trinity College Lodge No. 1765 was founded by seven members of the Trinity College of Music
in general and by The Rev'd. Henry George Bonavia Hunt
The lodge was founded at 4.00pm on Wednesday 25 September 1878 at the Trinity College of Music, which at that time had its home in Weymouth Street in London.
The consecration document describes what happened in some detail. Much of the consecration consisted of music. Here is a reprint of part of the report that is contained in the publication "The Freemason" of 5 October 1878:
CONSECRATION OF TRINITY COLLEGELODGE, No. 1765.
The consecration of Trinity College Lodge, formed in connection with the national musical institution in Wcymouth Street, known as Trinity College of Music, took place on Wednesday 25th ult. The chief portion of the ceremony was very ably performed by W. Bro. Lt..Col. Shadwell H. Clerke, S.G.D.; assisted by W. Bro. Captain N. G. Philips, P.G.D. (as Senior Warden); R.W. Bro. Sandeman, Past District Grand Master, Bengal (as junior Warden); V.W. Bro. Rev. C. W. Arnold, Past Grand Chaplain.; and R.W. Bro.W. H. Giddy, District Grand Master, Griqualand (as Director of Ceremonies); The petition and the warrant for the new lodge having been read and the brethren present having signified their approval of the officers named therein, the F.C.C. delivered a short but eloquent oration on the nature and principles of Freemasonry. This was followcd by the anthem, “Behold,... Read More