arms_yorkpThe Lodge of Prince George 308 is a Lodge of Freemasons in Yorkshire West Riding. We welcome visiting Masons and new candidates.

We meet on the 3rd Saturday of March (Installation) , May, June, September, October and November at 11am

at the Masonic Rooms, Bottoms, Eastwood, Todmorden, OL14 6DN

If you wish to attend or join please use the contact page

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Why Join?

If you would like more information on becoming a Freemason and joining our Lodge then please contact us

Why Join?

Quest for Knowledge – Learn about the history and mysteries of Freemasonry

Charity – Give back to society through Masonic giving

Brotherhood – Mix with people of different ages, from different walks of life and different races and religions.

Self Improvement – Become a better person

Learning – From peers and mentors, learning ritual, and after dinner speech making

Unusual – There is nothing quite like it in life

Achievement – Progressing through the offices to Worshipful Master of a Lodge

Some points before you apply

  • Members endeavour to cultivate brotherly love, relief and truth to one another and the world at large
  • An essential condition of membership is belief in a Supreme Being
  • Politics and religious discussion is not allowed in a Lodge
  • Masonry does not offer pecuniary advantage bringing one mason to another, or support him in business
  • We support charities both Masonic and non-Masonic, but it is not a mutual benefit society
  • Masonry teaches our first duty is to our family, and Masonry should not be put ahead of loved ones

Everyone should be sure that:

  • They desire intellectual and moral improvement of himself and others
  • He is willing to devote time, means and efforts in the promotion of brotherly love, relief and truth
  • He seeks no commercial, social or pecuniary advantage
  • He is able to afford the expenditure of Masonry without detriment to himself or his family
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The Lodge was consecrated in 1796 and is one of the oldest in the Province.

1796 18th Feb – Constituted at the White Lion Inn, Haworth near Keighley.

2nd March – First meeting held

1802 – Lodge removed to King’s Arms Inn, Haworth

1809 – Lodge moved back to White Lion Inn, Haworth

1812 – Lodge removed to Freemasons’ Arms Inn, Bottoms, Stansfield, near Todmorden

1837 – Lodge removed to Private Rooms, Underbank Hall, Stansfield

1853 – Lodge removed to Station House Inn, Bottoms, Stansfield

1896 – 2nd March – Centeneary Celebration. Warrant dated 12th Dec 1895 presented by the Rt. Hon. William Lawies Jackson, MP and RW Provincial Grand Master of West Yorkshire

1926 – Dedication of Masonic Rooms, Bottoms by W Bro Richard Gill, PGD Deputy Provincial Grand Master of West Yorkshire

1946 – 16th Feb – Sesqui-Centenary Celebration. W Bro ER Dickenson, Master in Centenary Year attended and promoted PPGW by RW Bro Sir Anthony Gadie Provincial Grand Master KT, PGD




1996  Bi-Centenary Celebration, Southwood Masonic Hall, Halifax

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