This picture was taken from the Worshipful Master's chair at Weymouth Masonic Hall. John Pearce, Secretary of All Souls tells us.... "The Lodge was redecorated in 1967 in preparation for the Bi-Centenary Celebrations.
free masons | Inspire: Freemasons Symbol The Grand Masonic Lodge was created in 1717 when four small groups of lodges joined together. Membership levels were initially first and second degree, but in the 1750s this was expanded to create the third degree which caused a split in the group. When a person reaches the third degree, they are called a Master Mason.
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