Every endeavour has been made to refer to the various Degrees and Orders to which Brian belonged.

  • Initiated into the Craft:
    • Endymion Lodge No. 6692 on September 8th 1969
  • He was also a member of three other Craft Lodges:
    • Portal Lodge No.3237 in London
      • Master in 1992
    • Campbell Lodge No. 1415 in Middlesex
    • Torbay Masters No. 8227 in Devon
      • Master at the time of his death in 2013.
  • Exalted into St. James Union Chapter No. 180 in London on February 20th 1975
  • He was a member of three other Chapters:
    • Portal 3237 in London,
      • became MEZ in 1996
    • St Peters No. 1125 in Devon,
    • Meridian No. 9653 also in Devon.
  • Honoured with London Grand Rank in 1984 and Senior London Grand Rank in 1992.
  • Awarded LGCR in 1995 and SLGCR in 2000.
  • Awarded Past Provincial Grand Scribe Nehemiah in Devon in 2009.
  • Brian was very involved with the other Masonic Orders:
    • Advanced into Grosvenor Mark on February 10th 1972.
    • At one time or other a member of six other Mark Lodges in London, Devon and Middlesex and five Royal Ark Mariner Lodges
    • Member of seven AMD Councils including Grand Masters, five Knights Templar Preceptories, eight OSM Conclaves, six Red Cross Conclaves, six Royal and Select Master Councils and two Scarlet Cord Consistories.
    • Member of KHBC, Royal Order of Scotland, Knights Templar Priest and the Operatives.
  • Brian spent much of his Masonic career as Director of Ceremonies and was immensely proud of his rank as a Past Deputy Grand Director of Ceremonies in the Mark and for many years was to be seen assisting at Grand Mark Lodge where his experience was very much valued.
  • He was also a Past Deputy DC in the OSM and Assistant Grand Marshal in the Red Cross of Constantine.

Overall a wonderful Masonic record for a man truly devoted to his great love of Freemasonry and its principles and a great ritualist with a wonderful delivery. A veritable tower of strength to all Masonic units to which he belonged and will be very much missed by his Brethren and all who knew him.

May God Bless and Keep Him.
Reverend Desmond Payne-Jeremiah