The Provincial Grand Lodge of East Lancashire
The Provincial Grand Lodge of East Lancashire

Secretariat Staff & Volunteers


Members of Staff

Martin Roche

Provincial Grand Secretary

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Susan O’Neill

Office Manager

Responsible for the day to day running of the Secretariat.

Responsible for Masonic diary of the PGM / DPGM / DepGSupt / Provincial Calendar.

Visits of the PGM / MEGS – DPGM / DepGSupt such as Bi-Centenaries, Centenaries etc

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Andrew Holland

Provincial Assistant Grand Secretary / Provincial Grand Scribe E

Assists Lodge Secretaries / Chapter Scribes E with the administration of their Lodge / Chapter.

Deals with enquiries regarding the Book of Constitution / RA Regulations.

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Anne Donnelly
[Monday & Tuesday]

First point of contact on Secretariat Help Desk.

Recording of all incoming post.

Assists Susan O’Neill with the administration of the Secretariat.

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Please Note

Lodge / Chapter summonses should be sent to:


Our Volunteers

Gerry Russell


Responsible for changes to the Provincial and Secretariat Website and the updating of the Provincial Almanacs.


David Winstanley [Works from home]

Looks after all Dispensation requests together with changes in Lodge / Chapter By-Laws.

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Roger Norris [Tuesday]

Assists with the administration of the two Provincial Meetings. Administers the updating of Data Sheets.

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Ray Christian [Friday]

Checks and records all Lodge / Chapter Summonses.

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Eric Cropper [Thursday]

Administers all Rule 158 enquiries. Historical Searches for Lodges holding celebrations.

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Paul Yates

Generates and despatches Annual Returns for both Lodges / Chapters.

Liaises with District Co-ordinators regarding Amalgamations or Closures of Lodges / Chapters.

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Paul Sellers
[Tuesday & Wednesday]

Contact with District Secretary / RADO’s regarding Personal 50ths / 60ths

Produces the Personal 50th and 60th Celebration Letter and Certificate

Inputting of amendments to Data Sheets.

Scanning and indexing documents.

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Alan Cordes

Records the payments received from Lodges / Chapters

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Clive Hartley [Friday]

Records and processes Annual Returns, Registration Forms and changes in membership.

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