About Horton Lodge 8528
Horton Lodge No. 8528 is a masonic lodge in the Province of East Lancashire and meets at Middleton Masonic Hall, Manchester Old Road, Middleton. The current Worshipful Master is Bro Adam Mooney, who was installed on 1st February 2022.

Horton Lodge meets on the first Tuesday of the month, between October and April the following year. Tyling is at 6:00pm (5:00 for Installation), followed by a Social Board (3 course meal). Masonic visitors are welcome to join our meetings, please arrange this direct with our Lodge Secretary, Bro Robin Whalley (Click Here)

Horton Lodge received its warrant on 12th September 1973 and was consecrated on 18th January 1974.  It has a daughter lodge, Tonge Hall No. 8763, which received its warrant on 9th February 1977 and was consecrated on 18th May 1977 *
 
Charity

The lodge is currently patron to a number of charities :

  • Grand Patron: East Lancashire Masonic Charity (2022)
  • Patron: East Lancashire 2026 Festival

Founders

WBro Brian Swallows6428 WBro Daniel Dalton 163
     Bro Gerrard Grimes5712    Bro Herbert F Kinley 5712
     Bro Edward Jordan2917    Bro Adrian Wood ** 1496
WBro James A Squires5712    Bro James R Dutton 2341
     Bro John L Wilkinson467    Bro Eric Madeley 3990
     Bro Ivor Williams5712    Bro Victor Sereno 4513
WBro Keith Swaby2341 WBro Gilbert Carr PProvAGDC (Ches)4246
WBro Wifred Jones1357 WBro Robert Slater PProvAGDC5712
WBro Herbert M Catto231 WBro Ernest R Baxter PProvAGDC3068
    Bro Thomas Scholes852   

Past Masters

WBro Brian Swallow, PProvAGDC **1974-75
WBro Gerrard Grimes1975-76
WBro Edward Jordon, PGStdB1976-77
WBro Ivor Williams1977-78
WBro Adrian John Wood, PProvAGDC **1978-79
WBro John Stuart Hall **1979-80
WBro Herbert Frederick Kinley, PProvAGSuptWks **1980-81
WBro Robert L’Amie1981-82
WBro Jack K Neary, PProvAGSwdB1982-83
WBro Michael T Veness, PProvSGD1983-84
WBro Geoffrey W Gooch **1984-85
WBro John Pinner, PProvGSuptWks1985-86
1994-95
WBro Kevin Doyle, PProvDGReg1986-87
1997-98
WBro Derek Pointon, PProvJGD1987-88
1996-97
WBro Stephen Hayhurst, PProvAGDC **1988-89
1998-99
WBro Dr.Victor Sereno, PProvGSwdB PProvJGW (WL)1989-90
1999-00
WBro Stephen Lapping, PProvAGDC1990-91
2002-03
2004-05
WBro Leonard Brierley, PProvSGD **1991-92
WBro David Johnson, PProvJGD **1992-93
2000-01
WBro Roy Carr, PProvDepGReg **1993-94
2001-02
2009-10
2010-11
WBro John W Wallsworth, PProvAGDC **1995-96
2006-07
WBro Colin Heywood, PProvSGD **2004-05
WBro John Pearson **2005-06
WBro John Latham **2007-08
2008-09
WBro James Burns, ProvAGStB2011-12
2012-13
2013-14
WBro Derek Andrews, PProvAGDC2014-15
WBro Stephen Garforth **2015-16
WBro Bob Wall2016-17
WBro Kevan Catelano **2017-18
WBro Steven Walker **2018-19
WBro Ray Taylor2019-20
WBro Laurence Jones2020-21
2021-22
WBro Adam Mooney2022-23
2023-24
Wbro Laurence Jones2024-

** Resigned
 

References

* Warrant Book Lodges 7181 - 7980 (Library of Freemasonry)