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Apr 2007

Grand Lodge Honours

Stirling Royal Arch No. 76

The Administration Officers

On Monday the 23rd of April, Bro Archibald Blair our long serving Treasurer became a member of a special band of men recognised by the Grand Lodge of Scotland for services rendered to the Craft and this Lodge in particular. He was invested as Grand Assistant Treasurer by the Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master of Stirlingshire Bro. John McKenzie PM who was acting with the authority of the Most Worshipful Grand Master Mason himself Sir Archibald  D.Orr Ewing.

Bro. John McKenzie PM Right Worshipful Provincial Grand Master of Stirlingshire

presentation to Bro Archibald Blair with Grand Lodge Honours 23rd April 2007

Bro. Archie has served today 43 years as Treasurer to the Lodge, a record which in todayís days terms will be extremely difficult to beat. He joined the Lodge in 1962 and took office in 1964 and has been there ever since. The Provincial Grand Lodge of Stirlingshire recognised his achievements  in 1991 and awarded him the Honorary position of Provincial Grand Treasurer for his 29 years of continued service, a record he keeps breaking even until this day.

 Bro Paul G. Miller PM Assistant Secretary

Feb 2008

Brother Russell Hunter. P.M. HGL.Ast.S.

R.W.M. Lodge Stirling Royal Arch No. 76. 1968 - 1969

died 12th February 2008

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you of the passing of one the finest Freemasonís that Lodge Stirling Royal Arch No.76 has ever seen has passed to the Grand Lodge above, Brother Russell Hunter Past Master and Secretary  of  Lodge Stirling Royal Arch no.76.

Russell's was RWM in Lodge 76 in 1968 and was Secretary to the Lodge since 1973 a total of 35 years which was no mean feat. His reward was  the post of Honorary Grand Lodge Assistant Grand Secretary in 1998.
He was also a member of Stirling Rock Royal Arch No2, Balfron Cryptic Council No.555, Greyfriars Preceptory and Stirling Castle Conclave No.14. He was also a member of the Perth Sovereign Chapter of Princes Rose Croix No.71 (an 18th Degree Mason).