The Lodge of the Three Graces Haworth 408
(originally 506) was formed on 15th September 1792, the
first recorded meeting was at the Black Bull on 7th July
1806. They continued to meet there until 1821 when they
moved to Lodge street .
Branwell Bronte (1817- 1848) was proposed and accepted
into the Masonic lodge at Lodge St (pictures left
show inside) Haworth Feb 29th 1836. On June
12th 1837 he became secretary. In 1842 is the last
time he attends a lodge meeting.
The Rose bowl (picture right - click on the picture
for inscription) is said to have belonged to the Bronte
family. It was presented to the lodge on 6th April
1936 celebrating the centenary of Branwell Bronte's
raising to the sublime degree of Master Mason.
On 25th May 1907 the land at Mill Hey was purchased form
Merral & Son Ltd for the sum of £85:5:0d.
first sod was cut on 27th May 1907 by Bro. J.W. Parker.
On 14th December 1907 the lodge records its first meeting
in the new premises. Picture right show the lodge in early
1900's and as it is today.
Picture below is taken inside the main room of the lodge.
a 360 degree view inside Haworth Masonic Lodge here...