R. Ill. Comp John C. Jacobson

District Grand Master

District Grand Master

District Grand Master

 

Welcome to the local website of the Grand Council of Royal and Select Masters of England and Wales and its Districts and Councils Overseas, in the District of Essex.

 

This wonderful Order, often referred to as the Cryptic Order, comprises of four degrees, all of which are very different and expand on the masonic knowledge and understanding already gained from the Craft, the Mark and the Holy Royal Arch degrees. It is therefore understandable that membership of these three Orders is a pre-requisite for that of Royal and Select Masters. In our ceremonies you will discover, for example, why, in the Craft, the Master Mason’s secrets would eventually be restored and why, in the Holy Royal Arch they were discovered in an underground vault.

 

I consider it an honour and privilege to be District Grand Master of Essex. I am very proud to have been appointed District Grand Master and do all I can to support those Councils within the District of Essex, promote the District when visiting other Districts around the country and building on the significant progress made by my predecessors.

 

If you are considering joining us or would like to know more, please do not hesitate to contact our District Grand Recorder. There are nine Councils making up the District of Essex and they meet at masonic centres spread across the county, so, wherever you live, you will not have to travel far in order to reach one of them.

 

If you are already a member, please continue to visit this website on a regular basis. It contains useful information about the District and its Councils, details of events that are planned and news on those that have occurred.

 

Thank you for visiting this site and I sincerely hope you will continue to enjoy your Cryptic Masonry, or, if you have not yet joined us, you will consider doing so.

 

 

R.Ill.Comp. John C. Jacobson

District Grand Master