Bro. James Bathgate RWM
RWM Bro James Bathgate Would like to take this opportunity to thank all the Brethren of the Celtic Lodge of Edinburgh & Leith No 291 for Electing him to the Highest Office in the Lodge.
Brother James was Initiated into Lodge St Leonard’s Newington No 1283 14th March 1957. He worked his way around the various offices and was honoured when the Brethren of St Leonard’s No 1283 bestowed upon him the office of RWM.
He is also a founder Member of Friendship Lodge No 1712 and an Affiliate Member and Past Master of Canongate Kilwinning Lodge No 2 as well as a period of service as Provincial Substitute Grand Master in the Province of Edinburgh
He has been a loyal visitor to the Celtic Lodge 291 for many years and was made an Honorary member of The Celtic Lodge in gratitude for his help and advice over these years. Following which he delighted the Brethren of The Celtic Lodge by becoming an Affiliate Member.
Brother James is also an Honorary Member of the following Sister Lodges:
St David’s Lodge No 36,
St Andrew’s Lodge No 48,
Waverly Lodge No 597,
Solomon Lodge No 1209,
Masjid-l-Suleman Lodge No 1324
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