Speeches & Writings

In this section you can read through the historical speeches and writings of the Lodge. The documents are listed in chronological order. (Click icon to download PDF)

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The Chaplain - Bro. John Milgrew, Lodge St. John Kilwinning No. 28
 

written in appreciation of the work of the PG Chaplain at the Dedication of the new Lodge carpet.

   

1925

A Dedication Ode - Bro. Charles Sinclair
 

Written for the Dedication of the first Barns o'Clyde Temple.

   

1946

A Memorable Night - Bro. George Hill P.M.
 

Taken from local newspaper from 1946

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

The first edition of the Lodge newspaper. Page 1

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

Page 2

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

Page 3

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

Page 4

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

Page 5

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

Page 6

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

Page 7

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

Page 8

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

Page 9

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

Page 10

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

Page 11

   

1993

The Chequered Page - Various contributors
 

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2007

Centenary Toast - Bro. David Irving R.W.S.P.G.M.
 

Toast to the Barns at our Centenary Dinner.

   

2012

The Compass Rose - Author Unknown
 

York Lodge newspaper report on 1018's Canada visit.

   

2012

Erskine Hospital Magazine -
 

   

2015

Nepal appeal - Bro. Jim Gardiner P.M.
 

Written for The Ashler magazine, following the terrible Nepal disaster.

   

2017

A Penny for the Ferryman - Mrs Jean Ferguson
 

Read at the funeral of Bro. Bill Bannerman