Great Orme Council No. 5 (Freemasons), Wrexham

Scope and Content

Great Orme Council No. 5 is part of the Grand Council of the Order of the Allied Masonic Degrees of England and Wales and Districts and Councils Overseas (District of Cheshire and North Wales). 'The Grand Council was formed in 1879 to bring under its direction all Lodges of various Orders who recognised no central authority, and were not regulated by the other major governing bodies' [http://cmis.cheshiremasons.co.uk/Secretariat1/Year%20Book%202012%20-%202013%20Allied%20Masonic%20Degree.pdf - accessed 15 March 2016]. The Grand Council is responsible for the Masonic degrees of St Lawrence the Martyr, Knights of Constantinople, Grand Tilers of Solomon, Red Cross of Babylon and Grand High Priest.

Collection consists of minutes, attendance registers, correspondence and accounts.

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research. It is advisable to book in advance, for details and opening hours see http://archives.denbighshire.gov.uk/visit-us/. Access to some documents may be restricted due to Data Protection legislation, Denbighshire Archive Service will advise where this is the case.

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