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Saint John's Chapter
No. 14 on the Register of the Grand Chapter of Nova Scotia


Pictou, Nova Scotia

Chartered by the Supreme Chapter of Scotland
March 6, 1869 and numbered 130
United with the Grand Chapter of Nova Scotia
April 29, 1876

Meets on the 2nd Thursday of each Month
Except July and August

New Caledonia Lodge has sold its building in Pictou and St. John's Chapter now meets at 2187 South Main Street, Westville (Western Star Lodge No. 50)


Meeting at Western Star Lodge Building
2187 South Main Street, Westville, Nova Scotia

Driving Directions: From the TCH 104, take exit No. 21 and drive into town on Cowan Street. At the end of Cowan street, (former Irving Garage on the right), take a right turn and follow Main Street past the Post office. Follow the left at the fork by the Needs Store. Continue on South Main Street up the hill. The Lodge is on the left hand side right after the Middle School.


Events

October 13, 2011
Vignette
Visit of the District Grand Superintendent, Rt. Ex. Comp. Isaac Gray.
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Photos by Robert Meyer
March 11,2010
Vignette
The annual Installation of officers of St. John's Chapter was held on Thursday, March 11, 2010. The M.E.G.H.P., Most Excellent Companion Terence Read made an official visit. Ex. Comp. Parker Morris was the Installing Officer.
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Photos by Robert Meyer, David Condon and Rudy Knoester
January 23, 2010
Vignette
At an emergent meeting on a chilly Saturday morning, St. John's Chapter No. 8 and Mt. Lebanon Chapter No. 14 conferred the Virtual Past Master and Most Excellent Master degrees.
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Photos by Robert Meyer
January 14, 2010
Vignette
St. John's Chapter held a joint re-dedication service with Mt. Lebanon Chapter. Rev. John Roy was the guest speaker. Watch the Slideshow
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May 2, 2009
Vignette
Installation of Grand Chapter Officers 2009/2010 at Truro. – Companion Terence S. Read of St. John's Chapter is installed as Most Excellent Grand High Priest.
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Photos by Robert Meyer

March 12, 2009
Vignette
St. John's Chapter RAM - Official Visit by the District Grand Superintendent and presentation of new RAM Banner by Mt. Lebanon Chapter No. 14
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Officers 2014/2015

Excellent High Priest: Ex. Comp. David Parker
Excellent King:
Comp. William MacDonald
Excellent Scribe:
Comp. William Marshal
Treasurer:
Ex .Comp. Harris MacKenzie
Secretary:
M. Ex Comp. John Hugh Palmer
Achivist:
M. Ex. Comp. John Hugh Palmer
Chaplain:
M. Ex. Comp. Terence Read
Captain of the Host:
Ex. Comp. James R. Fraser
Principal Sojourner:
Ex. Comp. Wilfred MacKay
Royal Arch Captain:
Comp. Robert Buell
G.M. of 3rd Veil: Ex. Comp. Les Harris
G.M. of 2nd Veil:
Comp. David Burrell
G.M. of 1st Veil:
Ex. Comp. Larry Ingham
Organist:
(Vacant)andy
Tyler:
V. Ex. Comp. Reginald Peyton
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Officers 2013/2014

Officers 2013/2014
Installed on April 11, 2013

Excellent High Priest: M. Ex. Comp. Terence Read, PGHP
Excellent King:
Rt. Ex. Comp. James Fraser
Excellent Scribe:
Comp. Frank Gammell
Treasurer:
Ex .Comp. Harris MacKenzie
Secretary:
M. Ex Comp. John Hugh Palmer , PGHP
Achivist:
M. Ex. Comp. John Hugh Palmer , PGHP
Chaplain:
Ex. Comp. Reginald Peyton
Captain of the Host:
V. Ex. Comp. David Parker, PHP
Principal Sojourner:
Ex. Comp. Reginald Peyton
Royal Arch Captain:
Comp. Gerald Best
G.M. of 3rd Veil: Comp. William MacDonald
G.M. of 2nd Veil:
Comp. Wilfred MacKay
G.M. of 1st Veil:
Rt. Ex. Comp. Larry Ingham, PDGS
Organist:
(Vacant)
Tyler:
V. Ex. Comp. Granville Miller

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Officers 2012/2013

Excellent High Priest: M. Ex. Comp. Terence Read, PGHP
Excellent King:
Comp. Frank Gammell
Excellent Scribe:
V. Ex. Comp. David Parker, PHP
Treasurer:
Ex .Comp. Harris MacKenzie
Secretary:
M. Ex Comp. John Hugh Palmer , PGHP
Achivist:
M. Ex. Comp. John Hugh Palmer , PGHP
Chaplain:
Ex. Comp. Wilfred MacKay
Captain of the Host:
Ex. Comp. Reginald Peyton
Principal Sojourner:
Ex. Comp. Wilfred MacKay
Royal Arch Captain:
Comp. Gerald Best
G.M. of 3rd Veil: Comp. William Macdonald
G.M. of 2nd Veil:
Comp. William Marshall
G.M. of 1st Veil:
Rt. Ex. Comp. Larry Ingham, PDGS
Organist:
(Vacant)
Tyler:
Ex. Comp. Randy Hubley
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Officers 2011/2012

Officers 2011/12

Excellent High Priest: Ex .Comp. Harris MacKenzie
Excellent King:
Ex. Comp. Terence Read, PGHP
Excellent Scribe:
Rt. Ex. Comp. Reg Darroch, PDGS
Treasurer:
M. Ex. Comp. John Hugh Palmer , PGHP
Secretary:
Ex. Comp. David Parker, PHP
Achivist:
M. Ex. Comp. John Hugh Palmer , PGHP
Chaplain:
Ex. Comp. John Lannon, PHP
Captain of the Host:
Comp. Frank Gammell
Principal Sojourner:
Ex. Comp. Randy Hubley, PHP
Royal Arch Captain:
Comp. Nathan Pitman
G.M. of 3rd Veil: Comp. William MacDonald
G.M. of 2nd Veil:
Comp. Gerald Best
G.M. of 1st Veil:
Ex. Comp. Larry Ingham, PHP
Organist:
(Vacant)
Tyler:
Ex. Comp. Reg Peyton, PHP
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Officers 2010/2011

.Installation Group Picture


Excellent High Priest: Ex. Comp. Reg Peyton
Excellent King:
Ex .Comp. Harris MacKenzie
Excellent Scribe:
Rt. Ex. Comp. Reg Darroch, PDGS
Treasurer:
M. Ex. Comp. John Hugh Palmer , PGHP
Secretary:
Ex. Comp. David Parker, PHP
Achivist:
M. Ex. Comp. John Hugh Palmer , PGHP
Chaplain:
V. Ex. Comp. Granvill Miller, PGPS
Captain of the Host:
Ex. Comp. Wilfred Mackay, PHP
Principal Sojourner:
Ex. Comp. Wm. Thompson Sr. PHP
Royal Arch Captain:
Ex.Comp. Ralph Fisher, PHP
G.M. of 3rd Veil: Ex. Comp. Wm. Hughes
G.M. of 2nd Veil:
Ex. Comp. Wm. Jackson
G.M. of 1st Veil:
Ex. Comp. Larry Ingham, PHP
Organist:
(Vacant)
Tyler:
Rt. Ex. Comp. Parker Morris, PGCH
      

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Officers 2009/2010

Instatallation 2009 Group Picture


Excellent High Priest: Ex. Comp. Reginald Peyton
Excellent King:
Ex. Comp. Parker Morris, PHP
Excellent Scribe:
Rt. Ex. Comp. Reginald Darroch, PDGS
Treasurer:
M. Ex. Comp. J. Hugh Palmer, PGHP
Secretary:
Ex. Comp. David Parker, PHP
Achivist:
M. Ex. Comp. J. Hugh Palmer, PGHP
Chaplain:
Rt. Ex. Comp. Peter Prokaska, PGCH
Captain of the Host:
Ex. Comp. John Lannon, PHP
Principal Sojourner:
Ex. Comp. William Thompson Sr., PHP
Royal Arch Captain:
Ex. Comp. Willfred MacKay, PHP
G.M. of 3rd Veil: Ex. Comp. Ralph Fisher, PHP
G.M. of 2nd Veil:
Comp. Harris MacKenzie
G.M. of 1st Veil:
Ex. Comp. Larry Ingham, PHP
Organist:
(Vacant)
Tyler:
V. Ex. Comp. Granville Miller, PGPS
      
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Officers 2008/2009

Installation 2008 Group Picture


Excellent High Priest: Parker Morris
Excellent King:
Reginald Peyton
Excellent Scribe:
Randolph Hubley
Treasurer:
Sheldon Chisholm
Secretary:
David Parker
Achivist:
John Palmer
Chaplain:
Peter Prokaska
Captain of the Host:
John Lannon
Principal Sojourner:
Peter Prokaska
Royal Arch Captain:
Wilfred MacKay
G.M. of 3rd Veil: Reginald Darroch
G.M. of 2nd Veil:
Jim Fraser
G.M. of 1st Veil:
Larry Ingham
Organist:
(vacant)
Tyler:
Granville Miller

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Officers 2007/2008

Excellent High Priest: Parker Morris
Excellent King:
Randolph Hubley
Excellent Scribe:
Wilfred MacKay
Treasurer:
Sheldon Chisholm
Secretary:
David Parker
Achivist:
John Palmer
Chaplain:
Peter Prokaska
Captain of the Host:
Peter Prokaska
Principal Sojourner:
John Lannon
Royal Arch Captain:
Alvin Sinclair
G.M. of 3rd Veil: Reginald Peyton
G.M. of 2nd Veil:
Jim Fraser
G.M. of 1st Veil:
Larry Ingham
Organist:
(vacant)
Tyler:
Granville Miller

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Past High Priests

1869 J. A. Gordon
1870 J. A. Gordon
1871 W. W. Glennie
1872 R. G Duncan
1873 D. T. Hislop
1874 D. T. Hislop
1875 J. D. Fraser
1876 J. D. Fraser
1977 T. V. Cooke
1979 T. V. Cooke
1880 J. R. Davies
1881 J. R. Davies
1882 J. R. Davies
1883 Thos. Tanner
1884 Thos. Tanner
1885 Thos. Tanner
1886 Thos. Tanner
1887 Thos. Tanner
1888 J. R. Davies
1889 J. R. Davies
1890 G. R. Chisholm
1891 J. A. Gordon
1892 C. E. Tanner
1893 C. E. Tanner
1894 F. MacKaracher
1895 G. R. Chisholm
1896 J. R. Da†ies
1897 C. E. Tanner
1898 F. MacLennan
1899 G. E. Chisholm
1900 M. C. Webster
1901 M. C. Webster
1902 M. C. Webster
1903 R. F. MacKaracher
1904 J. P. English
1905 J. D. Macdonald
1906 H. H. MacKay
1907 G. E.Chishohn
1908 F. MacKaracher
1909 F. MacKaracher
1910 F. MacKaracher
1911 J. W. Heighton P.G.K.
1912 J. W. Heighton P.G.K.
1913 J. W. Heighton P.G.K.
1914 A. H. Almour
1915 A. H. Almour
1916 A.J . Crawford
1917 W. C. Wetmore
1918 W. C. Wetmore
1919 W. C. Wetmore
1920 J. W. Heighton P.G.K.
1921 S. F. MacKaracher
1922 G. B. MacLaren
1923 G. A. Crawford
1924 H. Beer
1925 A. H. O'Brien PGMIV
1926 J. A. Sproull
1927 A. S. Fowles
1928 J. R. Fraser
1929 J. S. Talbot
1930 J. G. Reeves PDGS
1931 W. E. Harris
1932 J. D. MacRae
1933 H. Beer
1934 J. W. Heighton PGK
1935 E. A. McClair
1936 A. V. Milton PGT
1937 D. A. Murray PGM2†
1938 S. B. Carey
1939 C. A. Beacon
1940 C. A. Beacon
1941 A. R. O'brien PGI †
1942 J. J. MacKinnon
# 1943 J. A. Thompson

1944 G. S MacLean PGSt
1945 W. W. Gibson
1946 F. R. Munro
1947 W. R. Fraser PGM2†
1948 R. A. Corning
1949 A. K. Logan PGSt
1950 A. M. Roy
1951 W. S. Heighton PGSt
1952 A. H. Peppard
1953 R. R. Andrews
1954 D. R. Gilchrist
1955 R. Reid
1956 R. Crockett PDGS
# 1957 G. S. Muir
1958 L.D. MacD. Watt
1959 R.D. Murdock
1960 Rev. H. M. Buntain PGC

1961 Rev. N. R. Estey

1962 S. E. Chisholm PGSt
1963 B. H. Perry
1964 B. H. Humphreys
1965 I. N. MacLean PGRAC
1966 L. Clarke PGSt
1967 M. Freeman
# 1968 R. A. Chishohn PGSt
1969 Rev. H .E. Langwith
1970 H. A. MacNaughton PGSt
1971 H. A. MacNaughton PGSt
1972 F. A. Tupper PDGS
1973 G. MacKenzie

1974 J. L. Cahoon

1975 J. L. Cahoon

1976 J. L. Cahoon

1977 J. L. Cahoon

1978 G. W. MacKenzie

1979 G. W. MacKenzie

1980 S. E. Chisholm PGSt

1981 S. E. Chisholm PGSt
# 1982 N. A. Prowse

1983 J. D. Peitzsche

1984 G. D. Miller PGPS
1985 J. Roy Hale PGM3†
1986 J. Roy Hale PGM3†

1987 Reginald S. Darroch PDGS

1988 William H. Gordon PGCH

1989 G. W. Baird
1990 William M. Thompson Sr.
1991 John G. Palmer PGr.St.

1992 N. Larry Ingham

1993 A. E. MacKay

1994 G. Brennan

1995 J. Hugh Palmer PAGC

1996 J. Hugh Palmer PAGC

1997 J. R. Fraser PGPS
1998 Ken J. R. Jensen
1999 Peter Prokaska PGSt

2000 R. Fisher

2001 B. Morgan

2002 Wilfred C. MacKay

2003 D. Brown

2004 John Lannon

2005 David Parker

2006 David Parker

2007 Parker Morris

2008 Parker Morris

2009
Reginald Peyton

2010
Reginald Peyton

2011
Harris MacKenzie

2012
Terence S. Read

2013
Terence S. Read

2014
Frank Gammell

2015
David Parker


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