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The Order of the Temple

The Preceptory and Priory of Greyfriars Stirling

No. 51.

Regular KT Muster


20th February 2019 AD.  901OA.

Masonic Hall

2 Union Street, Bridge of Allan

Constituted 18th January 1922

Venerable Preceptor: V Fr. John L.W. Lax

Secretary & Register:  V. Fr. David W. Brown

70 Main Street, St. Ninians, Stirling. FK7 9AZ. 07886 915721


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Dear Sir and Frater,                 

You are summoned to attend a regular Muster of Greyfriars Preceptory and Priory, to be held within the Masonic Temple, 2 Union Street, Bridge of Allan on Wednesday 20 February 2019 at 7.30pm prompt, the Venerable Prior John L. W. Lax presiding.

Order of the Day

1.  Preceptory opened in full form by the Venerable Preceptor.

2.  Certification and Watchword.

3. Welcome to Knights present.

4. Apologies.

5. Obituaries / Illness.

6. Minutes and Correspondence.

7. Accounts

8. Ballot for Admission of Comps.

9. KT Ceremonial.

10. Uplift of Offertory.

12. Any other competent business.

13. Closing.

14. Retire to Refectory

Yours Knightly and Fraternally


Secretary and Chancellor

Notes and Dates

Rehearsal – 17 February 2019 There will be a Rehearsal at 4 pm on 17 February 2019 at Bridge of Allan. All Officers taking part in the Grade work are urged to attend, to ensure that the work at the Muster is to a high standard.

Great Priory of Scotland A Special Muster of The Great Priory of Scotland will be held in Freemasons’ Hall, Edinburgh at 1.00 pm on Saturday 4 May 2019, when R. E. Fra. Joseph Stewart Wood GCT will be enthroned as the M. E. & Rev. Grand Master. This will be followed at approximately 4.30 pm by a Banquet open to Fratres and wives/partners at a cost of £30 per person. Please contact the Secretary if you wish to attend.

1.         Items for sale: Temple and Malta Rituals £3.50 each. (from the Treasurer)

2.         Please inform the Secretary of any changes in address.

3.         Fratres please remember the high costs of postage and printing.

            Donations are always welcome. Including Refectory raffle prizes.

4.         Greyfriars Web Site: 

5.         If any Frater would like to be included in the e-mail distribution list, contact me

            with your e-mail address, making better communication and keeping postage

            costs down. Thank you.


6.         The following Preceptories of the Forth Valley Meet on

Greyfriars               3rd Wednesday Sept. to Apr.

                  Douglas                  2nd Monday Oct. to Apr.

                  Falkirk                    3rd Thursday Sept. to Apr.         

                  St Mungo’s             4th Tuesday Sept, Nov, Jan to Apr.

                  Torphichen              1st Friday Sept, Oct, Dec. Feb to Apr.


Greyfriars Preceptory Musters (Year 2018-19)

(v) denotes District Visit, (m) denotes Malta Muster, (i) Installation (a) AGM

Sept Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr
19th(a) 17th(i) 21st(v) 19th 16th 20th 20th 17th(m)

Officers for the Session 2018/2019

Temple Priory Name
1.    Ven. Preceptor Prior V. Fr. John LW Lax
2.    I. P. Prepector I. P. Prior

V. Fr. Grahame J. Smith

3.    Sub. Preceptor Capt. General Fr. Gregor McInnes
4.    Seneschal Lieut. General

Fr. William Straub

5.    Constable First Lieut.

Em Fr. Paul G Miller HGP GMA

6.    Mareschal Second Lieut

V. Fr Alexander Plank PP

7.    Almoner Hospitaller

V Fr. Matthew Gibb PP

8.    Chaplain Chaplain Em. Fr. A. David Page HDGH
9.    Treasurer Treasurer Fr. Alastair Dunn
10.  Secretary Chancellor V. Fr. David W. Brown PP
11.  Chamberlain Conservator

Fra. Robert G. Stewart

12.  Beaucennifer Banner of St. John Fr. Andrew Logan
13.  Br. of the Vex Belli Banner of Malta Vacant
14.  First Aide Mareschal

Fr. Ian Taylor

15.  Second Aide Captain / Outposts Fr. James Ferguson
16.  Herald Herald

Fr. Henry Adams

17.  Organist Organist

Fr. Allan G. Stevenson

18.  Steward Steward Fr. James F. Fisher HDGH