ArrowArrow
Slider

Our One Aim

Welcome to the website of the District Grand Lodge of Guyana, a District of 15 Lodges of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons registered with the United Grand Lodge of England.

There exists considerable evidence to suggest that activities of a Masonic nature were conducted in what is now known as Guyana since the early 1770s. The oldest of the Lodges currently active in Guyana is Union Lodge No. 247, which was founded on 20 April 1813, and has been meeting at the same location, Freemasons’ Hall on Company Path in Georgetown, since 1816.

Today, Lodges under the District of Guyana meet at three regular locations in the city of Georgetown and in the towns of New Amsterdam and Linden, and together they have total membership of approximately 500 Brethren.

This website aims to serve the purposes of widening and strengthening the circle of Masonic friends, by educating Masons and non-Masons alike of the rich history and vibrant current state of Masonic practice in Guyana, by making it easier for Masonic Brethren from afar to make contact and visit with us, and by informing the public of our charitable endeavours in the community.

The District Grand Lodge of Guyana under the United Grand Lodge of England maintains close fraternal ties with the District Grand Lodge of Guyana under the Grand Lodge of Scotland.

OFFICERS OF DISTRICT GRAND LODGE

Roysdale A. Forde

(District Grand Master)

Dunstan Barrow

(Deputy District Grand Master)

Khemraj Goberdhan

(Assistant DGM)

John Lewis

(District Grand Secretary)

Recent and Upcoming Events

 

Susan A. Snell Events

Union Lodge No 247 played host to the  UGLE’ s Library and Museum Archivist & Records Manager, Professor Susan A. Snell,  for the primary purpose of making available her expertise in the storage and preservation of the records and documents of Union and other Lodges of the Guyana District. One of the highlights of her visit is the presentation of a lecture on Sept 11, 2018, entitled:

” Lovelace Overton: A Bajan’s Transatlantic Experience of Freemasonry”- a presentation which she will subsequently make a few days later to a Quator Coronati conference in Washington DC

Bro. Overton was an early black Freemason of Barbados and a trumpeter in the King’s Dragoon Guards and was initiated in a Lodge in Brighton, Sussex, England in 1805.

This presentation assumes added significance as well as it is the first in our recently inaugurated “Richard Berkley Fields Memorial Lecture Series”

 

 

 

 

Latest Masonic Post

Protected: University Lodge of Guyana No.9331 E.R. – September 25th,2018
September 21, 2018   |  (0) Comments

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: Read More

Protected: Lotus Lodge No. 8735 E.R. -September 19th
September 19, 2018   |  (0) Comments

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: Read More

Protected: Roraima Lodge No 3902 E.R : Friday, September 21, 2018
September 19, 2018   |  (0) Comments

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: Read More

Protected: MOUNT EVEREST LODGE No. 5868- September 26
September 19, 2018   |  (0) Comments

This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: Read More

 

EAST SIDE MASONIC CLUB

Bro. Randy Prashad.

Why did you join Freemasonry?

President

I had met a number of wonderful, kind and helpful Gentlemen growing up whom I later found out were Freemasons. After learning more about it I believed it to be an honourable and devoted group of good men helping others and I wanted to help too.

Read More

Bro. Dr. Ronnie Brathwaite

What do you get out of being a Freemason?

Vice President

Personal fulfilment, I feel like I am a part of something big, something helpful, working for those in need.

Read Now

Bro. Joshua Khan

Would you recommend Freemasonry to worthy friends?

Secretary

YES!! I have discussed it with several friends whom have either joined or made plans to join in the future but it is the worthy friends you make and meet each month that make it truly special!

Read More

Bro. Deoanand Dass

Why did you join Freemasonry?

Liaison to the District

Fellowship with like minded men, a better understanding of myself and my relationships with other people, a sense of purpose especially with involvement in Lodge meetings (either active or passive).

Read More

Please wait...

Subscribe to DGL

Want to be notified when new posts are published? Enter your email address and name below to be the first to know!