The Warrant to open Kent County Province was issued on the 17/7/1920, the Province
officially opened four months later on the 17/11/1920.
There where nine lodges who transferred from Grand Lodge Direct to Kent County on that
night they where:-
Livingstone 2118, Royal Engineers 2170, Ye Olde Brompton 2838, Gillingham 3080, Central
3093, Loyal and True 3094, Kingsnorth 3095, Maplesden 3117 and Pride of Cliff 3135.
One also transferred from the control of Chatham, which was Clarendon 3221.
The first Lodge to be opened by the Province was The Pride of Gravesend, the dispensation
was issued on the 24/01/1921
Another 6 Lodges where granted dispensations and opened, they where:- Comrades 3617,
Strood Ivy Leaf 3681, Royal Marine 3682, Ye Olde Aylesford 3727, Edward VII 3742 and
Had the opening of Woodland Lodge, dispensations where issued for the, Duke of Marlboro
4088, Pride of Cuxton 4148 and the Royal Navy 4339.
The Maplesden Lodge changed it name to the Pride of Higham 3117.
Kent County gave permission for the province boundary to be moved so the South East Kent
Province could come into being.
Had the Isle of Grain 4656, Sir William Thomas Sherman (Sir W.T. Sherman) 4680, Sir F.A.
Morris (Sir Fred Arthur Morris) 4836, and the Pride of Snodland 4892 opened.
Had the opening of the Sir H.H. Parsons (Sir Herbert H. Parsons) 5125, the first Albatross 5326
and Allhallows 5334.
Knights Chapter No 124 opened.
The Ye Olde Aylesford 3727, transferred to the Maidstone Province.
The Royal Engineers changed its name to Pembroke 2170.
Stan Terry 5828 and Maple Leaf 5974 opened
Pride of Snodland Transferred to the Maidstone Province.
The first province Lodge closed, Pride of Higham 3117.
Had the opening of the Bridgewood 6418 and Ernest Page 6481.
The Sir H.H. Parsons 5125 amalgamated with the Pride of Gravesend 3469.
Saw the opening of the Pride of Meopham 6926 and the closure of the Pride of Cliff 3135, Sir
W.T. Sherman 4680 and Kingsnorth 3095.
Strood Ivy Leaf 3681 amalgamated with Central 3093.
Sittingbourne 7114 opened.
The first Albatross 5326 closed.
Pride of Wigmore 7235 and Middletune 7239 opened.
Stan Terry 5828 changed name to Pride of Chatham 5828.
Hoo St. Werburgh 7288 opened.
Men of Kent 7398 opened
Central 3093 amalgamated with the Royal Navy 4339.
Bridgewood 6481 amalgamated with Stan Terry 5828.
Pride of Cuxton 4148 closed.
The Royal Navy 4339 amalgamated with Sir F.A. Morris 4836.
Pride of Meopham amalgamated with Pride of Gravesend 3469.(?)
Men of Kent 7398 amalgamated with Woodland 3988
Chas Lowman 6205 and Sittingbourne 7114 closed (GL do not know exact year)
Isle of Grain 4646 amalgamated with Allhallows 5334
Sunnyside 7768 opened
Loyal and True 3094 closed
Pembroke 2170 amalgamated with the Royal Marine 3682.
Pride of Wigmore 7235 changed name to Pride of Rainham 7235.
The second Albatross lodge 7950 opened
Had the opening of both the Pride of Hohenfels 8099 and the second Royal Engineers lodge
Hoo St. Werburgh 7288 closed
Lest we Forget 8399 opened.
The Comrades 3617 amalgamated with Livingstone 2118(?)
Opening of the Roll of Honour Assembly No. 50
Both the Coronation 8569 and Charnwood Forest 8614 opened.
Maple Leaf 5974 amalgamated with Lest We Forget 8399
Ernest Page 6481 changed name to Liberty 6481.
Pride of Hohenfels 8099 amalgamated with Pride of Gravesend 3469
Liberty 6481 amalgamated with Sir F.A. Morris 4836
Garden of England 9019 and the second Pride of Wigmore 9055 opened.
The Duke of Marlboro 4088 amalgamated with Sir F.A. Morris 4836.
Royal Engineers 8126 changed name to Esprit De Corps 8126.
Riverside 9237 opened.
The second Pride of Wigmore 9055 amalgamated with Pride of Rainham 7235 which was the
old Pride of Wigmore.
Esprit De Corps amalgamated with Middletune 7239
Kent County got it's first Grand Lodge Officer Bro. L A S Regnier ROH as Grand Alderman of
Island 9560, Chattenden Royal 9605 and the Hand of Friendship 9587 opened
Unity 9652 opened.
Charnwood Forest 8614 after starting in W.G. 2 Province, the Lodge went to several Provinces
before comming to Kent County this year.
Abbey 9670 and the Pride of Ham-Hill 9672 opened
Pride of Sheppey 9767 opened.
Pride of Ham-Hill 9672 transferred to Maidstone Province.
Charnwood Forest 8614 amalgamated with Livingstone 2118.
Island 9560 amalgamated with Hand of Friendship 9587
Chattenden Royal 9605 amalgamated with Allhallows 5336
Bro. J Kideell ROH elected Grand Registrar (Maidstone and District Province)
Free Enterprise 10117 opened
Livingstone 2118 changed its name to Livingstone Royal Marine with the amalgamation of the
Royal Marine 3682.
Bro.A F G Pellet ROH elected Grand Minstral (Maidstone and District Province)
Royal Jubilee 10175 opened.
The Pride of Gravesend 3469 changed name to the Pride of Riverside with the amalgamation of
the Riverside 9237
Charles Dickens 10242 opened
Pride of Rainham 7235 closed
Allhallows 5334 amalgamated with Royal Jubilee 10175
The first Ye Olde Brompton 2838 closed.
Gillingham 3080 amalgamated with the Charles Dickens 10242.
Bro. A Dawe ROH was elected Grand Tyler
Pride of the Medway 10411 opened.
Havon 9353 amalgamated with Hand of Friendship 9587.
Bro B Barker ROH elected Grand Alderman of Benevolence (Maidstone and District Province)
Pegasus 10457 opened.
The Pride of Riverside 3469 changed name to Riverside 3469
New Brompton 10484 opened.
Edward VII 3742 amalgamated with Charles Dickens 10242
Maison Dieu 8726 closed.
Pride of Sheppey 9767 closed.
Free Enterprise 10117 amalgamated with Coronation 8569.
New Brompton 10484 amalgamated with Charles Dickens 10242
Garden of England 9019 closed
Bro. S. Pellet ROH, elected Grand Alderman of Juniper (Maidstone and District Province)
The second Ye Olde Brompton 10538 opened
Woodland 3988 amalgamated with Pride of the Medway 10411
Livingstone Royal Marine 2118 amalgamated with the Ye Olde Brompton 10538.
Bro. G. Kent ROH, was elected Grand Alderman of Benevolence
Sir F.A. Morris 4836 amalgamated with Royal Jubilee 10175
Both the Will Adams 10620 and the Borough 10621 opened.
Clarendon 3221 amalgamated with the Lest We Forget 8399.
Coronation 8569 amalgamated with Riverside 3469.
Royal Jubilee 10175 amalgamated with Unity 9652.
The second Ye Olde Brompton 10538 amalgamated with Pride of the Medway 10411
Middletune 7239 closed.
Unity 9652 amalgamated with the Lest We Forget 8399
Maidstone and District Province amalgmated with Kent County.
Bro. I D Wignall ROH, elected Grand Tyler.
Borough 10261 amalgamated with the Pegasus 10457
Bro. E Wadland, ROH, elected Grand Tyler.
Bro. M. Dench, ROH elected Grand Constable.
Hilden Wield of Kent 9789 amalgamated with the Man of Kent 8638.
Aslo the Albertross 7950 amalgmated with the Pegasus 10457
Man of Kent 9789 amalgamated with the Lest we Forget 8399.
Pegasus 10457 amalgamated with the Hand of Friendship 9587.
The Province will be holding events to celebrate its 100 years.