Lodge of Benevolence

No.1168 Sherborne Dorset


The lodge of Benevolence 1168 was constituted in 1867 under charter from The United Grand Lodge of England and has a long and interesting history within Sherborne, Brethren both past and present have documented a small part of our history, please click on the links below to learn something of the history of our Lodge Building and also for a glimpse into the Lodges history up to the year of 1923

    Lodge of Benevolence Temple                                         Lodge History up to 1923

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In addition to these, we are also in the process of abridging all of our ancient minutes, please click on the 'Ancient Minutes' link below to access these and you will see they offer a fascinating insight into our Lodge, together with life at home during the turmoil of the First World War

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Click here to read our Ancient Minutes for the years 1913 to 1918