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Eddie Watkins Lodge No 10492

The Eddie Watkins Lodge meets every Sunday at the Royal British Legion Club, Belmont Road, Hereford, at 12.30 p.m.

All visitors are made extremely welcome.

On 10th June 1990, Brethren of the Hereford Province of the RAOB opened a new Lodge to be known as the Eddie Watkins Lodge No 10492.

The Lodge was opened at the St Martins RAOB Club, Friar Street, Hereford, and the founder members were Bros J MacAtear KOM, SH Swann KOM, B Newman CP and G Kidley KOM.

Initiations carried out on the night were for Bros G Skivington Snr, C Darg, D MacAtear, D Poutney, J McDougal, S Weaver and T Bewdell. 

Affiliations at the opening meeting were given to Bros W Pierce ROH, HG Williams ROH, J Hogan ROH, M Burrow ROH, P Burgess KOM, S Richards CP, G Skivington Jnr, A Hunt, A Thompson, R Williams, and  D Chatfield KOM, who was elected the first Worthy Primo.

The Lodge remained at Friar Street until 2nd February 1992 when it was moved to the Lancaster Inn, Bridge Street, staying there until 10th October 1992 when it finally moving to its current location.

Lodge Photograph 1998Click the thumbnail for the full size photo of members of the Lodge pictured with Bro Alan Tarleton ROH, GP 1998 at the Hereford Province Centenary dinner on 4th July 1998.


Lodge Secretary: Bro Bob Best ROH, 7 Kingfisher Road, Hereford HR2 7TH, Tel: 01432 264607