Members

The Blue Boy

The Blue Boy

Why the Blue Boy? Well this "Lodge Member" is our swear box, hence the "Blue". He is a great money raiser and his funds are currently used for travel subsidy. If members spit out their dummys, Blue Boy carries a spare to help restore harmony - after a fine has been paid of course.

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Bro Ste Burns ROH

Bro Ste Burns ROH

Details from the secretary

Bro Steven Burns joined us in 2010 just 5 years after leaving Rochdale. Steve was initiated into the the John Kelly Lodge where he went through all his degrees. Through work he moved from home to Leyland where he was unaware of a "Buffalo Presence" until a banner was hung from the Lodge windows one day and spotted as he drove by.

 

Though his work from time to time gets in the way, Bro Steve is a very enthusiastic brother who enjoys "Buffing". he has a great sense of fun and can take a bit of banter as well as dish it out. From his first encounter with Leyland Lodge he has brought a new and refreshing sense of fun.   

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Jim Dickinson CP - Leyland Lodge Treasurer

Jim Dickinson CP - Leyland Lodge Treasurer

Details available from the Secretary

 

Bro Jim Dickinson returned from a long absense in 2010 with his good friend john tetlow who he served along side in the forces. John sadly only made one brief return before suddenly passing away. Jim however, quickly rose to a senior office in Leyland Lodge. Bro Jim has been a member of the Order since 1976 when he was initiated into Brubbecke Lodge in Germany whilst serving in the Army. on leaving Bro Jim settled in Leyland and came looking for a "Buff" Lodge to join. Bro Jim took over as Trustee from Bro Hugh Brownsea who retired from "regular Buffing" after his 80th Birthday this year (2011)

Bro Jim, has gone from strength to strength served as Provincial Grand Primo 2015 and Delegate to Grand Lodge. Jim chose RAINBOW HOUSE as his Charity of the year and under his Leadership, a total of £17000+ for NWAA, Nepal and RAINBOW HOUSE. .

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Bro Robert Stewart-Hughes KOM, PGP2016

Bro Robert Stewart-Hughes KOM, PGP2016

Details available from the Secretary

Known to all as Bro Bob Hughes KOM, PGP 2016 and President of Examining Council. Bro Bob is also the new Era Lodge City Secretary.

Bro Bob was raised to the 2nd Degree (Certified Primo) on Sunday 14th October 2012 after 38 years as a humble kangaroo. A fantastic day was had by everyone from miles around - 66 in total attended the day. The Ceremony was performed by Bro Barry Skelhorn, ROH, IPPGP supported by Bro hugh Brownsea and in the presence of Bro Eric Vivian Herbert ROH, Grand Primo 2001 and Grand Lodge Officers of various years and Banners..

Bro Bobs father - Bro Joe - recently passed away after a long illness and Bro Bob is gradually bringing his Jewels and regalia up to scratch before framing them to be displayed in his honour.

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Bro Hugh Brownsea ROH, PGP1995, Honorary Member

Bro Hugh Brownsea ROH, PGP1995, Honorary Member

A much loved and highly respected member throughout the Province and the Order.

Passed through every high office in the province, he was looked upto by all and revered as "The Father Figure" of the Province which iand of Leyland Lodge. A long serving Trustee who gained honorary membership in 2009.

At the age of 80 years and having just celebrated 50 years of wedded bliss just 12 months prior, Bro Hugh announced a break from the weekly attendance of lodge to spend more time with his lovely "Bride" of 50 years, Audrey, who her self was a memebr of the Ladies Glades and the Overseas Buffaloes Association.

Bro Hugh has always been at the forefront of the Lodges charity work and during his year of Office (1995) he helped raise £2300 for Age Concern, Chorley.

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