Richard Guy Mellin (1875-1931) – Joined Temple Lodge, No.33 in 1904

Temple Lodge, No.33 puts information about Deceased Brethren on this website and has found that the pages on Deceased Brethren are among the most viewed and most popular pages on the website. Genealogy is a very popular pastime and Temple Lodge, No.33 gets frequent requests for additional information from researchers who have found ancestors on our website.

Temple Lodge, No.33 also sends out requests for additional information on our Deceased Brethren. When we recently put up a page on Richard Guy Mellin (1875-1931), we sent information requests by email to Manchester Grammar School and the Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of B.C., both of which kindly provided information which appears on our web page for Richard Guy Mellin and in the blog post below.

Richard Guy Mellin (5 March 1875 – April 1931) joined Temple Lodge, No.33 in 1904 and remained a member of Temple Lodge, No.33 until his death in 1931. He was Initiated, Passed and Raised in Temple Lodge, No.33 in 1904.

He was born in Manchester, U.K. and was educated at Chorlton High School and Manchester Grammar School, which he attended from 1888 to 1892.

We contacted Manchester Grammar School seeking information about Richard Guy Mellin and we were kindly given the photograph below, showing Richard Guy Mellin in 1890, aged about 15, in the back row, second from left.

The "Lower Classical Remove" class of 1890 at Manchester Grammar School. Richard Guy Mellin is #2, in the back row, second from left (photo courtesy of Manchester Grammar School, used with permission)
The “Lower Classical Remove” form of 1890 at Manchester Grammar School. Richard Guy Mellin is #2, in the back row, second from left (photo courtesy of Manchester Grammar School, used with permission)

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Featured Deceased Member of Temple Lodge, No.33 For March 2016 – Claude Alfred John Green (1904-2003)

Each month Temple Lodge, No.33 features a deceased member of Temple Lodge, No.33 as a way of promoting Masonic history.

Our featured Deceased Brother for March 2016 is Claude Alfred John Green, who joined Temple Lodge, No.33 in 1927, served as Worshipful Master in 1941 and as Grand Master of B.C. & Yukon in 1957-58.

Claude Alfred John Green as Worshipful Master of Temple Lodge, No.33 in 1941
Claude Alfred John Green as Worshipful Master of Temple Lodge, No.33 in 1941 (photo copyright Temple Lodge, No.33)

See our web page on M.W.B. Claude Green.