Although this cemetery is often referred to in older records as the United Church Cemetery, Somenos, the present Mountain View Cemetery is a municipal facility operated by the District of North Cowichan and is located at the north-east corner of the intersection of Somenos Road and Drinkwater Road, North Cowichan.
The Vancouver Island Masonic History Project is currently aware of 28 Freemasons and 3 members of the Eastern Star interred in Mountain View Cemetery, Somenos in the District of North Cowichan. Most of the Freemasons were members of Temple Lodge, No. 33 and include two former Mayors of Duncan and a Reeve of North Cowichan. The names appear in the list below:
Here is a list of the Freemasons we know to be interred in Mountain View Cemetery:
In Masonic Lodges, the Lodge Secretary is responsible for all matters of administration. We have a Lodge Secretary's Page containing contact information and other information about Lodge administration and communications
During research or travels we often come across Interesting Connections to Masons and Freemasonry. Our Interesting Connections Page has some interesting Masonic connections uncovered by members of Temple Lodge, No.33, like Sun Studios in Memphis, Tennessee, shown at left.......................
MUSIC BY MASONS - BOOKS BY MASONS
Masonic musicians and composers range from Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart to Howlin' Wolf. Writers include Rudyard Kipling. For music fans and book lovers, here are some links to the works of Masonic musicians, composers and writers..............