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IRISH MASONIC RECORDS

A second further up-dated and expanded version of this very valuable publication has been compiled by R.W.Bro. Keith Cochrane and is now available for those with access to a computer system.

A First For The Constitution

This up-dated has taken over twelve years to produce and in this form will be continually kept up to date. The original work was similar to the publication compiled by Bro. Lane for the English Constitution and Bro. Draffen for the Scottish, however this up-dated version of Bro. Crossle's work shows little or no resemblance to the original, while still relying on the book as one of its prime sources of information.

This second edition now includes:

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All the original material collected

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Further "Histories" which have been received since the previous edition

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Extracts taken from all 27 volumes of the extant Grand Lodge Registers

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Extracts referring to Lodges taken from Minutes of the Grand Lodge Board of General Purposes commencing 17th February 1843 [Records missing from October 1801 to June 1806]

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Additional extracts from the following newspapers - The Belfast Newsletter; Belefast Evening Telegraph; Newry Telegraph and other newspapers together with information from sundry publications.

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Extracts of a general nature taken from both the Grand Lodge Minutes and those of the Grand Lodge Board. In many cases only a heading has been included under the appropriate date.

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A revised index of Warrants and their placement is included in the introductory file - Warr.doc

In addition the following are included:

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An article compiled by R.W.Bro. Cochrane on "The Grand Lodge of Ulster" - a printed copy of this work may be had from the Lodge of Research CC.

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An article written by R.W.Bro. Cochrane on "The County Committees of Ulster" - a printed copy of this work may be had from the Lodge of Research CC.

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Two papers on Military Warrants and their influence on Freemasonry - these contributions have been written by two experts in this field.

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Unfinished information on Masonic Halls relating to Irish Lodges, compiled by W.Bro. J. McIlveen, together with two files containing further information from Bro. Cochrane's co;;ection.

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References for Lodges - A list of where additional information may be found

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Other information of general interest.

An index of the principal names included in the CD is being prepared and will be issued, in due course, at a nominal cost to any purchaser of this CD who requests a copy.

The cost per copy will be :-
        30 / $45 / 45 including postage 

The order form should be printed and sent to :-
        R.W.Bro. Keith Cochrane,
        37 Knockdene Park South,
        Belfast, BT5 7AB,
        N. Ireland

        e-mail :-    keith@cochrane1103.freeserve.co.uk

who will advise a posting date.