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Memorial

Freemasons Freemasons, YMCA & Castle Baynard Ward Club

Plaque: Freemasons

Inscription

Corporation of the City of London
Near this site the Grand Lodge of English Freemasons first met in 1717.

Site: Freemasons, YMCA & Castle Baynard Ward Club (3 memorials)

EC4, St Paul's Churchyard

The two plaques face each other, on the inside walls of the arcade. The Castle Baynard tree is the one to the right in the photo.

2019: A London Inheritance has a post about the building that was on this site up until WW2, the offices, factory and warehouses of Hitchcock, Williams & Co.. The firm moved into number 72 sometime after 1853 and then expanded to take in many of the surrounding buildings. The buildings were destroyed by bombs on 29 December 1940.

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This section lists the subjects commemorated on the memorial on this page:
Freemasons

Information Subjects commemorated

46875

Grand Lodge of England

By 1717 the Masonic lodges were already clubs having no connection to stone-m...

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This section lists the subjects who helped to create/erect the memorial on this page:
Freemasons

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46488

Corporation of the City of London

In addressing the 'square mile' concept Londonist have provided a potted hist...

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This section lists the other memorials at the same location as the memorial on this page:
Freemasons

Information Also at this site

46099

Castle Baynard Ward Club

Planted by the Chairman of the Castle Baynard Ward Club, Professor Anthony Tr...

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46098

YMCA

Williams was working as a buyer at Hitchcock, Rogers & Co., a large retail dr...

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