History

Ramsay McGhee 50 year diploma Ramsay served as Depute Grand Master of the Grand Lodge of Scotland until late 2018. On 25th October 2018, Ramsay was elected to serve as the Most Worshipful Grand Master Mason and installed on Thursday 29th November. The ceremony was witnessed by Bro. David Nicholl RWM and Sandy Graham PM Secretary.

Lodge St. Barchan is honoured to have one of it's members presiding over the Grand Lodge of Scotland.

19th February 2019 saw the Most Worshipful Grand Master Mason return to his roots. On 19th February, approximately 150 brethren attended a regular meeting in Lodge St. Barchan when Bro. Ramsay headed a deputation from the Grand Lodge of Scotland into his Mother Lodge.

In addition to deputations from the Grand Lodge of Scotland and the Provincial Grand Lodge of Renfrewshire East, a number of brethren from Lodge Fortrose and sister lodges from Ross and Cromarty travelled down to Kilbarchan.

In a busy evening, Bro. Jonathan Hill, a Past Master of The Robertson's Lodge 134 and Lodge Alan Wilson 851 affilated to Lodge St. Barchan, Bro. Steven Hogg was raised to the third degree and Bro. Ramsay was presented with a diploma and jewel to mark his 50 years in freemasonry.