St. Hilda Lodge No. 240

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Installation 2nd Monday in January

Meetings 2nd Monday : January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

Lodge Details
Year of name1849
Date Warrant or Constitution1780
Warrant of Constitution15th March 1780
Consecrated19th March 1780
Warrant of Centenary25th February 1880
Year of Centenary1880
Year of Bi-Centenary1980
Similar Lodge Name (1)St. Hild’s Lodge
Numeration
1894 onwards240
Lodge Number (1770):     521
Lodge Number (1780):     426
Lodge Number (1781):     427
Lodge Number (1792):     343
Lodge Number (1814):     440
Lodge Number (1832):     292
Lodge Number (1863):     240
Note (1) Freemason’s Magazine reports in 1794 that the lodge carried on regularly for a few years, but declined gradually till the month of March 1785, when the brethren ceased to meet.
Meeting Places  
Golden Lion Hotel, King Street, South Shields, Durham, England    1780
Freemasons’ Arms, Market Place, South Shields, Durham, England    1794
Hope Tavern, Bank Top, South Shields, Durham, England    1822
Crown and Anchor, Commerce Street, South Shields, Durham, England    1823
Crown and Anchor, Commerce Street, South Shields, Durham, England    1823
Golden Lion Hotel, King Street, South Shields, Durham, England    1827
Central Hall, Chapter Row, South Shields, Durham, England    1861
Freemasons’ Hall, Fowler Street, South Shields, Durham, England    1863
Freemasons’ Hall, Ingham Street, South Shields, Durham, England    1884
Freemasons’ Hall, South Shields, Durham, England    1895