culminating in the First Principal's chair of the Chapter.  As a Craft Mason you will already be aware that Freemasonry teaches self-respect, self-restraint and reason. In a changing and superficial world, it also points to the eternal and fundamental principles that have emerged unchanged from every transition era.


The Royal Arch holds firm to the belief in the Brotherhood of Man, the Fatherhood of God, and the Immortality of the Human Soul in high regard. A Royal Arch Mason becomes a more fully-informed ambassador, by improving himself in Masonry

The Royal Arch leads the candidate from the practical to the spiritual and completes "pure ancient masonry", a fascinating journey of self- knowledge and self - discovery beginning with the Entered Apprentice degree and

Provincial Grand Chapter

Complete your Freemasonry Journey

Join the Holy Royal Arch

Which Chapter should I join?

There are 3 simple questions that will help you decide

1.) What Day - Weekday, or Weekend

2.) What Centre - You don’t have to stay at Chingford

3.) Would You Like to Join a Chapter where there are Old E's


The Old Esthameians Lodge has a number of Members that belong to the Holy Royal Arch and would be please to talk to you about the order.


The Old E's supports several Royal Arch Chapters the ones listed below meet at the Harlow Masonic Centre


Ixion 2501 - Members Norman Moore, Peter Low, Mick Saywell, Jim Joyce, Phil Morris


Chapter of Borrowed Light 9054 - Members Barry Newton, Martin Haimowitz, Neil Duggan, Mark Koster


or try a Chingford Chapter

Old Parkonians Chapter 4709 - One of the few Old School Chapters in Essex


For all Royal Arch enquiries, please email Royal Arch Membership Officer

John Crudgington at

Your Lodge Royal Arch Representative is W.Bro. Peter Low and will help you with any questions.


Feel Free to ask a Question

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