Welcome to the website of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Staffordshire. It has been designed to tell you about Freemasonry and in particular, Freemasonry in Staffordshire.

Masonic links with the County and the fraternal order can be traced back to 1646 when the Lichfield born antiquarian Elias Ashmole recorded attending his first Lodge meeting.

Today there are 96 lodges and more than 2,400 members in our Province; the oldest Lodge being founded more than 200 years ago.

In addition to providing information about what we do and where and when we meet, we have tried to be as open as possible and to dispel some of the myths and folklore which surround Freemasonry. We do have special ways of recognising each other, we do have memberís only meetings and like many other organisations, some activities are confidential to our members.

The abiding principles of the order are friendship, charity and honesty and all members endeavour to live by these principles.

We raise money for local, national and international charities, exclusively from within our membership.

To learn more about Freemasonry, click on the Questions and Answers button on the left.

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