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Meridian Lodge No.687


In 1950, West Hamilton and the suburbs of Ancaster experienced rapid growth. As a result, it was determined that the creation of a new Lodge was required to meet Masonic enrollment requests.


In October 1956, a group of senior masons began a series of meetings which led to the first meeting of Meridian Lodge # 687, under dispensation, on February 13, 1957. Meridian Lodge #687 was instituted and consecrated on October 9, 1957 at the Masonic Temple in Dundas when M.W.Bro. Harry L. Martyn was our Grand Master.


Meridian Lodge continued to meet in Dundas until relocating to Ancaster in 1984.


In its first 53 years, Meridian Lodge has numbered amongst its members: one William Mercer Wilson medal, two Grand Chaplains, one Grand Organist, one Grand Senior Deacon, three Grand Standard Bearers, one Grand Sword Bearer, two Grand Stewards, three District Deputy Grand Masters and one Grand Master, M.W.Bro. Norman E. Byrne.


Members of Meridian lodge, along with our present (2011 – 2012) Worshipful Master, W.Bro. Stephen Cowell, look forward with confidence to the future.

Officers of the Lodge

  W.Bro. Jeff Deans
Worshipful Master
Phone: 905-531-4213
  V.W. Bro. Geroge Post
Immediate Past Master
  V.W.Bro. Reg. Joyce
Phone: 905-383-8609
  Bro. Quinn Leyland
Senior Warden
  V.W.Bro. Rory Jones
Junior Warden
  Bro. Matthew Mandula
Senior Deacon
  Bro. James Robinson
Junior Deacon
  Bro. Frank Griffin
Senior Steward
  Bro. Reg. Lewington
Junior Steward
  Bro. Jonathan Field
Inner Guard
  W.Bro. Harley Auty
  V.W. Bro. Brock Bedford
  W.Bro. Mark Bodrozic
Director of Ceremonies
  W.Bro. Stephen Cowell

Meridian Lodge No.687
419 Wilson Street East, Ancaster
phone: 905-383-8609

Past Masters of the Lodge

Name Year
R.W. Bro. John W.Hlohinec 2018
R.W. Bro. Eduardo J. Cordero 2006
R.W.Bro. David E. Wood 1991
R.W.Bro. Roger G. Parliament 1977

Past Masters of the Lodge

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