Provincial Grand Lodge of

The Scottish Borders


Roll of Honour - Provincial Masters




1747 - 1756 :: John Murray, Cringletie, Peebles


1756 :: James Lidderdale, Kelso


1801 - 1815 :: George Douglas of Cabers, Hawick (Died in Office)


1815 - 1827 :: Willam, 6th Marquis of Lothian KT


1827 - 1838 :: Sir John Hay, Bart. of Haystoun, Peebles (Died in Office)


1839 - 1862 :: William Forbes Mackenzie of Portmore


1863 - 1878 :: Henry Inglis of Torsonce, Stow


1879 - 1885 :: James Wolfe Murray, Cringletie, Peebles


1886 - 1911 :: Dr James Middleton, Stow


1911 - 1921 :: H. Norman Ballantyne, Peebles


1921 - 1926 :: John H. F. K. Scott, Galashiels


1926 - 1927 :: John G. Winning, Branxholme, Hawick


1928 - 1933 :: Rev R. J. Thompson, MA, Melrose


1933 - 1935 :: Willaim Rennie, Galashiels


1936 - 1941 :: George Barry, Hawick


1941 - 1946 :: Herbert D. Bell, Melrose


1946 - 1961 :: John Andrew McCormack, Peebles


1961 - 1971 :: James Woodburn Smith, Jedburgh


1971 - 1976, George Mitchell, Newtown St. Boswells


1976 - 1980 :: Robert Kay McNaught, Innerleithen (Died in Office)


1980 - 1985 :: James Anderson Craig, Selkirk


1985 - 1990 :: James Todd Dalgleish, Kelso


1990 - 1995 :: James Bastick Wilson, Haymount, Kelso


1995 - 2000 :: James Brown, Hawick


2000 - 2005 :: Edward George Keeper, Galashiels


2005 - 2010 :: Allan John Marshall, Selkirk


2010 - 2015 :: John Ferguson Lamb, Jedburgh (Died in Office)


2015 - To Date :: John Walter Blackie, Galashiels - PGL The Scottish Borders created 31 March 2018