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Walter Leslie Wilmshurst

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Walter Leslie Wilmshurst (22 June 1867 – 10 July 1939) was an English author and Freemason. He published four books on English Freemasonry and submitted articles to The Occult Review magazine.

Life

Born in Chichester, Wilmshurst was initiated as a Mason in the Huddersfield lodge in 1889, having moved to the town to become a solicitor, for a time becoming president of the Huddersfield Law Society. He died in Huddersfield.

Books

  • The Meaning of Masonry
  • The Ceremony of Initiation
  • The Ceremony of Passing
  • Notes on Cosmic Consciousness

Articles and papers

  • "The Fundamental Philosophic Secrets Within Masonry"
  • "The Hidden Church of the Holy Graal"
  • "The Mystical Basis of Freemasonry"
  • "Reason and Vision"
  • "The Working Tools of an Old York Master"
  • "Spurious Ecstasy and Ceremonial Magic"

Masonic Biography

Source: The Web of Hiram

  • Born June 22 1867

THE HUDDERSFIELD LODGE No. 290

  • Initiated December 11th, 1889
  • Passed January 8th, 1890
  • Raised February 5th, 1890
  • Steward 1891-1892
  • Registrar 1894-1895
  • Secretary 1896-1898
  • Resigned December 28th, 1898

PROSPERITY CHAPTER H.R.A., No. 290

  • Exalted February 11th, 1891
  • Resigned December 3oth, 1898

THE LODGE OF HARMONY No. 275

  • Joined October 12th, 1899
  • Chaplain 1901
  • Registrar 1902-1903
  • J. W. 1908
  • W.M. 1909

LODGE OF LIVING STONES

  • Founder Master December 16th, 1927
  • W.M. 1928-1930 and 1937-1938

PROVINCE OF WEST YORKS

  • Prov. Grand Registrar 1913
  • Past Prov. Sen. Grand Warden 1926

GRAND LODGE

  • Past Asst. Grand D. of C. 1929

Died July 22 1939.

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