It is with sadness that we report the passing of

W.Bro Robert (Bob) Moore

Passed to the Grand Lodge above on 2nd December 2017.

W.Bro Bob passed to the Grand Lodge after suffering from cancer for many years.

The Funeral will take place at St Michael's Church in Melksham on Wed 20th December at 14:30

Born on 2nd February 1925, (makes him 92 years old).

Masonic History ' progress/ranks.


Was Initiated into Loyalty Lodge, No 7154 (in Hampshire/I.O.W. Province) - 1st  September 1986.

He was Warden (Junior then Senior in 1994/95, and became W Master in September 1999.

He stayed a member of that lodge until 8/3 /2007.

Joined Chaloner Lodge, No. 2644 on 23rd April 1990 and remained a member until his passing.

He was WM from March 1999 - March 2000.

He was promoted to Provincial Grand Junior Deacon (Wiltshire) in 2005 and again to Provincial Grand Registrar in 2011.

Offices. Served as Assistant Secretary in Chaloner Lodge.


Exalted into Lansdowne Chapter of Unity (Wilts), on 22 March 1993 and remained a member for the rest of his life.

He was Joshua in 2001, Haggi in 2002 And MEZ from 2003-2004.

He also served as Almoner from 2008 /09 then again in 2010 -2013


He Joined Chaloner Lodge of Mark Master Masons No 599 on 7th February 1989,

and remained a member for the rest of his life.

He joined the Wiltshire Installed Masters Lodge in April 1999.

In Chaloner he was serving as a steward by the end of 1989.

He progressed through the offices and became W. Master on 7th October 1997.

He then served as Asst Sec in 2000 and 2002.

Provincial Honours:

He was promoted to  Prov. Grand Senior Deacon in 1999,


Joined Calne 2002 and was installed in the chair in 2008

              I had the privilege to know Bob for a few years and he was one of the nicest people I have ever meet, he always had a kind word for everybody. He will be sadly missed and at peace now from a very painfully illness.