Thomson Inglis Jubilee Presentation
The brethren of Lodge Earl Haig went along to West Park Care Home in Leslie to visit one of our most respected and senior statesmen brother Thomson Inglis.
On the occasion of presenting his Jubilee certificate for 60 faithful years service to our Lodge. Bro Brian Inglis PM had the honour to present his dad with his jewel and certificate on behalf of the Lodge.
The occasion was further enhanced that we had our three 60 year brethren present all who are Windygates men, Thomson (95) Peter (91) Bill (82).
The stories of the old days were flowing and many memories shared.
Thomson Inglis - a tribute!
Initiated 3 April 1957
Passed 17 April 1957
Raised 1 May 1957
Mark 18 May 1957
Bro Thomson Inglis PM, is one of those very rare masons who has dedicated over 60 years of his life to his mother Lodge. Such has his dedication and enthusiasm within his first 2 years in the craft he took on the role of Lodge Secretary and ever since he has been in active office in the Lodge. In 1973 the lodge honoured our long serving secretary by elevating him to the Chair of the Lodge a period of time in which I know Thomson was a very proud but humble man. After his successful period in the chair it would not have been surprising after many years hard work that he would ask to sit back as a PM but it was not in Thomson’s psyche to do so and after his tenure as IPM he was back as secretary for his second stint in this role.
As time moved on and we approached our 75th Anniversary, Thomson’s son Brian Inglis who was our RWM in our 75th anniversary year, honoured his father by making him his Depute Master.
Moving into the late 90’s Thomson took over the responsibility of Lodge Almoner and it was only in 2010 that he retired from active office in the Lodge."
Information and photographs provided by Bro. Gordon Michie P.M. Lodge Earl Haig No.1260.
Thomson Inglis P.M.
l to r Bro. John Heron R.W.M. Bro Thomson Inglis P.M and Thomson's son Bro Brian Inglis P.M.
l to r Bro. Peter McFarlane P.M. Bro Thomson Inglis p.m. and Bro William Michie P.M.