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Friday, February 26, 2016

Online Lists of Masonic Lodges For Researchers

Through the connections on Facebook just today, I came across two internet resources of incalculable importance for Masonic researchers.

The first is an online version of John Lane's Masonic Records 1717 -1894, and it lists all lodges chartered by the English Grand Lodges from the foundation of the first Grand Lodge up through 1894. According to the website, 

In 2003, The Centre for Research into Freemasonry and Fraternalism under the Directorship of Professor Andrew Prescott in collaboration with the Library and Museum of Freemasonry, London produced an electronic version of Lane’s book. Since 2008 the Library and Museum of Freemasonry has been adding lodges that came into existence after 1894 to the database and eventually hope to edit the records of pre-1894 lodges to include meeting places after that date.

It is searchable by name, number, and keyword. The site was last updated in 2011, so it may not be completely up to date with the most recently chartered lodges, but it is still an amazing source of  information. 

The other site is an online, searchable version of Pantagraph Publishing's List of Lodges (Masonic) for 1920, issued to lodges under the Grand Lodge of New Jersey that year. It is a listing of all regular Grand Lodges in the U.S. and around the world, along with every lodge by name, number and city in each country.


  1. I need to find a female lodge in Texas, I believe I saw it was in Austin Texas, I'm in San Antonio are there more?

  2. The only reference I found was a Facebook post about a Co-Masonry lodge in Austin, called Lodge Apollo, chartered by the International Freemasonic Order Delphi, which I believe is headquartered in Greece. Contact the Grand Lodge through their website at:

    The website for the lodge itself is dead, so I don't know if it's still in operation.

  3. There is a Triangle of the International Order of Masonry for Men and Women, Le Droit Humain, in Texas.


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