Martin Blades PGJW

Meet the Team: WBro Martin Blades, Provincial Grand Junior Warden

I am 71 years old and a widower. I have now retired as car sales manager and live in Padiham.

Initiated in October 1992 into Marsden within Pennine Valley Lodge No 6183, being the Worshipful Master 3 times and DC since 2006. My rank is PProvGSwdB in East Lancashire craft,

Exalted into Borough Chapter in 1998, taking on the role as First Principal in 2019.

I was advanced into Elizabethan Mark in 2002, being the Master in 2008. My first appointment was Provincial Grand Senior Deacon in 2012, promoted to Provincial Grand Junior Overseer in 2017, and now receiving the high honour of Provincial Grand Junior Warden.

In 2012 I was elevated into Gawthorpe RAM Lodge being the Commander in 2019. I am also a member of the Rose Croix, Red Cross of Constantine, Shuttleworth Council of the Allied Masonic Degrees, and Prince of Peace KT Pendleside Lodge of Installed Masters.