Excellent Companion John Michael Gallagher


John was born in Dunstable in 1958 and, after leaving school, went to Leeds College of Music where he qualified as a Music Teacher. He then moved to London to pursue a career as a cellist and at the same time study at Trinity College of Music. After working as a freelance cellist he moved to Kent to become a cello teacher with The Kent School of Music where he met and married Lesley. They have one son and one grandson. In his spare time he enjoys cooking, caravanning, walking and of course Freemasonry.


Gothic Lodge No.4517; Initiated in 1989; Master in 1998.
Middlesex Masters (Southgate) No. 9240 in 1999.
Union Lodge No.127 in 2000.
Kingsgate Lodge No. 4882 in 2009; Master in 2013.

Provincial Honours: PPrAGDC (Middx.).

Holy Royal Arch

Gothic Chapter No.4517; Exalted 1992; First Principal in 2002.
PMK Chapter No. 9120 (Middx. Stewards Chapter) in 2001
Bradstow Chapter No. 2448 in 2003
Minis Bay Chapter No. 8496 in 2013
Spinnaker Chapter No. 8395 in 2016

2001   ProvGStwd (Middx.)
2003   PPrGSoj (Middx.)
2009  PPrGSoj (East Kent)
2016   PPrGSwB
2017  ProvGChStwd

East Kent Provincial Choir 2006
East Kent Provincial Demonstration Team (Chapter) 2015


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