Excellent Companion Clive Robert Manuel, PGStB
Clive was initiated into the Lodge of St Mark No 6969 on the 2nd November 1983
Worshipful Master in 1996
Joined Kent Provincial Grand Stewards Lodge No 5866 in 2001
Joining Member of Peace and Harmony No 60 (Grand Stewards Lodge)
Appointed Provincial Grand Steward 2001
Promoted to Past Provincial Senior Grand Deacon 2005
Promoted to Provincial Senior Grand Warden 2007
Appointed Grand Steward 2009
Appointed Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies 2012
Exalted into Invicta RA Chapter No 709 in 1987
MEZ in 1999 and has been its Scribe E since 2008
Joined East Kent Provincial Grand Stewards Chapter No 5866 in 2005
Appointed Provincial Grand Steward 2005
Promoted to Provincial Grand Sojourner 2008
Promoted to Provincial Grand Scribe N 2010
Appointed Past Assistant Grand Director of Ceremonies in Supreme Grand Chapter in 2013 and promoted to Past Grand Standard Bearer in 2016.
Promoted Assistant to the Provincial Grand Principals in 2015 and 3rd Provincial Grand Principal in 2016.
He is also a member of many other Masonic Orders and currently Deputy Grand Master of the Order of the Allied Masonic Degrees
E.Comp. Clive was educated at the Harvey Grammar School Folkestone and on leaving it entered the law and subsequently retired after 47 years’ service to it. The majority of these were spent practicing as a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives specialising in civil litigation. His wife Margaret (also now retired) worked with him as his Secretary. They have four children and six Grand Children.
In his younger years he was a member of Ashford Athletic Club, regularly competing for it and subsequently for a time was Manager of their senior men’s track and field team.
Apart from Freemasonry his other interests are:- gardening, cycling, walking, reading and watching football. He is a lifelong fan of Manchester United!