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50-Year Jewel and Bars

A Fifty-Year Jewel is awarded to all Royal Arch Masons under the jurisdiction of the Grand Chapter of N.S. who can show fifty years membership in Royal Arch Masonry.

Name Chapter Bar Date
Comp. Hallett C. Winter Cumberland Chapter No. 13   2013, May 25
Comp. Wilfred Jodrey The Hiram Chapter   2012,
Comp. Carl K. Miller Cornwallis Chapter No. 26   2009, July
Comp. David L. MacLellan Victory Chapter No. 18   2009, August
Comp. Marvel D. Mattson LaHave Chapter No. 17   2009, October
Comp. Sydney B. Meloney Victory Chapter No. 18   2009, August
Ex. Comp. Donald R. Hebb LaHave Chapter No. 17   2009, October
Rt. Ex. Comp. Alan S. Jackson Victory Chapter No. 18   2009, August
Rt. Ex. Comp. C. R. J. Vaughan Henshaw Cornwallis Chapter No. 26   2009,July
V. Ex. Comp. Worthy W. Beeler Cornwallis Chapter No. 26   2009, July


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Meritorious Service Medal

The Meritorious Service Medal is awarded by a Chapter to a member, regardless of rank, who has given special service to the Chapter or the Royal Craft.

Name Chapter Date
Rt. Ex. Comp. E. Kirk Whitman Eureka Chapter No. 5 2011



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Secretary Long Service Medal

The Secretary's Long Service Medal is awarded to Secretaries of constituent Chapters in this Jurisdiction who have served in that capacity for a period of ten years or more, with a bar for each additional ten years.

Name Chapter Bar Date
M. Ex. Comp. Harris A. Pipes Cumberland Chapter No. 13   2013, Oct. 5
V. Ex. Comp. Glen M. Manthorne Cumberland Chapter No. 13   2013, Oct. 5
Comp. Hallett C. Winter, , Amherst, Nova Scotia Cumberland Chapter No. 13   2013, May 25
V. Ex. Comp. Ernest Kilpatrick “Kirk” Whitman Eureka Chapter No. 5
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2011, May 7
V. Ex. Comp. Donald A. Riswold Valley Chapter No. 16   2010, Apr. 30
Rt. Ex. Comp. Gerald E. Hatt     2011
V. Ex. Comp. Ward Cunningham Union Chapter No.    


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Achievement Awards

Year Chapter(s)
2014 Keith No. 4
2011 G. S. Wright No. 27
2010 Rossignol No. 6; Alexandra No. 11
2009 Mount Lebanon No. 14
2008 Rossignol No.6; Prince Edward No. 12; LaHave No. 17
2007 Eureka No. 5; Rossignol No. 6
2006 Rossignol No. 6
2005 Eureka No. 5; Rossignol No. 6; G. S. Wright No. 27
2004 Royal Union No. 1; Rossignol No. 6
2003 Eureka No. 5; Rossignol No. 6; Cornwallis No. 26
2002 Eureka No. 5; Rossignol No. 6; Cornwallis No. 26
2001 Eureka No. 5; Rossignol No. 6; Cornwallis No. 26
2000 The Hiram No. 3; Keith No. 4; Eureka No. 5; Rossignol No. 6; Cumberland No. 13; Cornwallis No. 26
1999 Keith No. 4; Eureka No. 5; Rossignol No. 6; Valley No. 16; Renown No. 19; Sircom No. 29
1998 Keith No. 4; Eureka No. 5; Rossignol No. 6
1997 Eureka No. 5; Alexandra No. 11
1996 Sircom No. 29
1995 Eureka No. 5; Rossignol No. 6; Cornwallis No. 26; G. S. Wright No. 27
1994 Eureka No. 5; G. S. Wright No. 27
1993 Cornwallis No. 26
1992 Eureka No. 5; Rossignol No. 6; Cornwallis No. 26; James Strong No. 32
1991 Eureka No. 5; Mount Lebanon No. 14; Cornwallis No. 26; King Solomon No. 28; James Strong No. 32
1990 Cornwallis No. 26; Rossignol No. 6; James Strong No. 32
1989 St. John's No. 8; Prince Edward No. 12; Renown No. 19; Cornwallis No. 26
1988 Royal Union No. 1; Eureka No. 5; Milley No. 23; Cornwallis No. 26; James Strong No. 32
1987 Renown No. 19; Cornwallis No. 26; James Strong No. 32
1986 Royal Union No. 1; Eureka No. 5; Shannon No. 9; Renown No. 19; Cornwallis No. 26; Atlantic No. 30
1985 The Hiram No. 3; Eureka No. 5; Mount Lebanon No. 14; Renown No. 19; Cornwallis No. 26; Atlantic No. 30
1984 Eureka No. 5; Shannon No. 9; Cornwallis No. 26; Sircom No. 29
1983 Royal Union No. 1; Shannon No.9; Renown No. 19; Cornwallis No. 26; Atlantic No. 30
1982 Royal Union No. 1; Renown No. 19; Cornwallis No. 26
1981 Eureka No. 5; Shannon No. 9; Renown No. 19; Cornwallis No. 26; Sircom No. 29; Atlantic No. 30
1980 Shannon No. 9; Valley No. 16; Cornwallis No. 26; Sircom No. 29; Atlantic No. 30
1979 Royal Union No. 1; Renown No. 19; Cornwallis No. 26; G. S. Wright No. 27; Sircom No. 29
1978 Royal Union No. 1; Shannon No. 9; Renown No. 19; Cornwallis No. 26; G. S. Wright No. 27; Sircom No. 29
1977 Royal Union No. 1; Renown No. 19; Sircom No. 29; Atlantic No. 30
1976 Royal Union No. 1; The Hiram No. 3; Shannon No. 9; Atlantic No. 30
1974 Royal Union No. 1
1973 The Hiram No. 3; Cornwallis No. 26; G. S. Wright No. 27; Sircom No. 29; Atlantic No. 30
1972 Royal Union No. 1; The Hiram No. 3; Sircom No. 29
1971 Royal Union No. 1; The Hiram No. 3; Keith No. 4; Sircom No. 29
1969 Royal Union No. 1; Renown No. 19; Sircom No. 29
1968 Renown No. 19
1967 St. Andrews No. 2; Alexander No. 11; Renown No. 19


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Joseph Conway Brown Medallion

The Joseph Conway Brown Medallion is awarded for meritorious service to the Grand Chapter of N.S.

Living Recipients

No. Recipient
103 M.E. Comp. W. Marshall Black, PGHP
136 M.E. Comp. John H. Lingley, PGZ, N.B.
160 M.E. Comp. Gerald A. Riley, PGHP
162 M.E. Comp. H.C. Lindsay Woodhams, PGHP
163 E. Comp. Hedley J. Baggs, PHP
166 M.E. Comp. Lawrin C. Armstrong, PGHP (Hon), GS Emeritus
168 R.E. Comp. Earle C. MacDonald, PGHP
170 M.E. Comp. W. Job Parsons, PGHP
171 R.E. Comp. William M. MacEwen, PDGS
178 M.E. Comp. W. Eric Ingraham, PGHP
180 R.E. Comp. Henry N. Birch, PDGS
 182 M. E. Comp. Donald E. MacLean
183 M.E. Comp. Roy E. Lively, PGHP
184 M.E. Comp. Tabor J. Caulier, PGHP
185 M.E. Comp. T. Ronald Tallon, PGHP
186 M.E. Comp. E. Carson Jackson, PGHP
187 M.E. Comp. J. Hugh D. Palmer, PGHP
189 R. E. Comp. Timothy R. Outerbridge, GS
190 M. E. Comp. Terrence S. Read, PGHP
191 M. E. Comp. George R. O'Leary, PGHP
192 M. E. Comp. Gary C. Patterson, PGHP
 193 M. E. Comp. Charles E. E. Rutt, PGHP
 194 M. E. Comp. John R. Dollimount, PGHP (Hon)
 195 M. E. Comp. M. R. "Bob" MacDonald


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R. V. Harris Proficiency Trophy

2014  
2013 Keith No. 4
2012  
2011  
2010 Rossignol No. 6
2009 Mount Lebanon No. 14
2008 LaHave No. 17
2007 Rossignol No. 6
2006 Royal Union No. 1
2005 Eureka No. 5
2004 Royal Union No. 1
2003 Eureka No. 5
2002 Cornwallis No. 26
2001 Cornwallis No. 26
2000 Valley No. 16
1999 Eureka No. 5
1998 Cornwallis No. 26
1997 Eureka No. 5
1996 Cornwallis No. 26
1995 Rossignol No. 6
1994 George S. Wright No. 27
1993 Cornwallis No. 26
1992 Cornwallis No. 26
1991 Cornwallis No. 26
1990 Cornwallis No. 26
1989 Cornwallis No. 26
1988 James Strong No. 32
1987 Cornwallis No. 26
1986 Arklie No. 25
1985 Cornwallis No. 26
1984 Renown No. 19
1983 Renown No. 19
1982 Renown No. 19
1981 Atlantic No. 30
1980 Atlantic No. 30
1979 Arklie No. 25
1978 Shannon No. 9
1977 Atlantic No. 30
1976 Atlantic No. 30
1975 Atlantic No. 30
1974 Sircom No. 29
1973 Shannon No. 9
1972 Shannon No. 9
1971 Shannon No. 9
1970 Sircom No. 29
1969 Alexandra No. 11
1968 Sircom No. 29
1967 Sircom No. 29
1966 Keystone No. 24
1965 Prince Edward No. 12
1964 Valley No. 16
1963 Valley No. 16
1962 Keith No. 4
1961 Keystone No. 24
1960 Valley No. 16
1959 Maple Leaf No. 15
1958 Shannon No. 9
1957 Shannon No. 9
1956 St. Andrew’s No. 2
1955 Alexandra No. 11
1954 Alexandra No. 11
1953 Royal Union No. 1
1952 Royal Union No. 1
1951 Prince of Wales No. 10


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Honorary Past Rank

On the recommendation of the Board of General Purposes, Honorary Past Grand Rank may be conferred by the Grand Chapter upon any Companion of this or another Jurisdiction for meritorious service to Royal Arch Masonry.

Name G.C. Rank Date
*R.E. Comp. Morton Edwards England P.G.S. 4 June 1872
*R.E. Comp. James Poyntz N.S. P.G.S. 4 June 1872
*R.E. Comp. John D. Nash N.S. P.G.S. 2 June 1874
*R.E. Comp. Alexander Hay Scotland P.G.K. 6 June 1876
*R.E. Comp. James Fortune N.S. P.G.S. 5 June 1883
*R.E. Comp. Moses Munro N.S. P.G.S. 2 June 1885
*R.E. Comp. Charles Pinsent N.S. P.G.S. 11 June 1895
*M.E. Comp. William A. Ellis N.S. P.G.S. 19 June 1914
*R.E. Comp. William Baker N.S. P.G.S. 10 June 1919
*R.E. Comp. Brenton F. Porter N.S. P.G.K. 9 June 1925
*M.E. Comp. Brenton F. Porter N.S. P.G.H.P. 8 June 1936
*M.E. Comp. George S. Wright N.S. P.G.H.P. 9 June 1942
*R.E. Comp. H.S. Hamilton N.S. P.G.S. 8 June 1948
*R.E. Comp. Rt. Hon. Wykeham Stanley, Lord Cornwallis England P.G.K. 15 June 1949
*R.E. Comp. D. M. MacFarlane, M.B.E. N.S. P.G.K. 29 August 1949
*R.E. Comp. Jotham Creelman N.S. P.G.S. 10 June 1952
*M.E. Comp. Charles W. Bennett N.S. P.G.H.P. 18 October 1955
*M.E. Comp. Ben W. Ela Maine P.G.H.P. 4 June 1957
*M.E. Comp. Hon. John Doull N.S. P.G.H.P. 10 June 1958
*M.E. Comp. Clarence M. Pitts Canada in Ontario P.G.H.P. 16 September 1958
*R.E. Comp. William H. Pirie N.S. P.G.S. 21 June 1960
*M.E. Comp. William H. Pirie N.S. P.G.H.P. 15 June 1963
*M.E. Comp. L. J. Harnum N.S. P.G.H.P. 20 May 1964
*M.E. Comp. C.R. Manning N.S. P.G.H.P. 1 April 1974
* M.E. Comp. Ernest L. Eaton N.S. P.G.H.P. 9 October 1976
* R.E. Comp. P.B. Pickering Utah P.G.K. 14 April 1984
* M.E. Comp. John A. Hebb N.S. P.G.H.P. 20 April 1987
* R.E. Comp. Leland M. Romkey N.S. P.G.S. 19 January 1988
* M.E. Comp. Raymond W. McCarthy N.S. P.G.H.P. 22 November 1988
* M.E. Comp. Reginald W. Press N.S. P.G.H.P. 4 October 1989
* R.E. Comp. Arthur H. Kay N.S. P.G.K. 27 September 1990
R. E. Comp. Lance G. Ralph N.S. P.G.S. 22 February 1992
+R .E. Comp. Alan S. Jackson N.S. P.G.S. 10 October 1992
M. E. Comp. Lawrin C. Armstrong N.S. P.G.H.P 4 June 1993
* M.E. Comp. David E. Hayes N.S. P.G.H.P. 10 May 1994
* R.E. Comp. Robert R. Royal N.S. P.G.S. 28 May 1994
* R.E. Comp. E. Errol I. Hancock N.S. P.G.K. 25 February 1995
M.E. Comp. Philip H. Henderson N.S. P.G.H.P. 3 May 1997
* R.E. Comp. E. Kirkpatrick Whitman N.S. P.G.S. 2 May 1998
* R.E. Comp. Charles C. Borden N.S. P.G.S. 15 October 1999
* M.E. Comp. L. George Dewer N.S. P.G.H.P. 5 May 2001
M.E. Comp. George I. H. Mason N.S. P.G.H.P. 8 May 2004
* R.E. Comp. William E. MacLennan N.S. P.G.K. 8 May 2004
* R. E. Comp. J. Douglas Welsh N.S. P.G.S. 8 May 2004
* R. E. Comp. Lloyd G. MacNevin N.S. P.G.K. 6 May 2006
R.E. Comp. Charles E. E. Rutt N.S. P.G.K. 7 May 2007
*M.E. Comp. Russell L. Orchard N.S. P.G.H.P. 2 May 2009
*R.E. Comp. Kenneth C. S. Crook N.S. P.G.K. 2 May 2009
*R.E. Comp. Bruce E. Crawford N.S. P.G.S. 2 May 2009
R. E. Comp. Charles R. J. MacKinlay N.S. P.G.K. 7 May 2011
R. E. Comp. Fred G. Donaldson N.S. P.G.S. 7 May 2011
R. E. Comp. Christopher R. Vessey N.S. P.G.S. 5 May 2012
M. E. Comp. Fred W. Richard N.S. P.G.H.P. 4 May 2013
R. E. Comp. Wesley C. Palmer N.S. P.G.S. 4 May 2013


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