Lodge De Goede Hoop was formed in Cape Town on 2 May 1772. In 1778 Bro Francois Duminy, who had been initiated in France, joined the Lodge. Between 1772 and 1781 1 st and 2
nd degree meetings were held on the same day and the presiding master was elected and was installed on St John the Baptist’s day, being 24 June. Sea-faring Brethren were regularly
passed to the Fellowcraft degree and/or raised to the Master Mason’s degree and more than 400 degrees were conferred by the Lodge during this time.



Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *