St James's Operative Lodge No 97


                                             ANNUAL INSTALLATION 


This Years Installation And Festival Of St John


Will Take Place On Monday The 30th Of December 2019 at 16.00


In The Grand Lodge Of Scotland 96 George Street Edinburgh.


Anyone wishing Tickets Can Contact The Treasurer


John Lee's PM . Tickets Are Priced At £15 Each.






















Past Master Brother William Greig Sadly Passed to the Grand Lodge Above after a long illness.

Brother William Greig was our Master in 1976.

His Funeral Service will take place

At Seafield Crematorium on Tuesday The 16th of April at 12 o clock.

He will be Sadly Missed by the Lodge and All those who knew him.




























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       Bro James Hamilton P.M.



Just to let everyone know Bro James Hamilton P.M.

has suffered a Heart Attack and is currently in REI .

James is doing well and hopes to be out on

Wednesday . I am sure everyone sends their best

regards and wishes him a speedy recovery .


James is now out and taking it easy at home and hopefully 

We will see him soon fit and well .


 Scots night Dinner

         We will be holding a scot's night and Dinner on the 21st of April 2018

         anyone wishing tickets please contact Bro John Lees  PM Treasurer

                 Either in person or via Email


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                                                                 Linda Wilson


PM Maurice Wilson's Wife , Clark Wilson and Louise Wilson's Mother .

Sadly passed away Last Thursday The 1st of December . Our condolences go out to All the family at this very sad time .

The Funeral is On Saturday The 10th of December at 12pm in Warriston Crematorium

To which i hope anyone who wishes to go can attend .

There after at the Masonic Club shrubhill .

                               Bro Andrew Harris


The Bretheren are Requested to attend the funeral of Brother Andrew Harris

 on Monday the 8th of February 3pm at Mortonhall Crematorium.

Brother Andrew worked in the kitchen for many years with Pm Jimmy Taylor

preparing and serving meals and will be sadly missed by all .










                                     BRO GORDON ELLIOT PM


                                                14th September 2015



   It is with great sadness that we have to announce, the passing to the   

   Grand Lodge above On The 14th of Sept 2015

   One of Our most senior Past Masters, Brother Gordon Elliot .

   Gordon was Our Master For the Year 1964 - 1965


    Past Master Gordon was Our Treasurer for Many Years and Worked Tirelessly for St James's .

    Gordon passed Away Peacefully after a Long Illness.

    His Funeral is a Private Family Funeral.


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                                      BRO JAMES TAYLOR PM


                                                 Friday 8th May 2015


It is with great sadness that we have to announce, the passing to the Grand Lodge above.

One of Our most senior Past Masters,  Brother James Taylor.

He will be sadly missed not only by Our Lodge but by a large number of Lodges and Bretheren .

Bro James was Our Master in the year 1979 - 1980 

Bro James past away peacefully this afternoon at home.




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                                             27th Nov 1934 - 8th May 2015