A special event took place at the Ashlar Lodge on Thursday 22nd March 2018. The Provincial Grand Master R.WBro Derek Thomas, accompanied by the Provincial Grand Master Designate V.WBro David Powell, brethren of the lodge and visitors gathered to celebrate 50 years in Mark Masonry of a respected and popular brother V.WBro Nigel Mumford.
Following Military Service V.WBro Nigel who is an accomplished musician followed a career as a peripatetic music teacher for Monmouthshire Education Department. He was a Musical Director and teacher of several Brass Bands in the area.
It was during this time that VW.Bro Nigel was Advanced into the Mark Degree on 28th March 1968 becoming Worshipful Master of his Lodge in 1979.
Nigel was accompanied by his Daughter and Son-in-Law