H F A  F     

   The Honourable Fraternity of Ancient  Freemasons 

A Women's Masonic Fraternity

Founded  27th November 1913


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HFAF Photo Album

see also our Scrapbook which will feature our trips around the UK and those further afield


(We have used thumbnail images where possible, double click on the appropriate image to download it. Use your web browser's back button to return to the page)

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Our first proper home at Caxton Hall, Westminster from 1913 to 1933


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The Silver Jubilee celebrations at Caxton Hall in 1937, Interestingly this also shows a portrait of Elizabeth Boswell-Reid, one of the founders of HFAF and the first Grand Master.

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The Enthronement banquet in 1938 at the Dorchester Hotel, when Seton Challen, daughter of Elizabeth Boswell-Reid was Enthroned for life. Today's Festive Boards are far less formal and of course regalia is not worn when dining.

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The imposing frontage of St. Ermins Hotel - our home from 1933 to 1947

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Clive Court in Kensington - our home from 1947 to 1954

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68 Great Cumberland Place - our former HQ in Marble Arch, West London.


Finally our present HQ in Finchley Road


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- the exterior

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- the view looking towards the East

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  - looking at the entrance to the temple, from the  inside  





Portrait Gallery

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Elizabeth Boswell-Reid

The first Grand Master 1913 - 1933


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Seton Challen

Daughter of Elizabeth Boswell-Reid and our second Grand Master 1934 - 1969


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 Isabel Piers - Dyer                  Jenny Lewis                    Florence Hicks

Pro Grand Master                 Past Pro Grand Master      Deputy Grand Master


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Grace Bilantz

Grand Master from 1969 - 1986

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Evelyne Barclay

Grand Master from 1986 - 1994

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Eileen Gray, CBE

Grand Master 1994 - 2002

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Suzanne Berman

Grand Master 2002 -2006

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Sheila Norden

Grand Master 2006 - 2010


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Bernice Abram

Grand Master 2010 - 2014


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Christine Chapman

Grand Master 2014 - 






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