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  • Short Summary

    Freemasons lead the ceremony to lay the foundation stone at St. James's Church in Clacton.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Clacton-On-Sea. Masonic Ceremony. Foundation Stone of St. James's Church laid with Masonic Rights".

    Clacton-on-Sea, Essex.

    Members of the Freemasons lead a parade with choir boys and clergy. The men are dressed in their full Masonic regalia. VS as one of the leading Masons lays the foundation stone of the church.

    N.B. Item found in Unidentified Gazettes reel.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    2963.15
    Media URN:
    85199
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    1910 - 1919
    Sound:
    Silent
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:00:43:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:14:51:00 / 01:15:34:00
    Canister:
    UNI GAZ ROLL 30

Comments (1)

  1. jamied says

    Reducing this clip's current date range, the ceremony seen here took place in 1912.

    Amongst the leading Freemasons' present was Dr John Henry Salter JP.

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