For their tenth anniversary Kentís youngest Priory had their most successful meeting yet, on 9th of June at Dartford by installing twenty one candidates into the Order. This has brought the total to well over one hundred and fifty candidates in their short existence.
The ceremony was conducted by the current Prior E. Kt. Bill Unger, the first non founder to take that position and was ably assisted by E. Kt. Sprackling who conferred the Mediterranean Pass in his usual brilliant manner, Kt. Powell who gave the first part of the history, E. Kt. Hiscock, the second part including the explanation of the Standards anf Kt. Smith the third part with an explanation of the Octagonal table. The Provincial Vice Chancellor, E. Kt. Peter Wise presented the candidates with their Malta jewels and of course the one and only E. Kt. Brazier completed the proceedings as Chaplain.
All the officers performed their allotted offices in a most proficient manner.
Once he had finished the ceremony of installing new knights into the Order,E. Kt. Bill Unger then proceeded to instal the Prior for 2011/12 E. Kt. Jason Cameron-Potter into the chair in a most excellent and sincere manner.
In a testimony to the success and popularity of St George's Preceptory, there were seventy eight knights In the Temple of whom seventy two attended the refectory afterwards. What would many Craft Lodges and Chapters do, for such an attendance.
All the candidates were presented with a memento of the occasion and all were impressed with the Ceremony.
After the meeting many of the candidates took booking forms for the Provincial meeting and as a bonus four asked for application forms for the Provincial Body Guard.
Pictures below show the new brother knights admitted into the Order, and the festive board afterwards.