Loyal "Achieved" Lodge No. 173 of the Ancient Noble Order of Oddfellows (Bolton Unity)

The Loyal "Achieved" Lodge (No. 173) were a lodge of the Independent Order of Oddfellows (Manchester Unity) based at Paddock and formed in 1847.

History

In February 1851, Past Grand Master (P.G.M.) George Holmes was presented with a "splendid silver skeleton lever watch" at the Nag's Head as a "tribute of respect for his untiring exertions in the cause of Odd-fellowship" in the district. Other speakers included P.G.M. Sidney Wells, P.G.M. Joseph Durrans (Lodge No. 178), and P.G.M. William Radford (Lodge No. 185).[1]

Upwards of 50 attended the 1853 dinner held on Good Friday at the Nag's Head.[2]

Notes and References

  1. "Local Intelligence" in Huddersfield Chronicle (01/Mar/1851).
  2. "Bolton United Order of Oddfellows" in Huddersfield Chronicle (02/Apr/1853).