Lodge Canongate Kilwinning No 2

Alexander Fergusson of Craigdarroch, Master of Lodge Canongate Kilwinning 1784-1787
The Hon Francis Charteris (Lord Elcho) Grand Master Mason
Robert Burns
Alexander Fergusson of Craigdarroch, Master of Lodge Canongate Kilwinning 1784-1787
The Hon Francis Charteris (Lord Elcho) Grand Master Mason
James Sandilands, 11th Lord Torphichen
Archibald Montgomerie, 11th Earl of Eglinton
James Cunningham, 14th Earl of Glencairn
David Stewart Erskine, Earl of Buchan - 34th Grand Master Mason
David Erskine 11th Earl of Buchan
Sir William Forbes of Pitsligo, Bart
Charles More of The Royal Bank of Scotland
Patrick Millar of Dalswinston
James Dalrymple of Orangefield
Sir John Whitefoord of Ballochmyle
John Mercer, Secretary of Lodge Canongate Kilwinning
William Mason, Grand Secretary
Robert Meikle (Absent)
The Hon Henry Erskine, Dean of Faculty
James Burnet, Advocate (Lord Monboddo)
George Spankie, Treasurer
Fletcher Norton, Baron Norton of the Exchequer
Henry Mackenzie, Author of the Man of Feeling
The Hon William Gordon (Lord Kenmure)
Alexander Cunningham, Jeweller
William Dunbar, Senior Warden
Kenneth Love, Tailor and Clothier of the Lodge
William Nicol of The High School
William Cruikshank of The High School
Louis Cauvin, French Teacher
Signor Stabilini
James Tytler, Author
Thomas Neil, Precentor of Old Tollboth Church
John Dhu, Grand Tyler
Alexander Campbell, Organist
John Campbell, Teacher of Music
Samuel Clark, Organist of Cowgate Chapel
J G C Schetky, Musician
Allan Masterson, Composer of Music
Geordie Cranstoun, Vocalist
William Creech, Publisher
Peter Williamson
William Smellie, Publisher
Professor Dugald Stewart
Peter Hill, Bookseller
James Johnson, Music-seller
Alexander Nasmyth, Limner
James Boswell of Auchinleck, Biographer of Johnson
Francis, 7th Lord Napier
James Gregory, MD
Alexander Wood, Surgeon
David Ramsay, Journalist
John Gray, W.S., City Clerk
Robert Ainslie, Writer to the Signet
William Woods, Tragedian
Captain Francis Bartlett, of Milton House
A Visiting Brother
John Millar, Advocate, The Historian
The Tyler
Henry Sedgefield, Royal Navy
Figure representing Secrecy
Figure representing The Light of Freemasonry
Portrait of William St. Clair of Roslin, First Grand Master of The Grand Lodge of Scotland and Member of Lodge Canongate Kilwinning No 2.
Sir James Hunter Blair, Grand Secretary
Captain Francis Grose, F.A.S, of London and Perth
The Snetzler Organ 1755

"The Inauguration Of Robert Burns as Poet Laureate of Lodge Canongate Kilwinning No 2 1st March 1787"
Painted by Stewart Watson
Reproduced with the permission of the Grand Lodge of Scotland
Place the Pointer over the figures in the Painting to found out who they are and click to find their association with Robert Burns