Lee Taylor

Assistant Provincial Grand Master



L8589 Barnaby Rudge
L7798 Basildon 
L9623 Belmont
L7975 Canon Stafford Morris 
L8730 Clayhall 
L8133 Counos 
L4699 Dagenham 
L8901 Dedham Vale 
L5169 Grey Friars 
L7046 Haven 
L6627 Henry de Gray 
L6066 Iceni 
L1437 Liberty of Havering 
L9054 Lodge of Borrowed Light 
L9091 Lodge of Charity 
L5916 Lodge of Fraternity 
L1312 Lodge of Saint Mary 
L1024 Lodge of St Peter 
L7121 Martello 
L7561 New Elizabethan 
L 5499 Old Chelmsfordian 
L4709 Old Parkonians
L5456 Old Westclifian 
L4785 Ongar 
L7743 Peverel 
L8416 Shenfield 
L7572 Sigebert 
L2442 St Clements 
L5376 St Katharines
L5168 St Margarets 
L8200 Thomas Paycocke 
L6067 Tuscan 
L9788 Upminster daylight 
L7897 Venturer 
L9790 Wakering and Barling 
L7101 Wansford 
L8284 Warren Wood 
L4559 Wennington 

About Lee

Lee was born in Rochford Hospital, Essex, he lived in South Benfleet with his parents.

Lee attended the Local Comprehensive School, King John.

On leaving school he started an engineering apprenticeship with MK Electric, Progress Road, Eastwood. He stayed with the company for 5 years before applying to be come an Essex Police Officer. He completed his probation period whilst working in Wickford and Billericay, after 8 year’s service joined the Force Support Unit based at Police Headquarters, Chelmsford.

Joining the Unit as a Diver on the Underwater Search Unit (the Diving Unit) and also qualified as an Authorised Firearms Officer (AFO). After a few years, the Diving Unit and Marine Units (Boats) merged, he remained a part of the new team.

Lee moved into CID as a Detective after the Diving Unit was disbanded due to cuts and then progressed to the Training Department training other officers to become Detectives. After 18 Year’s service, he transferred from Essex police to the Metropolitan Police Service into a specialised role as a Family Liaison Advisor, working within the Murder Investigation Command. He progressed through the ranks and finally retired as a Detective Inspector at Tower Hamlets Borough, where he was running the Community Safety Unit (Domestic Violence).

Lee was initiated into freemasonry on 09/12/1994, to the Rochford Hundred Lodge No. 8922. He was exalted into the Royal Arch on 12/12/2001, and is a member of a number of other Masonic Orders, Mark, RAM, KT, Rose Croix.

Lee was the Provincial Grand Director of Ceremonies between 2015 and 2019 and served both the past PGM RW Bro John Webb and the late RW Bro Rodney Bass.

Lee’s portfolio as an APGM is that of Membership and Learning & Development.

Current Challenges: His main focus is to address the steady decline in overall membership for the Province. He is a member of the UGLE - Pathway Working Party and also sits on the UGLE - L&D Solomon Group.

Lee Taylor