Arthur Calver was Initiated into the Doric Lodge No.933 on the 14th March 1876 - described as a schoolmaster, aged 33 years, residing
at 9 Antell Road, Bow.
He was Installed as Master on February 8th 1887.
Invested as Secretary on February 11th 1890, in which office he continued for 36 years until 1926.
In addition to his services to the Doric Lodge, he became Preceptor of the Victoria Park Lodge of Instruction, there to preside for 40
years. He was  also Preceptor of the Woodgrange Lodge of Instruction from its inception, remaining in that office for 35 years. In
recognition of his valuable services, both Lodges made him an Honorary Member.
Grand Lodge recognized his services to Freemasonry by conferring on him the Honour of AGPurs. in 1916.
Bro. Calver was Exalted into the Doric Chapter No.933 on September 15th 1885; was M.E.Z. in 1892; became Scribe E. immediately on
leaving the 1st  Principal's Chair, there also to serve until 1926.
Supreme Grand Chapter similarly honoured his services to the Royal Arch with the rank of PAGDC. in 1916.
He attended Emmanuel Church, Forest Gate, on the morning of Sunday 15th September, 1929, where he read the lesson.
Returning home, apparently in  good health, he had lunch and was having his usual afternoon rest, when he died in his sleep within a week
of his 87th birthday.
At his interment at City of London Cemetery, the Doric, Woodgrange, Victoria Park, Byfield and Forest Gate Lodges were represented
and sprigs of Acacia  were dropped into the grave by the brethren.
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