Charles Edward Keyser Lodge

Lodge Number: 2518
Consecration: 5 July 1894
Meeting Place: Halsey Masonic Hall – Cheshunt
Meeting Dates: 3rd Tuesday June (Installation)
3rd Tuesday February
3rd Tuesday April
3rd Tuesday October
1st Tuesday December


The inception of the Lodge, sponsored by Bushey Hall Lodge No. 2323, was due mainly to three Hertfordshire Masons, whose unselfish aim was to work for the benefit of the younger Founders of the Lodge and not seek personal advancement. They persuaded a very prominent Hertfordshire Mason, Charles Edward Keyser, later Provincial Grand Master of Hertfordshire, to become the Founder Master and for the Lodge to bear his name. A record coincidence was that he was then also in the Chair of Lodge of Antiquity No. 2 and was, therefore, Master of the youngest as well as the most ancient Lodge on the English