The Province of Derbyshire has 30 Royal Arch Chapters and is ruled by the Most Excellent Grand Superintendent,
Excellent Companion Charles Andrew Gregory Cunnington, and his Executive Team.

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The Most Excellent Grand Superintendent
EComp Charles Andrew Gregory Cunnington



The Deputy Grand Superintendent
EComp Graham S Boyd, PGSwdB



Stuart Riley
The Third Provincial Grand Principal EComp Stuart Riley, PGStB
The Second Provincial Grand Principal ECompEdward Foulds, PGStB





The Provincial Grand Scribe E
EComp Roger H Till, PGStB
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Programme of Ceremonial  Visits and events

The purpose of these special occasions is to help to make the  Acting Officers’ year in office more enjoyable and worthwhile and, at the same time, to encourage the Chapters we visit by giving them a ‘special evening’. We hope this will help strengthen overall membership.

The Chapters we visit are asked to make a special effort to encourage their infrequently-attending members to attend – which might also prove to be beneficial.

All Companions from all Chapters are welcome to attend these Chapter meetings listed. You might wish to invite members of your own Chapter to accompany us.

The following Ceremonial Visits are planned for 2023-24.

  5 September – Bi-Centenary of  Chapter of Justice, Derby 6pm
30 September – Annual Dinner at Morley Hayes 6.30 for 7pm
21 October – Constitution and Consecration of Derbyshire Motorcycle Chapter 9950, 11am at Long Eaton
16  November – Graham Sisson’s 50th at Phoenix Chapter of St. Ann
20 June – Annual Convocation 4pm at Derby

A member of the Executive will visit  Installation meetings with an Officer in Attendance, and visit all exaltations without an OIA. Feel free to support any of these meetings. 


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1 1793-1800 Sir Thomas Boothby Parkyns, MP (Lord Rancliffe from October 1795)

2 1876-1908 The Marquis of Hartington, MP (8th Duke of Devonshire from 1891)
Spencer Compton Cavendish

3 1912-1938 9th Duke of Devonshire, KG    Victor Christian Cavendish

4 1938-1959 Brig. Gen. E.C.W.D.V.Walthall, C.M.G., D.S.O., D.L.

5 1959-1968 Captain Basil Arthur Mallender

6 1968-1978 Captain John Spencer, D.S.O., M.B.E., M.M., D.L.

7 1978-1985 Basil Arthur Ramsay Mallender

8 1985-1995 Stanley Lester Speight

9 1995-2002 Dr. David Ronald Dodsley

10 2002-2014 Thomas Edgar Briggs

11 2014- Charles Andrew Gregory Cunnington