ST. JOHN'S LODGE NEWFOUNDLAND
Location: Placentia, Newfoundland
Chartered By: Oxnard
Charter Date: 11/24/1746 I-9
Precedence Date: 11/24/1746
Current Status: ceased to function sometime before 1832; not on the rolls of the current Provincial Grand Lodge.
From the web site of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Newfoundland and Labrador:
Although our Grand Lodge is relatively new, Freemasonry in Newfoundland & Labrador can be traced back to 1746.
The first Warrant for a Lodge in Newfoundland was granted by Thomas Oxnard, The Provincial Grand Master of Massachusetts,1746 for a lodge believed to be in Placentia Area, a second Lodge appears on the Massachusetts records as "St. John's Newfoundland Lodge".