The combined Lodges met once again on 2nd October 1950 with the W.M. of St.Johns Lodge in the chair, W.M. Porta Maris Lodge S.W. and W.M. Union Lodge J.W.. The reason for this is a little obscure. The R.W. Bro Percy Still P.G.W. and W.Bro Atkinson P.G.D., A.G.Master were in attendance on behalf of the Provincial Grand Lodge. It was at this meeting that Bro B I P J Denham our oldest surviving member was initiated and became our organist for many years, retiring in 1994.
At the meeting held on Monday 3rd March 1952 the W.M. read the following resolution. It is with profound Grief that the Brethren of this Lodge mourn the sudden passing of the Most Worshipful Brother, His Late Most Gracious Majesty King George VI. Past Grand Master and desire to record by this Resolution their very deep sorrow at this most melancholy event and their Deepest Sympathy with Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother and other Members of the Royal Family in their tragic loss.
The brethren stood to order in silence for a few minutes.
It was also recorded at this meeting on the sudden passing of our Worshipful Master W.Bro A G Ovenden. The I.P.M., W.Bro D H J Pinder took over as the W.M. for the remaining meetings. The acting W.M. called upon the Chaplain W.Bro J F Chidwick to say a few words on the sudden passing of our most respected Master. The Chaplain dwelt for some time paying tribute to the life and example of our Master. It was most moving and will be long remembered. The Brethren stood in silence for a few minutes in respect of departed merit.
At the meeting held on 7th April 1952 it was proposed by Bro Lawrence and seconded by W.Bro Pinder that the Lodge present the Banner Standard to the Trinity Lodge No.7021.
W.Bro Kirby I.P.M. of the Trinity Lodge thanked the Brethren for their generous gift on behalf of the W.Master.
20th October 1954.
A new carpet was provided for the Temple at a cost of £290.5s.9d; the fund from which this expense was met generously supported by all the Margate Lodges and finally reached a total of £324.5s0d.
It was decided to set aside the balance of £33.19s.3d towards any future requirements that might be necessary. It cannot be said that this expenditure was in any way extravagant, for it replaced a carpet that had been in use since the Temple was built in 1895 and which possibly may not have been a new one then. The carpet was purchased from Munro Cobb Ltd., Northdown Road, Cliftonville and that Bro. Harry Lovegrove transacted the business and who was a Director of this Company also a member of The Union Lodge No.127.
At the Installation meeting of W.Bro J.J.Studt on 7th November 1955, there were 74 members and 51 visitors present making a total of 125.
The Reunion Banquet was held at the Grosvenor Court Hotel Margate at 7.45 p.m. at a cost of 15/-. This was held commemorating the amalgamation of the Margate Lodges during the war years.