Famous Freemasons

Monarchs
King George IV (1762 - 1830)
King William IV (1765 - 1837)
King Edward VII (1841 - 1910)
King Edward VIII (1894 - 1972)
King George VI (1895 - 1952)
Statesmen
Edmund Burke (1729 - 1797)
George Canning (1770 - 1827)
Lord Randolph Churchill (1849 - 1895)
Cecil Rhodes (1852 - 1903)
Sir Winston Churchill (1874 - 1965)
Leopold S. Amery (1873 - 1955)

Religion
Geoffrey Fisher, Archbishop of Canterbury (1887 - 1972)
Sir Israel Brodie (1895 - 1979)
Scientists
Sir Joseph Banks (1744 - 1820)
Dr Edward Jenner (1749 - 1823)
Sir Alexander Fleming (1881 - 1955)
Sir Bernard Spilsbury (1877 - 1947)

Explorers
Sir Richard Burton (1821 - 1890)
Capt Robert Falcon Scott, RN (1868 - 1912)
Sir Ernest Shackleton (1874 - 1922)
Charity
Dr T. J. Barnardo (1845 - 1905)
1st Viscount Leverhulme Sir William "Billy" Butlin (1899 - 1980)
Actors
William Abbott (1789 – 1843)
David Garrick (1717 - 1779)
Sir Henry Irving (1838 - 1905)
Edmund Kean (1787 - 1833)
Peter Sellers (1925 - 1980)
Sir Donald Wolfitt (1902 - 1968)
Writers
Alexander Pope (1688 - 1744)
Edward Gibbon (1734 - 1794)
Richard Brinsley Sheridan (1751 - 1816)
Robert Burns (1759 - 1796)
Sir Walter Scott (1771 - 1832)
Anthony Trollope (1815 - 1882)
Sir William S. Gilbert (1836 - 1911)
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1859 - 1930)
Rudyard Kipling (1865 - 1936)

Artists
Sir James Thornhill (1676 - 1734)
William Hogarth (1697 - 1764)
John Zoffany (1733 - 1810)
Sir John Soane (1753 - 1837)
Music
Thomas Arne (1710 - 1778) (Rule Britannia)
Samuel Wesley (1766 - 1837)
Sir Henry Bishop (1786 - 1855) (Home Sweet Home)
Sir Arthur Sullivan (1842 - 1900)

Entertainers
Jim Davidson
Cyril Fletcher (1913 - 2005)
Geraldo
Nat Jackley
Sir Harry Lauder (1870 - 1950)
Alfred Marks
David Nixon (1919 - 1978)
Edmundo Ross
Cyril Stapleton
Tommy Trinder (1909 - 1989)
Jimmy Wheeler
Roger de Courcey
Sportsmen
Harold Abrahams (1899 - 1978)
Jackie Milburn (1924 - 1988)
Sir Donald Campbell (1921 - 1967)
Malcolm Campbell (1885 - 1948)
Sir Leonard Hutton (1916 - 1990)
Jock Stein (1922 - 1985)
Sir Alec Rose (1908 - 1991)
Sir Clive Lloyd (1944 - )
Jim Peters
Sir Arthur Gold
Trevor Simpson
Len Shackleton
Joe Wade
Leslie Compton
Herbert Sutcliffe
Bill Bowes
Sir Thomas Lipton (1850 - 1931)
William 'Jack' Dempsey (1895 - 1983)
Tony Allcock
Peter Ebdon
Mark Wildman

Army
General Sir John Moore (1761 - 1809)
Field Marshal 1st Duke of Wellington (1769 - 1852)
Field Marshal Earl Roberts of Kandahar (1832 - 1914)
Field Marshal Earl Kitchener of Khartoum (1850 - 1916)
Field Marshal Sir John French, Earl of Ypres (1852 - 1925)
Field Marshal Earl Haig (1861 - 1928)
General Sir Francis Wingate (1861 -1953)
Field Marshal Garnett, 1st Viscount Wolseley (1883 - 1913)
Field Marshal Sir Claude Auchinleck (1884 - 1981)
Field Marshal Earl Alexander of Tunis (1891 - 1969)
Navy
Admiral Sir Sidney Smith (1764 - 1840)
Admiral Lord Charles Beresford (1841 - 1919)
Admiral Earl Jellicoe (1859 - 1935)
Royal Air Force
Marshal of the RAF Lord Newall (1886 - 1963)
 
... please remember that for every world famous Freemason there are countless "everyday" gentlemen who choose to join The Craft - and every brother is an equal.

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