King Hiram Royal Black Preceptory No. 762

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Corporate body

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King Hiram Royal Black Preceptory No. 762

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  • King Hiram RBP No. 762
  • RBP No. 762

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Dates of existence

1909-1994?

History

King Hiram Royal Black Preceptory No. 762 was a Protestant fraternal organization in North Bay, Ontario. The Preceptory was founded on June 30, 1909 and named after the biblical Hebrew King Hiram I. It is unknown when the Preceptory was disbanded, but it was likely around 1994.

The Royal Black Institution, to which the Preceptory belonged, is closely affiliated with the Loyal Orange Institution and only Orangemen are eligible for initiation as members. Like the Orange Order, the Royal Black Institution was founded in Northern Ireland in the late 18th century during a period of Protestant-Catholic sectarian conflict, and has a Masonic-style organizational structure and system of degrees.

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North Bay, Ont.

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As a preceptory of the Royal Black Institution, King Hiram Royal Black Preceptory No. 762 was headed by a Preceptor and Deputy Preceptor. Other officers included a Chaplain, Registrar, Deputy Registrar, Treasurer, Lecturers, Censors, Standard Bearers, Pursuivant, and Committeemen.

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Related entity

Robert Rowe

Identifier of the related entity

NUCCASC-AR0043

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associative

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Description of relationship

Robert Rowe was a member of King Hiram Royal Black Preceptory No. 762.

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NUCCASC-AR0023

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Nipissing University and Canadore College Archives and Special Collections

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Created February 23, 2015 by Peter Houston

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