Each month Ashlar Lodge No. 3 features a Deceased Brother as a way of highlighting Our History and the contributions Freemasons have made to the Nanaimo area.
Our featured Deceased Brother for March 2017 is Samuel Drake (1838-1912) who was a jailer and sheriff between 1878 and 1910.
Samuel Drake was Worshipful Master of Ashlar Lodge No. 3 in 1877, 1878 and 1884. he is buried with his wife Rhoda (nee Malpass) in Bowen Road Cemetery.
See our webpage about Samuel Drake.