Was Lord Colin Cowdrey a Freemason?

Indeed he was. As well as being a Kent and England cricketer, he was a member of Camden Place Lodge.

The cricketing legend Michael Colin Cowdrey (MCC) was born on 24th December 1932 in Ooty, India and died 4th December 2000 in Littlehampton, W. Sussex.

The Cricketer

  • He was the first English cricketer to be given a peerage
  • His Test career spanned over two decades
  • The first man to play 100 Tests
  • Captained England 27 times
  • Scored almost 43,000 first-class runs

The Freemason

  • Initiated into The Camden Place Lodge No. 3042 on 5th December 1957
  • Passed on 6th February 1958
  • Raised on 6th March 1958

We are continuing our research into Colin Cowdrey’s masonic history and will add to the post as soon as possible – Watch this space!