On the 17th of November 2021, precisely one year after the original planned date at United Lodge No. 697 in Colchester, Andrew Colsell, the Lodge Secretary, initiated his 19-year-old son, Thomas Colsell, with Grandfather David King, also a member of United Lodge, present
The Meeting was attended by as many guests as Lodge members, including an official visit by Jeffery Conway, the Provincial Junior Grand Warden accompanied by his Provincial Grand Steward, David Thorp.
Being very well attended with close to 50 Brethren in the temple and at the festive board, it was a very merry occasion with visitors from many local Lodges, including Colcestria No. 7123, Ostrea No. 8209, Pyefleet No. 8913, Comrades No. 2976 and Grey Friars No. 5169. Consequently, a bumper raffle and Alms collection was had.