Wisbech Mayor first in the world to receive certificate from Royal Society of St George

PUBLISHED: 14:09 05 August 2015 | UPDATED: 10:04 07 August 2015

Peter Dennis, Judy Hodgson Lady Mayoress, Cllr David Hodgson Mayor, Brian Kierman Vice Chairman and Mary Kierman branch member.

Peter Dennis, Judy Hodgson Lady Mayoress, Cllr David Hodgson Mayor, Brian Kierman Vice Chairman and Mary Kierman branch member.

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Wisbech Mayor Councillor David Hodgson is the first person in the world to be made issued with a certificate from the Royal Society of George after being made an honorary member.

The society, founded in 1884, celebrates a love of England and Englishness. Its patron is The Queen.

Cllr Hodgson said: “It is a great honour and pleasure to be given honorary membership.”

Peter Dennis, spokesman for the Royal Society of St George, said: “The Mayor of Wisbech was presented with a certificate from the headquarters of the society - this certificate was the first issued in the world.

“He has been made an honorary member of Fenland branch during his year of office.”

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