If his father was also a Freemason, it was often customary for sons to join the same Lodge and that might be some distance away from his normal residence, especially if the family had moved around the country.
See also: https://www.genguide.co.uk/source/freemason-records/
See also: https://museumfreemasonry.org.uk/family-history
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