St Mark's Golden JubileePrint Page
A plaque and fence were erected to commemorate the golden jubilee of the church in 1935.
Work on the construction of the jubilee fence at St. Mark's Church of England, Islington, began on Thursday. The fence, which is a gift of the parishioners in connectlon with the golden jubilee celebrations, is to be of brick, 100 feet long, with II pillars about 5ft. high. It will cover the front portion of the church, and will meet a wooden fence on the southern side.
A memorlal gate will be erected at the western entrance of the church and over the gate two memorial lights will be placed. Mr. Hoskings of Tighe`s Hill, is the contractor. The fence will be dedicated by the Bishop of Newcastle (Rt. Rev. F. de Witt Batty) on May 19.
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW),
4 May 1935.
|Address:||7 Norfolk Street, St Mark`s Anglican Church, Islington, 2296|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.916056|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1885|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1935|
|Monument Manufacturer:||Mr Hoskings (contractor)|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 19th May, 1935|
THIS FENCE WAS ERECTED TO COMMEMORATE THE GOLDEN JUBILEE OF THE CHURCH IN THE PARISH OF ISLINGTON AT ST. MARK`S FESTIVAL,1935.
AND WAS DEDICATED BY THE LORD BISHOP OF NEWCASTLE (RIGHT REV. FRANCIS DE WITT BATTY.) ON SUNDAY MAY 19th.1935.
REVEREND CHARLES E. THOMAS. RECTOR.