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St John`s Memorial Hall commemorates the service of those who worked for the Mudgee Church of England. The foundation stone for the hall was laid on the 22nd April 1928.
MUDGEE, Monday. Bishop Long, bishop-elect of Newcastle, performed the ceremony of laying the foundation stone of a new memorial hall and Sunday school building yesterday afternoon. A very large gathering assembled, and upwards of £220 was placed on the stone. At evensong Bishop Long gave his farewell address in St John's Church. The congregation crowded the church to the doors. Canon Parr, rector, assisted. Bishop Long left Bathurst diocese this morning for Newcastle.
Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 24 April 1928.
VISIT TO MUDGEE. MEMORIAL HALL DEDICATION;
Bishop Crotty, the Anglican Bishop of Bathurst in Succession to Bishop Long, will make his first visit to Mudgee on Tuesday next, July 31, for the purpose of performing the opening dedication of the new memorial hall which has been erected for Sunday School purposes and as a centre of social world and sacrifice in connection with those of the Mudgee Church of England.
Thursday 26 July 1928
|Address:||Church & Short Streets , St John the Baptist Anglican Church, Mudgee, 2850|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -32.589966|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 31st July, 1928|
ST JOHN`S MEMORIAL HALL
This Stone Was Laid By
Bishop C. M. Long
C.B.E. D.D. L.L.D.
22nd April 1928
Canon J. Parr, Rector.