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10-January-2014
10-January-2014
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A  plaque commemorates William Walker Fox, headmaster of Horton College for 26 years.

The unveiling of the tablet in memory of William Walker Fox, B.A, for 26 years headmaster of Horton College, Ross, took place, at the Ross Methodist Church on Saturday afternoon. The old college seats were filled with old boys, and a good sprinkling of townspeople and visitors. The Rev. C. W. Turner, M.A., presided. Hon. F. P. Hart, M.L.C, himself an old scholar, unveiled the tablet, and gave a suitable address Mr. B. B. Grubb, the veteran, who left 60 years ago, as among those present. Nearly 100 old boys subscribed to the memorial.
The Mercury (Hobart), 5th November 1929.

Location

Address:Church Street, Uniting Church, Ross, 7209
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.032296
Long: 147.491368
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Education

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected by Old Horton college Boys

In memory of a true friend

Willaim Walker Fox B.A.

For 26years Head Master of Horton College, Ross.

Born Nov. 25th 1837.  Died April 4th 1925.

Source: MA
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