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13-September-2013
13-September-2013
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A marble tablet commemorates John Pinney Bear, former member of the Legislative Council of Victoria, who died in 1889. 

Location

Address:15 Gisborne Street, St Peters Eastern Hill, East Melbourne, 3002
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.809701
Long: 144.97529
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial

Dedication

Front Inscription

In Memory Of
JOHN PINNEY BEAR
An Old And Honoured Colonist,
For Many Years A Member Of The Legislative Council Of Victoria
One Of The Trustees And A Faithful Supporter Of This Church
From The Year Of Its Dedication 1848
He Was Born Near Kenton, County Of Devon, England, In 1823.
He Died At Tahbilk, Victoria In 1889.
"He Was A Succourer Of Many."

Also of FLORENCE EMILY His Second Daughter,
And Wife Of RICHARD ROBERTS Esq :
Born At Melbourne 11th May 1855
Died At Secunderabad India 19th Novr. 1890

Source: MA
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