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15-May-2016
15-May-2016

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A monument erected over the grave, commemorates John Black for his services to the community of Kiama, as a magistrate, Alderman and Mayor of the Kiama Borough Council, Major of the Southern Battalion Volunteer Rifles, and a member of several local societies.

 

Location

Address:South Kiama Drive & David Smith Place, Kendall Family Cemetery, west side of road tunnel, Kiama, 2533
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.688264
Long: 150.842511
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 16th August, 1882
Left Side Inscription

Public Memorial Of 
    John Black
In Recognition Of His
Valuable Services As A 
Magistrate Of The Territory,
Alderman And Mayor Of The
Kiama Borough Council,
Major Of The Southern
Battalion Volunteer Rifles,
And A Member Of Several
Local Friendly Societies.
He Always Took An Active
And Intelligent Interest
In The Political, Social,
And Moral Advancement
Of The South Coast
District And The Colony
        Generally.

Right Side Inscription
   In Loving Memory 
              of 
     JOHN BLACK
WHO DEPARTED THIS LIFE
    AUGUST 1st 1881
     AGED 50 YEARS

THE MEMORY OF THE JUST 
IS BLESSED - PROVERBS X.7.
Source: MA
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