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01-April-2016
01-April-2016

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A pulpit commemorates church benefactors,  Sir Luke Samuel Leake and Thomas Henry Champneys. The pulpit is sculpted in Caen stone from northern France. 

Sir Luke Samuel Leake (1828–1886), M.L.C., was a Speaker of the Western Australian Legislative Council. He moved to Western Australia in 1833 (then known as the Swan River Colony), where he became a member of the Legislative Council, and was the first Speaker of that body, holding the position from 26 June 1872 until his death. He was knighted by patent in 1876 and died in 1886.

Location

Address:Cathedral Avenue, St George`s Cathedral, Perth, 6000
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.955556
Long: 115.860833
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Religious Object
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Humanitarian

Dedication

Front Inscription

To the glory of God

In affectionate remembrance of Luke Samuel Leake and of Thomas Henry Walpole Champneys

Source: MA,AH
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