Sir Luke Samuel Leake & Thomas Henry ChampneysPrint Page
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.
|Address:||Cathedral Avenue, St George`s Cathedral, Perth, 6000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -31.955556|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Type:||Religious Object|
To the glory of God
In affectionate remembrance of Luke Samuel Leake and of Thomas Henry Walpole Champneys