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Mary Harding Memorial Tablet : November 2013
Mary Harding Memorial Tablet : November 2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

Memorial tablet erected in memory of Mary Louisa Harding, wife of Silas Harding who was the first member of the Wesleyan Church in Geelong.

Location

Address:100 Yarra Street, Wesley Uniting Church, Geelong, 3220
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.150842
Long: 144.361643
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion

Dedication

Front Inscription

SACRED
to the Memory of
MARY LOUISA
the beloved Wife of
SILAS HARDING
of this Town.
born in Stonehouse Gloucestershire,
England, 6th Nov, 1824. Died in Geelong
Jan 25th 1882.  Deeply regretted by all who
knew her:- especially the Poor
SHE WAS THE FIRST MEMBER OF THE WESLEYAN CHURCH IN GEELONG, HER NAME APPEARING AT THE HEAD OF THE LIST OF THE THREE MEMBERS OF THE CLASS. (Established June 14th. 1842) HER DEVOTION TO THE CLASS MEETING WAS MOST EXEMPLARY, FOR MANY YEARS SHE WAS A FAITHFUL AND SUCCESSFUL TEACHER IN THE SABBATH SCHOOL CONNECTED WITH THIS CHURCH, AND REJOICED TO WITNESS ITS RISE AND PROGRESS.

AMONG HER FAVOURITE HYMMS, WERE 
“Nearer my God to Thee” & “For ever with the Lord
HER LAST WORDS WERE, “ God, Gracious, Merciful”
SHE WAS A LOVING WIFE, A FAITHFUL FRIEND A
CONSISTENT CHRISTIAN, AND “She being dead, yet speaketh.”

 

Source: MA
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