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Reverend McNair Memorial Tablet : November 2013
Reverend McNair Memorial Tablet : November 2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

Marble tablet erected in memory of the Reverend John Virtue McNair who was minister of the former St Giles Presbyterian Church, also known as the West End or High Church, for 26 years.

Word has been received that the Rev. J. V. McNair, minister of High Presbyterian Church, Geelong, who has been seriously ill for twelve months, has intimated his intention of resigning his charge at an early date. Mr. McNair has been minister of High Church for about a quarter of a century.
Argus (Melbourne), 29 May 1915. 


Geelong. A tablet erected in High Church in memory of the late Rev. J.V. McNair, for 26 years minister of the church, was unveiled on Thursday evening by Professor Skene in the presence of a large congregation. 
Age (Melbourne), 7 April 1916.

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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 6th April, 1916
Front Inscription

In Memoriam
Rev JOHN VIRTUE McNAIR
Born 10th February 1853
Died 18th July 1915.
For Twenty six Years
a faithful Minister of this Church
" I know whom I have believed.”

 

Source: MA
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