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19-July-2014
19-July-2014

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster
A plaque commemorates the Reverend Octavius Hammond , the first minister at the church who remained there for 22 years. In June 1856 Octavius Hammond was appointed to succeed Archdeacon Hale as Superintendent of Poonindie Mission Station.  

Location

Address:32 Washington Street, St. Thomas`s Church, Port Lincoln, 5606
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.720722
Long: 135.857353
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

To the memory of the Revd Octavius Hammond, first incumbent of this church.

This tablet was erected by the inhabitants of Port Lincoln, in affectionate remembrance of his great benevolence and unvarying sympathy with all in trouble during a ministry of 22 years.

Died October 3rd, 1878, aged 68 years.

"Blessed are the dead which die in the Lord !
Yea, saith the spirit, that they may rest from their labours;
and their works do follow them."

Source: MA
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