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Coffey Monument : 30-August-2014
Coffey Monument : 30-August-2014
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Memorial tablet erected in memory of the Very Reverend Dean Coffey, O.S.F. Priest and Dean of the Church who died in 1857.

An elegant mural monument has just been placed in St. Patrick's Church, Parramatta, in memory of the late Dean Coffey. It is the workmanship of Mr. T. A. Sealy, of this town, and does him great credit. The material is Italian marble. Near the top are two figure of angels, one holding the Bread of Life, and the other the Cup of Salvation.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 20 September 1859.

Location

Address:1 Marist Place , St Patrick`s Cathedral, Parramatta, 2150
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.808624
Long: 151.003635
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion
Monument Designer:T.A.Sealy (Parramatta)

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:September-1859
Front Inscription

Gloria in Excelsis.
Sacrum + memoria
Admodum reverendi
NICHOLAS JOSEPH COFFEY
O. S. F. Sacerdotis et Decari
hujusce Ecclesia
Qui obiit die 13th Novembris, A.D. 1857,
Etatis Sum 56.
Requiescat in pace.
SACRED to the MEMORY
of the very reverend
NICHOLAS JOSEPH COFFEY
O. S. F. Priest & Dean of this Church,
Who Died November 13th, A.D. 1857,
In the 56th Years of His Age.

THIS MONUMENT
Is erected to the memory of the Very Rev. Dean
Coffey by His numerous and sincere friends.
MAY HE REST IN PEACE
T.A.Sealy                  Fecit.
 

 

Source: MA
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