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15-November-2014
15-November-2014
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A plaque commemorates John De Boos who was a pioneer of the church, guardian superintendent of the Sunday School and honourary lay reader, and his sister Matilda Cree who was superintendent of the Sunday School.

The Bishop of Wangaratta has paid his first official visit to this district when 60 candidates for confirmation were presented at Caniambo, Violet Town, Strathbogie and Euroa. At Euroa the Bishop unveiled a memorial tablet in St. Paul's Church, to the memory of John De Boos, the founder of the church in this district. 
Ovens and Murray Advertiser (Beechworth, Vic), 13 June 1903

Location

Address:Clifton Street, St Paul`s Anglican Church, Euroa, 3666
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.754928
Long: 145.573665
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:June-1903
Front Inscription

               In Memory Of
               John De Boos
Pioneer Of The Church In Euroa A. D. 1853
For Many Years Guardian Superintendent
Of The Sunday School & Honourary Lay Reader
Died March 9th 1898, Aged 78 Years
                   Also His Sister

                Matilda Cree 
Superintendent Of The Sunday School
            For A Number Of Years,
Died Octr. 31st 1902, Aged 85 Years

 

Source: MA
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