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16-December-2015
16-December-2015

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Bishop`s chair dedicated in memory of John Francis Stretch, Bishop of Newcastle who died in 1919. 

John Francis "Jack" Stretch (1855 – 1919was an Anglican bishop from the last decades of the 19th century until the year of his death.  In 1892, Stretch became Vicar of St Andrew`s Church, Brighton Melbourne having previously served as incumbent of Holy Trinity Church, Maldon and St Mark's Church, Fitzroy. Appointed to be Dean of Ballarat in 1894 and Dean of Newcastle in 1900, in 1906 he was elevated to the episcopy as the Bishop of Newcastle in New South Wales.

Location

Address:Belltree Road, St James Church , Belltrees, 2337
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.991176
Long: 151.127513
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Seat
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion
Link: http://adb.anu.edu.au/

Dedication

Front Inscription
(Plaque)

        IN MEMORY OF 
JOHN FRANCIS STRETCH DD
BISHOP OF NEWCASTLE 
              1919.
 
Source: MA, ADB
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