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04-December-2015
04-December-2015
Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

A plaque commemorates Frederick and Mary Layton.

Frederick Layton with other local preachers pioneered Methodism in the West Tamar District, and he conducted the first Methodist service in Beaconsfield in 1877.  His wife, Mary, also served the church.

 

Location

Address:West Tamar Highway, Beaconsfield Uniting Church, Beaconsfield, 7270
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.200681
Long: 146.816334
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

This tablet is erected to the glory of God and in memory of Frederick Robert Layton who togerther with other local preachers, pioneered West Tamar Methodism.  He conducted the first Methodist service in Beaconsfield, about opposite this church in the year 1877.  

And in memory of Mary Davies Layton his devoted wife, who also loyally served the church.

Their works do follow them.

Source: MA
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