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12-August-2016
12-August-2016

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A plaque commemorates Catholic Vicar General Archdeacon Russell.

Archbishop Russell arrived in South Australia in 1858 having been ordained two years previously at the College of the Propagandaiby Cardinal Patrizi, Cardinal-Vicar of Rome. After occupying the post of Vicar General he was made Archdeacon in 1886. Ill health forced him to resign his position in 1889 and he died at his Glenelg home in 1902.

Location

Address:161 West Terrace, West Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, 5000
State:SA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.933615
Long: 138.587822
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

A grateful tribute from the Dominican community, Cabra to the memory of the most devoted and most self-sacrificing of friends,

The Ven Archdeacon Russell, V.C., who, ever solicitous, during a prolonged ministry of forty - four years, for all the interests of religion and education in South Australia, showed a special solicitude for such of those interests as the Cabra Sisters laboured to promote.

R. I. P. 

Source: MA
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