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Memorial fountain erected to the memory of Reverend Robert Hartley who preached in the area from 1864 until his death in 1892.

In October 1864 the Reverend Robert Hartley became the Primitive Methodist minister at Rockhampton, where he remained until his death in 1892. He spread the word to surrounding gold-fields on horseback and established preaching places in nearby towns. He was active in non-denominational societies like the YMCA, the Temperance Society and the Benevolent Society.

Location

Address:Denham Street, Rockhampton, 4700
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -23.378425
Long: 150.513171
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion
Approx. Event Start Date:1864
Approx. Event End Date:1892

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1892
Front Inscription

                           AD
                     MDCCXCII
THIS MEMORIAL OF THE REVD ROBERT HARTLEY
FOR 28 YEARS A MINISTER OF THE PRIMITIVE
METHODIST CHURCH ROCKHAMPTON IS ERECTED
IN TOKEN OF THE HIGH ESTEEM IN WHICH
HE WAS HELD BY HIS FELLOW CITIZENS AS
A MAN OF NOBLE CHARACTER, GODLY LIFE
AND UNTIRING BENEVOLENCE.

Back Inscription
(Plaque)

THIS MEMORIAL OF THE REVEREND ROBERT
HARTLEY FOR 28 YEARS 1864 to 1892 A
MINISTER OF THE PRIMITIVE METHODIST CHURCH
ROCKHAMPTON IS ERECTED BY HIS FELLOW
CITIZENS IN TOKEN OTH THE ESTEEM IN WHICH
HE WAS HELD
AS A MAN OF NOBLE CHARCTER GODLY LIFE 
INTEGRITY AND BENEVOLENCE
Source: NRUM
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