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John Ramsden Wollaston
John Ramsden Wollaston
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A stone memorial cross in the church grounds commemorates the life and work of John Ramsden Wollaston, first chaplain of Bunbury from 1842 to 1848. 

The Anglican Church in Western Australia declared the Venerable John Ramsden Wollaston to be a Local Saint and Hero of the Province in 1984.  He was the first Archdeacon of Western Australia from 1849 to 1856.  He is also commemorated in the naming of the former Theological College in Perth (now used more as a conference centre), an Anglican School at Westfield and a nursing home in Albany.  


Address:Flynn Street & Charterhouse Close , St Marks Church, East Bunbury, 6230
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.344553
Long: 115.666445
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People


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This cross commemorates the life and work of John Ramsden Wollaston M.A.

1st chaplain of Port Leschenault (Bunbury)


He built St. Mark`s Church Picton 1842.

Afterwards he was Rector of Albany and Archdeacon of Western Australia.

He died 3rd May 1858 and was buried at Albany.

Source: MA
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