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Reverend William Binks : 08-December-2011
Reverend William Binks : 08-December-2011
Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A plaque commemorates Reverend William Binks who was a minister of the church.


Address:148 Lonsdale Street, Wesley Uniting Church, Melbourne, 3000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.810195
Long: 144.968133
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People


Front Inscription

In memory of the Rev. William Lawrence Binks  Wesleyan Minister who died at Brighton, Victoria, May 30th 1890 in the 71st year of his age, and the 47th of his ministry.

He was for some years a missionary in British Guiana, and the West Indies, and for 36 years a minister in Victoria and South Australia.

An able minister, a faithful pastor, a wise administrator, a judicious counsellor, he won the confidence of all who were associated with him in Christian work.

This church was erected in 1857, during the superintendency of the Melbourne First Circuit.

Source: MA
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