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28-September-2015
28-September-2015

A plaque erected by parishioners commemorates the Reverend Pierce Galliard Smith who was minister of St John's for fifty one years. 

Pierce Galliard Smith (1826 - 1908) was the rector at St John the Baptist Church, Reid in Canberra, Australia. He was well known for planting trees all over his 2330 square kilometre parish.

Location

Address:45 Constitution Avenue, St John`s Anglican Church, Reid, 2612
State:ACT
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.28715
Long: 149.139987
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion
Link:http://adbonline.anu.edu.au/adbonli…

Dedication

Front Inscription

In Memory Of  THE REVEREND PIERCE GALLIARD SMITH, M.A of Durham, England, 
Born at Lochvale, Dumfries, N.B,  Died at Queanbeyan 18th November 1908, Aged 82 Years,

Erected by his Parishioners in loving appreciation Of his uniting zeal in His Master's service During his fifty-one years       Devoted Ministry in this Parish 

 

 

 

 

 

Source: MA, ADB
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