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19-July-2014
19-July-2014

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster

A stained glass window "Suffer The Little Children " commemorates Archdeacon Brown and his wife, Francis.  This window was altered in 1965 to include the three heraldic crests.

In 1862 Brown was appointed archdeacon in succession to John Wollaston and in 1864 became incumbent of the Perth Cathedral. Though he was never dean, his family lived in the deanery at Perth until April 1874 when Brown became colonial chaplain at the Upper and Middle Swan. There he remained in charge of the parish, the boys' branch of the Perth Orphanage founded in 1868 and the Native and Half-caste Mission until 1895. Brown died of rheumatic fever on 9 October 1895.

Location

Address:65 Yule Avenue, St Mary`s Church, Middle Swan, 6056
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.860801
Long: 116.006222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

Suffer the little children to come unto me

To the glory of God

In memory of James Brown Rector of Swan Canon for thirty years and Archdeacon of Perth and also in memory of Francis Tree Brown his wife

Source: MA,AHPI,ADB
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