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 Memorial to John Campbell (1802-1886), merchant, politician and churchman. 

John Campbell was more famous for his support of the colony's growing Church of England. He gave £10,000 to found the diocese of Riverina, contributed to the endowments of the bishopric of Goulburn and the see of Grafton and Armidale. He also enabled the bishopric of Fiji (Polynesia) to be founded. He was a parishioner of St Philip's, Sydney, to which he gave a peal of bells, and he supported many other parishes in Sydney and elsewhere. He built the chancel of St John's, Canberra, in memory of his father.

Location

Address:170 Bourke Street, St Saviour`s Cathedral, Goulburn, 2580
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.753369
Long: 149.715847
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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