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Samuel Johnstone Plaque : March 2014
Samuel Johnstone Plaque : March 2014
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A plaque commemorates Samuel Martin Johnstone, the former Archdeacon of Sydney.

The Anglican Archdeacon of Sydney, the Venerable Samuel Martin Johnstone, died yesterday at Myrtleford, near Buffalo(Vic). The Archdeacon, who was also Registrar of the Diocese of Sydney, had gone recently to Victoria to recuperate from an illness. He was bom in Ireland in 1879 and was ordained Deacon in 1902. For 25 years he was Rector at St. John's Church, Parramatta.

Recently he was chairman of the Diocesan Schools Committee, and was instrumental in the recent establishment of eight new church schools. He was also chairman of the Sydney Church of England Girls' Grammar School, and senior member of the King's School Council.
The Sydney Morning Herald ,16th May 1949.

 

Location

Address:George & Bathurst Streets, St Andrews Cathedral, Sydney, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.874006
Long: 151.206581
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Religion

Dedication

Front Inscription

In Affectionate Memory Of
SAMUEL MARTIN JOHNSTONE
M.A., F.R.H.S., F.R.A.S., F.S.A.  
       1879—1949
Registrar of the Diocese
Archdeacon of Sydney
Former Rector Parramatta
Chaplain of the Venerable Order Of
Saint John of Jerusalem
A True Friend  A Wise Counsellor
   An Inspiring Teacher

Source: MA
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