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Monument commemorates Francis Charles Viret. A portion of his headstone was found by the Hunters Hill Historical Society and restored with a plaque to his memory in 1976 and the street was named after him.

Viret was a signatory to a successful petition in 1860 to Governor Denison to declare the village of Hunters Hill a municipality. He died in 1878 at the age of 78 and was interred at St Anne's Churchyard Ryde. The site of his grave was lost during the widening of Victoria Road in 1960 . A portion of his headstone was found by the Hunters Hill Historical Society and restored and a plaque erected in 1976 to his memory and the street was named after him.

Location

Address:Viret Street, Viret Street Reserve, Hunters Hill, 2110
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.834144
Long: 151.161059
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1976
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