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19-November-2017
19-November-2017

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A plaque commemorates the centenary year of the burial of John Foord  II (1819 - 1883).   He was the pioneer of the Wahgunyah Run and the township developed on his property

Location

Address:Kilborn Road, John Foord Cemetery, Wahgunyah, 3687
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.022084
Long: 146.392155
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Approx. Event Start Date:1845
Approx. Event End Date:1845

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 30th January, 1983
Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1983
Front Inscription

In God`s care

John Foord II
1819 - 1883

Founder of Wahgunyah

Commemorating the centenary year of his burial here

Plaque unveiled by great-grandson His Honor Judge John Murray Foord, Q.C. Judge of the District Court of N.S.W.

30 - 1 - 1983

Source: MA,VMR
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