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The plaque commemorates the visit of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Geoffrey Francis Fisher who preached in the church in November, 1950.

The Archbishop of Canterbury (Dr. Fisher) will conduct a short service at St. Andrew's Church of England, Lismore, from 2 p.m. to 2.30 p.m. today. This is the first occasion on which an Archbishop of Canterbury has visited Australia. Parishioners from St James Church, Kyogle, holding tickets for admission to the service are requested to be in their seats 1.40 p.m.
Kyogle Examiner (NSW), 7 November 1950.



Address:10 Zadoc Street, St Andrew`s Anglican Church, Lismore, 2480
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.805409
Long: 153.279884
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Actual Event Start Date:07-November-1950
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Actual Event End Date:07-November-1950


Front Inscription

To the glory of God

This tablet is erected to commemorate the visit of the Most Reverend and Right Honourable Geoffrey Francis Fisher, M.A., D.D. 

Lord Archbishop of Canterbury  
Primate of all England

Who preached in this Church on the afternoon of Tuesday, 7th November, 1950

Christopher E. Storrs    Eric H. Parsons 
 Bishop                          Rector


Source: MA
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