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10-April-2019
10-April-2019

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The tree was planted to commemorate the centenary of the Diocese of Bendigo from 1902 to 2002.

The First Assembly of the Diocese was held on the 8th September 1902. 

BENDIGO, Monday. Tonight the first Assembly in connection with the Bendigo Anglican Diocese was opened. The Bishop (Dr Langley) and about 40 clerical and lay representatives were present. The Bishop delivered a lengthy address, in which he spoke hopefully of the future outlook. He made an earnest plea for assistance in securing Scriptural education in State schools, and referring to the stipends of the clergy, he said that those in charge of parishes should receive not less than £250 and a house. Among the notices of motion given, was one to provide a scheme for the better endowment of the diocese, and another to make better provision for the parochial clergy. 
Ballarat Star (Vic.), 9 September 1902.

Location

Address:58 High Street, St George Anglican Church, Trentham, 3458
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.388938
Long: 144.323967
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion
Approx. Event Start Date:1902
Approx. Event End Date:2002

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:
Front Inscription

      This tree
was planted to commemorate
 The Centenary
      of the
Diocese of Bendigo
1902  2002

Source: MA
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