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A plaque and baptismal font bowl commemorate Anna Maria Macarthur, who was the wife of the first Police Magistrate of Ipswich.


Address:124 Brisbane Street, St Paul`s Anglican Church, Ipswich, 4305
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -27.614238
Long: 152.757925
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 25th February, 1966
Front Inscription

To The Greater Glory Of God
And In Memory Of Anna Maria Macarthur.
The Baptismal Font Bowl And This Plaque
Were Presented By The Queensland
Women`s Historical Association.
Born At Norfolk Island On The 22nd April, 1793
She Was The Eldest Daughter Of Captain
Philip Gidley King, R. N., The Third Governor
Of New South Wales.  On The 13th February, 1812
She Married Hannibal Hawkins Macarthur
Of Historic Vineyard At Parramatta, Who
Was Appointed The First Police Magistrate
Of Ipswich On The 1st. January, 1852. Anna Maria
Macarthur Died At Woodend, Ipswich, On The
1st. September Of That Year, And Her Husband
At Norwood, Surrey, England On The
         26th October, 1861.

This Plaque Was Unveiled By His Excellency
Colonel Sir Henry Abel Smith, K.C.M.G., K.C.V.O., D.S.O.
The Seventeenth Governor of Queensland,
On Friday The 25th, February, 1966.

Source: MA
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