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15-May-2016
15-May-2016

Photographs supplied by Peter Williams

The monument erected over the grave, commemorates John Black for his services to the community of Kiama, as a magistrate, Alderman and Mayor of the Kiama Borough Council, Major of the Southern Battalion Volunteer Rifles, and a member of several local societies.

 

Location

Address:South Kiama Drive , Kendalls Cemetery, west side of road tunnel, Kiama, 2533
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.688264
Long: 150.842511
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 16th August, 1882
Left Side Inscription

PUBLIC MEMORIAL OF
JOHN BLACK

In Recognition Of His
Valuable Services As A 
Magistrate Of The Territory, 
Alderman And Mayor Of The 
Kiama Borough Council, 
Major Of The Southern 
Battalion Volunteer Rifles,
And A Member Of Several
Local Friendly Societies.
He Always Took An Active
And Intelligent Interest
In The Political, Social,
And Moral Advancement
Of The South Coast 
District And The Colony
      Generally.

Right Side Inscription

In Loving Memory 
       of 
JOHN BLACK
Who Departed This Life
August 1st 1881
Aged 50 Years

The Memory Of The Just
Is Blessed - Proverbs X. 7.

 

Source: MA
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