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15-March-2018
15-March-2018

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The monument erected over the grave, commemorates Alderman Evan Jones who died in 1917. Evan Jones was Alderman of the City of Sydney from 1882 to 1888 and 1900 to 1917. 

Alderman Jones was a watchmaker and jeweller and was responsible for the making of the Lord Mayor of Sydney`s Sudan Campaign medals.

A handsome granite monument, subscribed to by city aldermen and the Master Jewellers' Association, has been erected over the grave of the late Alderman Evan Jones in the Waverley Cemetery.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 3 March 1919. 

 

Location

Address:St Thomas & Trafalgar Streets, Waverley Cemetery, Bronte, 2024
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.907222
Long: 151.264167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1919
Front Inscription

In Loving Memory
       of
EVAN JONES
Alderman of the City of
   Sydney
Died 10th May 1917
Aged 71 years
  At Rest

      Also
In Loving Memory of 
ROSE JONES
Widow of the above
Died 20th Dec.1923
Aged 76 Years.


Erected By A Few Of His Personal Friends

 

Source: MA
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