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13-October-2017
13-October-2017

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The stained glass window commemorates Thomas Hawkins Smith who was a benefactor of the church for many years. 

Thomas Hawkins Smith (1829 – 1902) was an English-born Australian politician. He emigrated to New South Wales  in 1852, becoming a farmer on the Clarence River. He also owned property on the Richmond River, at Kyogle and in northern Queensland. In 1892 he was appointed to the New South Wales legislative Council by Premier George Dibbs. He served there until his death at Darling Point in 1902.

Location

Address:Duke & Victoria Streets, Christ Church Cathedral, Grafton, 2460
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.693083
Long: 152.934256
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Window
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - State

Dedication

Front Inscription

A M D G

In memory of Thomas Hawkins Smith MLC
for very many years a benefactor of the Church in this Parish

Obiit July 27th 1902

Source: MA
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