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Bronze tablet with bas-relief portrait commemorates local newspaper editor, Frederick A. Blackham, the proprietor of the Southern Cross.


Address:Wilson & Carpenter Streets, Town Hall, Brighton, 3186
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.910979
Long: 144.999165
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Approx. Event Start Date:1864
Approx. Event End Date:1967


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 26th June, 1967
Front Inscription

A tribute by the City of Brighton to Frederick Albert Blackham 1874-1967, copy boy, printer, journalist, editor and proprietor of the Brighton Southern Cross, died at the age of 93 years, loving the City he helped to build by faithful and objective reporting of Brighton history as it happened for more than half a century.
Unveiled on 26th June 1967
by His Worship the Mayor
Cr A.F. Bottomley JP.

Source: VMR,RHSV
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