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Justice Norman Jenkin Plaque : March 2014
Justice Norman Jenkin Plaque : March 2014
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The plaque commemorates Mr. Justice Norman Jenkyn who was a Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales, and  Chancellor of the Diocese. His ashes and that of his wife are interred behind the plaque. 

Mr Justice Norman Jenkyn, chancellor of the Diocese of Sydney and president of the appellate tribunal of the Church of England in Australia, died in Sydney at the weekend. A funeral service will be held in St Andrew's Cathedral on Friday. Mr Justice Jenkyn, born on October 5, 1905, was educated at Fort Street High School and the University of Sydney. His service to law, church and community was long and distinguished. In 1965 he was appointed a Justice of the Supreme Court and served in that position until his retirement in 1975.
The Canberra Times, 19th February 1980.

 

Location

Address:George & Bathurst Streets, St Andrew`s Cathedral, Sydney, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.874006
Long: 151.206581
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Legal

Dedication

Front Inscription

In loving memory of the Hon. Mr Justice Norman Jenkyn, Q.C., LL.B  
1905 - 1980

Judge of the Supreme Court of New South Wales
1965 - 1975

Advocate of the Diocese of Sydney
1949 - 1967

Chancellor of the Diocese
1973 - 1980

President of the Appellate Tribunal of the Church of England in Australia  
1977 - 1980 

Whose ashes are interred behind this plaque.

`Blessed are they that have not seen and yet have been believed`  John 20:29 

The ashes of his wife, Edeline Jenkyn, M.B.E., O.St.J. were interred here in 1984

Source: MA
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