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The cottages commemorate Dr Kathleen Taylor (1914 - 1967), a doctor, missionary and evangelist who was killed in a car accident in 1967.

Dr. Kathleen Taylor M.B.B.S. was born on 27 October 1914, in Sorrell, Tasmania, and died on the 16 October 1967 in Rosedale.  She was the daughter of Bishop and Mrs D. B. Blackwood (Bishop of Gippsland 1940 – 1954).

She was educated at Collegiate School, Hobart and at Melbourne University.  She served with C.M.S. in Persia from 1940 to 1952,  and married the Revenend Rev Philip Taylor, in Sale in 1947.  They both worked in Sukkur, West Pakistan, until 1963, then came to Rosedale Parish with their children Ruth Margaret and Stephen Blackwood.



Address:42 Albert Street, Dr Kathleen Taylor Memorial Homes, Rosedale, 3847
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.152218
Long: 146.783482
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:People
Actual Event Start Date:16-October-1967
Actual Event End Date:16-October-1967


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 28th November, 1991
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Plaque :

These cottages have been built in grateful memory of Dr Kathleen Taylor

1915  - 1967

Doctor, missionary, evangelist

28th November, 1971.

Source: MA
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