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05-January-2015
05-January-2015
Photographs supplied by Russell Byers / John Huth
The plaque commemorates the restoration of the stonework of the church in 1953.

The Governor, Sir John Northcott, last Saturday unveiled a commemorative tablet at Sydney's oldest church, the historic St. James, King Street, to mark the restoration work being carried out there. The function was attended by a large number of Sydney citizens, representative of all walks of life. The Rector, Canon E. J Davidson, said after the unveiling that at least £15,000 was needed to complete the restoration.
Construction (Sydney),  29 July 1953.

Location

Address:173 King Street, St James Anglican Church, Sydney, 2000
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.869486
Long: 151.211172
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Culture
Sub-Theme:Religion

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 23rd July, 1953
Front Inscription

This tablet commemorates the restoration of the stonework of this church and was unveiled on St. James` Day July 25 1953 by His Excellency Lieut-General Sir John Northcott K.C.M.G., C.B., M.V.O., Governor of New South Wales

And dedicated by His Grace the Most Reverend H. W. K. Mowll D.D. Archbishop of Sydney and Primate of Australia

Source: MA
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