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Black 4: 15-May-2016
Black 4: 15-May-2016

Photographs supplied by Peter Williams

The monument erected over the grave, commemorates John Black for his services to the community of Kiama, as a magistrate, Alderman and Mayor of the Kiama Borough Council, Major of the Southern Battalion Volunteer Rifles, and a member of several local societies.



Address:South Kiama Drive & David Smith Place, Kendall Family Cemetery, west side of road tunnel, Kiama, 2533
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.688264
Long: 150.842511
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Government - Colonial


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 16th August, 1882
Left Side Inscription

Public memorial of John Black

In recognition of his valuable services as a Magistrate of the Territory, Alderman and Mayor of the Kiama Borough Council, Major of the Southern Battalion Volunteer Rifles, and a member of several local Friendly Societies.

He always took an active and intelligent interest in the political, social, and moral advancement of the South Coast District and the Colony generally.

Right Side Inscription

In loving memory of John Black who departed this life

August 1st 1881
Aged 50 years

The memory of the just is blessed - Proverbs X. 7.

Source: MA
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