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Medal - Flemington & Kensington Presbyterian Church Foundation Stone, Victoria, Australia, 1888 Reg. No: NU 20880
- Australia Victoria Flemington
Flemington & Kensington Presbyterian Church Laying of Foundation Stone 1888 (AD)
Mint: not recorded
Other Details: Medal issued to commemorate the laying of the foundation stone for the Flemington and Kensington Presbyterian Church in 1888. The stone was laid by James Urie Esq., J.P. and Mayor of the Borough of Flemington and Kensington. The church was located in Norwood St, Flemington. It was designed by A.E. Duguid. The Church was destroyed by fire on 24 April 1970. The Borough of Flemington and Kensington, established in March 1882, had a dense population of 6,800 in an area of 1,078 acres in 1888. It included a city market, city abbatoirs and factories. Efforts were underway to have the abbatoir and cattle yards removed.
Previous Collections: George McArthur
- Acquisition Information:
- Transfer from National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), 1976
|Dimensions:||31 mm (Diameter)|
|Weight:||12.34 g (Weight)|
|Tagged with:||architecture, churches, religions|
|Themes this item is part of:||James Urie, Councillor, Borough of Flemington & Kensington (circa 1840s-?), George McArthur, Collector & Baker (1842-1903), Numismatics & Philately Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, McArthur Bequest|
|Series:||Australian Commemorative Medals|
|Obverse Description:||View of proposed church; above, FLEMINGTON & KENSINGTON;
in exergue, PRESBYTERIAN / CHURCH
|Reverse Description:||At centre within wide border; BY JAS. URIE ESQ. J.P. / 8 / MAYOR / OF / THE / BOROUGH;
around on broad rim, TO COMMEMORATE THE LAYING OF THE FOUNDATION STONE . 25 JUNE 1888 .
|Issued By:||Flemington and Kensington Borough Council, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 25 Jun 1888|
|Person Named:||Mr James Urie - Borough Council of Flemington and Kensington, Flemington, Victoria, Australia, 1888
Mayor who laid the foundation stone of the Flemington and Kensington Presbyterian Church.
|Previous Collection:||George McArthur|
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