- 1911-1916 (Creation)
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Donald William Bradley Robinson was born in 1922 and ordained Deacon in 1950 and Priest in 1951. In 1952 he was appointed lecturer at Moore Theological College and was Vice-Principal of the College from 1959 until 1972. He was Canon of St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney, from 1964 to 1973 and taught Divinity at Sydney University from 1964 to 1980. In 1973 he was appointed Bishop of Parramatta, a position he held until his appointment as Archbishop of Sydney and Metropolitan of New South Wales in 1982. He retired from the position of Archbishop in 1993 and was succeeded by Harry Goodhew. Donald Robinson died on September 7, 2018, at HammondCare North Turramurra.
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Mervyn Archdall was born in Clonmel, Ireland, and studied at Corpus Christi College Cambridge. He married Martha Karow in 1882 and they sailed to Sydney that same year. He served at St Mary's Balmain and in 1902 became Canon of St Andrew's Cathedral. He promoted deaconesses and founded 'Bethany' for their training in 1891. In 1908 he was appointed Rector of St Stephen's Penrith and served there until his retirement in 1913. He died of cardiac disease in 1917. http://adb.anu.edu.au/biography/archdall-mervyn-5044
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Letters to Mr Cornish, 1911-1916; 'Prayer for Ireland' MS; 'Jewish and Christian worship' MS; Letter to the editor from the Bishop of Bathurst re. precedence of Archbishops at Government House; undated manuscript notes on Eucharistic vestments; black and white photograph.
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