Series 068/2 - Historical notes on individuals

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AU AU-MTC 068/2


Historical notes on individuals


  • 1950-1981 (Creation)

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Loose papers in manila folders, 1 box

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Sir Marcus Loane KBE was born in Tasmania in 1911. He studied at the University of Sydney and Moore Theological College, and was ordained in 1935. Loane married Patricia Knox on 31 December 1937, the daughter of the rector of St Paul's, Chatswood. Together, they had four children; Mary, Robert, David and Winsome. He also served in the armed forces in Papua New Guinea as chaplain to the Australian Imperial Forces from 1942 to 1944. In 1958 he was consecrated as a bishop. He ministered among theology students and university students at Moore Theological College as vice-principal from 1939 to 1953, and then as principal from 1954 to 1959. Sir Marcus was the first Australian-born Archbishop of Sydney, serving in this role from 1966 to 1982, and was Primate of Australia from 1978 to 1982. He was knighted in 1976, and died in 2009 at the age of 97 after a short illness.

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Notes and correspondence relating to clergymen or former Moore College students:
Thomas Day and his second wife Jane Fairweather, the Day-Stubbs family
J.B. Nicholson (1863-1954)
Francis Isaac Parsons
John Pike
Eric Almond
Walter Woodroffe Mantell, Dixon Bertram, James Graham Long, James McEvoy, Percival Spencer Moore
Thomas Alan Baker
Matthew Calder, Francis Alfred Saunders
Walter Ernest Coates
James Robert Stewart
Robert Cooper Ingham (death certificate 1962)
Allen Gregg Reilly (1899-1962)
Harry Chester Ezzy
Fletcher Holliday Long
Theophilus Henry Biddulf
William Victor Giles
C.L.H. Rupp (1839-1917)
George William and Richard Hugh Dickson Kelly
Irving Hetherington (1809-1875)
Philip Peters Agnew

Historical notes on individuals:
Bishops Barker, Barry and Saumerez Smith
Bishop H.C.G. Moule of Durham
J.C. Ryle
Ion Keith-Falconer and the Earls of Kintore, Scotland
Henry Martyn
David Brainerd
William Grimshaw
Papers relating to the Archbishop’s Commission into Church Schools 1962
The Hon. Sir William McKell - eulogy - 14th January 1985

An account of a visit to India, the Lambeth Conference and to Canada April to September 1958
Annotated photographs of David Brainerd’s grave and associated sites in Connecticut 1981

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  • Box: Moore College box 109
  • Shelf: H 28