Series 112/1 - Notes on the history of Anglican missions to Aborigines

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AU AU-MTC 112/1


Notes on the history of Anglican missions to Aborigines


  • 1925 (Creation)

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Loose papers, 1 folder

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S.M. Johnstone was born in Wicklow, Ireland, and educated in Dublin, London and Belfast. He was ordained in Sydney in 1904. He was General Secretary of the Church Missionary Association from 1910-1911 and then Rector of St John's Parramatta from 1911-1935. In 1926 he became the editor of the Sydney Diocesan Magazine, and from 1936-1949 served as Archdeacon of Sydney. Between 1939 and 1943 he was also honorary organising secretary of the Church of England National Emergency Fund (CENEF). He died in Victoria and is buried in Prospect church cemetery.

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Includes a typescript article by Johnstone, correspondence with the Church Missionary Society and handwritten notes

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Some material may contain terms that reflect authors’ views, or those of the period in which the material was written, but may not be considered appropriate today. While the information may not reflect current understanding, it is provided in an historical context.

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  • Box: Moore College box 165
  • Shelf: H 12