Series 114/2 - Papers relating to the Archbishop of Sydney Appointment Ordinance

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AU AU-MTC 114/2


Papers relating to the Archbishop of Sydney Appointment Ordinance


  • 1961-1962 (Creation)

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Loose papers in 1 manila folder

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The son of Samuel Martin Johnstone and his wife Elyne, J.R.L. Johnstone was born September 15th 1914 in Parramatta and baptised at St John's Cathedral. He was educated at the King's School, Moore Theological College and the University of Sydney, where he studied law. He was ordained in 1940 and served in the parishes of Pymble, Mosman, Carlingford and Beecroft. From 1942-1982 he was Rector of St John's Beecroft and Cheltenham. He was also visiting lecturer in church law at Moore College 1948-1964, as well as Canon of St Andrew's Cathderal from 1963.

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  • Box: Moore College box 150
  • Shelf: H 9