Series 043/1 - Sermon notes

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AU AU-MTC 043/1


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  • 1896-1940 (Creation)

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Loose papers, 3 folders

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Robert Brodribb Stewart Hammond (b. 1870 d. 1946) was ordained Deacon in 1894 and Priest in 1896, and worked until 1918 as Curate in several Sydney parishes. From 1918-1943 Hammond was Rector of St. Barnabas', Broadway, and was Canon of St. Andrew's Cathedral, Sydney, from 1931-1944. In 1907 Hammond founded GRIT, a weekly Temperance journal, and from 1918-1943 he was President of the Australian Prohibition Alliance. Amongst other activities, Hammond founded homes for the unemployed and in 1932, began the Hammondville Settlement for the destitute. This work was recognized by the bestowal of an O.B.E. in 1937.

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