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Biography of Reverend John Mathew

Title
Biography of Reverend John Mathew
Repository
National Library of Australia Manuscript Collection
Reference
NLA MS 4507
Date Range
c. 1849 - c. 1929
Creator
Mathew, R. Y
Description

Typescript copy of a biography of the Reverend John Mathew by his son R.Y. Mathew. Based on family records and recollections it contains copies of photographs, extracts from letters, a genelogical table of the Mathew family extracts from the "Dictionary of biography" and a copy of an article by J. Mathew on Aborigines.

The Reverend John Mathew was ordained in the Presbyterian Church in 1889 and he spent thirty four years as Minister of Coburg (Vic.). He was elected Moderator for the Church in Victoria in 1911 and Moderator General of the Presbyterian Church of Australia in 1922. He was also involved in work concerning the life and language of the aborigines. He was married to Wilhelmina Mathew, a stalwart of the Presbyterian Women's Missionary Union

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Typescript

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