07-04-1879: Christ Church, Castlemaine, Victoria.

The Church of England Messenger, 7th April 1879, page 5.

“CASTLEMAINE.- The friends of the late Ernest Walter Crawford seem desirous that his memory may not fade. A subscription set on foot in Castlemaine has resulted in the erection of two handsome and lasting memorials. The first is a monument over his grave in Castlemaine cemetery, consisting of a slab of Malmsbury bluestone, firmly fixed and railed in, and bearing a white marble cross the whole length of the grave. The second is a beautiful stained-glass window, recently placed in Castlemaine Church by Messrs. Ferguson and Urie, containing representations of the resurrection and ascension of our blessed Lord. Both Memorials have suitable inscriptions”.

Photos dated: 7th January 2012. (Date of historical photo unknown).

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The Argus, Melbourne, Tuesday 9th July 1878, page 1.

“CRAWFORD.- On the 8th inst., at Christ Church Parsonage, Castlemaine, Ernest Walter, son of Archdeacon Crawford, aged 18 years.”

Note: Extensive conservation work was done on the window by the Glenn Mack Studio circa 2012.

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