Item 1 - Confirmation

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  • 1844-1846 (Creation)

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Romanesque church built in 1839-1841 to a design of convict architect James Blackburn. The church was constructed by Joseph Moir for a cost of approximately $2600 which was raised by public subscription.The first Rector of St Mark’s was the Rev John Burrowes. For more information see

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Circular letter from the Bishop giving notice of confirmation on 18 May 1844, advising that the 'most proper age for confirmation' was sixteen and that careful teaching was necessary in preparation. Plus xerox copy of similar notice 1846.

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This material is made available for personal research and study purposes under the University of Tasmania Standard Copyright Licence. For any further use permission should be obtained from the copyright owners. For assistance please contact

When reusing this material, please cite the reference number and provide the following acknowledgement:
“Courtesy of the UTAS Library Special & Rare Collections”

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CE November 2018




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