Historical information

b. 1888 London; 1908 to Sydney NSW University of Sydney, St Andrew's Theological Hall; 1918 ordained Binbara NSW; 1920 Glebe; overseas, Theological Seminary New York; Edinburgh PhD; 1924–27 Candish Church Edinburgh; 1928 Ballarat, St Andrew's; 1941, 1942 Moderator, Victoria; chairman Ballarat College; died June 4 1950.

Physical description

Head and shoulders portrait of Button who is wearing rimless glasses and a clerical collar and suit.

Inscriptions & markings

"Rev. C. N. Button M.A., B.D., Ph.D, formerly of Merchison Presbyterian Church Edinburgh, who last Thursday Mar 1 accepted the call from St Andrews Kirk Congregation Ballarat"