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Engraving from photograph - Revd Thomas Williams

From the Collection of Uniting Church Archives - Synod of Victoria 54 Serrell Street Malvern East Victoria

Description
B & W head and shoulders image of the Rev. Thomas Williams.
Size
215 x 30 mm
Object Registration
F573-3
Keywords
rev thomas williams, fiji, missionary, lakeba, somosomo, bua, adelaide, president of the australasian conference
Historical information
Rev Thomas Williams (1815 - 1891) went to Lakeba, Fiji as a missionary in 1839. In 1843 he went to Somosomo, and in 1848 to Bua. When his health failed, he was sent back to the colonies, and did circuit work in Adelaide 1854 - 1856. In 1857 he was transferred to Victoria, where he was stationed in Melbourne, Brighton, Creswick, Colac, Ballarat East, Castlemaine and Melbourne South. He became a Supernumerary in 1878. He was elected president of the 18th and last Australasian Conference held in Sydney in 1873.
When Made
Undated c.1873
Inscriptions & Markings
Revd Thomas Williams President of the Australasian Conference 1873.
Last updated
23 Mar 2018 at 1:46PM