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Printed etching

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

Waist length B & W printed etching of the Rev. John Allen Manton.
110 x 90 mm
Object Registration
john allen manton, wesleyan, minister, missionary, horton college, president of conference, parramatta, collegiate institution newington, port arthur
Historical information
Rev. John Allen Manton (1807 - 1864) was born in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire. He was appointed missionary to Australia in 1830. In 1833 he was appointed first chaplain at Port Arthur penal settlement. President of Horton College, first Secretary of the Australasian Wesleyan Conference, President of Conference in 1857. In 1860 took charge of Parramatta Circuit, President of Collegiate Institution Newington. Died 9 September 1864.
Inscriptions & Markings
"Revd. John Allen Manton. President of the Australasian Conference and Governor of Horton College, Tasmania. Engraved by J. Cochran."
Last updated
17 Dec 2018 at 11:48AM