Formative Years

Masonic send-off

THE REV. CANON GARLAND. DEPARTURE FOR SYDNEY. GATHERING AT MASONIC CLUB.   A gathering of Freemasons was held at the Masonic Club [ The Grand Lodge of Western Australia, see article below ] on Tuesday, in order to say good-bye to V.W. Bro. [ Very Worshipful Brother ] the Rev. Canon Garland, on Read more…

From The Secretary, ago
Formative Years

Off to Northam

BOUND FOR NORTHAM, WA.   “…I have to report the following many changes: Canon Garland [ David John Garland ], after many years’ hard work at the Church Office, where he managed to put in good order the business of the diocese, has gone to work as Canon Missioner. On his Read more…

From The Secretary, ago
Formative Years

Registrar's retirement

PRESENTATION TO CANON GARLAND. RECOGNITION OF HIS PAST SERVICE.   THE Rev. Canon Garland [ David John Garland ], who has filled the office of Diocesan Secretary and Registrar for seven years, and who recently relinquished those offices on being appointed organising secretary and Canon Missioner, was on October 10 Read more…

From The Secretary, ago
Formative Years

Troops welcomed home

ABOVE: Men of Western Australia’s second contingent of volunteers to fight in the Boer War receive a rapturous welcome home in St Georges Terrace, Perth, on the afternoon of Saturday, 27 April 1901. This image appeared in “The Western Mail” that evening (page 48). Canon Garland was the men’s chaplain.   BACK Read more…

From The Secretary, ago
Formative Years

'Sanctity of home life'

THE SANCTITY OF HOME LIFE. SERMON BY CANON GARLAND.   IN St. George’s Cathedral [ Perth, Western Australia ] on Sunday night [ 13 January 1901 ] Canon Garland [ David John Garland ] preached on “The Sanctity of Home Life”. After referring at length to the importance of family life Read more…

From The Secretary, ago