Formative Years

Prayers for a new nation

SERVICE IN THE CATHEDRAL. THE intercession service held in St. George’s Cathedral [ on 1 January 1901 ] was attended by a large congregation, despite the earliness of the hour, a quarter past nine. Among those present were His Excellency the Administrator [ Alexander Campbell Onslow ], Lady Onslow [ Madeline Emma Onslow, neé Loftus ] and Miss Onslow, Mr. Justice Stone [ Edward Albert Stone ], Mr. H.B. Lefroy (Minister of Mines) [ Henry Read more…

Formative Years

Installed as a Canon

THE REV. D.J. GARLAND INSTALLED CANON. AT St. George’s Cathedral on Monday afternoon [ 5:30pm, 18 June 1900 ] the ceremony of the installation of the Rev. D.J. Garland [ David John Garland ] as a Canon of the Cathedral, to which he was appointed by the Bishop of Perth [ Charles Owen Leaver Riley ], in succession to the late Rev. Canon Sweeting [ George Hallett Sweeting ], was performed by the Bishop of Perth after Read more…

Formative Years

Church parade, WA

ABOVE: Australian troops marching across a bridge on their way to Fremantle to embark for the Boer War in South Africa. This was a scene very familiar to the newly-ordained Canon David John Garland, a military chaplain to the West Australian contingents to the Boer War. This is Australian War Memorial Image No. P04182.001.   THE MOUNTED INFANTRY CONTINGENT. CHURCH PARADE.   THE church parade at Karrakatta yesterday [ 21 January 1900 ] was made Read more…

Formative Years

Easter with the artillerymen

EASTER CAMP AND EXERCISE. ARTILLERYMEN AT COTTESLOE. FIFTY-NINE MEN UNDER CANVAS. THE decision recently arrived at by the Government that no volunteer camp of exercise should be held this Easter caused considerable disappointment in the ranks of the defence forces, as it was felt to be a departure from a custom which has obtained for several years past, and proved a valuable means of instruction to the volunteers in their military duties. Unable to obtain Read more…

Formative Years

Church work, WA

Church work in WA: 1897 CHURCH WORK,- The Rev. D. Garland [ David John Garland ], Bishop’s chaplain, visited Albany to conduct the services at St. John’s Church on Sunday. He informed a representative of “The Advertiser” that during the past five years the development of the colony has greatly increased the responsibilities of the Bishop and his assistants. During that time the staff of clergy has increased largely and the lay readers have doubled in Read more…

Formative Years

The Northam years

  THE ANGLICAN SYNOD. FIRST DAY – MONDAY. At the opening of the [ Church of England Diocese of Perth ] Synod, the Bishop [ Henry Hutton Parry ] delivered the following address: “MY BRETHREN OF THE CLERGY AND THE LAITY,– During the past year we have had several changes in our clerical staff. “The Rev. E.P. Hood, senior assistance curate at the Cathedral; the Rev. S. Hawthorne, rector of Busselton, and the Rev. B. Horsfall, who Read more…