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

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

Collated a canon

ABOVE: The newly-installed canon of Perth’s St George’s Cathedral, David John Garland. This image appeared in Perth’s“The Western Mail” newspaper on 23 June 1900 (page 38).   THE REV. D. J. GARLAND INSTALLED CANON.   At St. George’s Cathedral on Monday afternoon the ceremony of the installation of the Rev. D.J. Garland [ David John Garland ] Read more…

From The Secretary, ago
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 Read more…

From The Secretary, ago