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Object Type: Folder
In Folder: Digital Library and Archives

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Mary Andrews Collection

The Mission Zone Fund was founded in 1902 by R.B.S. Hammond, to support the welfare of people in the inner city area. It was merged into the Anglican Home Mission Society (now Anglicare) in 1911.

Oral history



Archdeacon Richard Bradley Robinson (1888-1966) was born in Randwick, studied at Moore Theological College and was ordained in 1912. In 1916 he married Gertrude Ross. He was rector of several parishes including St Paul's Chatswood, St Barnabas Broadway and St Stephen's Willoughby. He was also a Canon of St Andrew's Cathedral, chaplain to the Deaconess Institution and a trustee of the estate of Thomas Moore. He retired in 1956 and died in 1966.

Peter Jensen was born in Sydney and completed the Licentiate of Theology at Moore College. He also has an MA from Sydney University, a Bachelor of Divinity from the University of London and in 1979 he completed a PhD from Oxford University. After his ordination in 1970 he served as curate at St Barnabas' Church, Broadway. From 1973-1976 and 1980-1984 he lectured at Moore College. He was Principal of the College from 1985-2001, when he was consecrated Archbishop of Sydney. He held this post until his retirement in 2013. He is the author of 'At the heart of the universe' (1991) and 'The revelation of God' (2002).

Rev Dr Peter T O'Brien collection

Photographs taken by the Rev Frank Cash (1887-1964), Rector of Christ Church, Lavender Bay, between 1922 and 1964. He was granted permission to enter the Bridge construction site and take photographs. His photographs of the Sydney Harbour Bridge were inscribed on the UNESCO Australian Memory of the World register in 2023.

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