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Agency:
Leonard Stewart Wall and Family
Agency Number:
Start Date:
01 Jan 1873
End Date:
08 Jul 1936
Description:
Leonard Stewart-Wall (1873 - 1936) was the youngest son of George and Mary Ann Wall of Colombo, Sri Lanka. Leonard received his MA at Keble College, Oxford c. 1899, practised Hythe in the Diocese of Canterbury, England. He had arrived in Australia in 1909 after the death of his first wife Emily. He was appointed as mission chaplain to the Bishop of Rockhampton in June 1909 and then to the position of rector at the church in Blackall, Queensland.
He married Beatrice Butler, daughter of Francis Frederick and Emma Butler of Korongee, Moonah on 13 October 1909 and the couple returned to Queensland.
By 1914 they had returned to Tasmania and Stewart-Wall was inducted as rector of St Paul's Church, Launceston 1916. This was followed by appointments at Cullenswood and Sorell.

Information Sources:
Morning Bulletin (Rockhampton, QLD) 8 May 1909;;Table Talk (Melb., VIC) 20 May 1909;;Examiner (TAS) 6 October 1914;;Mercury (TAS) 29 August 1916, 22 October 1909, 10 January 1924;;Evening News (Sydney, NSW) 19 June 1909;;Will, AD960/1/60 no. 21342;;
Functions Performed:
Family archives
Religion
Gamaliel and Sarah Butler and Family (NG2170)01 Jan 181631 Dec 1989
Series Created By Agency:
NS796 Papers of Leonard Stewart Wall and Family10 Jul 188431 Dec 1949

NS6622 Parish Record Book - Christ Church Cullenswood01 Jun 192131 May 1923