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Rev J Spooner


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Rev. John Spooner was Rector of St Bartholomew’s from January 1881, He performed his first baptism service on 21 January 1881. His first burial service was also in January 1881. He continued as the Incumbent until 1889.


He married Sarah Frances Burnside at Liverpool in 1874.

Their children are:

Charles – died 1875


Mary B. – born 1877 registered at Ulladulla, died 1877


Alfred Burnside – born 1878 registered at Ulladulla


George Cecil – born 1880, registered at Ulladulla


Norman Harrison, born 2 March 1882, christened 26 March 1882 at St Bartholomew’s, Prospect, died 1963


Leslie Goldacre – born 25 August 1883, christened 24 September 1883 at St Bartholomew’s, Prospect


Eric Campbell – born 27 January 1885, christened 18 February 1885 at St Bartholomew’s, Prospect.


Harold Septimus – born 29 August 1886, christened 2 October 1886 at St Bartholomew’s, Prospect, died 26 February 1887, buried at St Bartholomew’s, Prospect cemetery, no headstone


Myra Cynthia – born 1888


Source: Prospect Heritage Trust records