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2019 Geoffrey Blackburn Memorial Lecture

2 Mar 2019

The Geoffrey Blackburn Memorial Lecture will be given by Rev Dr Frank Rees (former Principal of Whitley College) on the topic ‘D. Mervyn Himbury: Principal-Preacher’. All are welcome.

Mervyn Himbury was the principal from 1959 to 1987 and established Whitley as a university college at Parkville. The library was named after Rev Dr Geoffrey Blackburn, an eminent Victorian Baptist pastor


Saturday 2 March 2019 at 11 am


Kew Baptist Church, Highbury Grove, Kew


10:30am Morning tea

11:00am  Geoffrey Blackburn Memorial Lecture

Victorian Baptist Historical Society

The VBHS was formed on 15 July 1982 and promotes interest in and research of the history of Baptists in Victoria. Regular meetings are held to discuss aspects of Baptist history in this state.


Victorian Baptist Historical Society website