His life blood was the cost

A world in pain awaits

Author: Robert Edgar
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Author: Robert Edgar

Rv Alexander Robert Edgar United Kingdom 1850-1914. Born in Tipperary, Ireland, his family migrated to Melbourne, Australia, in 1855, where he went to All Saints School. In 1857 the family moved to St. Arnaud, where he attended day school to age 14. He was successively pupil-teacher, gold prospector, tutor, prospector again, and assistant to the district surveyor. Although Anglican, he was influenced to join the Methodist church in 1867. In 1869 he worked with his father at mining. Later, as a lay preacher, he gave his first sermon at Concongella Creek. He attended Wesley College in 1872 and was appointed to Kangaroo Flat in 1874, and in Inglewood in 1876, during which time 17 new churches were built. In 1878 he married Katharine H… Go to person page >

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First Line: A world in pain awaits
Title: His life blood was the cost
Author: Robert Edgar
Refrain First Line: They cry for help, O give
Copyright: Public Domain


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