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Victoria in Capital Regional District, British Columbia — Canada’s West Coast
 

Right Reverend George Hills, D.D.

 
 
Right Reverend George Hills, D.D. Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
1. Right Reverend George Hills, D.D. Monument
Inscription.  

First Bishop of British Columbia
who resigned after completing
nearly 34 years of untiring and
laborious work in this colony
He died at Parham Vicarage,
Suffolk, England
on December 10th 1895
and was buried 14th December
in the churchyard of that parish.

'Blessed are the pure of heart;
for they shall see God.'
Matt. V.

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 48° 24.68′ N, 123° 20.356′ W. Marker is in Victoria, British Columbia, in Capital Regional District. Monument is in Section A of Ross Bay Cemetery, south of Fairfield Road and east of Memorial Crescent. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Victoria, British Columbia V8S 1G1, Canada. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. William Edgar Oliver (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Isabella Mainville Ross (about 90 meters away); George and Isabella Pottinger (about 90 meters away); William (Billy) Barker
Right Reverend George Hills, D.D. Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
2. Right Reverend George Hills, D.D. Monument
(about 120 meters away); Minnie Victoria Robertson (about 180 meters away); Kakehashi (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Lorne Lewis (approx. 0.4 kilometers away); Estate of the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia (approx. 0.8 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
 
Also see . . .
1. "Report of the special session of the Synod of the Diocese of British Columbia..." (1892). (Submitted on June 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Anglican Diocese of British Columbia. (Submitted on June 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Right Reverend George Hills at Find A Grave. (Submitted on June 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Right Reverend George Hills, D.D. Monument image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2014
3. Right Reverend George Hills, D.D. Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 437 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 23, 2014, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.
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