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Mr Taylor upon his arrival spent some time at Parramatta then was stationed at Liverpool, September 1836-December 1838, and at Campbelltown, December 1838-February 1839; his work took him to the environs of Liverpool, Parramatta, Georges and Cooks River and he undertook journeys as far as Bathurst and district and Newcastle and Hunter River Valley. Diary includes geological and botanical descriptions and mentions meetings of the Church Missionary Society, Sydney
Rev. R. Taylor, Mrs. Taylor and four children, passengers on the Prince Regent departed London 25 February 1836 arrived Sydney 12 June 1836.
Glory be 1845-1945, commemorating the 100th anniversary of the opening of the first Wesleyan Chapel in Newcastle
In 1865, Rev. William Taylor, of California, conducted a revival mission in Newcastle. California Taylor as he was known was a stirring preacher and won many converts, most of whom became worthy members of the Methodist Church.