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Portrait of a Minister

Robert McCullough

 

DESCRIPTION: portrait of Rev. Robert McCullough
DATE:
undated, but it was taken later in his life, so possibly around 1925-1930
(this photo appears in a newspaper article dated 6 December 1929)
CURRENT OWNER OF THE ITEM: Alan Phillips
STORY/ABOUT: Robert McCullough was born in Randalstown, Antrim, Ireland in 1853. After studying to be a minister at Charles Spurgeon’s “Pastor’s College” in London, Robert emigrated to Australia in 1879 and was a minister at the Baptist Church at Fitzroy, Victoria, before setting up a Baptist church in Longford, Tasmania. He the ministered at churches in Hobart, Tasmania and from mid-1890s he was the minister at Mount Barker, South Australia.
He died in 1931 age 78, after incurring a fractured skull after falling off his bike.

 

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