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The Dictionary of Australasian Biography/Whitington, Rev. Canon Frederick Taylor

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Whitington, Rev. Canon Frederick Taylor, LL.D., was formerly incumbent of Christ Church, Kapunda, S.A., organising chaplain to the Bishop's Home Mission and Honorary Canon of St. Peter's Cathedral, Adelaide. In Jan. 1891 he accepted an offer from the Bishop of Brisbane to join the Cathedral staff in that city, and become organising chaplain to the diocese. Canon Whitington, who had the degree of LL.B. conferred on him by the University of Adelaide in 1886, and wrote the "Life of Dr. Short," first Bishop of Adelaide, published by Wells, Gardner, Darton & Co., of London, in 1888, is employed in raising the necessary funds to complete the endowment of the projected new bishopric of Rockhampton, Queensland.