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Head and shoulder portrait of Edmund William Markham Lysons. He is seated and the rear of the chair is just visible behind him. He has short hair and a moustache. Label on rear reads: "Mr Edmund William Markham Lysons, formerly a registered surveyor in New Plymouth. Died 8 December 1959 - aged 87 years. Noted for his very great services as a Churchman to the Waikato Diocese and St Mary's Parish in particular over a long period of years. Was a warden of St Mary's Church for many years and rendered special service in supervising the care and maintanence of the fabric of the buildings and churchyard and grounds. A chorister in St Mary's Church Choir for many years. A member of the Waikato Diocesan Synod and the General Synod, also a member and for some years Chairman of the Taranaki Church of England Trust Board. Author of several publications dealing with the history of St Mary's Church and the Taranaki Archdeaconry."
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