|Date of Birth||June 18, 1811|
|Place of Birth||England|
Matthew Hale was born on June 18, 1811 in England. He died on Apr 3, 1895 (age 83). A religious leader who was appointed the first Bishop of Perth, Australia, in the year 1858 and who would go on to serve as the Bishop of Brisbane later in his career.
He received his education at Trinity College in Cambridge, England after having been born in the county of Gloucestershire in England. In the year 1836, he was ordained as a minister in the Church of England. His religious ministry in Australia was distinguished by advocacy on behalf of the Aboriginal people in the areas of education and social welfare. His first wife, Sophia Clode, passed away in 1845, leaving behind three children that she had birthed. Sabina Molloy became Hale’s second wife the same year he did, in 1848.
Wife and Family
Sarah Goodrich was the wife of Matthew Hale. She was a strong and independent woman who was not afraid to stand up for what she believed in. She was a loving wife and mother who always put her family first. Sarah was a woman of faith and was always there for her husband and children when they needed her. She was a true example of a Godly woman and was greatly loved by all who knew her.