The Irish pioneer

The Reverend William Floyd, who came to Fiji in 1870, built the first Anglican church on this spot. The present church was consecrated in 1904. Picture: FILE

FROM praying for Queen Victoria and refusing to include the name of Ratu Seru Cakobau in their state prayers, to flying the Union Jack flag in front of the Anglican church against much opposition from residents of Levuka; the Reverend William Floyd was one of the interesting figures of Levuka history. However, this little parson […]

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