Anakie, VIC - St Brigid's Catholic (20773)

Year Built: 1871

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Brigid

Address: 2439 Ballan Road, Anakie, Victoria, 3213

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History and Architecture:

The first church was a wooden structure. The brick church was built in 1871 with extensive renovations carried out in 1914 that included a sanctuary.

Clergy:

Years Name Annotation
1857 - 1865 Father Ronald Rankin
1875 - 1879 Father James L. Hegarty
1879 - 1882 Father Gerald Byrne
1882 - 1883 Father Daniel Murphy
1883 - 1885 Father Daniel O'Reilly
1885 - 1889 Father M. Ryan
1889 - 1900 Father Thomas Considine
2017 - Rev Charles Balnaves

Extracts:

1. Trove

2. Churches of Geelong and District Vol 2