Armidale, NSW - Uniting (10599)

Denomination: Uniting

Address: 114 Rusden Street, Armidale, New South Wales, 2350

Traditional Owners: Gumbaynggirr people

Architect: Thomas Rowe

Last Updated: 07/07/2022

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History and Architecture:

The original church was built in 1864 and is the oldest surviving Church building in Armidale. The Architect was Mr Thomas Rowe. It is now Wesley Hall. A Foundation stone reads, " This stone was laid by Rev W.H. Beale November 30 1892". A plaque reads, " This plaque was unveiled on 14th February 1988 to commemorate the restoration of the slate roof of this Church with financial assistance from the New South Wales Bicentennial Council- To celebrate Australia's Bicentenary 1988". 

For more hisotry visit the Church website here.

Clergy:

This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1860 - 1863 Rev W. T. Mayne M
1863 - 1866 Rev R. W. Orton M
1866 - 1867 Rev R. H. L. Zillman M
1867 - 1870 Rev W. Wilson M
1870 - 1873 Rev W. Moore M
1873 - 1876 Rev Francis Tate M
1876 - 1879 Rev Richard Sellars M
1879 - 1881 Rev J. Walkden Brown M
1881 - 1882 Rev W. Dinning M
1882 - 1885 Rev Benjamin J. Meek M
1885 - 1888 Rev J. B. Caruthers M
1888 - 1890 Rev W. Glasson M
1890 - 1891 W. G. Willard M
1891 - Rev W. H. Beale M
1891 - 1892 Rev J. Ward Harrison M
1892 - 1894 Rev W. J. Walker M
1894 - 1896 Rev Fred C. Boyer M
1896 - 1897 Rev W. Lucas M
1897 - Rev J. G. Morris Taylor M
1897 - 1900 Rev A. S.J. Harding M
1900 - Rev J. E. Fletcher M
1900 - 1902 Rev John Calvert M
1902 - 1903 Rev J. S. Thomas M
1903 - 1906 Rev Granville O. Cocks M
1906 - 1909 Rev John C. Hill M
1909 - 1912 Rev John W. Holden M
1912 - 1914 Rev J. Gerrard Martin M
1914 - 1917 Rev W. Stewart M
1917 - 1921 Rev Henry E. Andrews M
1921 - 1923 Rev W. Mills Robson M 1957
1923 - 1926 Rev W. H. Cheetham M 1931
1926 - 1929 Rev R. J. Williams M
1929 - 1932 Rev F. H. Walkden Brown M 1957
1932 - 1935 Rev A. Morris Yates M
1935 - 1939 Rev Ernest H. Wilson M
1939 - 1943 Rev F Knox Reed M
1943 - 1948 Rev Morris J. Young M
1948 - 1952 Rev Robert A. Bell M
1952 - 1956 Rev Henry Hunter M
1956 - 1962 Rev J. S. Udy M 2003
1962 - 1963 Rev John Woodhouse M
1963 - 1966 Rev Richard S. Udy M
1966 - 1967 Rev James Douglass M
1967 - 1968 Rev C Frederick Warton M 1961
1968 - Rev Gordon Trickett M
1968 - 1973 Rev Ray Weiss M
1973 - 1975 Rev Vernon Prowse M
1975 - Rev Ian Fardon M
1978 - 1983 Rev Graham Brooks U
1984 - 1992 Rev Bruce Edgell U
1986 - 1991 Rev Miriam Cotton U
1992 - 1996 Rev John Barr U
1992 - 2001 Rev Nerida Drake U
1997 - 1999 Rev Young Dae Lee U
2001 - 2004 Rev David Neilson U
2004 - 2006 Rev Bob O'Sullivan U
2005 - 2008 Rev Will Pearson U
2008 - 12013 Rev Anita Monro U
2014 - 2015 Rev Kye Won Lee U
2017 - 2021 Rev Jo anne Smalbil U

Organ:

Built by Henry Willis & Sons, the Organ was first installed in St. Stephen's Presbyterian Church, Phillip Street, Sydney.

Source:

1. Church website.
2. Ryerson Index.