Auburn, SA - St John's Anglican (30208)

Year Built: 1862

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: John

Address: 17 St Vincent Street, Auburn, South Australia, 5451

Last Updated: 03/09/2021

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History and Architecture:

A Gothic Revival church constructed form Auburn bluestone with quoins and dressings of Watervale sandstone it was built by Pike and Dale in 1862. Joseph Meller and James Scott cut the stone and Joseph Jones was one of the stone masons employed on this project. The roof is of Welsh slate while the steps are of Mintaro slate.

The Hall was built in 1908 by Bed Meller using some of the stone from the dismantled Wesleyan Chapel in Leasingham. The Foundation stone for the Hall was laid on 15 July 1908 by Mrs J.J. Duncan.

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
1870 - Rev Charles Wriothesley Hawkins 1835 1896
1888 - 1902 Rev Edward Kelson Yeatman 1823 1902
1903 - 1909 Rev Frank Sewell 1873 1917
1906 - 1916 Rev Charles Fishbourne Hall 1877 1954
1916 - 1918 Rev Henry Hopton Hopton 1881 1959
1919 - 1923 Rev Harold Giles 1886 1962
1923 - 1926 Rev Harold Woolnough 1887 1966
1927 - 1930 Rev Henry Edward Dyson 1880 1958
1930 - 1933 Rev Reginald Henry Pearman 1896 1977
1933 - 1937 Rev Henry Edgar Shepherd 1903 1981
1937 - 1944 Rev Walter Benjamin Kenworthy 1892 1948
1944 - 1952 Rev John Ashley James 1912 1999
1952 - 1954 Rev George Richard Mathers 1903 1963
1958 - 1962 Rev Percival McDonald Smith 1903 1982
1965 - 1969 Rev John Sidell 1911 1992

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Extracts:

1. Cable Clergy Index.