Auchenflower, QLD - St Alban's the Martyr Anglican
Year Built: 1954
Traditional Owners: Turrbal people
Last Updated: 12/03/2023
History and Architecture:
In 1923 when the church was first commenced services were held in a local school room until the new church was opened on 18 November 1923.
The first Anglican Church of St Alban the Martyr in Auchenflower was dedicated by Archbishop Sharp on 18 November 1923. The foundation stone of a new brick church was set and blessed by Archbishop Strong in July 1954. The parish was amalgamated with Christ Church, Milton, in 2009, becoming part of the new parish of Auchenflower-Milton.
The church was closed around 2015-16.
These names are now in the Database and can be searched individually.
|1923 - 1927||Rev Flavell Blood|
|1927 - 1929||Rev H. W. McGrath||1893|
|1934 -||Rev Raymond Oswald Free||1898||1943|
|1941 - 1943||Rev Eric Harold Smith||Curate||1911||1982|
|1959 - 1965||Rev Robert George Beal||1929|
|1963 - 1965||Rev Frederick Charles Ailwood||1937|
|1965 - 1968||Rev John Bayton||1930|
|1982 - 1987||Rev Chevalier Frederick Young||1921|
|2015 -||Rev Ian Mundy|
Built by John Hamer-Howorth of Toowoomba in 1972 using second-hand pipework from England. It had 1 manual, 7 speaking stops, mechanical & tubular-pneumatic action. It was broken up in December 2016 by W.J. Simon Pierce of Brisbane.
A full description can be seen here.
1. John Huth
2. Bill Anderson
2. Organ Historical Trust of Australia with permission.