Bairnsdale, VIC - Anglican (20873)

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Denomination: Anglican

Address: 9 Francis Street, Bairnsdale, Victoria, 3875

Last Updated: 02/01/2021

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History and Architecture:

In May 1866 tenders were called for the erection of a church and the contract was won by Barry and Sons of Sale. The foundation stone was laid by John Davison Smith of "Lindenow" on 9 October 1866. The Church was established in 1867.

Clergy:

This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
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Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1867 - 1873 Rev Amos Brazier
1873 - 1876 Rev H S Asche
1877 - 1879 Rev R G Burke
1879 - 1881 Rev E W.F. Hartmann
1882 - 1886 Rev W G Hindley
1886 - 1900 Rev E G Veal
1900 - 1908 Archdeacon W Hancock
1908 - 1909 Rev H B Begbie
1909 - 1924 Archdeacon A E.F. Young
1924 - 1925 Rev L L Wenzel
1925 - 1936 Rev J E Stannage
1936 - 1945 Rev J H Brown
1946 - 1950 Rev K Brodie
1950 - 1961 Canon G F.D. Smith
1962 - 1969 Rev K L McConchie
1969 - 1976 Archdeacon N W McDonald
1976 - Canon A Weston
1985 - 1994 Rev Edward George Gibson 1935

Organ:

A new Organ was installed in 1925 which was built by R. Spurdon Rutt of London and cost over £1,000. The original organ was sold to the soldier settlement community of Poowong South.

Extracts:

1. Light and Life, A History of the Anglican Church in Gippsland
2. History of St John's Anglican Church Barinesdale. SLTF 283. 9456 Ad 1 H