Balmattum, VIC - Presbyterian (20100)

Year Built: 1938

Denomination: Presbyterian

Address: Hume Highway, Balmattum, Victoria, 3666

Last Updated: 06/01/2021

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History and Architecture:

The Church is part of the the Benalla Presbyterian Parish since its inception, but at the time was knows as duck pond the name derived from a chain of water holes crossing the route of the Sydney Road. The first srvices were held in the school. The wooden church building was erected in 1878 and opeend on 6 October 1878 by Reverend Reid.

The Foundation stone of the current Church was laid by Collier R. Call Esq on 26 January 1938.

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
1891 - 1894 Rev Thomson
1895 - 1896 Rev Dr Black
1898 - 1909 Rev F. Robinson
1909 - 1918 Rev J. Garde
1918 - 1924 Rev W. Rowlands
1925 - 1928 Rev W.J. Yongston
1929 - 1937 Rev F.L. Hume
1938 - 1941 Rev D. Drennan
1942 - 1947 Rev A.R.C. Jamieson
1947 - 1959 Rev R.F. Peirce
1961 - 1964 Rev H.A. Robinson
1964 - Rev A. Thomas
2016 - Rev Stephen McDonald

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Extracts:

St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Euroa 1865 - 1965. LTP 285.29451