Batesford, VIC - Presbyterian

Year Built: 1860

Denomination: Presbyterian

Address: 40 Ross Street, Batesford, Victoria, 3213

Architect: Joseph Lowe Shaw

Architectural Style: Gothic Early English

Last Updated: 21/02/2024

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History and Architecture:

First services were held in private homes such as "Darriwill" home of the Hope family. Later Reve Sutherland conducted services in a tin shed on top of Batesford Hill until he left in 1887. In December 1859 tenders were let by the Architect Joseph Lowe Shaw for the erection of a bluestone church.

A plaque on the upper section of the church building reads 1860 however a reference on the front fence reads 1854.


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
1854 - 1857 Rev Alexander Sutherland
1857 - 1866 Rev Alexander Proudfoot
1867 - 1876 William Campbell Wallace
1879 - 1882 Rev William Alexander Lind
1884 - 1900 Rev Alexander S. Houston


No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.


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