Beechworth, VIC - St Joseph's Catholic (20128)

Year Built:

Denomination: Roman Catholic

Saint: Joseph

Address: Church Street, Beechworth, Victoria, 3747

Last Updated: 06/01/2021

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History and Architecture:

A reference in the Argus Newspaper intimates that a weatherboard chapel was being erected in 1855. The Church was dedicated on Saturday March 2 1872.

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
1853 - 1864 Rev Patrick Smyth
1855 - 1859 Rev John Joseph Hyland Kennedy PP
1859 - 1860 Rev Daniel Lordan PP
1859 - 1891 Rev William Tierney 1891
1861 - 1863 Rev Maurice Stack
1863 - 1864 Rev George Davitt Galen
1865 - 1866 Rev Patrick N Moore
1867 - Rev Francis McCarthy
1869 - 1870 Rev Thomas Joseph Egan
1870 - 1874 Rev Patrick Moran
1874 - 1876 Rev John Lawrence Scanlan
1876 - Rev John Patrick Carolan
1877 - Rev Michael O'Connor
1877 - Rev Michael Kennedy
1879 - Rev Stephen Reville O.S.A.
1891 - Rev J Fitzgerald
1892 - 1893 Rev William G Lawler PP
1895 - Rev Thomas J O'Connell
1895 - 1901 Rev Patrick J Griffin
1901 - 1904 Rev Edward Delany
1893 - 1905 REv Michael Kennedy PP
1905 - 1906 Rev Edward Patrick Rooney
1906 - 1909 Rev James Ryan PP
1906 - 1910 Rev Peter William Ellis
1910 - 1911 Rev D B Devlin
1910 - 1914 Rev James T Gaffey PP
1911 - 1911 Rev J A Carter
1910 - 1914 Rev Timothy D Healy
1913 - 1914 Rev Simoen Doyle
1915 - 1916 Rev Louis Bellesini
1916 - 1918 Rev Otto Francis Meyer
1914 - 1918 Rev Peter Thomas Mahony PP
1918 - 1934 Rev Patrick J Griffin
1919 - 1920 Rev Frederick O'Connor
1922 - 1925 Rev Matthew Edward Dunn
1924 - 1925 Rev John Moran
1926 - 1928 Rev James O'Sullivan
1928 - 1930 Rev Alfred Joseph Tehan
1930 - Rev Michael Joseph Bowman
1931 - 1933 Rev J Vincent Semmens
1933 - 1934 Rev James Thomas Lehane
1934 - 1953 Rev Joseph Ryan PP
1935 - 1937 Rev Edward Egan
1938 - 1940 Rev James Thomas Dowling
1940 - 1944 Rev James Duncan
1944 - 1949 Rev William Batchelor
1949 - 1950 Rev Michael Christopher O'Reilly
1952 - 1955 Rev Francis Patrick Hickey
1954 - 1958 Rev John Francis Egan PP
1955 - 1957 Rev Joseph Augustine Dullard
1957 - 1958 Rev Eric John Loorham
1958 - 1960 Rev Patrick Francis Farrell
1958 - 1961 Rev J Vincent Semmens PP
1960 - 1963 Rev Donal Roe O'Neill
1962 - 1971 Rev Michaelq Christopher O'Reilly
1964 - 1966 Rev Peter Joseph Jeffery
1967 - Rev Patrick Francis Farrell
1968 - 1971 Rev Francis K Marriott
1971 - 1972 Rev John Ware
1971 - 1972 Rev John Forester PP
1972 - Rev Patrick Leo Lane
1972 - 1974 Rev Gerlad Edward Gallager
1975 - Rev Joseph Bartholomew O'Dea
1976 - Rev Richard Younberry
1977 - Rev Leo Hynes
2019 - Fr Peter John Neivandt

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Extracts:

1. The History of the Parish of Beechworh 1854 1978  SLT 282.9455 B39L
2. Trove