Berwick, VIC - Christ Church Anglican
Year Built: 1995
Traditional Owners: Bunurong people
Last Updated: 17/07/2023
History and Architecture:
In 1877 a dedicated building was built on the corner of Church and Palmerston Streets.
In response to high population growth in the area, in 1995 a much larger church building was built on adjacent property and the old church was subsequently sold and is in private use today.
These names are now in the Database and can be searched individually.
|1863 -||Rev Whitmore Carr||1823||1903|
|1868 - 1879||Rev Charles Ludwig Herman Rupp||Locum||1839||1917|
|1881 - 1882||Rev Benjamin Reed|
|1882 - 1883||Rev John Moxley Easterling|
|1883 - 1898||Rev John Heiffor Hill||1846||1905|
|1887 - 1888||Rev Thomas Wakelin Davis||Acting||1853||1933|
|1898 - 1899||Rev Alfred Brain||1862||1944|
|1899 - 1903||Rev Harry Joseph Harvey||1865||1950|
|1903 - 1932||Rev Alfred James Cole||1862||1938|
|1932 - 1936||Rev Robert Jamieson Rowell||1877||1951|
|1936 - 1937||Rev James Valentine Patton|
|1937 - 1943||Rev Ernest Louis Renard Panelli||1888||1953|
|1944 - 1948||Rev William Percy Daunt||1883||1976|
|1948 - 1951||Rev Robert Griffith Mountney||1911||1986|
|1951 - 1954||Rev Jock Lugton Ryan||1924||2020|
|1955 - 1961||Rev Patrick Edward Duff Gason|
|1961 - 1967||Rev Charles Frederick Sexton|
|1962 - 1964||Rev John Triller Corrigan||Curate||1908||1976|
|1964 - 1965||Rev Charles Rippin Brown||Curate|
|1967 -||Rev Richard Stephen Cherry|
|2022 -||Rev Vijay Henderson|
In 1914 a fund was began to replace the old Organ in the Church. There is no record of how well this appeal fared but it is recorded in 1915 that thanks be tendered to Mrs S.L. Wilson for the donation of a new Organ.
1. One Hundred Years of Christ Church Berwick 1877 - 1977 Frederick McCubbin
2. Cable Clerical Index.
3. The Church website. For a full history click here.