Berwick, VIC - Christ Church Anglican (20886)

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Denomination: Anglican

Last Updated: 17/09/2021

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History and Architecture:

The first Anglican services held in Berwick took place in 1866 on the site of the (present) Presbyterian Church. A Foundation stone was laid on 5 December 1876.

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
1881 - 1882 Rev Benjamin Reed
1882 - 1883 Rev John Moxley Easterling
1883 - 1898 Rev John Heiffor Hill
1898 - 1899 Rev Alfred Brain
1899 - 1903 Rev Harry Joseph Harvey
1903 - 1932 Rev Alfred James Cole
1932 - 1936 Rev Robert Jamieson Rowell
1936 - 1937 Rev James Valentine Patton
1937 - 1943 Rev Ernest Louis Renard Panelli 1888 1953
1944 - 1948 Rev William Percy Daunt
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
1967 - Rev Richard Stephen Cherry

Organ:

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.

Extracts:

1. One Hundred Years of Christ Church Berwick 1877 - 1977 Frederick McCubbin