Birchgrove, NSW - St John the Evangelist

Denomination: Anglican

Address: Cnr Birchgrove Road & Spring Street, Birchgrove, New South Wales, 2041

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Gadigal and Wangal people

Last Updated: 07/02/2024

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History and Architecture:

A wall plaque inside the church reads, " This porch was built to the Glory of God and in memory of his servant Arthur George Rix a faithful preacher and Rector of this parish for twenty five years. Died 2nd April 1953 His Word do Follow him Unveiled by the Honorary K.W. Street Chief Justice of NSW Dedicated by the the Most Revd H.W.K. Mowll Archbishop of Sydney Primate 12th February 1956".


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Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
2023 ? - Father Peter Yeates


The Organ was built by Griffin & Leggo in 1913 however installation did not take place until 1915, it's being dedicated on 1 July of that year. The organ was erected where the former Dresser organ had been located although, due to the reorganisation of the chancel and choir, the organist was not in the best position to direct the choir. Even so, the organ remained in that position until 1932. It has (2/12 mechanical and pneumatic).
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1. Organ Music Society of Sydney with permission.