Bothwell, TAS - St Michael's and All Angels Anglican (8102)
Year Built: 1891
Last Updated: 30/05/2021
History and Architecture:
The Church was consecrated by Bishop Montgomery in 1891. The French Gothic revival small country Cathedral was designed by Alexander North and built by Lewis and Son and Hallet. The sandstone for this church was quarried locally. The tower was added and dedicated in 1923 however is un finsiehd due to costs.
Before construction of the present church, the Anglican and Presbyterian congregations met in the same building, which survives today as St Luke's Uniting Church.. A stone staircase leads to the belfry and there are stone seats in the porch.
The corner stone was laid in October 1887 and the church opened and was consecrated in 1891. The Architect was Alexander North and the church is of Bothwell stone in modifiled Gothic style.There is a fireplace at the west end of the nave, and one in the sacricty.
This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.
|1841 - 1844||Rev Thomas Wigmore||1793 / 1794||1870|
|1844 -||Rev Edward John Pogson||1815||1846|
|1850 -||Rev Charles Peter Bardin||1911|
|1854 - 1868||Rev Wickham Mayer Hesketh||1807||1868|
|1868 - 1875||Rev Arthur Wayn||1830||1901|
|1869 -||Rev William Henry Dunning||Curate||1835||1896|
|1879 - 1893||Rev Alfred Richard Beresford||1851||1935|
|1893 - 1896||Rev Joshua George Morling||1855||1906|
|1895 -||Rev John Kidd Wilmer||1849||1928|
|1896 - 1899||Rev William Henry Webster||1850||1931|
|1900 - 1902||Rev Arthur John Greenwood||1868||1957|
|1903 - 1908||Rev Walter Jeremiah Dodson||1869||1940|
|1908 - 1911||Rev Stephen Percy Martin||1872||1957|
|1911 -||Rev Edward Sigismund Woolley||1881||1933|
|1914 - 1916||Rev Leslie Underwood Alley||1882||1966|
|1916 - 1918||Rev Launcelot Coulston Ferris||1878||1946|
|1918 - 1922||Rev William Greenwood||1884||1962|
|1923 - 1926||Rev John William Davidson||Curate||1861||1934|
|1926 - 1933||Rev Bertram Stanley Hammond||1885||1962|
|1934 - 1947||Rev Walter Walters||1892||1983|
|1949 - 1952||Rev Howard Castleton Russell||1885||1973|
|2020 ? -||Rev John Langlois|
The Organ was built in 1862 by Samuel Jocelyne who was a cabinet maker based in Launceston. It is one of two Surviving organs of this type in Australia.
1. Church plaque.
2. Cable Clergy Index
3. The Anglican Church in Tasmania, A Diocesan history to mark the Sesquicentenary 1992 by Geoffrey Stephens