Box Hill, VIC - St Peter's Anglican (20116)

Year Built: 1861

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: Peter

Address: Whitehorse Road, Box Hill, Victoria, 3128

Last Updated: 14/03/2021

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History and Architecture:

The first church was erected in 1861 at the corner of Canterbury Road and Bedford Street at a cost of 300.00. By 1883 a new church was erected on the corner of Whitehorse Road and Frankcom Street on land donated by Mr Stewart Sergeant. The foundation stone was laid on 15 May 1883.*

The church was to be in the Gothic style constructed of brick and measuring 85ft x 25ft with seating for 150 people. The Architect was Archdeacon Stretch.

A further church The little brown church was erected in 1908.

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
1889 - 1903 Rev W. Green
1904 - 1910 Rev Thomas Wakelin Davis
1910 - 1913 Rev H.J. Howell
1913 - 1918 Rev E.H. Hennell
1918 - 1925 Rev W.R. Cooling
1925 - 1942 Rev William Watson Laidlay
1941 - 1951 Rev H.O. Hole
1951 - 1961 Rev E.M. Eggleston
1957 - 1959 Rev R.W. Champion 1925
1959 - 1960 Rev Gerald Robert Wall 1931
1961 - 1966 Rev R.M. Southey
1964 - 1966 Rev David John French Asst 1934
1966 - 1980 Rev Canon C.N. Thomas
1969 - 1970 Rev P.J. Newman
1978 - 1981 Rev D.C. Fairlie Asst 1949
1978 - 1987 Rev Gordon Allan Brown 1919
1980 - 1991 Rev G.M. Tisdall 1943
1982 - Rev David Phillip Lamont 1940
1984 - 1987 Rev Lynton Ivan Wade Asst C 1950
1987 - 1988 Rev Roger William Prowd Asst C 1949
1987 - 1989 Rev R. Oliver Asst
1988 - 1991 Rev Graeme Arthur Sells AD
1991 - 1995 Rev A.S. Hoskin
1996 - Rev Michael Ronald Symons Asst C
2016 - Rev Shane Hubner

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Extracts:

We Love the Place O'God. Irene King