Burnie, TAS - Baptist (8004)
Last Updated: 16/12/2021
History and Architecture:
The church, capable of accommodating 350 or more people,opened on 12 December 1925. It was built almost entirely by men of the Church. Henry Dowling as general overseer, Fred Parsons in charge of the carpentering and Jim Baylis and Ray Haslock in charge of the brick work. It was completed at a cost of £1675 pounds.Seventeen years later the debt incurred was completely wiped out.
A Foundation stone reads, " To the Glory of God this stone was laid by J.T. Soundy Esq, 1825
This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.
Further submissions welcomed.
|1899 - 1900||Rev Harry Wood|
|1901 - 1902||Rev Thomas Vigis||1936|
|1902 - 1904||Rev Samuel Harrison||1936|
|1904 - 1906||Rev J. T Piercey||1929|
|1909 -||Rev George Craike||Asst|
|1910 - 1911||Rev Oswald R Linden|
|1911 - 1914||Rev Charles Palmer|
|1915 - 1918||Rev Robert McCullough||1931|
|1918 - 1922||Rev F. A. Leeder||1953|
|1922 - 1932||Rev Edward B Woods|
|1932 - 1939||Rev Frank Potter||1962|
|1939 - 1943||Rev Frederick Clifton Aldis|
|1945 -||Rev Thomas Churchward Kelly|
|1945 - 1953||Rev Ernest Clive Smith|
|1990 - 1996||Rev Ian Carmichael|
|1993 - 1997||Rev Chris Aulich|
|2009 -||Rev Timothy Haymen|
No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.
1. Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow, A History of the Burnie Baptist Church 1899 - 1999 Lawrence F Rowston