Camberwell, VIC - St John's Anglican (20956)

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Denomination: Anglican

Saint: John

Address: 552 Burke Road, Camberwell, Victoria,

Last Updated: 05/07/2021

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History and Architecture:

The first church opened on 8 February 1863, but Anglican worship in Camberwell began in 1856 in the home of Mr. James Price in what is now Burke Road. Mr. Price, who was later known in family memory as a lay reader at St John's, possibly conducted the first worship himself.

The following year, the first church, then known simply as the 'Church of England at Camberwell'' opened for worship. Services in the new church - a small brick building in the Gothic style - were still conducted from Hawthorn.

For a complete history of the church go to the Church website here.

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
1865 - Rev Matthew Martin Curate 1865 to 1867
1873 - 1912 Rev Arthur William Cresswell 1839 1915
1904 - 1905 Rev William John Geer 1877 1941
1910 - Rev Rawdon Atkinson Blackman 1868 1926
1934 - 1938 Rev Reginald Fenwick Brown 1887 1960
1962 - 1977 Rev Thomas Russell Hope Clark 1912 1998
2018 - Rev John Baldock

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Source:

1. Church website
2. Cable Clergy Index.