Coogee, NSW - St Nicholas Anglican (10093)

Year Built: 1886

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: Nicholas

Address: 123 Brook Street, Coogee, New South Wales, 2034

Last Updated: 26/04/2021

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History and Architecture:

The Foundation stone was laid by the Bishop of Sydney Bishop Alfred Barry D.D. on 18 December 1886. The following year St. Nicolas Anglican was consecrated. In 1905 the church building was almost completed destroyed by fire. The Church was reopened in 1906.

Between 1917 and 1944, St. Nicolas Coogee was instrumental in establishing other surrounding churches at Maroubra, Clovelly, Matraville, Malabar and South Coogee.

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
1899 - 1902 Rev William Greenwood 1852 1942
1900 - Rev John William Ferrier Catechist 1875 1960
1902 - 1936 Rev William Greewood 1852 1942
1911 - Rev William John Edwards Catechist 1891 1967
1916 - 1917 Rev Willie Vaux Gurnett Curate 1884 1964
1923 - 1928 Rev Raymond Stafford Chapple 1899 1966
1928 - Mr Gilby Smith Gray Reader 1890 1974
1931 - 1933 Rev Cecil John Faulkner Curate 1899 1983
1953 - Rev Harry Henningham Catechist 1909 1979
1954 - 1956 Rev Harry Henningham Curate 1909 1979
1960 - 1962 Rev R.N. Beard
1966 - 1980 Rev Ernest Osbourne Harding 1914 1993
1997 - Rev Geoffrey Paul Deautscher 1993
2015 - Rev Craig Segaert

Organ:

The original Fincham organ was installed in 1885 and was originally built for Christ Church, Newcastle and was displaced from there by a much larger Norman & Beard instrument in 1906. The current Fincham organ was purchased from Newcastle Cathedral.

Extracts:

1. Cable Clerical Index