Devonport, TAS - St John's Anglican (7088)

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: John

Address: 9B Fenton Street, Devonport, Tasmania, 7310

Last Updated: 14/08/2021

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History and Architecture:

The Church opened on Sunday 15 May 1887 and by 1913, the foundation stone for a tower was laid by Bishop Mercer. A Foundation stone reads, " A.M.D.G. This stone was set by the Right Rev G.F. Cranswick BA. TH D Lord Bishop of Tasmania 26 February 1956, H.A. Jerrim Rector".

The church hall next door has a foundation stone that reads, "A.M.D.G. May  27th 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
1890 - 1891 Rev Richard Charles Nugent Kelly 1858 1936
1891 - 1898 Rev Stephen Henry Hughes 1859 1934
1898 - Rev John Kidd Wilmer 1849 1928
1903 - Mr Charles William Wilson Lay Reader 1870 1949
1904 - 1911 Rev Robert Jocelyn De Coetlogan 1862 1939
1911 - 1916 Rev Henry Brune Atkinson 1874 1960
1918 - Rev Geo Rowe
1921 - 1925 Rev Clarence Hamilton Corvan 1879 1950
1925 - 1941 Rev John Frederic Ashworth Curate 1882 1941
1926 - 1931 Rev Henry Barnard Wingfield 1866 1953
1937 - Rev John Frederic Ashworth 1882 1941
1941 - 1949 Rev Richard Bruce Cranswick 1902 1972
1949 - 1958 Rev Henry Allingham Jerrim 1916 2009
1956 - Rev Henry Allingham Jerrim 1916 2009
1958 - 1971 Rev Clifford Robinson 1907 1982
1971 - 1974 Rev Ian E.A. Booth
1974 - 1982 Rev Rupert Lionel Heyes
1983 - 1986 Rev Brian Horwood
1986 - 1990 Rev Richard Brian Tutin
1991 - 1997 Rev Richard Peters

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

 

Source:

1. St John's Anglican Church Devonport 1906 - 1998 TAS REF 283.94632 STU