East Malvern, VIC - St John's Anglican (20575)

Year Built: 1883

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: John

Address: 5 Finch Street, East Malvern, Victoria, 3145

Last Updated: 28/10/2021

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History and Architecture:

Founded as a mission to Caulfield Racecourse in 1883 the original church was built in 1889. The current church was built between 1920 and 1922. The Architect was Purchase and Teague. The Foundation stone was laid on 18 December 1920 by the Venerable Archdeacon Hindley B.D. Administrator of the Diocese.

An example of the English Decorated Gothic style. This is the third church of the Parish on the same site and its construction in Barrabool stone illustrates the persistence and growth of the aspirations of the congregation.

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
1914 - 1915 Rev Thomas Vesian Wallace Curate 1888 1915
1915 - 1918 Rev Thomas Wilkinson Locum 1883 1963
1928 - Rev Arthur Edwin Young Locum 1873 1944
1928 - 1942 Rev John Heyliger Dewhurst 1879 1972
1933 - 1934 Rev Ernest Geoffrey Young Curate 1908 1935
1943 - 1948 Rev Francis Algernon Townsend 1902 1956
1946 - Rev Frederick Thomas Eyers Curate 1912 2015
1946 - 1950 Rev Geoffrey Morrison Browne Curate 1913 2009
1956 - 1962 Rev Thomas Russell Hope Clark 1912 1998
2020 ? - Rev Dr Alexander Ross

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.