Elmore, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1877

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: Peter

Address: 44 Michie Street, Elmore, Victoria, 3558

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Dja Dja Wurrung people

Last Updated: 17/10/2023

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History and Architecture:

The Church is of Gothic style. Consecreation of the church took place on December 31 1922 when the Lord Bishop of the Diocese the Right Reverend Dr Baker declared the new parish.

The Church was erected in 1877 and was Consecrated on 31/12/22. The first Vicarage (later the Rectory) was built in 1893, at a cost of £400/-/-. The Parish Hall was bought and brought from Eaglehawk in 1920. Cost over <£400/-/-. In 1926 the Chancel was added to the Church at a cost of £525N-. The Porch was erected to the West end of the Church in 1956. Cost /481/6/6.

The front of St. Peter's Church, Elmore, showing the triple Gothic west-end windows which are a memorial to the late George Childs, whose widow still worships each Sunday at St. Peter's.

Clergy:

These names are now in the Database and can be searched individually.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1877 - 1880 Rev H F Tucker 1849 1911
1880 - 1880 Rev William Kennedy Brodribb 1847 1896
1880 - 1880 Rev James Aldridge Newth 1847 1923
1881 - Rev William Jennings 1847 1918
1882 - 1884 Rev Joseph Grundy Burton 1853 1930
1884 - Rev W Cocks
1887 - 1888 Rev Henry James Howell 1852 1913
1888 - 1895 Rev Thomas Waklin Davis 1853 1933
1895 - 1910 Rev William Richard Elvery 1862 1935
1910 - 1912 Rev Leonard Leslie Wenzel 1885 1956
1914 - 1916 Rev George A.M. Pringle 1863 1897
1916 - 1918 Rev H W.R. Topp 1876 1939
1919 - 1921 Rev Frederick Albert Philbey 1886 1947
1912 - 1914 Rev Edwin James Durance 1885 1943
1914 - 1916 Rev Walter Henry Prior 1886 1917
1911 - Rev Ernest Stanley Yeo Curate 1891 1961
1916 - 1919 Rev Henry W.R. Topp 1876 1939
1919 - 1921 Rev Frederick Albert Philbey 1886 1947
1921 - 1924 Rev Herbert James McBryan 1884 1966
1924 - 1928 Rev Maurice Theodore Jones 1890 1944
1930 - 1930 Rev James Henry Ikin 1898 1931
1930 - 1934 Rev William Keith Kenna 1900 1987
1934 - 1940 Rev Charles Henry Patmore 1894 1943
1940 - 1941 Rev Harold Hedley Ham Acting 1899 1969
1941 - 1945 Rev Maurice Fernley Green 1897 1992
1946 - 1956 Rev Reginald Thomas Fabian 1906 1993
1957 - 1961 Rev Walter Charles Whitehead 1910 1984
1961 - 1966 Rev George B.A. Scott 1903 1966
1967 - 1968 Rev J. N Brake
1968 - Rev H E Cole
1989 - 1993 Rev A P Covington
1994 - 1997 Rev Robert Alfred Reid
1998 - Rev Ellis Stanley Jones 1941 2020
2015 - Rev Ross Craven

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Contributions:

1. 2023 Honnie Lonsdale, photo of new interior.

Source:

1. St Peters Church of England Elmore Centenary Celebrations 1877 - 1977. LTP 283.9454 S22SA
2. Cable Clerical Index.