Gisborne, VIC - St Paul's Anglican (20336)

Year Built: 1951

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: Paul

Address: Corner Fisher & Brantome Streets, Gisborne, Victoria, 3437

Last Updated: 30/04/2021

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History and Architecture:

Founded in 1855. A foundation stone was laid on 21 October 1951 by his Honour Leut General Sir E. F. Herring Chief Justice of Victoria. The Foundation stone has a stone from Canterbury Cathedral inlaid into it.

The last service in the old Church was held on 7 February 1949 and they continued in the Masonic Hall until the new Church was completed. The first services in th enew Church were held over Easter 1953. The current church was built of local volcanic stone.

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
1856 - 1860 Rev R. T. Cummins
1860 - 1865 Rev Barnabas Shaw Walker 1833 188
1865 - 1866 Rev Thomas W. Garlick
1866 - 1872 Rev J Glover
1872 - 1878 Rev T H Goodwin
1878 - 1890 Rev J K Hall
1890 - 1893 Rev Henry John Alexander Poole 1830 1893
1893 - 1897 Rev G Pennicoff approx spelling
1897 - 1902 Rev Arthur Pelham Chase 1858 1947
1902 - 1906 Rev H H.J. Norwood
1906 - 1907 Rev Denis Murrell Deasy 1877 1942
1907 - 1914 Rev George Norbury McDonnell 1862 1932
1914 - 1919 Rev H F Miller
1919 - 1922 Rev J. H Raverty
1922 - 1925 Rev H. G. Mathews
1925 - 1933 Rev C G.R. Parker
1933 - 1945 Rev C. P Young
1945 - 1956 Rev Joseph Hollins Allen 1885 1971
1956 - 1959 Rev Lewis Edward Firman 1929
1959 - 1962 Rev R A. Dunne
1962 - 1967 Rev A. L Rivett
1967 - 1978 Rev John Owen Were 1912 1984
1978 - 1987 Rev K. W. Parker
1987 - 2004 Rev G R Terry
1987 - 1988 Rev David John Moore Asst
1989 - 1990 Rev J F Ingis
1990 - 1991 Rev Wayne Dorning Asst
2004 - Rev Brady S Billings
2010 - Rev Dr Avril Hannah Jones
2021 - Rev Dennis Webster

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Source:

1. The Australian Anglican Directory 2000.
2. Cable Clerical Index