Gundagai, NSW - St John's Anglican (10104)

Year Built: 1986

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: John

Address: Otway Street, Gundagai, New South Wales, 2722

Last Updated: 19/09/2020

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History and Architecture:

The Foundation stone of the church was laid on 19 September 1861 by Right Reverend Barker Lord Bishop of Sydney. Mr George Hart a local resident designed the church.

The Church is built of local slate and the roof was originally "battered and shingled and lined inside the raftters with colonial pine". The Church was opened on 5 June 1867 by Mesac Thomas, Bishop of Goulburn. 

 

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
1838 - Rev Robert Cartright
1870 - 1873 Rev James H Manning
1865 - Rev H S Seaborn
1873 - 1875 Rev H E Thomas
1875 - 1879 Rev S B Holt
1880 - 1885 Rev J H Williams
1885 - 1894 Rev R J Ross Edwards
1894 - 1902 Rev A C Mosley
1902 - 1904 Rev A R Shaw
1904 - 1905 Rev J S Dobson
1905 - 1906 Rev W H Edwards
1906 - 1910 Rev W Cowan
1910 - 1911 Rev A E Coote
1910 - 1911 Rev W Parkes
1911 - 1924 Rev H F.A. Champion
1924 - 1927 Rev W S McLeod
1927 - 1932 Rev S G Davis
1932 - 1954 Rev G E Morris
1954 - 1963 Rev F A Hart
1963 - 1966 Rev R H Oldmeadow
1966 - 1971 Rev J G Williams
1971 - 1990 Rev William Edward Wright 1930
1990 - 1996 Rev Stephen Robert Simkus
1996 - Rev David Alan Robinson

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Extracts:

1. The Church's of St John at Boorowa and Gundagai by Bill Wright.
2. The Centenary of Christ Church Jugiong 1872 -3 to 1972 -3.