Hawthorn, VIC - St Columbs Anglican (21063)

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: Columbs

Address: 5 St Columbs Street, Hawthorn, Victoria, 3122

Last Updated: 12/01/2022

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History and Architecture:

The Church was built in 1882 to 1883 to the design of George Wharton, completed to the designs of H W & F B Tomplins in 1907 through the completion of the nave and addition of transepts, chancel, organ-chamber and vestry, although without the projected tower and spire.

A Memorial stone reads, " This memorial stone was laid by The Hon Sir William Clarke B art on the 24th September 1887. Geo Wharton Architect - T.H. Armstrong M.A. Incumbent".

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
1883 - 1894 Rev Thomas Henry Armstrong 1857 1930
1890 - Rev George Sutton Curate 1863 1957
1891 - 1894 Rev Edward Denton Fethers Curate 1861 1946
1894 - 1900 Rev William Carey Ward 1867 1940
1895 - Rev Archibold Law Reader 1869 1953
1897 - 1900 Rev Walter Ralph Cooling Curate 1868 1943
1898 - 1899 Rev Archibold Law Curate 1869 1953
1900 - 1906 Rev Clifford Harris Nash 1866 1958
1901 - 1902 Rev George Edwin Lamble Curate 1877 1939
1902 - 1905 Rev Denis Murrell Deasey Curate 1877 1942
1905 - 1914 Rev Arthur William Cresswell Dean 1839 1915
1906 - Rev David William Weir Curate 1875 1943
1907 - 1908 Rev Edward Walker Curate 1873 1966
1907 - 1912 Rev Henry Frederick Mercer 1872 1949
1909 - 1910 Rev Frederick William Pettet Curate 1881 1951
1912 - 1916 Rev Charles Elliott Perry Curate 1871 1937
1912 - 1932 Rev Denis Murrell Deasey 1877 1942
1913 - 1914 Rev Berkely Addison Rowell 1883 1942
1914 - 1915 Rev Edwin James Durance Curate 1885 1943
1916 - 1920 Rev Hubert Allan Brooksbank Dean 1861 1942
1917 - 1919 Rev James Archibald Schofield Locum 1886 1972
1918 - Rev William Fenwick Pattison Curate 1882 1952
1920 - 1921 Rev Thomas Lawson Lawrence Curate 1891 1941
1921 - 1925 Rev Charlton George Brazier Dean 1874 1955
1924 - 1926 Rev William George Vizard 1880 1983
1928 - 1930 Rev John Kessel Taylor Curate 1872 1951
1930 - 1931 Rev Robert Campbell Findlay Curate 1903 1985
1932 - 1934 Rev Mervyn Wellesley Britten Dean 1904 1961
1934 - 1937 Rev George Benjamin McWilliams Curate 1906 1965
1932 - 1937 Rev John Clive Herring Curate 1881 1979
1937 - 1940 Rev William Vincent Lloyd Curate 1913 1989
1938 - Rev William Evans Ramshaw 1888 1952
1938 - 1939 Rev James Archibald Schofield Dean 1886 1972
1956 - 1959 Rev Tom William Thomas Dean 1914 1999
1956 - 1965 Rev William Irvine Fleming Curate 1898 1968
1959 - 1960 Rev John Harvey Brown Dean 1906 1986
1962 - 1963 Rev Archie Lynn Browne Curate 1914 1998
1964 - Rev Harrison Chapman Curate 1909 1990
1971 - Rev Richard Daughton Fear Locum

Organ:

The Organ and bell were presented to the church by prominent Melbourne businessman Sir James Palmer, MLA, who lived nearby.

Source:

1. Victoiran Heritage website.
2. Cable Clergy Index.