Jerilderie, NSW - St Andrew's Uniting (10027)

Year Built: 1884

Denomination: Uniting

Saint: Andrew

Address: West Street, Jerilderie, New South Wales, 2716

Previous Denomination: Presbyterian

Last Updated: 04/01/2021

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History and Architecture:

The Church was formerly a Presbyterian church. The first Minister catering to the pastoral needs of the Protestant faith in this district was a Presbyterian Minister from Deniliquin, the Reverend Peter Mercer, from 2 December, 1863, to 10 August, 1869, under commission from the Castlemaine Presbytery in Victoria. Reverend Mercer's original appointment was for the Echuca and Deniliquin Charges, which included the district of Jerilderie.

Following Reverend Mercer's departure from Deniliquin in 1869 there was a brief hiatus until 1872 when Reverend W B Hutchison of Chiltern in Victoria was appointed by the Beechworth Ministry of the Presbyterian Church to take over the Charge at Urana, with responsibility for the residents of the Jerilderie district. Rev Hutchison carried out his pastoral duties for a year before accepting an appointment to Clunes, in Victoria.

In 1880 Induction of Reverend John Dykes and establishment of the Jerilderie Charge with the firist service commencing in 1881 at Berrigan Station.


The Church was opened in August 1884. On June 4 1892 the Foundation Stone fo the Manse was laid. On April 29 1956 a dedication services was held for the Vestry addition to the church.

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
1863 - Rev Peter Mercer
1872 - Rev William Brown Hutchison
1873 - Rev Cuthbert Fetherstonhaugh 1837 1925
1878 - Rev John Brown Gribble Congregationalist
1878 - Rev Wlliam Hogg Presbyterian
1878 - 1880 Rev William Ross Presbyterian
1880 - Rev John Dykes
1915 - 1919 Rev Samuel Brown
1919 - Rev Joseph Charles Gibson
1922 - Rev Albert James Eipper
1927 - Rev Marshall Stopford Campbell
1934 - Rev Roland Claude Lawton
1943 - Rev Percival Hope
1947 - Rev Harold Charles Lundy
1952 - Rev William Edward Dorin
1966 - 1967 Rev Charles Boyall
1967 - Rev James McDonald
1969 - 1970 Rev Sam R Baniqued
1970 - 1973 Rev Ian Stewart
1973 - Rev Anthony Lang
1976 - 1976 Rev Paul Swadling
1977 - Rev Paul Swadling Uniting
1983 - 1984 Rev Kenneth Albert Fox
1984 - Rev Wilf. Miles
1988 - Rev Terence Corkin
1994 - Rev Owen Butt
1997 - 1998 Rev Christine Robert
1998 - Rev Bob McLeod
1998 - Rev Val Auman
1999 - 2000 Rev Rod Boland
2000 - Rev Alan Swain

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Source:

1. Church website
2. Trove