Keilor, VIC - Christ Church Anglican

Year Built: 1877

Denomination: Anglican

Address: 36 Church Street, Keilor, Victoria, 3036

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Wurundjeri people

Last Updated: 12/02/2022

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History and Architecture:

Christ Church Anglican Keilor, was designed by Ebenezer Bonfield and dedicated by Dr. Macartney, Dean of Melbourne, on January 28th, 1877, which replaced a corrugated iron building on the Calder Highway between Bonfield and Flora Streets.

The first vicar of the` church was the Rev. R.H. Rodda and the first collection was taken up in a butter dish belonging to the Bonfield family. Features area the entrance porch,, buttresses, slate roof, pointed arched windows and door openings, circular  windows in gables and west gable' surmounted by a Celtic cross and wall plaques of district pioneers. Most of the stained glass dates from the.1950s. The church was restored, painlessly and extend in 1965.


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
1862 - 1866 Rev John Bettridge Stair Locum 1814 1898
1868 - Rev Henry Forde Scott Lay Reader 1840 1912
1877 - Rev Richard Henry Rodda 1835 1926
1879 - 1906 Rev Richard Henry Rodda 1835 1926


No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.


1. Historical Plaque.
2. Cable Clergy Index.