Kew East, VIC - St Paul's Anglican (21060)

Year Built: 1960

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: Paul

Address: Windella Avenue, Kew East, Victoria, 3102

Last Updated: 27/01/2022

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History and Architecture:

St Paul’s Parish Hall, built in 1925 represents the first building for the newly created parochial district of East Kew after its split from the districts of Holy Trinity and St Hilary’s in Kew. St Paul’s Parish Hall, built in 1925 represents the first building for the newly created parochial district of East Kew after its split from the districts of Holy Trinity and St Hilary’s in Kew.  The 1960 church by Earle and Bunbury is a good example of a Modern Post-war church in the round.

A Foundation stone reads, " To the Immortal and Invisible King of Ages to the only God be honour and glory for ever. This stone was laid by the Most Reverend Frank Woods M.A. D.D. Lord Archbishop of Melbourne on August 28th 1960. Arthur Bunbury and Associates Architects - T.R. and L. Cockram Builders. The Reverend W.S. Milne Vicar".

A Foundation stone on the old church building reads in part, " This stone was laid by his Grace the Archbishop of Melbourne March 7th 1925 - K.H. Oliphant A.P. Via Architect - W T Reeve Vicar".

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
1924 - 1930 Rev William Thomas Reeve 1889 1948
1927 - Rev Robert Darbyshire Roberts Curate 1865 1944
1930 - 1938 Rev Edwin James Durance 1885 1943
1939 - 1947 Rev Ernest Thomas Leslie 1877 1965
1947 - 1951 Rev Egan Moulton Eggleston 1907 1992
1951 - 1958 Rev Aubury Winter Singleton 1913 1997
1958 - Rev William Somerville Milne 1902 1968
1979 - 1983 Rev Geoffrey Edgar Moorhouse 1913 1993

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Contributions:

Information on the church history and clergy dates of service is welcomed.

Source:

1. Kew East and Mont Albert Heritage Gap Study, August 20201.
2. Cable Clergy Index.