Lake Tyers, VIC - St Johns Anglican (20869)

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Denomination: Anglican

Saint: John

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History and Architecture:

Lake Tyers was an Aboriginal mission station established in 1861 when John Bulmer persuaded the Government to set aside 4,000 acres of land as a reserve for aboriginals.

St Johns was dedicated by Canon Chase in 1870.

Clergy:

This list may not contain every serving cleric, past or present, for this church.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1861 - 1913 Rev John Bulmer
1916 - 1945 Rev A R Raymond
1945 - 1946 Rev B B Lousada
1946 - 1948 Rev F W Miller
1948 - 1954 Sister Winnifred Holten
1955 - 1962 Deaconess Nancy Drew
1955 - 1962 Canon A E Clark
1955 - 1962 Rev M Green
1955 - 1962 Rev D Orange
1963 - Rev L J Somers Smith
1964 - 1965 Captain Lance Keogh
1965 - 1971 Captain Arthur Malcolm
1971 - 1975 Captain Keith South
1975 - 1977 Rev David McLeod
1977 - Rev Athol Cox

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Extracts:

1. Light and Life, A History of the Anglican Church in Gippsland
2. Photo courtesy of the State Library Victoria. No copyright restrictions.