Latrobe, TAS - Baptist (7074)

Year Built: 1892

Denomination: Baptist

Address: 125 Gilbert Street, Latrobe, Tasmania, 7307

Last Updated: 07/06/2021

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History and Architecture:

From 1886 the Baptists's held weekly meetings in the Odd-Fellows’ Hall. In 1891 their devotion was rewarded with the construction of a Baptist Tabernacle, the latest in a production line of ‘Gibson Tabernacles’.

The foundation stone was laid on Sunday 18 October 1891.

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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
1886 - 1888 Pastor H G Blackie
1888 - 1889 Rev A Hyde
1890 - 1894 Pastor John Chamberlain
1895 - 1899 Pastor H Wood
1901 - 1905 Pastor J Walton
1905 - 1911 Rev C Palmer
1911 - 1913 Pastor H Saunders
1914 - 1917 Pastor E J Telfer
1918 - 1930 Pastor V G Britton
1917 - Sister Dupe Asst
1918 - 1919 Pastor R Tunks Asst
1919 - 1920 Pastor J C Salter Asst
1923 - Pastor Wesley Bligh Asst 1906 1993
1924 - Pastor Ron McHugh Asst
1927 - Pastor Gordon Nibbs Asst
1930 - 1931 Pastor F Barns
1931 - 1938 Pastor McIntosh Brown
1939 - 1941 Pastor Robert Steele
1942 - 1943 Pastor L Von Bibra
1943 - 1946 Pastor Ken Finger
1946 - 1951 Pastor S H Bath
1951 - 1955 Pastor Rex Clifford
1956 - 1960 Pastor Alex White 2005
1961 - 1969 Pastor N J Amos
1970 - Pastor F W Lloyd Moderator
1970 - 1973 Pastor Rex Clifford
1973 - 1976 Pastor W T Sonners 2011
1977 - Pastor A H Hawley Interim 1984
1977 - Pastor N J Amos Interim
1978 - 1981 Pastor W A Ellery Dyer
1981 - 1984 Pastor K Pritchard
1984 - Pastor Don Cameron
2020 ? - Pastor Ralph Terry

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Contributions:

1. Lonsdale Museum. Centenary 1887 - 1987 Latrobe Baptist Church