Marrickville, NSW - St Clements Anglican (10058)

Year Built: 1888

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: Clement

Address: 90 Petersham Road, Marrickville, New South Wales, 2204

Last Updated: 15/04/2022

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History and Architecture:

A Foundation stone was laid on 13 January 1883 by the Honourable Charles Campbell MLC.

A large Gothic Revival Church built around 1888 and designed by architects Spain & Cosh. Styled in the early English style constructed of red brick with stone, brick and terracotta detailing. The tall corner spire has two tiers of windows and is clad in interlocking zinc sheets.

The hall, a simple rectangular building, incorporates the original church school built on the site in 1883.

The rectory was substantially renovated in a Georgian style in 1956 by Prof. Leslie Wilkinson.

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
1891 - 1907 Canon Arthur Edward Bellingham 1858 1927
1887 - 1891 Rev Edwin Henry Wright 1843 1937
1896 - 1897 Rev Frederick Joseph Dillon Curate 1866 1958
1907 - 1926 Archdeacon William Martin
1900 - 1904 Rev George Edward Brown Curate 1876 1940
1900 - Rev William George Chisholm Lay Reader for part of year 1874 1953
1903 - Rev Arthur James Fraser Lay Reader 1880 1982
1906 - Rev John Bidwell Lay Reader 1884 1974
1907 - 1908 Rev Arthur Thomas Jackman Curate 1880 1943
1907 - 1926 Rev William Martin 1859 1952
1908 - 1909 Rev John Henry Wilcoxson Curate 1881 1975
1909 - 1910 Rev Stephen Henry Denman Curate 1882 1960
1911 - 1913 Rev Spencer Edward Maxted Curate 1882 1916
1911 - 1913 Rev Herbery Ernest Warren Curate 1885 1934
1913 - 1913 Rev Murray Austin Scales Curate 1888 1965
1913 - Rev Alfred Stephen Smith Catechist 1885 1949
1913 - 1914 Rev Francis Stanley Love Curate 1889 1958
1917 - Rev Reginald Philip Gee Lay Reader 1895 1978
1918 - 1919 Rev William Alexander Brice Curate 1880 1953
1920 - Rev Leonard Gabbott Locum 1868 1951
1920 - 1921 Rev William Kingston Curate 1891 1967
1920 - 1922 Rev Arnold Adelbert Conolly Curate 1875 1933
1922 - 1924 Rev Robert John Hewett Curate 1894 1984
1923 - Rev Arthur Killworth Locum 1855 1945
1925 - 1926 Rev Edwin John Davidson Curate 1899 1958
1926 - 1929 Rev William George Hilliard 1887 1960
1928 - 1929 Rev Owlad Sydney Fleck Curate 1899 1953
1929 - 1958 Rev Stephen Henry Denman 1882 1960
1929 - 1931 Rev Ronald George Ashcroft Curate 1883
1932 - 1934 Rev Frederick Allen Shaw Curate 1900 1994
1933 - Rev Charles William Hammond Curate 1906 1957
1934 - 1937 Rev Allan Leonard Ironside Curate 1907 1975
1936 - Rev Swindlehurst Curate 1978
1937 - 1939 Rev Robert William Hemming Curate 1908 1985
1940 - 1942 Rev John Boby MacGowan Curate 1911 1995
1943 - 1945 Rev Walter John Haynes Catherist then Curate 1912 1997
1974 - 1976 Rev Jeffray Mills Rural Dean 1911 2004
1993 - Rev C. J. Clerke
1998 - 1999 Rev C. J. Clerke Asst
2019 - Rev Ross Ciano

Organ:

The organ was built by Sydney builder, William Davidson around 1897, and installed in 1900. It had originally been built to be used at St Andrew's Cathedral while Davidson rebuilt the Hill organ there in 1899.
The organ has had two reconstructions, the first by C.W.Leggo between 1928 and 1929 and the second by Ian Brown in 1974.

Contributions:

1. N Cornish

Source:

1. The Parish of St Clement Marrickville Jubilee 1886-1936. A Brief record of its history.
2. Cable Clerical Index