McLaren Vale, SA - Congregational (Former) (30392)

Year Built: 1860

Denomination: Congregational

Traditional Owners: Kaurna people

Last Updated: 18/07/2022

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History and Architecture:

The laying of the Foundation stone took place on 27 July 1860 and the church opened on 20 February 1861. It was once a a unique performance space for acoustic music now The Sabella Cellar Door opened in 2019.

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
1845 - 1850 Rev Isaac Prior
1851 - 1858 Rev Charles Fishbourne Hall 1877 1954
1859 - 1894 Rev James Howie
1895 - 1907 Rev Chas Hodge
1907 - 1911 Rev S A. Faulkiner
1911 - 1916 Rev Herbert George Nelson
1917 - 1919 Rev G Mueller
1920 - 1922 Rev W. G. Cowley
1922 - 1924 Rev L Pleass
1925 - Rev H C Noll
1927 - 1932 Rev P H Rowland
1933 - 1934 Rev J Douglas
1935 - 1939 Rev H R Ballard
1939 - 1943 Rev S. W. Parker
1944 - Rev Henry A Parrott

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Source:

1. McLaren Vale Congregational Church Centenary 1844 - 1944. SA 285.894232 M161 1944
2. https://manning.collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/pn/m/mclaren.htm
2. Flickr as per copryright conditions