North Essendon, VIC - Methodist (20750)

Year Built: 1888

Denomination: Methodist

Address: 1003 Mount Alexander Road, North Essendon, Victoria, 3040

Last Updated: 10/01/2021

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History and Architecture:

The area of the church is 57 feet and 37 feet and affords accomadation for about 350 persons. The church was erected using red and white bricks on a bluestone foundation. The total cost was 1,250.00. The memorial stone was laid by Henry Berry Esq of Melbourne and the contractors Messrs Pitt and Henville of Carlton. The Architects were Mr A.E. Duguid of 22 Collins Street West Melbourne.

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
- Dr Lorimer Fison
- D.J. Rowlands
- J. Albiston
1902 - 1903 Rev Francis Mason
1903 - 1906 Rev David Lowe
1907 - 1911 Rev John Jeffreys
1912 - 1915 Rev Michael Lowther
1916 - 1918 Rev Alfred Madsen
1919 - 1920 Rev Henry Wilkinson
1921 - 1923 Rev Francis Jolley
1924 - 1926 Rev Levi Wlaton
1927 - 1929 Rev John Williams
1930 - 1935 Rev Cyril Walklate 1981
1935 - 1939 Rev David Lewis
1939 - 1944 Rev Vincent Ballard
1944 - Rev Richard McDonald
1945 - 1950 Rev John Duggleby 1953
1950 - 1954 Rev Eric O Nye 1968
1954 - 1959 Rev Arthur Lyons
1960 - 1966 Rev Ernest Baker
1967 - 1974 Rev Doug Risstrom 2004
1974 - 1979 Rev Bruce Prewer 1931 2018
1980 - 1984 Rev John Hudson
1984 - 1986 Rev Jow Wilson
1986 - Rev Bern Long

Contributions:

Robert Kerton photo of Church. Photo taken  31/10/2005

Extracts:

1. North Essendon Methodist 1888 - 1988 SLT 287.19451 N81N
2. http://ryersonindex.org/index.htm