Ocean Grove, VIC - St Peter's Anglican

Year Built: 1960

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: Peter

Address: Draper Street, Ocean Grove, Victoria, 3226

Architect: Unknown

Traditional Owners: Wadawurrung people

Last Updated: 11/07/2023

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History and Architecture:

The first Church of St. Peter's was opened on 12 January 1896.

The tender for the current Church for £8,337 was awarded to H.R. Gallagher of Ballarat. The Foundation stone was laid on 8 May 1960 by General, the Honourable Sir Edmund Herring Governor and Chief Justice of Victoria. The Church was dedicated on the 26th November 1960 by the Most Rev. Frank Woods. Archbishop of Melbourne. The Sunday school hall was joined to the original church building when sewerage was connected during the 1970s. 


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
1894 - 1898 Rev William Augustus Phillips
1898 - 1902 Rev Arthur R. Raymond
1959 - 1961 Rev Noel Arthur Tolhurst 1896 1967
1961 - 1968 Rev James Robert Waterman 1902 1974
1968 - 1972 Rev Thomas George Gee 1903 1981
1974 - 1983 Rev M. J. Morton
1983 - 1989 Rev Robert Norman Presland PiC
2019 - Rev Jill McCoy


No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.


1. Churches of Geelong and District, Vol 2 Pre 1900 Margaret Freewin & Lorraine Phelan
2. Cable Clergy Index.