Portarlington, VIC - St John's Anglican (20458)

Year Built: 1883

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: John

Address: Corner Brown & Fenwick Streets, Portarlington, Victoria, 3223

Last Updated: 09/01/2021

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History and Architecture:

A meeting of local residents in the Portarlington Mill in 1874 eventually resulted in plans being produced seven years later for a wooden church building when Mr James Austin gave the church half an acre. In September of 1883 the Foundation stone of the new Church of England (now Anglican) was laid by Rev H.B. Macartney D.D. Dean of Melbourne . The Architects were Terry & Oakden.

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
1887 - 1888 Rev Nathaniel Jones Curate 1861 1911
1904 - Mr Stanley Craig Reader 1877 1943
1905 - 1906 Rev Denis Murrell Deasey 1877 1942
1910 - 1912 Rev Richard Sherwood 1880 1970
1914 - 1916 Rev Sydney Herbert Smith 1884 1980
1916 - 1934 Rev Frederick Ellerker Lewin 1862 1946
1932 - 1932 Rev Alfred Gamble Locum 1867 1960
1934 - 1936 Rev Stanley Craig 1877 1943
1936 - 1939 Rev Mervyn Wellesley Britten 1904 1961
1942 - 1948 Rev William George Vizard 1880 1983
1948 - 1951 Rev Eric Royston Baldwin 1922
1954 - 1957 Rev Harold Duncan Scott 1905 1976
2010 - Rev Robert Myers

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Source:

1. Anglicans in Geelong 1842 - 1990 293.945 ROBN