Traralgon, VIC - St James Anglican (20865)

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: James

Address: 100 Grey Street, Traralgon, Victoria, 3844

Last Updated: 27/12/2020

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History and Architecture:

The first incumbent appointed was the Reverend Thomas Moorehouse (spelt differently than Bishop Moorhouse) and it is said that he built St James in 1879 - 80, largely with his own hands.

The first St James church was licenced on 28 February 1880. The second St James was licenced on 7 October 1922.

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
1878 - 1883 Rev Thomas Moorhouse 1849 1928
1883 - 1892 Rev John R Walker
1892 - 1894 Rev John S Swindells
1894 - 1895 Rev John Carrington
1895 - 1900 Rev George Poynder 1868 1931
1900 - 1906 Rev Robert Elliott
1906 - 1907 Rev Charles Hughenden
1907 - 1911 Rev H T Langley
1912 - 1923 Rev W J.T. Pay
1924 - 1936 Rev J. H. Blundell
1936 - 1943 Rev S T Bell
1943 - 1945 Rev A. A. Bennett
1945 - 1965 Canon G. C. Lovegrove 1900 1969
1964 - 1966 Rev George Arthur Hearn 1935
1965 - Archdeacon G M Ross

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Source:

1. Light and Life, A History of the Anglican Church in Gippsland