Unley, SA - Uniting
Year Built: 1903
Previous Denomination: Methodist
Traditional Owners: Kaurna people
Last Updated: 24/12/2022
History and Architecture:
A random coursed Gothic Revival style sandstone church building with rendered trim, bluestone base course with some rendered bands, sandstone buttresses with rendered quoins and capping and tall pointed arch windows.
The foundation stone reads: 'New Parkside Congregational Church, this stone was laid by Mrs S J Way on May 21st 1898. This church was formerly known as the Manthorpe Memorial Congregational Church. The church was designed by builder/architect C E Taplin, who also designed Concordia College, Highgate.
A Foundation stone was laid on 3 October 1903 by Mrs J.G. Jenkins.
These names are now in the Database and can be searched individually.
|1878 - 1879||Rev John Watts||M|
|1879 - 1880||Rev S. S. Moncrieff||M|
|1880 - 1881||Rev W. Dawson||M|
|1881 - 1884||Rev Robert Kelly||M|
|1884 - 1887||Rev H. T. Burgess||M|
|1887 - 1889||Rev James Haslam||M|
|1889 - 1892||Rev D. S. Wyllie||M|
|1892 - 1895||Rev Robert Kelly||M|
|1895 - 1898||Rev H. H. Teague||M|
|1898 - 1900||Rev W. A. Langsford||M|
|1900 - 1903||Rev E. Gratton||M|
|1903 - 1907||Rev C. Martin||M|
|1907 - 1911||Rev T. G. White||M|
|1911 - 1916||Rev W. G. Clarke||M|
|1916 - 1921||Rev W. Shaw||M|
|1921 - 1922||Rev F. Lade||M|
|1922 - 1927||Rev S. C. Myers||M|
|1927 - 1929||Rev S. Forsyth||M|
|1929 - 1933||Rev A. J. Finch||M|
|1933 - 1937||Rev G. H. Penberton||M|
|1937 - 1941||Rev Louis Morton Humphery - more details||M||1894||1970|
|1941 - 1945||Rev W. R. Steadman||M|
|1945 - 1945||Rev E. Arnold||M|
|1945 - 1945||Rev A. D. Hunt||M|
|1945 - 1945||Rev Forder||M|
|1946 - 1950||Rev J. H. Peters||M|
|1950 - 1954||Rev N. Smith||M|
|1954 - 1956||Rev W. J. Stafford||M|
|1956 - 1957||Rev A. Green||M|
|1957 -||Rev K. Smith||M|
|1957 -||Rev Dr A. D. Hunt||M|
|1963 -||Rev E. C.A. Nicholls||M|
|1963 -||Rev H. L. Henderson||M|
|1970 - 1973||Rev Jonathan E. Davies||M|
|1973 -||Rev G. C. Cullum||M|
|2010 -||Rev Jonathan Davies||U|
No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.
1. SA Uniting Church Historical Society. Unley Methodist Church Past Minsters.
2. Unley Heritage Research Study.