Upper Ferntree Gully, VIC - St Thomas' Anglican (20529)

Year Built: 1959

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: Thomas

Address: 17 Mount View Road, Upper Ferntree Gully, Victoria, 3156

Last Updated: 17/10/2021

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History and Architecture:

The original Church was built of timber and cost 80 at Lysterfield and was blessed and opened by Archbishop Clarke in August 1906. In 1922 this Church was moved by a team of horses to the site of the present Church.*

The Foundation stone of the current Church was laid on 30 May 1959 by the Right Reverend J.D. McKie M.A. Bishop Coadjutor of Melbourne. The Architect was Keith Reid and the builder was McLaughlin Brothers.

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
1926 - 1927 Rev Arthur Howard Westley 1873 1951
1927 - 1934 Rev C. H. Clark
1934 - 1937 Rev C. E Robinson
1937 - 1941 Rev Clifton Plessay Brown 1882 1963
1941 - 1953 Rev W. M Robinson
1953 - 1956 Rev Herbert Lionel Pratt 1894 1975
1956 - 1958 Rev F Stewart
1958 - 1963 Rev Lindsay Young Pace
1963 - 1967 Rev R W.S. Collie
1967 - 1974 Rev E. C Smith
1975 - 1979 Rev J Hannon
1979 - 1990 Rev Douglas Johnson Dickinson 1931
1991 - Rev R Collings
2011 - Rev Raffaella Pilz
2019 - 2021 Rev Anne Kennedy

Organ:

No information currently available. Submissions welcomed.

Contributions:

1. Judy Frost 2021 for supplying Rev Kennedy entry.

Source:

1. The Anglican Church of St Thomas Upper Ferntree Gully. A Short guide and brief History. Brian Kennedy 1993. LTP 283.9451K38A