Yass, NSW - St Clements Anglican

Year Built: 1847

Denomination: Anglican

Saint: Clement

Address: Church Street, Yass, New South Wales, 2582

Architect: Edmund Blacket

Traditional Owners: Ngunnawal and Wiradjuri people

Last Updated: 21/04/2023

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History and Architecture:

The foundation stone of the present church of St Clement (designed by Edmund Blacket and later enlarged) was laid in 1847. The Church was Consecrated on 8th January 1852 by Bishop Broughton.

Clergy:

These names are now in the Database and can be searched individually.

Years Name Annotation D.o.B D.o.D
1838 - 1838 Rev Robert Cartright 1771 1856
1839 - 1859 Rev Charles Ferdinard Brigstocke Curate 1808 1859
1860 - 1861 Rev Edward Synge 1826 1871
1861 - 1864 Rev Thomas Kemmis 1835 1897
1864 - 1872 Rev Frederick Arthur Cecil Lillingston 1837 1908
1872 - 1874 Rev Samuel Sheridan Harpur 1810 1874
1875 - 1879 Rev William Henry Yarrington 1839 1922
1880 - 1906 Alured Dodsworth Faunce 1840 1910
1895 - 1895 Rev Frederick Joseph Dillon Curate 1866 1958
1900 - Rev Herbert John Boon Curate 1869 1940
1906 - 1906 Rev William Martin Locum 1859 1952
1909 - 1910 Rev John Frederic Ashworth Curate 1882 1941
1910 - 1911 Rev Stanley Johnson West Curate 1884 1954
1912 - 1913 Rev Andrew Millar Hagerty Curate 1878 1967
1914 - 1916 Rev George Eric Menlove 1880 1960
1917 - 1919 Rev Arthur George Rix 1880 1953
1919 - 1935 Rev William Meredith Holliday 1883 1964
1930 - Rev Arthur Samuel Rowe Curate 1888 1953
1936 - 1941 Rev David Sherris 1883 1968
1941 - 1948 Rev Douglas Ernest Blanche 1896 1968
1948 - 1956 Rev Henry Parker Reynolds 1914 1981
1966 - Rev Desmond Albert Prichard Asst P
1966 - 1974 Rev Ralph Clevedon Hancock 1912 1974
1974 - 1976 Rev Harry Bates 1911 1995
1992 - 1993 Rev C.J. Elliott 1946

Organ:

The Organ was built in 1876 by William Davidson; It was restored in 1980 by Brown and Arkley. It was built for £320 and has two manuals and 10 stops. It has 2m., 9 sp.st., 2c., tr.
For a full description and photos click here.

 

Contributions:

1. Cable Clerical Index
2. The Australian Anglican Directory 2000.
3. Church website.
4. Organ Historical Trust of Australia with permission.