Yass, NSW - St Clements Anglican
Year Built: 1847
Architect: Edmund Blacket
Traditional Owners: Ngunnawal and Wiradjuri people
Last Updated: 21/04/2023
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.
These names are now in the Database and can be searched individually.
|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|
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.
1. Cable Clerical Index
2. The Australian Anglican Directory 2000.
3. Church website.
4. Organ Historical Trust of Australia with permission.