Clergy Profiles

Rev John McKnight Alexander
Pastor Daniel  Allen

Pastor Daniel Allen

Born on 14 February 1824 in Brundish, Suffolk, England, the son of William Allen, farmer, and his wife, nee Kibble. At Sydney, New South Wales in…

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Rev John  Allan

Rev John Allan

Born on 12 March 1804 at Birmingham, Warwickshire, England, and baptised on 9 April 1804 at St. Phillip's, Birmingham, Warwickshire, the son of Samuel…

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Rev. John  Anderson

Rev. John Anderson

Born 8 June 1814 in Scotland. Ordained in 1843. At Inverkip, Scotland 1843-50. Arrived at Melbourne on 26 May 1851 with his wife on the "Montgomery"…

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Rev. George Henry Backhaus

Rev. George Henry Backhaus

Born on 15 February 1811 at Paderborn, Westphalia, Prussia, the son of a boot merchant. Ordained in 1835. Educated in Paderborn and at the College of…

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Rev Louis Alexander Baker

Rev Louis Alexander Baker

Born c1812 at Newington Green, Middlesex, England, the son of William Baker, silk merchant and Lloyd's agent, and his wife Hannah, nee Wright. He…

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Rev David Hunter Ballantyne

Rev David Hunter Ballantyne

Born c1823 at Roxborough, Scotland, and baptised on 22 June 1823 in the Ashkirk district, the son of Robert Ballantyne and his wife Margaret, nee…

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Rev Charles Peter Bardin

Rev Charles Peter Bardin

BARDIN, Charles Peter Macan (Rev.) (c1826-1911) ( Church of England ) Born c1826 in County Wicklow, near Dublin, Ireland, the son of the Rev.…

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Rev Thomas  Barlow

Rev Thomas Barlow

BARLOW, Thomas (Rev.) (c1785-1858) ( Congregational ) Born c1785 in Yorkshire, England. Captain in the 1st Dragoon Guards. He married on 12 August…

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Rev Peter Teulon Beamish

Rev Peter Teulon Beamish

BEAMISH, Peter Teulon (Rev.) (1824-1914) ( Church of England ) Born on 11 January 1824 at Killinear House, Bandon, County Cork, Ireland, and…

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Rev C S Beaumont

Rev C S Beaumont

Educated at Pulteney Grammar School and St. Barnabas' Theological College. ThSchol 1901. He was a schoolmaster at Poonindie Mission Station before…

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Rev Charles Saltmarsh Beaumont

Rev Charles Saltmarsh Beaumont

Educated at Pulteney Grammar School and St. Barnabas' Theological College. ThSchol 1901. He was a schoolmaster at Poonindie Mission Station before…

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Rev. Samuel  Blum

Rev. Samuel Blum

Born in Esdorf, Hungary in 1874. He studied at the German Department, Rochester Theological Seminary, NY, 1894-1900 and was Ordained in Boston MA, 5…

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Rev John  Harcourt

Rev John Harcourt

Born on 22 March 1817 Birmingham, England. Arrived in Van Diemen's Land in the 1840's. Gave up a commercial career in order to enter the ministry in…

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Rev Louis Morton Humphery

Rev Louis Morton Humphery

Born in Edwardstown (Plympton) S.A. Educated at Prince Alfred College from 1912. Enlisted in the 1st AIF as a signaller. In 1920 he entered Queens's…

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Rev Ernest Albert Kirwood

Rev Ernest Albert Kirwood

Converted Harrison and Isaacs mission at age 14 at Aberdeen St Victorian Baptist College 1891-94. Was the Editor of the Queensland Baptist from 1926…

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Rev Steve  ian
Rev Lachlan  McGillivray

Rev Lachlan McGillivray

Possibly the son of John Lachlan McGillivray of Jamaica, West Indies (and of Deviot, Invernesshire?). Nephew of Colonel Falcolner. Had been in New…

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Rev Alexander  McKenzie

Rev Alexander McKenzie

Born in 1801 on Arran, Buteshire, Scotland, the third son of Archibald McKenzie, farmer. Educated at the University of Glasgow. Licensed by the…

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Rev John  Nolan
Rev Joshua  Robertson

Rev Joshua Robertson

Army Chaplain, World War I, and again as Snr Chaplain in World War II to 1942

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Rev Alfred  Talbot

Rev Alfred Talbot

Alfred was born in Leicester, UK and died in Melbourne. Reared in London, in 1895 he was interviewed by the Bishop of Leicester (the Rt Revd Lewis…

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Rev Edward  Tanner