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Avenel, VIC - Uniting

20089

State: Victoria
Denomination: Uniting
Address: Queen Street Avenel
GPS: -36.894689, 145.230095

History and Architecture:

Originally a Wesleyan Methodist church built in 1886. A meeting of the building commit was held in Mr Vearings Saw Mill on 6 March 1886. It was decided to accept the tender of Mr Shatlock.

By May 1886 the rear windows were being installed and anew font door had been order. In the same year Mr Graham bought the old church for 11 pounds.

Dr Watkins was requested to open the new church on 13 June 1886.

Organ:

An electric organ was installed in 1976.

Clergy*:

Explanations

PeriodClergyComment
* The list may not contain all serving Clergy.
1885 - Rev H. CLARKSON M
1886 - Rev R. BROWN M
1888 - Rev F. JOLLY M
1890 - Rev C. TREGEA M
1894 - Rev C. TONKIN M
1900 - Rev T.H. WILLIAMS M
1902 - Rev R.A. TAYLOR M
1904 - Rev R. BROWN M
1907 - Rev H.C. OLDMEADOW M
1909 - Rev L. WALTON M
1912 - Rev T.J. CORY M
1916 - Rev T.J. PAYNE M
1919 - Rev R. JACKSON M
1921 - Rev H. Palmer PHILLIPS M
1925 - Rev G.A. NEILSON M
1928 - Rev W.E. LANCASTER M
1930 - Rev H.J. ROUCH M
1933 - Rev J. TYSON M
1937 - Rev A. GEDDES M
1942 - Rev W.C. PEART M
1946 - Rev W.R. LADE M
1950 - Rev G.L. MOORE M
1953 - Rev C.H. GERMAN M
1956 - Rev D.E. PETERS M
1961 - Rev O.P. MARRETT M
1965 - 1968 Rev G.H. RANDELL M
1969 - Rev V.I. MAY U
1970 - 1975 Rev W.J. BOAL U
1976 - 1980 Rev M. COOMBE U
1981 - 1984 Rev R. DANCEY U
1985 - Rev W. HIGGINS U
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Avenel, VIC - Uniting
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