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Avenel VIC - Uniting

20089

State: Victoria
Denomination: Uniting
Address: Queens 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

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

* The list may not contain all Clergy who served this church

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Avenel VIC - Uniting
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