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Balmain NSW - St Mary's Anglican

10272

State: New South Wales
Denomination: Anglican
Address:

85 Darling Street East Balmain

GPS: -33.857587,151.191377 

 

 

History and Architecture:

The first settlements in Balmain took place around 1840 in the viciinity of Peacokcs Point. The first church services were held in 1841 in a small building in Cooper Street under the charge of Reverend Wilkinson.

The fondation stone of the first church was laid on 1 January 1845 by Bishop Broughton. 

Organ:

The first organ was installed in 1850.

Clergy*:

Explanations

1846 - 1848 Rev F. Wilkinson
1849 - 1853 Rev F. Cameron 
1855 - 1871 Rev W. Stack
1871 - 1876 Rev H.A. Langley
1876 - 1882 Rev T.B. Tress
1882 - 1908 Rev M. Archdall
1908 - 1910 Rev H.T. Holliday
1910 - 1915 Rev J.H. Price
1915 - 1921 Rev S. Best
1921 - 1925 Rev H. Dempster
1925 - 1926 Rev F. Kellett
1926 - 1935 Rev J.T. Phair
1935 - 1938 Rev C.M. Kemmis 
1938 - 1942 Rev W.M. Corden
1942 - 1946 Rev F. Wilde
1946 - Rev A.J. Smith
   
1960 - 1963 Rev Alan Donohoo
   

* The list may not contain all past and present Clergy

 

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Balmain NSW - St Mary's Anglican
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