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Balmattum VIC - Presbyterian

20100

State: Victoria
Denomination: Presbyterian
Address:

Hume Highway Balmattum

GPS: -36.70999,145.641947

 

History and Architecture:

The Church is part of the the Benalla Presbyterian Parish since its inception, but at the time was knows as duck pond the name derived from a chain of water holes crossing the route of the Sydney Road. The first srvices were held in the school. The wooden church building was erected in 1878 and opeend on 6 October 1878 by Reverend Reid.

The Foundation stone of the current Church was laid by Collier R. Call Esq on 26 January 1938.

Organ:

No information currently available.

Clergy*:

Explanations

1891 - 1894

Rev Thomson

1894

Vacant

1895 - 1896

Rev Dr Black

1898 - 1909

Rev F. Robinson

1909 - 1918

Rev J. Garde

1918 - 1924

Rev W. Rowlands

1925 - 1928

Rev W.J. Yongston

1929 - 1937

Rev F.L. Hume

1938 - 1941

Rev D. Drennan

1942 - 1947

Rev A.R.C. Jamieson

1947 - 1959

Rev R.F. Peirce

1961 - 1964

Rev H.A. Robinson

1964

Rev A. Thomas

* The list may not contain all serving Clergy.

 

Contributions:  
Extract*: St Andrew's Presbyterian Church Euroa 1865 - 1965. LTP 285.29451
Balmattum VIC - Presbyterian
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