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Goondawindi, QLD - Anglican

50133

State: Queensland
Denomination: Anglican
Address: 43 Bowen Street Goondawindi
GPS: -28.547749, 150.306152

History and Architecture:

The first Anglican service was held by Archdeacon Glennie at Wyaga in 1848, and there were station chapels at Umbercollie and Callandoon, it was not until January 1871 that public interest was raised to build a permanent church in Goondiwindi town.

The first church on the present site was dedicated on 23 April 1882 by Bishop Hale. A Foundation stone was laid by the most Reverend Gerlad Sharp D.D. Archbishop of Brisbane on 30 April 1930.

The Church was partly destroyed by fire in September 1942.

Organ:

The organ was installed in November 1952.

Clergy*:

Explanations

PeriodClergyComment
* The list may not contain all serving Clergy.
1903 - 1904 Rev William WILSON  
1904 - 1906 Rev William John GERARD  
1906 - 1914 Rev Edgar BARSTOW  
1914 - 1915 Rev Albert Ernest ATKINS  
1915 - 1922 Rev Arthur Eoch SMITH  
1922 - 1928 Rev Percy Charles SHAW  
1928 - 1930 Rev Charles Samuel MILLS  
1930 - 1933 Rev Arthur Edward MORRIS  
1933 - 1940 Rev Harold John RICHARDS  
1940 - 1944 Rev Cecil BROOK  
1945 - 1948 Rev George Arthur UPTON  
1949 - 1954 Rev Ralph Edwin WICKS  
1954 - 1956 Rev Gordon Frank GUY  
1957 -   Vacant
1958 - 1964 Rev Noel LUDLOW  
1964 - 1969 Rev Robert Raymond SMITH  
1969 - 1974 Rev Roy Malcolm GRANT  
1974 - 1980 Rev Frederick Charles ALWOOD  
1980 - 1984 Rev Hartley Grahame HANSFORD  
1984 - 1989 Rev Richard Gibson MARTIN  
1990 - 1996 Rev Graham Mitford OATES  
1997 - 2001 Rev Mathew Brooks JONES  
2001 - 2004 Rev Carol Anne HEBRON  
2004 - 2005   Vacant
2006 - 2009 Rev Elizabeth CROSSMAN  
2009 - 2014 Rev Zoe Christine EVERINGHAM  
2015 - Rev Thomas HALL  
Contributions: John Huth for photos and information 2017
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Goondawindi, QLD - Anglican
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