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Toowong QLD - St Thomas Anglican

50131

State: Queensland
Denomination:

Anglican

Address:

Corner Jephson & High Streets Toowong

GPS: -27.487707, 152.990398

 

History and Architanure:

The Foundation stone was laid on 17 February 1877 by Mathew Blagden Hale Bishop of Brisbane. The rebuilding of the Bell Tower and repalcement of the cross in 1986 was funded by the Parish with assistance from the Federal Government as a Bicentenial Project. 

A Diamond Jubilee Service was held on 28 Setptember 1930. The offerings were for the debt and for the completion of the church building. The final Jubilee service was held on Sunday 4 October 1930.

 

Organ:

No current information available.

Clergy*:

Explanations

1855 - 1870 Rev Thomas Jones
1870 - 1874 Rev Robert Creyke
1876 - 1877 Rev Benjamin Glennie
1877 - 1878 Rev Robert Close
1878 - 1881 Rev Robert Creyke
1881 - 1888 Rev Charles William
1888 - 1890 Rev Edward Lister Salsbury
1890 - 1896 Rev Vinoy Robson Handyside
1896 - 1902 Rev George Horsfall Frodsham
1902 - 1907 Rev John Brodie Armstrong
1908 - 1913 Rev Percy Pleydell Nott
1913 - 1919 Rev Walter Scott
1919 - 1925 Canon Norman Osborn
1925 - 1929 Canon John Alfred Cue
1929 - 1935 Rev Herbert Douglas Campbell
1935 - 1947 Rev Samuel Atherton
1947 - 1965 Rev Canon Albert Loxton
1966 - 1975 Archdeacon Walter Bryan Ward
1975 - 1982 Rev W.J. Munro Warner
1982 - 1989 Rev Neville Thurborn
1989 - 2001 Rev Colin Cussen
2001 - 2008 Rev Canon Dr Marian
2008 - 2009 Rev Paul Dunn
2009 - Rev Thomas Edward Sullivan
   
   

* The list may not contain all serving Clergy.

 

Contributions:  Photos and list of clegy donated by John Huth
Extracts:  Trove






 

Toowong QLD - St Thomas Anglican
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