St Peter's Anglican Church
St Peter's Anglican Church 07-01-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
St Peter's Anglican Church 00-00-1920 - A D Banks - State Library of South Australia - See Note.

St Peter's Anglican Church

Robe, SA 5276

Church Information

Church Name: St Peter's Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 24 Sturt St, Robe SA 5276, Australia
Suburb: Robe
State: SA
Postcode: 5276
Foundation Stone Laid: 30-04-1859
Foundation Stone Notes: 

An historical plaque records: St Peter's - Anglican Church - The Church's foundation stone was laid in 1859 by Captain Brewer, the Government Resident. At the first service conducted by the Reverend W B Andrew's in 1860, it was noted that there were 'no pews but good attendance'. Pews were later added and 'rented' to many well-known local families. The tower and bell were added in 1896. There are lovely stained glass windows, including one in memory of shipping merchant, George Ormerod.

A plaque records: This plaque commemorates - the laying of the foundation stone - of this church of St Peter's - by Captain Charles Philip Brewer - Government Resident, Robetown. - 30th April 1859.

The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque records: Beatrice Maude Foster and - Ellene Foster had this Porch - restored in its centenary year - May 1959 in loving memory of their - sister Louisa Dorothy Foster - Died 15~5~58.

Date Opened: 00-00-1860
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

Comments

The St Peter's Anglican Church, Robe was built about 1859/60 but not consecrated until 1914. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 12/9/2019 & 31/1/2020.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - https://collections.slsa.sa.gov.au/resource/B+18839

Last Updated: Monday 3rd February, 2020
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