St Peter's Anglican Church
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 [30th April] 1859 by Captain [Charles Philip] 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.

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 1860 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.

Note: Photograph attribution/source - By Mattinbgn - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=9234447

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

Last Updated: Thursday 12th September, 2019
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