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All Saints Anglican Church
All Saints Anglican Church 28-04-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.
All Saints Anglican Church 28-04-2017 - John Huth, Wilston, Brisbane.

All Saints Anglican Church

Bodalla, NSW 2545

Church Information

Church Name: All Saints Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 42 Princes Hwy, Bodalla NSW 2545, Australia
Suburb: Bodalla
State: NSW
Postcode: 2545
Foundation Stone Laid: 18-03-1880
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone was laid by Marianne Mort (second wife of T S Mort) on 18/3/1880. No formal Foundation Stone details are known. Information/photographs are invited.

A plaque records: To the glory of God - and in memory of Thomas Sutcliffe Mort - and his wife Theresa Shepheard Mort - this church was erected in 1880...He died in 9th May 1878 of illness contracted in ministering  to - the needs of one of his workmen and was laid to rest in the - cemetery of the Bodalla Estate he so dearly loved.

A plaque records: To the glory of God - and in memory of - James Benson - Rector of Bodalla 1925~28 - Missionary in New Guinea 1937~56 - Canon of - St Peters and Pauls Cathedral - Dogura 1947~1956.

A plaque records: Sacred to the memory of - Edith Emily Collett - Verger and a devoted  - worshipper in this church - from 1934 ~ 1954 - Erected by - her friends in this parish.

A plaque records: In memory of Robert Bowman - aged 82 - for 35 years a warden of this church - "Thy will be done" - This cross is placed here by a few of his friends.

A plaque records: In memory of - Guy Ebsworth - for forty five years a director - of The Bodalla Co. Limited - Erected in grateful recognition - of his services to Bodalla - by The Bodalla Co Limited - and members of the Mort Family - in England and Australia.

A plaque records: All Saints Church - built 1881 - the restoration of this church was - funded by the - New South Wales Bicentennial Council - to commemorate - Australia's Bicentenary in 1988.

Date Opened: 00-00-1881
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org

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A short history of The Parish of Bodalla and Narooma by Laurelle Pacey is contained in the church website. http://www.naroomaanglican.com/historic-all-saints-bodalla.html  Photographs uploaded 1/12/2018.
Last Updated: Saturday 1st December, 2018
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