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Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Holy Trinity Anglican Church 07-01-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria
Holy Trinity Anglican Church 07-01-2020 - John Conn, Templestowe, Victoria

Holy Trinity Anglican Church

Kingston SE, SA 5275

Church Information

Church Name: Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: Holland St & Agnes St, Kingston SE SA 5275, Australia
Suburb: Kingston SE
State: SA
Postcode: 5275
Foundation Stone Laid: unknown
Foundation Stone Notes: An historical plaque records: The Anglican (formerly Congregational) Church - Originally constructed in 1873, the Congregational Church was built at the encouragement of the missionary David Milne, Kingston's first resident minister. - Reverend Milne was ordained in Kingston as a Congregational minister in 1869, with Congregationalists being the largest religious group at the time. Services continued to be held in Vine Cottage, Reverend Milne's home, until the church was built. - In the early 1880's, the Congregationalists ceased to use the building, and it was rented for Church of England services which were conducted by the Reverend W J Bussell. As Mission Chaplain in the South East, Reverend Bussell had begun holding regular services in the Kingston Schoolroom in 1878. Five years later, he became the first rector when the chapel was dedicated as Holy Trinity Church. - The church suffered damage in the 1897 earthquake: its belfry was removed and the tie rods installed but it remains structurally sound and still in use.
Date Opened: 00-00-1883
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Kingston SE is now a Pastoral District in the Upper Limestone Coast, in the Diocese of The Murray. Early Anglican services were held in private homes and halls until they rented the unused former Congregational Church in the late 1870s. In 1883, after the Chapel was purchased, it was dedicated under the title of Holy Trinity. No other details are known. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uploaded 2/2/2020
Last Updated: Thursday 12th August, 2021