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Holy Trinity Anglican Church

Holy Trinity Anglican Church

Bacchus Marsh, VIC 3340

Church Information

Church Name: Holy Trinity Anglican Church
Church Previous Name: -
Denomination: Anglican Church of Australia
Street Address: 19 Gisborne Rd, Bacchus Marsh VIC 3340, Australia
Suburb: Bacchus Marsh
State: VIC
Postcode: 3340
Foundation Stone Laid: 20-05-1876
Foundation Stone Notes: 

The foundation stone was laid by Bishop Thornton of Ballarat on 20/5/1876. The text on the foundation stone is not known. Information/photographs are invited.

Date Opened: 04-07-1855
Date Closed: unknown
Email: admin@churchesaustralia.org


The Holy Trinity Anglican Church, Bacchus Marsh is part of the Parish of Bacchus Marsh and the Diocese of Melbourne. Early Anglican services were being held in the district from about 1847. The erection of the first church building commenced in 1851 and was opened by Dean Hussey Macartney on 4/7/1855. It was built on land donated by William Bacchus. This building was consecrated by Bishop Perry on 28/7/1861. The present church building was opened on 5/6/1877 by Bishop Moorhouse who also consecrated it on 20/4/1881. The church celebrated its 150th anniversary on 3/7/2005. A cemetery adjoins the church. More historical information/photographs of the church/congregation are invited. Photographs uloaded 23/9/2021.

For more of the Holy Trinity story see - Osborn, Betty (1977). A history of Holy Trinity Church of England, Bacchus Marsh (2d ed., rev. and enl. ed.). Bacchus Marsh, Vic.: Bacchus Marsh & District Historical Society. ISBN 0-9599718-3-1.

Note: Photograph attribution/soource - By Mattinbgn - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=5682381

Last Updated: Friday 24th September, 2021